Out and About

Red Lanterns Light Up the New Year

Bid a happy Chinese New Year at Lan Su Garden, with festivities now through February 6.

01/22/2012 By Kristin Belz

Features

Progress Report 2012: Our Schools

A decision about your child's schooling is one of the most important you'll ever make. It helps to be educated!

01/20/2012 Edited by Martin Patail

Mudroom

The Shape We're In

The Rose City's latest movers and shakers are a diplomatic and cooperative bunch.

12/23/2011 By Zach Dundas

Holiday Giving

Helping Create Habitats for Humanity

Appreciating having a home, and making new homes for those who have none.

12/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Crafty Wonderland Returns

One stop shopping comes to the Convention Center December 10-11, as Portland’s creatives converge for a weekend extravaganza of visual art and handmade crafts.

11/26/2011 By Kristin Belz

Mudroom

Seed Money

Farmland LP is a company on the grow—organically that is.

07/22/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown

DIY

Urban Homesteading Portland Style

At this new shop in Sellwood returning to the prairie life is made very appealing…and you don’t even have to leave the big city. Learn how to can...

06/30/2011 By Teri Gelber

Read This

A Chicken-Keeping Primer

Always had a hankering to raise a few hens and enjoy fresh eggs straight from your backyard? This new book from local owners of the Urban Farm Store will he...

05/06/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out & About

Portland AIGA Invites Local Designers to Talk Sustainable

Ten five-minute talks by local printers, packagers, and book designers who are all finding a better way to work and live, April 21 at the Ecotrust Building.

04/18/2011 By Teri Gelber

Events/Classes

Flower Class with Frolic!

Take a flower-arranging class on April 30 with Chelsea Fuss of the whimsical and wonderful blog Frolic! and learn to make fresh spring blooms from your garde...

04/12/2011 By Amara Holstein

Beer Bulletin

It's the Water

Brewers pay it forward

02/15/2011

Portland Monthly Presents

Private Schools Guide 2011

Finding the right hallowed hall for your child isn’t an easy process. But we can help you get started with stats on more than 100 area private schools, and profiles of 12 that are excelling in everything from science to community service.

01/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Article

NSFW

The ethical and legal line between personal rights and public wrongs has always been blurry when it comes to pornography. Drs. Douglas Boyd and William Underwood, and their female staff entered a hall of mirrors as they tried to rid their office of a busi

11/17/2010 By Lee Van Der Voo

Festival notes

It's the Pirate's Life for Me

Intern Geoff Earl serves as a buccaneer bouncer at the Portland Pirate Festival

09/22/2010

Sponsored

Best Lawyers 2010

This list is compiled from _The Best Lawyers in America_, the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. _Best Lawyers_ lists attorneys in 80 specialties, representing all 50 states, who have been chosen through an exhaustive

05/03/2010

Bluegrass, books, and building monster forts

Fun For Ages 0-3

The activity plan for the toddler tykes is made up of a nature hike, a restaurant with a grandmother's feel, a playhouse for the wee ones, and storytime to enhance literary skills, among other enterprises.

04/19/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Rachel Ritchie

Mudroom

Eco-Erotica

Love yourself the Portland way: by going green with sustainable sex toys.

01/19/2010 By Meghan Hilliard

Mudroom

Chasing the Wind

Renewable Energy Composite Solutions and Oregon Wind battle in a war for wind.

01/19/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Christianity in Portland

Jesus' Favorite City

Despite a reputation as one of the "least-churched" regions in the country, Portland is a breeding ground for liberal Christianity. We sat down with a few of Portland's liberal church avant-garde and had a conversation about the value of religion.

12/11/2009 By Randy Gragg, Rachel Ritchie, and Martin Patail

the interwebs

Portland Googled

Our city's biggest searches

12/02/2009 By Robert Runyon