A Book-Infused Beer—And More!

Micro-stories about K-Stew's Portland secret, baby elephants, and Blazers karaoke



Our Schools Guide 2013

The ultimate by-the-numbers guide to our region's 596 public and private schools

01/24/2013 Edited by Marty Patail


Slide Show: What I Learned

A day in the life at three area high schools



What I Learned: Lessons from Portland High Schools

An anonymous survey of local high school students and teachers reveals what's really going on in today's high schools.

01/17/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell


Do-Gooders Rally to Save a Tree

A North Portland community protects one of Oregon's last oak savannahs.

12/20/2012 By Tamara Feingold


The Shell Shock: Saving Oregon’s Hazelnuts

Oregon’s hazelnut farmers have been waging a slow war against a deadly blight for two decades. Now science has saved the trees, but can the industry save the orchards?

12/14/2012 By Christian DeBenedetti


OHSU's Commuter Science

OHSU creates connections between its doctors, campuses, and the city

11/21/2012 By Randy Gragg

Around Town

Eco-Districts Are Us

The name may be new, but the principles are a logical evolution in the history of Portland's progressive city planning.

10/29/2012 By Kristin Belz


The Timbers Owner's Hilarious Twitter Feud—and More!

Micro-stories about soccer, Edgar Allan Poe, and Portland restaurants invading Oklahoma

10/16/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas


Slide Show: A Day at the Track



Portland Meadows: The Jockeys



Portland Meadows Gambles on a Comeback

Our local track tries to save horse-racing—and itself—with a bold marketing strategy

10/11/2012 By Zach Dundas


Light A Fire 2012

Our annual celebration of the nonprofit community recognizes the individuals and organizations who are making our city a better place to live, love, and grow.

10/11/2012 By Jill Davis


Amanda Marshall Cracks Down on Child Prostitution

Portland's top federal prosecutor pursues elusive sex traffickers.

10/11/2012 By Nigel Duara

Who We Are

Who We Are: Complete Results

Check out our complete “Who We Are” survey results … and see how Portland Monthly staffers’ answers stack up against the rest of the city.

09/26/2012 Edited by Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg


Portland Past

A survey of Portland's beliefs and values over time

09/25/2012 By Martin Patail and Riley Stevenson

Out and About

Carpets That Help Kids

Learn about the good works GoodWeave is doing to end child labor in the carpet industry – come to the reception and benefit raffle at Lapchi.

09/22/2012 By Kristin Belz


Barging Ahead

An industrial dynasty launches a bold new South Waterfront neighborhood.

09/21/2012 By Randy Gragg


Who We Are

Our in-depth survey/cover story proffers direct, unflinching inquiries into our very psyche—providing a surprising and revealing look at just what it means to be a modern Portlander.

09/20/2012 Edited by Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg