Mudroom

All in the Family

Portland’s many sister cities include Bologna and Sapporo. But where the heck is Khabarovsk?

05/25/2012 By Emily Wilson

CRIME

Dark Journey

As a teenager, David Pedersen went to prison after robbing two coffee stands. At 30, he got out—and went on a killing spree. This story examines his history in Oregon’s courts and prisons.

05/24/2012 By Alison Barnwell

Around Town

Of Mad Men and City Plans

A long lost short film made by the AIA in 1965 offers a useful comparison to today’s city planning.

05/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

Mudroom

This Land Is Whose Land?

The "doctrine of discovery" comes under careful scrutiny by a legal scholar from (where else?) Lewis & Clark College.

04/27/2012 By Chris Lydgate

Out and About

Tea, Ceramics and the Art of Healing

Renewal comes naturally with springtime exhibits at the Japanese Garden.

04/01/2012 By Kristin Belz

LIVING HERE

Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

03/16/2012 By Amanda Waldroupe

NOSH

Power Breakfast

Portland movers' morning meals

03/16/2012

Out and About

Fix-It at the Fair

Get your fix of freebies and better-living tips at the Fix-It Fair Saturday, February 25.

02/20/2012 By Kristin Belz

Mudroom

Education Equation

Some of the state's best minds are rethinking the way we do schools.

01/26/2012 By Martin Patail

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