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

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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

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fruitful Fete

Marriott's opening raises funds for local nonprofit

08/12/2009

Mudroom

30 Seconds with... Greg Craven

Portland science teacher Greg Craven talks global warming.

06/23/2009 By Kaitlin Johnson

Mudroom

30 Seconds With: David Moen

The Oregon Zoo's David Moen talks California condors.

05/26/2009 By Peter Beland

Mudroom

Memorial Lane

Of the many civic battles that have shaped Portland over the decades, few match the one over Memorial Coliseum and the debate that began fifty-seven years ago about where to build it in the first place. A half century later, Mayor Sam Adams and Commission

05/26/2009 By Randy Gragg

Currency

What happens when God goes broke?

His son might be able to walk on water, but even God is having trouble staying afloat in this economy. At least that’s the case at downtown’s First Unitarian Church, where, facing a $185,000 budget deficit, the doors may have to be shuttered for the month

05/19/2009 By Lynette Sanchez

Mudroom

The Great Divide

As the city decides how to build its first new bridge in decades, should Portlanders push for form or function?

05/19/2009 By Mike Thelin

Living Here

In The Zone

Is this the year Oregon schools finally get serious about seismic safety? Earthquake expert Yumei Wang hopes so.

05/19/2009 By Linda Baker

History's Mysteries

Criminal Minds

A new team of volunteer sleuths turns up the heat on some of Multnomah County's coldest cases.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Dim Scum

SuperSlime

The solution to global warming may be floating in our ponds.

05/19/2009 By Matt Williams

Get Around

Flight Patterns

The secret to maintaining airline service to rural Oregon towns: downsize the ride.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

True Crime

Scammed

The story of the biggest Ponzi scheme in Oregon history.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann