The Big One

The Big One Is Coming. What Will Happen to Portland?

The Northwest is long overdue for a devastating earthquake. Here’s what to know.

02/02/2018 By Randy Gragg With Sarah Hutchins

The Shakedown

America: At This Point, Is It Time to Let Go?

We size up the big kahuna.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

Date Night PDX

25 Great Dates in and around Portland

Romantic evenings, chill times with a pal, roving parties, and trips for two: plan your next outing or overnight here.

01/30/2018 Edited by Eden Dawn By Hannah Bonnie, Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Anya Rehon, Margaret Seiler, Benjamin Tepler, and Eleanor Van Buren

Strategies

How to Fix Up Your Friend

Would you guest-curate your pal's online dating life?

01/30/2018 By Fiona McCann

Visual Art

A New North Portland Gallery Gives Space to Queer and Trans Artists of Color

Ori aims to redefine "the white cube."

01/30/2018 By Fiona McCann

Animal Therapy

Meet Portland's Instagram-Famous Golden Retriever

Scout gets all the likes.

01/30/2018 By Eleanor Van Buren

Bloom Again

This Oregon Nonprofit Stocks Hospice Centers with Unsold Flowers

Bouquets have a new mission with the Bloom Project.

01/30/2018 By Kayla Brock

Urban Nature

3 New Ways for Portlanders to Get Outdoors in 2018

Start your Fitbits: this year, the Green Loop makes a Sunday Parkways cameo, several city parks get a facelift, and an east side dock opens to summer swimmers.

01/17/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Housing

A New NE Portland Housing Unit Hopes to Give Refuge to African Americans and Vets

The apartment building for families displaced from the Eliot neighborhood is also a behavioral clinic for vets and others.

01/16/2018 By Kayla Brock

Winter Fitness

The Portlander's Ultimate Guide to Fitness and Wellness

Forge ahead into Resolution Season with bracing new workouts, self-care destinations, martial arts options, all the yogas, sanctioned nudity, and a license to chill.

12/28/2017 Edited by Rebecca Jacobson

True Blood

Portland’s Lo-Fi, DIY Pro Wrestling Scene Keeps It Extremely Real

Vince McMahon? The Rock? This is the antidote.

12/28/2017 By Leah Sottile

Design

This Tricked-Out Airstream Wants to Host Your Next Fête

The Stolen Pony Lounge is a party on wheels.

12/28/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

How To

How to Lose Like a Real Champ

An arm-wrestling defeat is not the end.

12/28/2017 By Heather Arndt Anderson

Television

Portlandia Is Ending. Did the Show Really Ruin the City It Spoofed?

Welcome to the last days of Fred and Carrie.

12/28/2017 By Fiona McCann

Development

Will These Massive Skyscrapers Actually Get Built in Portland?

A starchitect's proposal aims to raise rooflines on the waterfront.

12/28/2017 By Randy Gragg

Hand & Soul

Portland's Letra Chueca Brings Printmaking Back to the People

The local press, which aims to "decolonize" print media, makes greeting cards and posters with a strong political bent.

12/28/2017 By Emilly Prado

Sustainability

This Portland Start-Up Makes a More Sustainable Port-a-Potty

Nature Commode: flush with success.

12/28/2017 By Ramona DeNies

PDX Index

2018! Power Ranking the Year Ahead

Buckle up.

12/28/2017 By Marty Patail

Politics

In 2017, Portland Politics Was All About the #Resistance

Pink hats marched. Our senators stepped up. Progressive reform took shape in the heart of the solid-blue West Coast. Will it make a difference? We'll keep you in suspense.

12/22/2017 By Zach Dundas

Holiday Survival Mode

Where to Take Out-of-Towners over the Holidays

We've got insider's guides to three of Portland's most show-offable neighborhoods.

12/21/2017 By Kelly Clarke