Portland's Hufflepuff cred goes way back.
An excerpt from States of Desire: Travels in Gay America, originally published in 1980.
Alan Hart was a doctor, author, husband, and a trans pioneer.
Pride: The Prequel
Before the rainbow flag flew high, queer life unfolded in bars both wild and discreet. Then the city decided to shut it all down.
With its sunken garden and lusty pink blooms, the park was part of our young city's frenzy for roses.
The deluge that destroyed Oregon’s second-largest city still resonates in Portland.
He came west with 700 saplings and founded our state's mighty fruit industry. But Henderson Luelling—idealist, farmer, visionary, swinger—dreamed of planting stranger seeds.
Heather Arndt Anderson
For one old Willamette Week story, the internet was ready to party like it's 2002.
Cannabis: West Is Best
The story of modern marijuana isn't just how it’s been smoked, but who smokes it.
The late politician was mighty in many ways.
Hey now, you're an all-star.
Before it's too late.
A new podcast takes a deep dive into one of Portland’s craziest urban legends.
Eleanor Van Buren
The historic Morris Marks House has a new location just south of downtown Portland.
"Awful beyond words," John Reed once wrote of Portland.
The Lost World
Imagine a time before parking lots.
Nobody has definitively proven that the creature on the film is fake. And, really, does it matter?
In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Mount Hood to dedicate the ski resort.
A Southwest Broadway icon gets the makeover it deserves.
Oregonians believe our 300 miles of coastline are free and open to everyone. Only hardball politics made that true.