100 REASONS TO LOVE PORTLAND

Reasons to Love Portland: Rick Turoczy

"In Portland, we don’t make tons and tons of subpar product. We make small amounts of amazing product."

06/10/2014 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

The World Cup: A Cultural Guide

As the planet’s most-watched sports event kicks off, we share a drink with five Portlanders from around the globe (and New Jersey!) for whom the 2014 World Cup runneth over.

06/02/2014 By Marty Patail

HISTORY

The Lost Album of Okinawa

In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.

06/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: June 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the cast of the Goonies to Cyndi Lauper.

06/02/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton

LONG STORY SHORT

Jeffrey Morgenthaler: The Man Behind the Bar

The legendary Clyde Common bartender reveals his slow rise to cocktail stardom (by way of dive bars and white collar ambitions).

06/02/2014 By Kelly Clarke

Article

The Portland Kitchen Cooks Up Success

A free after-school program provides underprivileged students the chance to gain vocational skills and healthy eating habits.

05/15/2014 By Nicole Cordier

FEATURE

5 Portland Bands You Need to Hear Now

These incendiary acts may be new to the scene, but they’ve already locked into solid grooves of their own. Best of all, you can still catch them at intimate venues—but probably not for long.

05/01/2014 By Ryan White

DISPATCH

Humans of Portland Defy All Stereotypes

An Oregonian spin-off of New York's famous photoblog reveals a portrait of a city unlike any other.

05/01/2014 By Tuck Woodstock

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: May 2014

We asked elected officials to toss invites to great Portlanders, and they came up with this all-star fantasy guest list.

05/01/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton

BIG PICTURE

Tea and Circumstantial Evidence

Once a month, a bunch of nice ladies (and a few gents) gather for Chinese food and civilized banter about violent crime.

05/01/2014 By Angela Sanders

LONG STORY SHORT

Glenda Goldwater, Portland's Bon Vivant

Go to an arts event: an experimental performance, a symphony gala, or the latest gallery opening. You’ll nearly always see Glenda Goldwater, impeccably dressed, white hair reaching above the crowd, horn-rimmed glasses turning her eyes into a diptych.

05/01/2014 By Randy Gragg

FEATURE

Kinfolk Magazine Takes Over the World

Portland's aesthetics-driven media empire handcrafts a global phenomenon

04/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

SPORTS

PDX Index: The Trail Blazers

A by-the-numbers look at the upcoming season of pro basketball in Portland

04/02/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: April 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Portland's only professional cuddler to Arlene Schnitzer.

04/02/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton

INTERVIEW

Why North Korea is Cooler than France

Michael Totten, Portland-based writer for World Affairs, on war zones, Syria, and how Pyongyang beats Paris

04/02/2014 By Nancy Rommelmann

LONG STORY SHORT

Portland's Veteran Dancer Takes Her Final Bow

A look back at Alison Roper's decades-long career with the Oregon Ballet Theatre

04/02/2014 By Kelly Clarke

Slideshow

Slide Show: Kinfolk Dinner Parties Around the World

Portland-based Kinfolk magazine hosts branded events across the globe, complete with dream-like settings, picture-perfect plates, and enviable company.

03/19/2014

CULTUREPHILE

Four Hot Portland Comedy Acts

Our stand-up shows are packed, our sketch troupes are breaking the rules, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival attracts big names from around the country.

03/13/2014 By Aaron Scott

LONG STORY SHORT

Kristen Murray: Dessert Whiz

The makings of the sweet chef behind Maurice—downtown's new "pastry luncheonette"

03/03/2014 Photography by Nicolle Clemetson By Marnie Hanel

STYLE

Portland Fashion's Mini-Mogul Cassie Ridgeway

How the 26-year-old designer and owner of Southeast Hawthorne boutique Mag-Big nurtures Portland's local style scene

03/03/2014 By Eden Dawn