Mudroom

Eat, Prey, Kill

Five questions with... Lily Raff McCaulou The Bend author discusses her new memoir, Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner.

08/23/2012 By Sara Gates

Scene & Heard

Paperback Rider

Where: North Portland bike lanes Who: Evan Schneider, a local writer who puts a personal spin on cycling.

08/23/2012 By Zach Dundas

Article

Word on the Street: Belabor Day

A Portland glossary

08/23/2012

Mudroom

The Perfect Party

The guests we’d most like at our dinner table this month.

08/23/2012

Everyday Heroes

Crowd Pleaser

An abortion clinic escort at the Lovejoy Surgicenter confronts Portland’s clashing colors.

08/17/2012 By Bart Blasengame

Ho Ho Ho

Self-Help Santa

Keith Hackett is a local Santa Claus who's qualified to give advice all year round.

08/15/2012 By Bart Blasengame

Deck the Halls

Fir Fight

Shrubs are out. Time for an Oregon tree in the White House.

08/15/2012 By Nino Padova

Oldtimer

Long Run

A seasoned ski patroller looks back on 60 years on the slopes.

08/15/2012 With Brian Barker

Article

Star Track

Yes, I wanted to be universally adored—but not famous

08/14/2012 By Storm Large

the ultimate trek

Beam Us Downriver, Scotty!

We talk with Trek in the Park director Adam Rosko about their new episode and the move to St. Johns’ Cathedral Park

08/09/2012 By John Murray

Local Royalty

Hollywood Knights

Phil Knight famously made a fortune as a founder of Nike. Now the shoe king and his son Travis are vying for a foothold in the super-competitive world of filmmaking with a cartoon girl named Coraline.

07/24/2012 By Tom McNichol

Long Story [Short]

The Diver

A 12-year veteran of Portland Fire and Rescue’s Dive Team, Lt. Rich Tyler is one of very few people to have experienced the murky netherworld that lies below the surface of the Willamette River.

07/18/2012 By Jill Davis

Rainmaker

Virtual Vending

A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.

06/22/2012 By Zach Dundas

from the songbird's beak

Getting To Know Ashia Grzesik

The cabaret cellist and soprano songwriter sits down with a Culturephile correspondent to talk about music, fashion, gender-blending, and the Polish-American...

05/24/2012

Parks & Wreck

How John Yeon Shaped the Columbia River Gorge

One visionary Portland architect used bulldozers, Ming china, and political chutzpah to create a stunning personal landscape—and save the Gorge as we know it.

05/24/2012 By Randy Gragg

Long Story [Short]

The Refugee

Award-winning Portland author Ismet Prcic offers a glimpse of growing up in war-torn Bosnia, his struggles with PTSD, and the therapeutic power of writing.

05/24/2012 By Taylor Clark

Rainmaker

Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

04/27/2012 By Bill Lascher

Long Story [Short]

The Straight Shooter

At the end of this year, Portland’s famously ornery city councilman and former fire lieutenant will retire. So...what’s next for Randy Leonard?

04/27/2012 By Sarah Mirk

Mudroom

Hand Jive

Is a gesture worth a thousand words? The Language Hunters hope their hands will speak volumes.

04/27/2012 By Will Lambeth

Article

It’s Thomas Lauderdale’s Universe!*

Musician, activist, raconteur—the suave Pink Martini leader sits at the center of his own cosmos of clout.

03/16/2012