Long Story [Short]

Queen of Carts

The owner of the most talked-about food cart in town is expanding her culinary reach.

01/26/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Cornershop

Sole Savior

With the help of JD's Shoe Repair you can firm up your commitment to your current footwear.

01/20/2012 By Eden Dawn

LEGENDARY

The Lion's Song

Singer Thomas Mapfumo is an iconic cultural figure in his native Zimbabwe. How did he end up in Eugene?

01/20/2012 By Eric Hansen

PEOPLE

The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around (and around some more) to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city.

12/16/2011 With Sarah Mirk, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Randy Gragg, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe Edited by Zach Dundas

Back Page

Occupy Santa

The people of Portland have a few Yuletide demands.

11/23/2011

Mudroom

Lasting Legacies

Pour some on the pavement for our dearly departed citizens.

11/23/2011 By Zach Dundas and Meghan Ratliffe

Mudroom

Five Questions For: Greta Binford

Lewis & Clark’s splendid spider woman indulges her attraction to arachnids.

11/23/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown

Mudroom

New Money

A 13-year-old local lad takes philanthropy to heart.

11/23/2011 By Ashleigh Westmoreland

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2011

Our annual celebration of giving highlights the extraordinary work of 14 nonprofits and individuals working to better our community, from farmers who donate millions of pounds of food to fight hunger to high school students who help immigrants become Amer

10/14/2011 By Lucy Burningham

FEATURE

The Hidden War

Bullets, bombs, IEDs. For today's armed forces, the risks are myriad. But for the women serving their country, some of the greatest threats come from an enemy within: their fellow soldiers. The stories of three Oregon women demonstrate the many ways sexua

07/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Mudroom

Five Questions For… Steve Haley

A local Mercy Corps man sees change afoot on the front lines.

06/29/2011 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Army of Ones

Do Portlanders really need lessons in being even more unconventional?

05/20/2011 By Audrey Van Buskirk

Mudroom

Five Questions for Isabella Rossellini

Distractions are everywhere as we follow Isabella Rossellini. New to the Discovery Channel's Planet Green, Animals Distract Me airs April 22nd. Spend an evening with Philanthropist Isabella on April 6!

03/09/2011 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

The Best of Times

A recent Brookings Institution study identified Portland as one of the recession’s hardest-hit cities ... in the world. But Portland harbors good news in business—and even more crucial areas, like education and, y'know, oxygen.

12/22/2010 By Zach Dundas

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2010

Portland Monthly's annual celebration of the nonprofit community highlights the individuals and organizations that are making Portland a better place to live, love and grow.

10/08/2010 By Anna Sachse

Spirit Guide

Five Minutes With Dan Aykroyd

Comic actor chats about his Crystal Head Vodka

09/24/2010 By John Chandler

Long Story [Short]

The Trainer

In 2006, Oregon Zoo trainer Philip Fensterer took an unlikely stumble into the big-cat kingdom and never quite made it out of the den.

09/13/2010 By Lauren Fox

Stage Presence

5 Questions for Kinky Friedman

Author, politician, songwriter, and cowboy philosopher speaks up

07/27/2010 By John Chandler

Long Story [Short]

The Officer

Portland police officer, Gregory Mack, shares his stories of patrolling the city on horseback.

05/21/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Article

Becoming Nicole

One teacher's odyssey: the math of transitioning from a man to a woman.

05/21/2010 By Stacey Wilson