Summer vacations are out. Summer stacations are in. Here's the PoMo handbook on how to make the most of it. 

In This Feature:

Here's What You Need Right Now to Party at a Distance

Celebrate local eateries and drink makers with your own backyard feast of homey takeout, icy drinks, and vividly flavored market finds.

08/01/2020 By Kelly Clarke

Keep That New Victory Garden Looking Good With These Tips

We asked plant expert Wesley Younie for advice on keeping our gardens so fresh and so clean throughout the summer.

08/01/2020 By Eden Dawn

Might As Well Pick Up a Hobby This Summer

From book binding to wood burning, put these stay-at-home hours to good use and learn something new.

08/01/2020 By Marty Patail

Movie Theaters Are Out. Out Backyard Flick Houses Are In.

Arts editor Conner Reed has a few suggestions for your backyard film fest.

08/01/2020 By Conner Reed

Throwback Drive-In Theaters Are Suddenly Perfect for 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, drive-ins have elbowed their way back into the spotlight. Here's why.

08/01/2020 By Conner Reed

Organize Your Own Virtual Run Across Oregon

The Oregon Run offers three different routes across the state. But with time and technology on our hands, you can also, in true Portland style, make your own.

08/01/2020 By Fiona McCann

Walk This Way toward Your Own Personal Portland Scavenger Hunt

Neighborhood walks aren't canceled this year, so add these spots to your route and explore the city.

08/01/2020 By Margaret Seiler Photography by Mike Novak