Portland Art Museum's Bacon Bonanza

A by-the-numbers look at PAM's showing of the most expensive work of art ever sold at public auction

03/03/2014 By Alexandria Bordas


Curling 101

The Winter Olympics’ most befuddling event, explained

02/03/2014 By Alexandria Bordas


Valentine's Day Staycations

February 14 is right around the corner, so we found 13 amorous deals on how to eat, sleep, and play without leaving the city.

01/30/2014 By Alexandria Bordas


Reading The Harding-Kerrigan Scandal

The fall of Portland's skating star through the eyes of ’90s academics

01/02/2014 By Marty Patail and Alexandria Bordas


Portland Leads Nation in Discriminatory Travel Taxes

A new report shows Portland places a higher tax burden on tourists than any other city.

12/30/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


Delta's Big Boarding Pass Blunder

When confirmation numbers go very wrong.

12/27/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


Two Ugly Sweater Day Hotel Deals

Two local hotel deals honoring the timeless holiday tradition of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day.

12/20/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


Airline Gets Into Holiday Spirit

Calgary-based WestJet puts all other airlines to shame with its Santa surprise

12/17/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


New Book Captures the Northwest's Splendor

A Eugene photographer reveals Washington's multifaceted beauty

12/02/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


50 Moments That Shaped Portland

Our spin through Portland’s raucous 170 years reveals a city molded by punks and power brokers, by brilliant breakthroughs and a few heinous mistakes.

12/02/2013 By Randy Gragg With Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, Marco España, Caitlin Feldman, Cari Johnson, Alexandria Bordas, and Doug Kenck-Crispin


Grant Michael's House of Vintage Oddities

A warehouse-like wonderland in the Central Eastside holds a menagerie of rusty, dusty, weird treasures.

11/26/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


Q&A with Chris Santella, Bucket List Maker

The Portland author of "50 Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die" talks about his new book, traveling, and flyfishing.

11/18/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


New Guide to the North Cascades Highway

A poet reveals the geological beauty of one of Washington's most scenic drives

11/07/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


Sherlock Holmes Special at Governor Hotel

Starting October 10, Portland's Governor Hotel is offering a special deal for visitors to OMSI's International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes.

10/08/2013 By Alexandria Bordas


Bend Jazz Series Kicks Off

From October through March, the Oxford Hotel in Bend will host an acclaimed lineup of some of the country's best jazz talent

09/23/2013 By Alexandria Bordas