GEAR UP

Portland Headband Company's Fit-For-All

Introducing the last headband you'll ever need. It's affordable, machine-washable, local—and hand-sewn by a firefighter.

02/17/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Inside Garden Bar's Old Town Location

Portland's "farm to go" salad bar restaurant now has a twin in Old Town, with walls of windows and reclaimed wood.

02/17/2015 By Allison Jones

GET OUT

Balanced Events Calendar—Healthy Happenings Around Portland

Local yoga spa days, health-focused workshops, paleo book signings, and healthy Valentine's Day dinners are coming!

02/12/2015 By Allison Jones

FUEL UP

Four Real Food Bars for Adventurous Omnivores

Power your next hiking, biking, or camping trip with protein bars that will bring out your inner caveman. (Or, I Ate Bugs and You Should, Too)

02/10/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

3 Irresistible Winter Salads

Need a boost of winter recipe inspiration to get you through to spring? Whole foods expert Lauren Chandler delivers.

02/09/2015 By Allison Jones

TREAT YO SELF

Valentine's Day Spa Specials Around Portland

Whether you're pampering yourself or your sweetie, local spas have you covered (or uncovered, as the case may be).

02/06/2015 By Allison Jones

DAY TRIP

A Storm Chasing Weekend to Remember

This winter, head for the North Coast and revel in buckets of Oregon rain.

02/02/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

POUR

Townshend's Tea Unveils a New Line of Spirits Distilled from Tea

After tackling bubble tea, chai, and kombucha, a local outfit unveils the world’s first tea-based spirits.

02/02/2015 By Allison Jones

GIFT IDEAS

8 Places to Find Locally-Grown Flowers for Valentine's Day

Portland florists design Valentine's Day posies and bouquets from locally-grown and organic flowers. Show them the love!

01/30/2015 By Kate Bryant and Allison Jones

ASK AN EXPERT

How Much Pressure is Too Much Pressure in a Massage?

A lot of people have a "no pain, no gain" attitude towards massage, but is discomfort always necessary to loosen up muscles?

01/28/2015 By Allison Jones

PRACTICAL POSES

4 Yoga Poses to Soothe Sore Muscles Post-Workout

Two local Bikram yoga experts share a simple routine for easing those tight calves and hamstrings after a killer circuit.

01/28/2015 By Allison Jones

BREAKING NEWS

A New Food Lover's Market to Open Next to The Ocean's Microeateries

This fall, Pastaworks will team with local meat and fish purveyors to create the new Providore Fine Foods boutique grocer on NE Sandy Boulevard.

01/26/2015 By Karen Brooks

GOOD EATS

Kure To Launch New Locations and Grab-and-Go Menu

Juice and smoothie lovers will be able to get their fix off of SE Water Avenue starting February 2—and can save time with new mobile ordering.

01/26/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

The Last Energy Bar Recipe You'll Ever Need

Whole foods expert Lauren Chandler shares an easy and endlessly customizable bar that will fill you up and answer those salty-sweet cravings.

01/26/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

Portland’s Hot Yoga Studios Want to Make You Sweat

Stay warm and active all winter long with these heated yoga classes.

01/21/2015 By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock

EAT THIS NOW

La Panza Cafe Debuts Take-Home Tamale Tuesdays

Craving some New Mexican comfort food? La Panza's blue corn calabacita green chile or red-chile marinated pork tamales are waiting for you.

01/20/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

4 Questions for Oregon's First Cricket Flour Entrepreneurs

Are you ready for cricket flour french toast? The founders of Portland-based cricketflours.com give us the lowdown on the dawn of the bug-eating era.

01/20/2015 By Allison Jones

DEEP STEEP

Tea Bar Brings Hot Blends to NE Killingsworth

With Lavender London Fog lattes, European and Asian-influenced design, and "Magic" kombucha, Erica Indira Swanson's chic new teahouse is a must-try for tea lovers.

01/20/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Bula Kava Launches Fresh-Pressed Juice, Acai Bowl, and Smoothie Menu

SE Division's mellow hangout adds fruit and veggie love to its offerings of relaxing (and tongue numbing) kava.

01/20/2015 By Allison Jones

GET OUT

January Wellness Events to Inspire Your Best Year Yet

Our calendar of health-focused workshops and detox dinners will help you keep those resolutions fresh, fun, and on track.

01/14/2015 By Allison Jones