GOOD EATS

Tomatoes and Melon: A Gazpacho Match Made in Farmers Market Heaven

A cool, bright bowl of high-summer bounty is waiting to make friends with your blender.

08/26/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

08/26/2015 By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones

SHOP GLOBAL

A Shopper's Guide to Portland's Best International Markets

Explore the world—one bite at a time—at Portland's plethora of global markets, where local meals and ingredients become tasty travelogues.

08/24/2015 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Zach Dundas, Allison Jones, Marty Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

GOOD EATS

The Trending Smoothie Ingredient that Could Boost Your Libido (and More)

Local nutrition experts weigh in on the potential benefits of maca—and we round up a few places to try it for yourself.

08/21/2015 By Allison Jones

COMEDY

6 Acts We're Excited to See at the Stumptown Improv Festival

Smart, spontaneous, surprising, spoofy, and bound to sell out, this weekend's fest draws improv acts from Los Angeles to New York to share the stage with local talent. Here's who we're ready to laugh at.

08/12/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

2 Crazy Delicious New Ways to Make Corn on the Cob

Move beyond butter with a pair of creative recipes for the summer staple.

08/11/2015 By Allison Jones

FOOD NEWS

Salt & Straw Expands Its Los Angeles Empire

The enterprising ice cream thinkers open two new locations: one in Abbot Kinney, another in the Arts District

08/10/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

BODY TALK

Stock Up on Natural Beauty Products at Pacifica's Summer Warehouse Sale

The local beauty company is opening its doors August 14-16 with up to 90% off perfumes, soy candles, makeup, skin care, and more.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

What Are the Next Big Trends in Smoothies and Juice?

We asked Portland's juice bar professionals to share their take on what's on the horizon of healthy sipping.

08/07/2015 By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock

GOOD EATS

So What's the Deal with Bone Broth, Anyway?

With the opening of Portland's first bone broth bar, we ask the question on everyone's mind: isn't that just soup without stuff in it?

08/06/2015 By Allison Jones

OPENING WATCH

New Seasons Slabtown Opens in Northwest Portland

The supermarket opens the doors of its first store in the quadrant with free food, ice cream, and more.

08/04/2015 By Allison Jones

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

The Eat Beat Weekly Planner: Food Events for Every Kind of Eater

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including free bone broth, free bread, $1 oysters, and the North American Organic Brewers Festival.

08/04/2015 By Katie Vaughan

MUSIC FESTIVAL

Recapping Pickathon 2015—in Photos!

From a soulful Leon Bridges to Sinkane's sweaty psychadelia; from tUnE-yArDs' heart-pounding hypnotism to JD McPerson's retro rockabilly, Pickathon filled our ears, souls—and bellies—with delights. And we've got the pics to prove it.

08/03/2015 Photography by Brendan Duggan, Amy Martin, Andrea Tomasi, and Samuel Hunt By Benjamin Tepler and Allison Jones

BREAKING NEWS

Portland’s Little Big Burger Sold to Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

Local burger barons Micah Camden and Katie Poppe sell their popular chain to focus on their other popular chain—Blue Star Donuts.

08/03/2015 By Karen Brooks

FIT CITY

Barre3 in the Park Returns for Another Round of Outdoor Workouts

Join hundreds of barre enthusiasts at the Fields Park for a free weekend workout. Up an inch, down an inch, up an inch. . .in the great outdoors!

07/29/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Kure's West End Location Will Debut with New Menu of Salads, Soups, and Macro Bowls

Come September, Portlanders hungry for a healthy hot lunch (in addition to their favorite green smoothies) will have another option, thanks to a new model from the veteran juice pushers.

07/29/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH NEWS

The New Zoom: An All-In-One Healthcare System or a Holistic Pipe Dream?

Zoom+ is rolling out an ambitious roster of new services, from kid's cooking classes to a brain game arcade to performance-tracking coaching for the athletes among us. But can it really deliver AND shake its reputation as a quick-stop doc service?

07/28/2015 By Allison Jones

Happy Trails

Tips for Hiking with Kids from Real Portland Parents

"Everything will be fine as long as you keep in mind that children have no forethought or self-preservation skills."

07/28/2015 By Allison Jones With Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, Margaret Seiler, and Brian Barker

FESTIVALS

The Ultimate Pickathon 2015 Playlist

Eighteen hours of music, 271 songs: That’s our Pickathon playlist to get you tuned up for the annual festival.

07/27/2015 By Fiona McCann With Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Master the Art of the Super-Fresh Salad Roll

Savory or sweet, these handheld bundles of summer freshness are the perfect way to wrap up your favorite ingredients.

07/27/2015 By Allison Jones