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

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: RidePDX Amps Up the Competition

With blacklights and leaderboard-driven indoor cycling classes, this new South Waterfront studio wants to bring out the road racer in you.

07/24/2015 By Allison Jones

READ 'EM AND EAT

Local Beer Books are Invading Powell's in August

Get the scoop on which sudsy stars will be visiting Powell’s for book readings and tell-all Q&A sessions.

07/23/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH INSPIRATION

Portland Health and Fitness Pros Share the One Piece of Advice that Changed Their Lives

Sometimes, good advice sticks with you forever. We tap the collected decades of Portland trainers, health coaches, and nutritionists for the advice that helped take their own personal transformations to the next level.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking Along the Oregon Coast

From epic views and Hobbit trails to boardwalk biking and strolls through quaint seaside towns, the coast is calling.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

Dipping into Portland's Best Guacamole

A blind tasting of two dozen avocado dips reveals that the city's best guacs are all about the details.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Carioca Bowls Brings Acai Bliss and Donation-Based Yoga to NE Alberta

A new acai bowl player serves Alberta's hoppin' hood with a Brazilian fruit-powered menu, a hearty dose of meditation and asana, weekly Indian food dinners, and a true community vibe.

07/14/2015 By Allison Jones

HIT LIST

Portland’s Best French Fries

Portland Monthly staffers reveal their favorite spots for the deep-fried potato in honor of the national holiday.

07/13/2015 By Eat Beat Team

THE BALANCE

The Most Powerful Exercise Method You've Never Heard Of

Exploring the origins of Gyrotonic, and why it's thriving in Portland

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

HEAL THYSELF

Grow Your Own Herbal First-Aid Kit

Five home-grown remedies to cure what ails you

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

What to Expect (From Yoga) When You're Expecting

A local yoga pro reveals the benefits of prenatal yoga

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

BODY TALK

Beauty Queen, Beware: 3 Toxic Make-Up Ingredients to Avoid

One local skin-care pro reveals the baddies in your blush.

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

The Portland Workout Playlist

Local songs to fuel your sweat sesh from start to finish

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

THE BALANCE

Hush Meditation's Next-Level Zen

A new meditation studio markets modernist tranquility and mental software upgrades.

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones and Keegan Clements-Housser

FITNESS

Zen and the Art of 100-Mile Marathons

Portland's ultramarathon experts challenge doctors' advice to test their bodies' limits—and find a moving meditation in the long run.

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

MUSIC

Heather Woods Broderick's Top Ten Portland Spots

Heather Woods Broderick's new album, Glider, may be informed by her life on the road but she hasn't lost her ties to Portland.

07/09/2015 By Fiona McCann

BODY TALK

Does Pacific Northwest Skin Have Special Needs?

Why the Portland-raised esthetician behind Partly Sunny skin care crafted a line specifically for Northwest faces.

07/09/2015 By Allison Jones