HOMETOWN PRIDE

Portland Chefs: They're Big in Japan!

This winter, several PDX chefs will jet out across the Pacific to carry the banner for Portland's culinary scene—and we've got the details.

01/27/2014 By Allison Jones, Caitlin Feldman, and Ally Bordas

PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL

Fertile Ground Field Guide 2014

Portland’s theater and dance stages erupt in a rambunctious cornucopia of new works. Jan 23–Feb 2

01/23/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Ally Bordas

RETAIL SCOUT

Introducing: Budd & Finn

A cute new Old Town shop expresses its owner's love of home, eclectic design, rescue animals, and birds. Lots of birds.

12/16/2013 By Ally Bordas

BOOKS AND TALKS

Q&A: Gonzo Reporter Chas Smith

The bad-boy, globe-trotting Oregon-native takes on the sordid, drug-addled surf industry in "Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell." He reads at Powell's on Nov. 25

11/20/2013 By Ally Bordas

FILM + Slideshow

Reese Witherspoon Goes Wild on Twitter

The actress is filming Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' in Oregon and sharing it via Twitter. We've got a slideshow of her journey so far.

11/14/2013 By Ally Bordas

THEATER

Review: Theatre Vertigo's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

In Jeffrey Hatcher's retelling of the ego-versus-id tale, six different actors play the role of Mr. Hyde. Thru Nov 23

10/28/2013 By Ally Bordas

THEATER

Review: Milagro’s ‘Corrido Calavera’

Rather than scare you, Milagro's humorous Day of the Dead play might make you a little less afraid. Thru Nov 9

10/22/2013 Photography by Ally Bordas

PEOPLE

Pacers Gear Up for the Portland Marathon

On Sunday, October 6, the 43rd annual Portland Marathon winds its way through the Rose City—motivated by a team of 60 pacers

10/04/2013 By Ally Bordas

DEAL

Stevenson Offers Discount to Gorge Hikers

From Oct 18–20, Stevenson, WA is offering hikers a 10% discount at local businesses

10/04/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA Review: Boy Band Audition

Day 9: Unquenchable audience participation transformed a meager performance into one for the history books.

09/23/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Getting To Know You(Tube) at the Works

Day 5: A team of “experts” led us deep into the culture of YouTube—a journey both hilarious and profound (but mostly hilarious).

09/17/2013 By Ally Bordas

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Peter Burr at the Works

Day 2: Like some electronic shaman, Burr took us on a multimedia vision quest.

09/14/2013 By Ally Bordas

OPENING NIGHT

Opening Night: Mextiza

Oswaldo Bibiano’s second eatery offers regional Mexican cuisine in family-style portions on North Killingsworth, and we’ve got the photos and fir...

11/30/2011 By Allison Jones

shopping

Gifts for Gardeners

buy local!

11/29/2011 By Kate Bryant

OPENING WEEK

Inside Boke Bowl’s Brick-and-Mortar

After a year of pop-up events at hot restaurants around town, the ramen masters are settling down in Portland’s Industrial Southeast—and they&rsq...

11/28/2011 By Allison Jones

Desirables

Temporary Beauty

Portland Art Museum lets you bring home fine art without making a long-term commitment.

11/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Compassion is Fashion

Lulu’s Vintage Loves Cats

Shop at Lulu’s during February and help a kitten get a home to terrorize.

02/04/2011 By Eden Dawn