FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: Me Fitness Studios

Me Fitness’s incredible array of classes, studios, and amenities make it one of the best fitness deals in town.

09/28/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FIT CITY

Beginner’s Guide to Tai Chi and Qigong in Portland

We dive into the roots of the ancient movement practices, get a feel for the science behind them, and share places to get started!

12/17/2014 By Anna Loh

HOLIDAZE

The Ultimate Guide to U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms

Bundle up, grab your plaid, and bring on the shearling boots—it's time for the 2014 choose ‘n cut Christmas tree run.

12/03/2014 By Anna Loh

PDX INDEX

Oregon Altruism, By the Numbers

How many of us volunteer? What percentage of our incomes go to charity? How much do our nonprofits really make?

12/01/2014 By Anna Loh

COOK CONFESSIONAL

Portland Pastry Chefs Share Their Thanksgiving Dessert Memories

After the maelstrom of pumpkin custard and candied pecans is settled, what do Portland's bakers eat on Thanksgiving?

11/18/2014 By Anna Loh

HOLIDAY EATS CHEAT SHEET

Thanksgiving in Portland: Dine Out

This year's T-Day escapes, prix fixe dinners to sprawling buffets.

11/17/2014 By Benjamin Tepler and Anna Loh

HOLIDAY EATS CHEAT SHEET

Thanksgiving in Portland: Eat In

Our annual roundup of places to stock your T-Day larder, from full-on take-home feasts to air-chilled turkey-dealers.

11/12/2014 By Benjamin Tepler and Anna Loh

GET OUT

See the Portland Japanese Garden Dressed Up for Fall

With vibrant red maples, serene pond-spanning bridges, and golden leaves blowing across pebble and sand gardens, it's the perfect time of year to bundle up and pay a visit to the garden.

11/12/2014 By Anna Loh and Sarah Ostaszewski Photography by Sara Rangel

MARKET WATCH

The Definitive Guide to Buying and Cooking Winter Squash

Intimidated by the dozens of varieties of winter squash at the farmers market? You're not alone. We've got a visual primer to prep you for your next market haul.

11/05/2014 By Anna Loh

READ 'EM AND EAT

Hot Cookbook Events in November

From the Pollan Family cookbook to a guide to cooking with non-wheat grains, Portland will draw some serious culinary talent in the coming weeks.

10/27/2014 By Anna Loh

CART WATCH

PBJ's Grilled Hints at Brick-and-Mortar Sandwich Shop Location

The team behind Portland's gourmet PB&J food cart offer a glimmer of hope to the hungry residents of Northwest Portland.

10/23/2014 By Anna Loh

HIT LIST

2014's Fresh Harvest of Fall Pastries

You know fall has arrived when Portland bakeries explode with a dizzying array of pumpkin-flavored, spice-laden everything. We've rounded up the best, including plenty of vegan and gluten-free options

10/23/2014 By Anna Loh

BEER BULLETIN

Inside Portland's New First National Taphouse

The second location of the Eugene-based Irish pub brings a bit of Oregon history (and hundreds of local and international beers and ciders) to the PSU district.

10/01/2014 By Anna Loh

FALL EVENTS

The Ultimate Guide to Northwest Pumpkin Patches

We've scouted dozens of the best places to search for your perfect pumpkin, plus plenty of other family-friendly activities—from corn mazes to hay pyramids.

09/30/2014 By Anna Loh

DESIGN WEEK 2014

#DWPDX: 5 Essential Design Week Picks from PDX Designer Aaron Rayburn

What's one smashing local talent looking forward to during Design Week? Everything from Stefan Sagmeister to an orange cat.

09/29/2014 By Anna Loh

DESIGN WEEK 2014

#DWPDX: What Buildings Define Portland?

A Design Week event featuring a city-planning powerhouse and Portlandia's art director looks at how bricks and mortar make a city's identity.

09/26/2014 By Anna Loh

BREAKING NEWS

Boke Bowl Does Brunch, Dim Sum Style

Boke Bowl West announces new weekend morning program with an eye for bao, dumplings, and potstickers.

09/25/2014 By Benjamin Tepler and Anna Loh

BEER BULLETIN

Inside New Non-Profit Ex Novo Brewing Company

Following the footsteps of Portland’s first non-profit pub (the Oregon Public House) Ex Novo intends to brew its Lagers and IPAs for a good cause.

09/18/2014 By Anna Loh

READ 'EM AND EAT

October's Cookbook Events Bring the Heat

From Thug Kitchen's Eat Like You Give a F*ck to a new Vegetarian Flavor Bible, Powell's is bringing national cookbook talent to the City of Roses.

09/17/2014 By Anna Loh

HIT LIST

Tipping Our Hat to an Overlooked Pasta

In honor of National Linguine Day on September 15, we're celebrating the elliptical- ended pasta that is wider than spaghetti but narrower than fettucine.

09/15/2014 By Anna Loh