Nifty Gifties

10 Can’t-Miss Holiday Markets and Pop-Ups in Portland

Some of Portland's best online shops are coming to the real world this season.

11/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Going Viral

A 20-year-old TikTokker From Beaverton Introduced the World to Biohazard Clean-Ups

Jacob Suarez now has 4 million Tik-Tok followers and counting

11/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $700,000 homes in PDX, Washougal, and Tigard

An elegant craftsman in Portland, a recently remodeled Victorian house in Washougal, and an Oregon City house filled with natural light.

11/19/2021 By Cami Hughes

Grocery Stores

Every Portland-Area Trader Joe’s, Ranked

The local locations of the California grocery chain vary in size, vibe, art, mascot, and how awful the parking is.

11/19/2021 By Cami Hughes, Margaret Seiler, and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Gluten-Free Food

The Top-Tier Gluten-Free Bakeries in Town

From cinnamon rolls to cupcakes to donuts, here are the bakeries with the best gluten-free pastries.

11/12/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: Homes for $375,000 in PDX, Aloha, and Tualatin

A cozy mid-century home in Portland, a two-story house in Aloha with a large balcony, and an attached end unit in Tualatin.

11/12/2021 By Cami Hughes

Design

Portlander Shawna X Is Painting Mini Cooper Rooftops for Public Consumption

Shawna X was selected to participate in MINI’s National Immigrants Day initiative.

11/10/2021 By Cami Hughes

Unsolved Mystery

The Best Books, Films, and Podcasts about D.B. Cooper

Here are some easy reads and listens to dig deeper into the mystery of the Northwest Orient Flight 305 hijacker. 

11/05/2021 By Cami Hughes

Design

Design Week Portland Calls It Quits

After eight years and thousands of events, the org is closing its doors to make way for a new generation of thinkers.

11/04/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $1,000,000 Homes in Oregon City, PDX, and Damascus

A secluded oasis on 10 acres in Oregon City, a home bathed with natural light in Portland, and a fully upgraded house with an awe-inspiring kitchen

11/04/2021 By Cami Hughes

COVID-19

Where Can You Get Your Kids a COVID Shot in the Portland Area?

With kids aged 5 to 11 now eligible to receive a Pfizer vaccine, schools and pediatricians are stepping up to get them vaccinated.

11/02/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $650,000 Homes in Portland, West Linn, and Buxton

A home with its original charm in Portland, a modernized getaway in West Linn, and a quiet country estate in Buxton.

10/29/2021 By Cami Hughes

Arts & Crafts

Let The Great (Oregon) Pottery Throwdown Commence

Radius, Morning Ceramics, and more Portland studios that will teach you how to throw clay.

10/28/2021 By Cami Hughes

Halloween

Portland-Inspired Pop Culture Halloween Costumes for 2021

For the procrastinators among us, here's everything you'll need for last-minute costumes that will get you nods of recognition in the Rose City.

10/26/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $525,000 Homes in Portland, Beaverton & Gresham

A spacious midcentury in Portland, an unassuming stunner in Beaverton, and an entertainer’s dream in Gresham

10/20/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $875,000 Homes in PDX, Beaverton, and Sherwood

A houseboat in Portland, a 1980s keeper in Beaverton, and a home with a hint of glamor in Sherwood.

10/15/2021 By Cami Hughes

Get Lost

Lose Yourself in These Portland-Area Corn Mazes

Work your way through the dead ends and wrong turns, then reward yourself with apple cider donuts and caramel apples.

10/13/2021 By Cami Hughes

Halloween

7 Spooky Haunted Houses in Portland For Halloween Pre-Gaming

Haunted manors, zombie graveyards, and spooky drive-throughs to get you in the most frightful of moods.

10/12/2021 By Cami Hughes

Holiday

How to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in PDX

Hit the Portland Art Museum, support great organizations working on Native rights, and buy from Indigenous makers.

10/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Shopping

5 Portland Thrift Stores For Halloween Costume Finds

Save the earth and save your money by shopping secondhand this spooky season.

10/08/2021 By Cami Hughes