Climate Change

How to Help Those Hurt by the Bootleg Fire

With more than 2,000 people already displaced by the fire, the organizations helping impacted communities are reaching out.

07/27/2021 By Cami Hughes

Astronomy

Once in a Blue Moon: Where to Stargaze Around Portland

Bring a blanket and some binoculars, but leave your phone at home to see the stars.

07/22/2021 By Cami Hughes

Events

Portland’s Downtown Welcomes People Back with a Weekend of Events

From drag queens to movies to music to art installations to a Pink Martini singalong, it’s all finally happening

07/22/2021 By Cami Hughes

Summer

5 Portland-area Vacation Rentals with Pools for Summer Swimming Staycations

This isn’t LA. You probably don’t have your own backyard pool. So when the temperature rises, why not splurge and rent one?

07/15/2021 By Cami Hughes

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: July 15–21

A Prince-themed bike ride, Clueless on a rooftop, suburban Shakesepare, and more.

07/15/2021 By Conner Reed, Nick Campigli, and Cami Hughes

Fitness

Tips for Staying Safe and Active During the Summer Swelter

Portland fitness experts say drink more water, 'start low and go slow', and don't even think about skipping the cooldown.

07/13/2021 By Gabriel Granillo and Cami Hughes

Visual Art

Three Oregon Artists Win $35,000 Fellowships

Working in painting, film, and on installations, these Hallie Ford Fellows are moving the artistic dial.

07/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: July 8–15

Go by bike (at Pedalpalooza)! Go by car (at the Rose Cup Races)! Or stay seated at the Hollywood and watch Summer of Soul. This week is yours for the ...

07/08/2021 By Conner Reed and Cami Hughes

Crafting

These Adult-Themed Cross-Stitch Kits Are Probably Not for Your Grandma

How Zoe Frost taught herself to cross-stich and started her business all within a month.

07/07/2021 By Cami Hughes

Weather

What Was Portland Up To the Last Time(s) It Got This Hot?

On Sunday, we’re poised to shatter our three-time 107 degree record. At least we won’t be in the middle of a world war.

06/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Style

This Portland Makeup Artist Is Inspired by Beer Cans

Vivi Moss recreates craft beer can designs, using her face as a canvas.

06/20/2021 By Cami Hughes

Health & Wellness

In Portland, the Maskless Workout Makes a Comeback

Most businesses don’t care for the state’s vaccine verification rules. One exception? The gym.

06/14/2021 By Cami Hughes

Style

Portland Social Justice Apparel Brand Mimi's Fresh Tees Opens a Brick and Mortar

The three-year-old company is coming to Old Town.

06/11/2021 By Cami Hughes

Pomo picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: June 9–13

A curated, incomplete guide to the coolest stuff on offer in the Rose City.

06/09/2021 By Conner Reed, Nick Campigli, and Cami Hughes

History

Vacant Portland Storefronts Become Canvases for New History Exhibit

History Is Now, part of the sixth Vanport Mosaic Festival, tells Oregon’s history through the voices of its underrepresented and marginalized communities.

06/05/2021 By Cami Hughes