Nifty Gifties

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, joining annual bazaars like Crafty Wonderland and Unique Markets.

11/28/2022 By Cami Hughes and Margaret Seiler


9 Sparkly, Must-See Holiday Lights Displays in Oregon

Twinkly shows at the Oregon Zoo, Peacock Lane, the Oregon Garden, and more

11/26/2022 By Cami Hughes With Isabel Lemus Kristensen


Where to Get a Christmas Tree near Portland

Here are 11 of our favorite farms and stands to get a Christmas tree, whether you want to pick it off a lot or chop it down yourself in a u-cut field.

11/25/2022 By Cami Hughes With Isabel Lemus Kristensen


Visit These Portland Haunted Houses For Halloween Pre-Gaming

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

09/26/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen and Cami Hughes


11 Great Pumpkin Patches to Visit Near Portland This Fall

Eleven local farms for pumpkin picking, corn mazes, hayrides and doughnuts.

09/08/2022 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Portland Real Estate Guide 2022

A look at the numbers on home sales from Arbor Lodge to Argay, Bridlemile to Buckman, Laurelhurst to Lents, Canby to Camas, plus the skinny on the market fr...

05/16/2022 Edited by Julia Silverman By Melissa Dalton, Cami Hughes, Fiona McCann, Karly Quadros, Conner Reed, and Margaret Seiler

Real Estate 2022

Selling Portland: How Much Does It Cost to Get into Real Estate?

How long does it take to get your real estate license in Oregon, and how much can you make once you get it? The costs of getting into real estate explained.

04/21/2022 By Cami Hughes


Last of the Big Ones

Scientists with Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute look to uncover the secrets of the mysterious ocean dwellers.

03/22/2022 By Cami Hughes

PDX Index

How Much Does It Cost to Die in Oregon

Dying isn't cheap. Here's the average cost of funerals, cremation, caskets, and obituaries in Oregon state.

01/05/2022 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $800,000 Homes in Portland, Hillsboro, and Camas

A modern spectacle in Portland, a cozy home in Hillsboro with a downstairs apartment, and a contemporary getaway with all the toys in Camas

01/05/2022 With Cami Hughes

How to Help

As Cold Weather Bears Down, Help Is Needed in City Warming Shelters

Shelters are open throughout Multnomah County—but without volunteers, there's a limit to how many people they can serve

12/29/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $400,000 Homes in Portland, Hillsboro, and Gresham

A cozy bungalow in Portland, a Hillsboro townhome with a fenced-in backyard, and a Gresham house with a sunroom and backyard fire pit

12/29/2021 By Cami Hughes


Where to Ring in the New Year in Portland

Greet 2022 in style, with the Dandy Warhols, a night of dancing, or a Haitian cooking class

12/27/2021 By Cami Hughes and Karly Quadros


The 50 Essential Oregon Films

From ‘The Goonies’ to ‘Twilight’ and (way) beyond, these are the movies that define the Beaver State.

12/23/2021 Edited by Conner Reed By Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, Cami Hughes, Karly Quadros, Gabriel Granillo, Fiona McCann, Katherine Hamilton, Julia Silverman, Jacob P., and Rich Reece

Real Estate

Price Point: $1,000,000 Homes in Portland, Vancouver, and Sandy

A downtown townhome in Portland, a house that's ready for parties in Vancouver, and a rural getaway in Sandy.

12/22/2021 By Cami Hughes

Cafes & Chocolate

Portland's 7 Belly-Warmingest Hot Chocolates

From classic milk chocolate to peppermint to snickerdoodle, here are the best hot chocolates to get you through the winter.

12/17/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Dalila Brent, Fiona McCann, Gabriel Granillo, Cami Hughes, Julia Silverman, and Karen Brooks

Real Estate

Price Point: $550,000 Homes in Portland, Vancouver, and Lake Oswego

A cute bungalow in the Mt Tabor neighborhood, a brightly lit home in Vancouver, and a townhome with tons of perks in Lake Oswego.

12/16/2021 By Cami Hughes


Where to Find a Booster Shot in the Portland Area

Eligible for a booster shot? There are clinics and pharmacies and doctor's offices for that.

12/15/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $900,000 Homes in Portland, Troutdale, and Battle Ground

A modern-day castle in Portland, a modern new-build with ample space, and a serene home filled with natural beauty.

12/08/2021 By Cami Hughes


Leave It to a Portland Kids' Dentist to Invent an Eco-Friendly Flosser

A North Portland dentist designs a disposable flosser that’s good for your teeth and better for the environment.

12/02/2021 By Cami Hughes