"Awful beyond words," John Reed once wrote of Portland.
In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Mount Hood to dedicate the ski resort.
Seventy-five years later, looking back on one of the city's darkest chapters
Sticking around town for Memorial Day? Fill your weekend with Chelsea Wolfe's goth-folk, books about pit bulls, last-chance gallery exhibits, and a Prince double feature.
Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies
At the Vanport Mosaic Festival, former residents of what was once Oregon's second-largest city—destroyed by a 1948 flood—tell their stories.
The album, book, festival, and play you can’t miss this month
Erickson’s Café, “the temple of 10,000 delights,” slaked pioneer Portland’s many mighty thirsts.
As the landmark dance and concert hall celebrates 100 years, we look back on a century of sin and psychedelia.