Outdoors

What to Do in Oregon in December

Hop aboard the Holiday Express, hunt for ornaments in the Willamette and Umpqua National Forests, and more

11/30/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Outdoors

What to Do in Oregon in November

ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo, Día de los Muertos at Zenger Farm, Run to Stay Warm in Eugene, and more

11/02/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Holidays

Where the Holiday Lights Are Shining in Portland, and Where They’re Not

Some marquee events are canceled, but plenty of Christmas lights are aglow this year.

11/24/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Elephant in the Room

A Closer Look at the Oregon Zoo’s Elephant Breeding Program

Critics—pointing to death, disease, and miscarriages—question who they’re really trying to save.

04/01/2020 By Ciara O'Rourke

Holiday Hits

13 Reasons to Leave the House This Turkey Day Weekend

Need to keep the clan happy and active during the long weekend? These Thanksgiving plans are fully baked.

11/13/2018 By James Stevens

Party Animals

How the Oregon Zoo Won Twitter

#rateaspecies is a reason to love the internet.

05/22/2018 By Amy Martin

CULTURE

The Zoo's New Animal House

The Oregon Zoo feathers its nest with a big-money renovation.

11/01/2013 By Emily Gravlin