Footwear

The Best Photos from Sneaker Week PDX 2022

The annual event, taking place August 4–10, brings out the city’s most cultured and creative enthusiasts in the footwear industry.

08/09/2022 By Dalila Brent

visual art

Julian Gaines Isn't Under the Radar in Oregon Anymore

The body of work, on display at the Russo Lee Gallery August 4-27, explores blackface, Oregon history, and our connotations with the American flag.

08/03/2022 By Dalila Brent

Real Estate

Every Portland Suburb in a Nutshell

Beaverton to Wood Village, Camas to Wilsonville.

07/26/2022 By Julia Silverman, Matthew Trueherz, Conner Reed, and Dalila Brent

Dining Picks

Obsessed with The Bear? Here's Where to Eat Messy, Juicy Italian Beef Sandwiches

If the FX show doesn’t have you thirsting over lead actor Jeremy Allen White, then you’re bound to be left salivating over the Chicago-born the Italian beef sandwich.

07/22/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Matt Trueherz, and Dalila Brent

Q&A

Ripping the City With Brennan Scarlett

The NFL player and founder of Big Yard Foundation, a Portland non-profit, discusses growing up in the Rose City and dishes on his favorite local spots.

07/22/2022 By Dalila Brent

beauty

The Scion of Dean’s Hair Salon Starts a New Product Line

Ella Dean, created by Portland-native Nicole Rose, boasts four different hair products using fruit and vegetable oils.

07/15/2022 By Dalila Brent

Dining Picks

Beaverton’s Best Restaurants

From dim sum to dosas, these are our favorite spots in Portland’s west burbs, including Tan Tan, Lima, and Nak Won.

07/15/2022 By Dalila Brent and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Culture

Where Are the Black Portlanders? Photo Book ‘Here I Am’ Can Show You.

Portlander Shani Storey tapped new and longtime Rose City residents to celebrate and show the depth of the African American community.

07/07/2022 By Dalila Brent

Performance

How I Learned to Hula-Hoop from Cirque du Soleil Artists

In Portland for their production of ‘Alegría,’ the world's greatest contortionists face their toughest challenge yet.

06/29/2022 By Conner Reed

Q&A

Ripping the City With Emily Greene

The 'Foodie Snitch' creator dishes on her favorite place to getaway, the future of Portland, and restaurants–of course.

06/22/2022 By Dalila Brent

Juneteenth

Here’s Where to Celebrate Juneteenth in Portland

From parades to a bike ride to a Black book festival, here’s where to go and what to do to commemorate the holiday in the Rose City.

06/16/2022 By Dalila Brent and Conner Reed

Art

Portland Artist Creates ‘Neon Terror’ Image of Local Sports Figures

Neon Black Tiger’s love for sports brings a bright and scary approach to portraits and cards of Portland athletes including Damian Lillard.

06/10/2022 Edited by Dalila Brent

Q&A

Ripping the City With Bimma Williams

The Portland-based entrepreneur and podcaster dishes on his favorite local spots and the future of the city.

06/07/2022 Edited by Dalila Brent

Cannabiz

This New Company Makes Products for Womb Health with Oregon Weed

Xula, a Latin and Black-owned CBD brand based in Mexico City, creates tinctures and creams for period pain and menopause, with cannabinoid combinations.

05/26/2022 By Dalila Brent

Baseball

Gaming Out the Brine Lives of Baseball Mascot Dillon T. Pickle

Dillon T. Pickle is a kidnapping victim, a film star, a failed presidential candidate, and a Twitter provocateur.

05/10/2022 By Dalila Brent

Beer Staff Picks

Our Favorite Places to Grab a Beer in Portland

’Tis the season for sun, fun, and good brews. From St. Johns to Buckman to the Pearl, here are a few bars and patios we love to visit.

04/07/2022 By Dalila Brent, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, Rose Lee, Michael Novak, Margaret Seiler, and Conner Reed

Bar Openings

Watching Women’s Sports Is Hard. The Sports Bra Makes It Easier.

Jenny Nguyen’s new sports bar on NE Broadway is open, with burgers, tots, framed Thorns and Power jerseys, and TV screens dedicated to women’s games.

04/01/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Events

What to Do in Oregon in April

Festivals this month celebrate Shakespeare in Ashland, Oregon cheese in Central Point, tulips in Woodburn, crab at the coast, and more!

04/01/2022 By Dalila Brent, Shannon Daehnke, Michelle Harris, and Margaret Seiler

Travel

7 Last-Minute Spring Break Destinations for Sun-Deprived Portlanders

Still wondering where to go? Las Vegas, New Orleans, San Diego, and more await.

03/10/2022 By Dalila Brent, Shannon Daehnke, Gabriel Granillo, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, and Julia Silverman

Office Culture

This Portland Business Moved to a Four-Day Work Week

Aesthete Tea owner Briana Thornton says productivity and energy is up since shortening hours for employees. Should other local businesses follow suit?

03/08/2022 By Dalila Brent