GEOGRAPHY

A User's Guide to St. Helens Highlights

An aerial view of the mountains attractions, and a step-by-step approach to summiting the volcano.

06/02/2014 Illustrations by Dan Gay

ECOLOGY

Life Goes On: Mount St. Helens' Flora and Fauna

Ecologists reflect on the rebirth of the mountain after its modern eruptions—and a field guide to its wildest residents (yes, including Sasquatch).

06/02/2014 Illustrations by Dan Gay By Kelly Clarke

silhouette on fire

Artist Talk: Kara Walker

The controversial art star talks at Reed College on October 2 about her work exploring racism, sexuality, and violence. Her solo exhibit runs through November 18.

09/27/2012 By Randy Gragg Edited by Aaron Scott

Feature

Fall Arts Preview: The Collaborative Way

Portland artists routinely team-up to break new ground. We've singled out a half-dozen partnerships for this fall's season preview.

08/23/2012 With Randy Gragg By Aaron Scott

Article

The Path to Indie Rock Glory

As MusicfestNW takes over the city, behold the 21 steps from garage band to glamour.

08/23/2012

Cover Story

8 Great Northwest Swimming Holes

Our guide to close-in swimming holes doles out details on where to get wet, whether you’re a family of four looking for calm waters (and close-by restrooms) or an adventurous couple seeking a secluded spot to soak up the sun.

07/17/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Article

Haute History

A tour through fashion emblems of the past century—and where to find them now

04/27/2012 By Eden Dawn

Rise & Dine!

Portland’s Battle for the Best Fried Chicken & Waffles

Culinary pundits Zach Dundas and Marty Patail go fork-to-fork over their favorite spots for chicken and waffles, the true breakfast of champions.

02/23/2012 By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks Illustrations by Dan Gay

RISE & DINE!

Best Family Breakfast Spots

Hey, your kids have to eat breakfast too. We've rounded up a roster of eateries that will make the whole family feel welcome (and full).

02/23/2012 By Zach Dundas and Karen Brooks Edited by Rachel Ritchie Illustrations by Dan Gay

Rise & Dine!

Portland's Best Breakfast Sandwiches

The trusty breakfast sandwich has evolved from an on-the-go necessity to a morning meal worth savoring slowly. Here are five winning combos.

02/23/2012 By Kasey Cordell, Rachel Ritchie, and Benjamin Tepler Edited by Karen Brooks Illustrations by Dan Gay

EAT HERE NOW

Chop Thinks Big With Small-Batch Charcuterie

A new shop selling cured meats and inventive pates is another step in Oregon’s New Charcuterie Frontier.

05/11/2011 By Karen Brooks

It is what it is

Model Behavior

They are beautiful and tall….and some are really stinking rich.

05/11/2011 By Eden Dawn

Get Yo Grape On

Oregon's 50 Best Wines 2009

Oregon's one of the best wine-growing regions in the world—and we have the guide to finding the best quality and the best value to match it.

08/18/2009 With Randy Gragg By Condé Cox