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plant profile

Clivia miniata

sunshine on a cloudy day

03/30/2011 By Kate Bryant

I'm Special

Monday Madness

What’s going on today?

02/21/2011 By Eden Dawn

For Food Lovers Only

The Food Lover’s Guide to Portland

Writer Liz Crain takes on Portland food

07/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Luce Events Ramp Up

Navarre Chef John Taboada’s events space Luce to host a number of summer events.

07/14/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Fried Bird

Country Cat to Sell Fried Chicken To-Go

Don’t own a barbecue but still want to celebrate America’s birthday? Try the deep-fried $12 alternative.

07/01/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Plated Getaways

An Eater’s Weekend in Seattle

Summer weekend instructions: Take Amtrak to Seattle, wear comfortable shoes, and wield a healthy appetite.

06/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Franking it up

Meet Your Future Franks

Authors, New Yorkers, and future Portland restaurateurs in Portland tonight for book event.

06/24/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Bartender Shuffle

Kelley Swenson to Leave Ten-01

Ace mixologist to debut new Eastside eatery

06/22/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Refining Rustic

July Takes Shine to Talented Trio

Chris DiMinno, Michael Hanaghan, and Kristen Murray

06/21/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Cheesy Mondays

101 Cheeses at Ten 01

Who says Mondays aren’t fun? Join Steve Jones of Cheese Bar tonight at Ten 01.

06/21/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Karen Brooks

Karen Brooks Named Portland Monthly Food Editor

For more than 30 years, Brooks has been Portland’s defining voice of dining.

06/14/2010 By Eat Beat Team


Gabe Rucker to Open Downtown Restaurant

Le Pigeon Chef to debut "Little Bird" in late 2010

06/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Star Chefs

Top Foodie Site Takes Shine to PDX visits Portland restaurants

05/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Summer Blaze

A basic how-to guide to home firepits.

05/27/2010 By Emily Cable

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Very Berry Blue

Blueberries aren't for the impatient, but the wait is worthwhile. Planting your own blueberry patch cuts out the sometimes expensive middleman, and who doesn't like easy access berries? Learn all the intricacies of blueberry patch planting with our instru

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Green: It’s the New Black

Death may be a long ways off for some, but others argue it's never to early to start planning your death. Here's something you may not have thought about: nontraditional, sustainable burials. Interested? Find out more here!

05/27/2010 By Zach Dundas

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Portland Palettes

There's a lot more to painting a room than one might think. Portland Monthly has compiled a handy guide on how to choose the perfect paint for your walls, including a list of local businesses you can visit to find the pieces to your new palette.

05/27/2010 By Rachel DeSchepper

Portland Spaces: Handbook

For the Birds

Urbanization and the creation of homes has also meant the destruction of potential homes for many of Portland's native bird species. The Western Bluebird has been completely forced out of the Willamette Valley, but thanks to local advocates, they re start

05/27/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Brunch in Northwest

23 Hoyt Adds Weekend Brunch

Northwest Portland becomes less a breakfast wasteland

05/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Bunk Bar

Bunk Bar Construction Underway

Restaurant and bar project by cool kid trifecta Nick Wood, Matt Brown, and Tommy Habetz will open this summer. Neighborhood takes shape.

05/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team