PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 7–10

Queer storytellers, Valerie June, festive sketch comedy, Patterson Hood, and dance numbers set to Billie Holiday are on deck this December weekend.

12/07/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Eleanor Van Buren, and Kayla Brock

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 30–Dec 3

Joe Biden! A Die Hard musical! Pere Ubu! Animal posters! The Portland Gay Men’s Chorus! The Builders and the Butchers! Buckle up, y'all.

11/30/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kayla Brock, Eleanor Van Buren, and Fiona McCann

Health News

Activated Charcoal Bursts with Black Hue. But Is It Healthy?

This trendy ingredient is good for making spooky sundaes and tasty treats, but “detoxing” is another story.

11/21/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Game On

A Swiss Sneaker Company Kicks Into Gear in Portland

On, a Zurich-based running shoe maker, aims to break into the local market.

11/20/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 16–19

Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson storm Revolution Hall, Ari Shapiro sings solo, Chicano Batman plays the Wonder, and Disjecta auctions off lots of local art.

11/16/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Hannah Bonnie, and Eleanor Van Buren

Holiday Eats

10 Ways to Eat Out or Order In This Thanksgiving

From expertly stocked produce boxes at Rubinette to full-on seafood jamborees at Headwaters, Portland has you covered.

11/15/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Intersectional Shopping

My People’s Market Spotlights Portland Entrepreneurs of Color

The night market boasts nearly 100 businesses owned by locals of color, from artists to fashion designers to distillers.

11/09/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 9–12

Medea gets a Los Angeles twist, Lizzo and Lenore headline, Allie Hankins premieres a new dance show, and the humble bicycle takes the spotlight.

11/09/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Eleanor Van Buren, and Hannah Bonnie

Video Games

Polybius: The Most Dangerous Arcade Game in the World

A new podcast takes a deep dive into one of Portland’s craziest urban legends.

11/08/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Sports

The Rose City Rollers Need to Find a New Arena to Survive

Portland's beloved roller derby league probably has to move out of Oaks Park. The question is: where to?

11/02/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 2–5

From John Hodgman to Siren Nation, a Wayne Coyne art show to the Hump Film Fest, this weekend takes no prisoners.

11/02/2017 By Hannah Bonnie, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Eleanor Van Buren

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 26–29

Cat videos! EMA! Death metal burlesque! Flamenco! A play about cockfighting! It's getting real, y'all.

10/26/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Eleanor Van Buren

Indie Pop

A Tegan and Sara Walking Tour of Portland

These tracks from the The Con will help you navigate the city in advance of their sold-out Revolution Hall show.

10/25/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Halloween

Where to Eat, Drink, Trick, and Treat on Halloween

There’s more to the holiday than just candy. We’re talking gruesome ice cream flavors, costumed block parties, and a truly terrifying Guy Fieri–themed dinner.

10/25/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 19–22

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile play the Schnitz, Shannon Wheeler illustrates Trump's tweets, and Doctors Without Borders attempts to re-create the refugee experience in downtown Portland.

10/19/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kayla Brock, Hannah Bonnie, Eleanor Van Buren, and Fiona McCann

Cheese

The Wedge Cheese Festival Returns for 2017

After the inaugural 'Oregon Cheese Month,' the stoke is high for the state’s biggest dairy blowout.

10/02/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Development

Would You Live in This 300-Foot-Tall Wooden Skyscraper?

The Spar would be the tallest engineered timber structure in the world.

09/27/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Tiny Homes

Stash Your Out-Of-Town Guests at This Sexy, Private ADU

The PDX Urban Barn has its own private entrance.

09/25/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

News to Chew

Biwa Does Bento, Heart Coffee Sues Heart Pizza, and More PDX Food News

… including the upcoming closure of Commons Brewing, yet another rotisserie chicken spot, and a new tavern from Nel Centro’s David Machado.

09/20/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Remodel

This Decked-Out Airstream Could Be Your Next Party Pad

Beck and Iggy Pop partied in this thing over the summer.

09/18/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren