Sparkle Town

They're Going to Make Lab-Grown Diamonds in Gresham

Diamond titan De Beers plans a factory and dozens of jobs.

09/11/2018 By Emily Davis

Business

A Silicon Valley Cryptocurrency Firm Lands in Portland

Coinbase wants to be the bank of the future.

09/11/2018 By Emily Davis

Doughnut Alert

Blue Star Is Moving (and Handing Out Free Doughnuts!)

The fried dough mogul will relocate its HQ to a bigger space with an interactive “chef’s counter” and exclusive flavors.

08/23/2018 By Emily Davis

Cellos & Chardonnay

This Oregon Festival Pairs Chamber Music with Wine

Phenomenal acoustics and pinot noir? The Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival tunes up for its third year.

08/07/2018 By Emily Davis

Cannabis

A Tour de France Doper Sets His Sights on Portland Cannabis

Floyd Landis, who was stripped of his 2006 Tour de France medal, talks about healing with cannabis, doping, and the corrupt world of pro cycling.

07/20/2018 By Emily Davis

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 19–22

PDX Pop Now! brings free shows to AudioCinema, the Portland Queer Comedy Fest showcases LGBTQ stand-ups, and the Portland Opera takes on Cinderella.

07/19/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Natasha Tandler, and Emily Davis

Food Event Spotlight

Tickets on Sale Now for Seattle vs. Portland Wild About Game Showdown

The 18th annual cooking competition gears up with major chefs, judges, and plenty of wild meat.

07/18/2018 By Emily Davis

Restaurant Refresh

Paley's Place Debuts New Summer Menu

The 25-year-old Portland institution gets a refresh, with updated classics, a bar menu, and cannabis-fed pig roasts.

06/26/2018 By Emily Davis

Home Décor

A New Pearl District Showroom Will Help You Make an Instagrammable Home

SMG Collective's new showroom is all about home inspiration.

06/19/2018 By Emily Davis

Architecture

A New Housing Concept on N Williams Aims to Change How Some Portlanders Age

The 70-unit Canyons building is all about aging in place—and staying out of the nursing home.

06/14/2018 By Emily Davis

Motoring

Meet Oregon's 3 Newest Scenic Byways

Tootle down the McKenzie River, tour the Tillamook State Forest, or take in views of Mary's Peak. These ravishing routes just got the state's official seal of approval.

06/05/2018 By Emily Davis

Architecture

This Portland-Made Mobile Room Could Transform the Way We Work

ZGF Architecture and Twofold teamed up to transform office space forever.

06/05/2018 By Emily Davis

Home Décor

This Portland-Made Scale Can Track the Next Economic Collapse in Real Time

August & Wonder's beautiful brass sculpture responds to 11 stock market indices and four cryptocurrencies.

05/22/2018 By Emily Davis

Movin' Out

Outdoor Dance Abounds!

Nothing enlivens a dance performance like an actual breath of fresh air.

08/24/2012 By Anne Adams

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

Plantwise

Stretching Summer

What's growing this month

08/23/2012 By Kate Bryant