PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec 14–17

Jay-Z storms the Moda, John Mulaney hits the Schnitz, sugarplum fairies twirl through the Keller, and Ebenezer Scrooge does his cantankerous thing at Portland Playhouse.

12/14/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Eleanor Van Buren, Hannah Bonnie, and Kayla Brock

Holidays

America's Christmas Trees Come From Oregon. This Year, There's a Shortage.

The Great Recession of 2008 (temporarily?) whittled down a top state industry.

12/11/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Hotel News

Pacific City's Newest Hotel Will Have a Luxury Spa and On-Site 'Adventure Coach'

The Headlands Coastal Lodge & Spa, the latest venture from the owners of neighboring Pelican Brewery, is scheduled to open January 19.

12/11/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Get Out

6 Ways to Exercise in Portland for $10 or Less

Because boutique fitness classes can be great—but they can also break the bank.

11/28/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Fun With Firs

9 U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms within 90 Minutes of Portland

Your perfect holiday conifer quest comes with a hayride/reindeer/artificial snow/chili cheese nachos? We got you.

11/27/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Mayor Seeking Mayor

These Two Oregon Mayors Got Married

Finally, a spouse who understands your job.

11/20/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

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

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

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 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

Furry Friends

Purringtons Cat Lounge Offers Senior Citizens and Veterans a Paw-Some Deal

Portland’s cat cafe lets certain visitors enjoy the health benefits of feline companionship for only $4.

10/18/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Airport News

PDX's $1.3 Billion Expansion Plan Includes a Bigger, Better Concourse E

It involves splitting up the airport's two biggest carriers. (And yes, there will be new amenities.)

10/18/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Television

Survivors of the Mount St. Helens Eruption Tell Their Story

Thirty-seven years ago, two campers found themselves in the path of volcanic mudflow after the volcano erupted. Now they bring their story to the small screen.

10/12/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 12–15

From Laika to Loudon Wainwright, the All Jane Comedy Fest to the Paul Taylor Dance Company, here are 16 ways to spend your weekend.

10/12/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Hannah Bonnie

Hikes

5 Close-to-Portland Hikes for Reveling in Fall Color

From golden larches to migrating swans, autumn is the time to visit these nearby forests and wetlands.

10/11/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 5–8

The Shins, a dance tribute to David Bowie, gospel tunes about climate change, German films galore, Feist, and photos of dogs—get after it, Portland.

10/05/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, and Hannah Bonnie

Hotel News

This New McMinnville Hotel Will Have a Luxury Bunkhouse

The Atticus Hotel, opening in spring 2018, will also be home to Portland restaurateur John Gorham’s latest “Tasty” concept.

09/27/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Everyday Activism

Support the Columbia Gorge by Buying Lagers, Light Bulbs, and Lube

On Monday, September 25, dozens of N Mississippi Avenue businesses will donate a portion of sales to Eagle Creek fire relief efforts.

09/21/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Public Lands

Celebrate National Public Lands Day (While We Still Have Them)

As the federal government tries to shrink the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, now's a damn good time to show Oregon's public lands how much we love them.

09/19/2017 By Hannah Bonnie