Aid

How to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Ian

From blood to cash donations, here are things Oregonians can do to help those in Florida and Puerto Rico.

11:37am By Isabel Lemus Kristensen and Fiona McCann

Spooky Season

What to Do for Halloween in Portland

An entire month of horror at Clinton Street, giant pumpkin races, Halloween half-marathons, and more this October in Portland, Oregon

09/28/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Halloween

Visit These Portland Haunted Houses For Halloween Pre-Gaming

Haunted manors, zombie graveyards, and spooky drive-throughs to get you in the most frightful of moods.

09/26/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen and Cami Hughes

Animals

This Three-Legged Portland Pupfluencer Is Raising Money for Cancer Patients and Animal Rescues

Bethanee Hamilton (@PardonThyFrench) is a sassy social media mogul determined to encourage an uptick in pet adoption.

09/26/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Festeja!

How to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Portland

Check out a monthlong festival in Old Town, Latin American film screenings at the Hollywood Theatre, and more.

09/21/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Outdoors

Park for Free or Help Pull Weeds on National Public Lands Day, September 24

Attend a volunteer event in Portland and beyond, or visit federal recreation sites such as Crater Lake National Park without paying a fee.

09/16/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Getaways

Breitenbush Hot Springs to Open New Guestrooms

As part of its recovery from the 2020 wildfires, the wilderness resort plans to open 24 new overnight spots in January 2023.

09/16/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Development

O’Bryant Square Garage to Be Demolished in 2023

The downtown Portland plaza, nicknamed "Paranoid Park," is catty-corner to the new Ritz-Carlton, which is set to open next July.

09/16/2022 By Julia Silverman

Sustainable Style

Portland-Based Streetwear Brand Unless Collective Sets Up Shop in Union Way

The Portland streetwear brand, with a new storefront downtown, designs its 100 percent plant-based apparel to completely biodegrade.

09/13/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen