Portland Spaces: Handbook

Glitter and Glass

With almost as many types of wine glasses on the market as there are wines, how is anyone ever supposed to know which glass goes with what wine? Does it even matter? Portland Monthly consults the professionals.

05/27/2010 By Eric Gold

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Architecture of a Season

Learn how to layer color over classic NW winter evergreens, adding excitement to your garden even during the cold seasons.

05/27/2010 By Sean Hogan

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Down to Earth

Planting a good vegetable garden is more than just digging a hole and sticking your seeds in the soil. Learn how to select the perfect plot and plant the right way to get the most out of your home-grown veggies.

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Dynamic Downspouts

How to direct your rainwater into your own home and keep it own of the city's pipes, where, on particularly rainy days, it could do the lower Willamette River some damage.

05/27/2010 By Jon Hart

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


Cellar Notes: February 2010

The nebbiolos of the Piedmont region of Italy are some of the most food-friendly wines out there. Here are a few of our favorites.

01/19/2010 By Condé Cox