Real Estate

Portland Real Estate Guide 2022

A look at the numbers on home sales from Arbor Lodge to Argay, Bridlemile to Buckman, Laurelhurst to Lents, Canby to Camas, plus the skinny on the market fr...

05/16/2022 Edited by Julia Silverman By Melissa Dalton, Cami Hughes, Fiona McCann, Karly Quadros, Conner Reed, and Margaret Seiler

Development

Big Ideas for 3 Prime Portland Parcels

We ask some experts about their dreams for 3 huge prime parcels, which could become affordable housing, health care hubs, or new parks in Portland, Oregon.

04/07/2022 By Karly Quadros

Q&A

Portland Author Chelsea Bieker Returns with a New Short Story Collection

The Portland author's latest book hits shelves April 5.

04/04/2022 By Karly Quadros

Affordable Housing

A New Life for the Century-Old Anna Mann House in Kerns

Once a home for seniors, the property in Northeast Portland’s Kerns neighborhood finds new life with low-income housing.

03/30/2022 By Karly Quadros

Home

Vintage Furniture Gets a Pendleton-Style Upgrade

From rocking chairs to benches, Amanda McLeod gives elegant and funky midcentury-modern designs a second life.

03/29/2022 By Karly Quadros

Music

50 Oregon Albums That Define Our State

From Elliott Smith to Emancipator, Cool Nutz to Quasi, we’re running down the 50 albums that define our state.

03/23/2022 Edited by Conner Reed By Conner Reed, Gabriel Granillo, Karly Quadros, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Margaret Seiler, and Fiona McCann

Real Estate

8 Portland Suburbs With the Biggest Home Price Increases Last Year

Even as Portland’s housing market continues to cool off slightly after a pandemic-inspired boom, the suburbs are having a moment.

02/22/2022 By Karly Quadros

Rentals

Rent Crawl: 4 Great Spaces at the Base of Mount Tabor

We scour apartment listings so you don’t have to.

02/18/2022 By Karly Quadros

Holidays

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas from 5 Local Experts

From DIY crafts to an intimate night in, local chefs, designers, tastemakers and more weigh in on date ides for the romantic holiday in Portland.

02/10/2022 By Karly Quadros and Shannon Daehnke

Events

10 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Portland

Film festivals, art shows, a Black Panthers retrospective, and more fill the Rose City's calendar this year. Here's what we have our eyes on.

02/08/2022 By Karly Quadros, Conner Reed, and Shannon Daehnke

Real Estate

Rent Crawl: 5 Places in Southwest Portland

We scour rental listings so you don't have to.

02/04/2022 By Karly Quadros

Q&A

What to Know About Counting Portland's Houseless Population

The last count, conducted in 2019, found 1,459 individuals were sleeping in emergency shelters and 2,037 more were sleeping on the streets.

02/01/2022 By Karly Quadros

Events

What to Do in Oregon in February

Snowshoeing on Mount Hood, bald eagle bird-watching in Southern Oregon, Chinese New Year in downtown Portland, and more

02/01/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Karly Quadros, and Margaret Seiler

Video

The Portland Winter Light Festival Is Back

For eight days—up from last year's two—a slew of installations are lighting up the Rose City.

01/27/2022 By Karly Quadros With Monica Salazar and Rose Lee

Hiking

Skip the Snow with These 6 Winter Hikes

Leave your snowshoes at home with hikes at Forest Park’s Wildwood Trail, the Coast Range’s Kentucky Falls, the Gorge’s Cape Horn, and more.

01/22/2022 By Karly Quadros

Real Estate

Rent Crawl: 4 North Portland Pads

We scour rental listings so you don’t have to! This week, we're looking at homes in North Portland.

01/20/2022 By Karly Quadros

Community Service

Where to Help Out This MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. Here's where and how to volunteer for service throughout Portland, Oregon.

01/14/2022 By Karly Quadros

Film

A New Documentary Traces MLK's Legacy in Portland

Portland film ‘Keep Alive the Dream’ celebrates and traces the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s civil rights activism.

01/14/2022 By Karly Quadros

Dining Picks

Where to Eat and Drink on Heated, Covered Patios

From restaurants to bars to food cart pods, these spots are sure to come in clutch during this pandemic winter.

01/13/2022 By Karly Quadros and Shannon Daehnke

Health

Portland Blood Banks Are Running Out of Blood

The Red Cross and Bloodworks Northwest are asking for donors to step up.

01/06/2022 By Karly Quadros