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Experience the East

Portland Monthly editor Kasey Cordell takes us with her through Eastern Oregon.

09/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell

FALL TRAVEL

Explore Hidden Oregon

From the sprawling emptiness of southeastern Oregon to the rough tranquility of the Oregon Coast, the state is ripe for exploring. No matter where you're going to, there are some lesser-known gems that can't be missed. We've found 30 such adventures.

09/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

Currency

Cash for Creativity

The National Endowment for the Arts was granted nearly $20 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Who in Oregon got a piece of the pie?

09/10/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Victoria Nguyen

Mudroom

Good Company

_Business Facilities_ named Oregon as one of the top ten business climates in the United States. Let's take a look into why we ranked so high.

09/10/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Mudroom

Gray Matters

Oregon ranks 13th in the nation in brain health: how did we get there and how can we become healthier?

08/18/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Mudroom

Home Alone

The unit vacancy caused by the recession in new high rises isn't all bad.

08/17/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Burgers

Portland's Best Burgers

You got the need, the need for beef? Let our guide to Portland's best burgers give you the resources you need to make that educated culinary choice on that most American of dishes: the hamburger. We scoured the city to find the best in nine different ca

07/20/2009 With Martha Calhoon, Randy Gragg, Brian Barker, John Chandler, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Kasey Cordell

Mudroom

Summer Lovin’

Finish your summer the way it should be finished: a potent Pimm's Cup, a beautiful sunset, a bit of ballet, a scenic staircase, and a lot of luxury.

07/20/2009 By Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker

Mudroom

Light Show

The city addresses possible bottle-necks due to new MAX trains by modernizing traffic signals.

07/20/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Get Out

Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

05/20/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker By Kaitlin Johnson, Ariel Bleicher, Victoria Nguyen, and Bart Blasengame

Sustainability

Greened Spaces

On September 19, Portland will trade parking spots for parks.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Mudroom

How To... Make Your Own Beef Jerky

Our own Oregon cowboy gives us the recipe for successful beef jerky.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Article

A Cup Divine

A Portlander’s guide to coffee shops for caffeine fiends of every ilk.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Kasey Cordell, and Eric Gold

Article

A Cup Divine

Five steps to brewing the very best coffee you’ve ever had the pleasure to sip

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Article

The Closer

There's one thing Willamette Week reporter Nigel Jaquiss won't do when he's on a story: stop.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Smooches

PDXOXO

Happy 150th, Oregon! Here’s a little Valentimeline from the heart of the state.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Article

Forbidden Fruit

McMenamins runs low on one of its signature brews—and it’s all Serbia’s fault.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Green City

The Ripple Effect

And we've got *15 BIG IDEAS* that prove it: crushed-glass countertops, a greener carpet cleaner, solar-powered wineries, a planet-healing hospital, shoes from soda bottles, a better microprocessor, and more ideas that are changing our world.

05/19/2009 By Christian DeBenedetti, Camas Davis, and John Chandler Edited by Kasey Cordell

Housing Trends

The Home Front

Seven trends that are shaping how and where we live

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, and Camela Raymond

Real Estate

Buy Here Now: Real Estate 2008

You probably already have plenty of reasons for building your nest in Portland: a vast network of bike-friendly streets, a 60-minute drive to the slopes or the surf, and nearly 30 farmers markets, to name a few. But in our annual real estate roundup, we w

05/19/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell