Deals

Hot Travel Deals

This month: ski package steals, a local hotel discount, and California’s restaurant week

01/11/2012 By Kasey Cordell

Snow Report

8 Reasons to Love Mount Hood

From moonlight snowshoes to slope-side saunas, winter brings myriad reasons to swoon over our signature peak.

01/11/2012 By Kasey Cordell

PEOPLE

The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around (and around some more) to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city.

12/16/2011 With Sarah Mirk, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Randy Gragg, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe Edited by Zach Dundas

Cover Story

Relax: 50 Ways to Spoil Yourself This Season

For a season famous for good cheer, the holidays can prove pretty stressful. Fortunately, we've found 50 ways to soothe your soul (and mind, and body, and appetite) this winter.

11/18/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, and Derek Pettie

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Comforts

Everyone's got a go-to comfort food that they simply must have. Check out our favorites and add them to your list.

10/14/2011 By Kasey Cordell, Karen Brooks, and Benjamin Tepler

Cover Story

Fall Getaways: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Fall was made for long weekends. As the sun settles lower and lower in our sky and thanksgiving comes into view on the horizon, there’s no better time to escape the city and savor the few quiet, crisp weekends of autumn.

09/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, and Eleanor R. Brown

COVER STORY

Go By: Plane

Direct-from-PDX destinations worth your frequent-flier miles.

09/19/2011 By Brian Barker, Kelly Clarke, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Kasey Cordell

Beyond the Bridges

The Long Goodbye

Get your final fill of summer sun at Washington's Long Beach Peninsula.

08/19/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Article

Smile Science

What’s behind a perfect smile? Plus: how to tell a real grin from a fake one.

08/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Article

Smile Science: The Anatomy of a Smile

Beauty isn’t just in the eye of the beholder; the ideal smile is made up of some very measurable components. We tell you what they are (and how to get ’em).

08/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Cover Story

Eat Outside: On the Water

Food and drink taste better with a river view.

07/22/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Cover Story

Eat Outside: Up in Flames

Any of these five smokin' hotspots can light your fire.

07/22/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Cover Story

Eat Outside

Since you're going out to eat anyway, why not take it a step further? Our guide to fresh-air feasting has the lowdown on the best places to see the "*skyline"

07/22/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

FEATURE

The Hidden War

Bullets, bombs, IEDs. For today's armed forces, the risks are myriad. But for the women serving their country, some of the greatest threats come from an enemy within: their fellow soldiers. The stories of three Oregon women demonstrate the many ways sexua

07/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Cover Story

70 Ways to Discover the Oregon Coast

From north to south, we've picked the coastal treasures worth a visit.

05/25/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Naturalists

Nature buffs and fresh-air fiends will find the sightseeing in Bandon to be special indeed.

05/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Outdoor Adventurers

Whether it's the pounding surf you crave, or another piece of pie from the Port Hole Cafe, Gold Beach abounds with distinctive distractions.

05/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Dining Guide

High Spirits: Central

Central is sensual space for ladies and gents, serving masterfully crafted cocktails and out-of-this-world crépes.

02/16/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Beyond The Bridges

Desert Greens

Head to Bend for a gorgeous golf getaway at Pronghorn Resort, a once private golf community now open to the public.

02/14/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Portland Monthly Presents

Private Schools Guide 2011

Finding the right hallowed hall for your child isn’t an easy process. But we can help you get started with stats on more than 100 area private schools, and profiles of 12 that are excelling in everything from science to community service.

01/19/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell