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City Sicker

The numbers don't lie, especially concerning Multnomah County and its fellow neighbors.

04/20/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Bluegrass, books, and building monster forts

Fun For Ages 0-3

The activity plan for the toddler tykes is made up of a nature hike, a restaurant with a grandmother's feel, a playhouse for the wee ones, and storytime to enhance literary skills, among other enterprises.

04/19/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Rachel Ritchie

Fun 101

Your Family’s Ultimate Guide to Summer

Ready for a summer with the kids? The trick is to find activities that don't include vegging out in front of the TV or sleeping till noon. To keep their minds engaged and their muscles developing we've got 46 solutions to the doldrums, from bird watching

04/19/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Rachel Ritchie

High Spirits

Branch Whiskey Bar

The Branch Whiskey Bar has what it takes to be a neighborhood destination.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Up-and-Comers

The neighborhoods of Kenton, Foster-Powell, and Boise are looking forward to an increase in value.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Holding Steady

Take a tour of crash-beating neighborhoods—the Northwest District, Cathedral Park, and Sabin.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

The Mudroom

The China Connection

The business connection between China and Stumptown has many ties. From academia to green initiatives to tennie-runners, the imports, exports and collaborations are plentiful.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

The Mudroom

Perfect Pairings

Enjoy a cold one while you wait for a restaurant as we examine four ambiguously adept combos of eat and drink.

03/15/2010 By Kasey Cordell, Rachel Ritchie, Amber Villa-Zang, and Avz

BARKERS

Follow the Herd

The swarming of Bay Area culinary influence is traced through San Francisco's Pier 39 sea lions—apparently the perceptive pinnipeds had simply followed the foodies north.

02/23/2010 By Kasey Cordell

The Mudroom

Double-Click or Nothing

Northwest Portland resident Dusty Schmidt drops knowledge on how to win at Texas Hold 'Em. Schmidt knows what he is talking about—his online winnings total around $3 million in the past three years.

02/02/2010 By Kasey Cordell

The Mudroom

Gael Force

The Irish have given Portland, Mayor Sam Adams, an 8,000 volume book collection to the Central Library, The Under Wonder Lounge and more.

02/02/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Top Docs 2010

Team Trauma

They're the subject of TV melodramas, they see us on our worst days. We asked the emergency room doctors of our Top Docs list to tell us what it takes to work in the ER, what they love about their job, and which patients they'll never forget.

12/15/2009 By Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg With Brian Barker

HIGH SPIRITS

Mantra Espresso & Wine Bar

Mantra Espresso & Wine Bar brings some downtown glamor north of the Columbia.

12/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Article

The Big Melt

Mount Hood's 12 glaciers have shrunk a collective 40 percent since 1901, and according to a PSU geology professor, "Our children could see summer skiing on Hood go away."

11/18/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Feature

Mt. Hood

As the temperatures dip towards freezing, that big A-shaped peak to the east, Mt. Hood, calls to Portlanders. We've put together a guide that highlights 23 of the mountain's most essential experiences.

11/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell, Christopher Van Tilburg, Rachel Ritchie, and Kelly O'Connor Edited by Brian Barker

Mudroom

Mug Shots

Florida company BevShots targets Rogue's American Amber Ale for a micropictorial.

11/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell

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Shop Treatment

Czech-based branding firm Eyelevel opens a Swan Island branch, and reveals some of their marketing secrets.

11/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2009

Here are the winners of this year's Light a Fire awards. Winners range from a program that teaches chess to underprivileged children to one that provides new and gently used prom dresses to students that may not be able to afford their own.

10/09/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Meghan Hilliard, Elizabeth Buelow, and Kelly O'Brien

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Running in Space

Local design firm Terrazign helps astronauts battle atrophy due to weightlessness through exercising harnesses.

10/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell

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Baptism by Fryer

_Portland Monthly_, with the help of Side Cart, deep-fries an entire Thanksgiving dinner.

10/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell