Desirables

Pantone Makes Mugs for Every Mood

Match your mood as you match your colors.

08/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Yeon’s Watzek House is officially a National Historic Landmark

The influential Northwest Modernist 1937 house, hidden in the Southwest hills of Portland, has made it to the ranks of National Historic Landmark.

08/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Healthy Poppy Paints at Lowe’s

Yolo Colorhouse has a new quartet of poppy-inspired summer colors out, and they’re easier to find now that Lowe’s is carrying them.

07/29/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Salvage Secrets Q & A at Rejuvenation

Salvage maven Joanne Palmisano has a new book all about making discards into design treasures, and she wants to share.

07/28/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

A More Than Nice Salad

With green beans in their prime, it’s time to show them off in a Salade Nicoise, the classic salad of the French Cote d’Azur.

07/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Under $10

Somewhere Over the Rainbow(ls)

These colorful striped wooden bowls will make you stop in your tracks.

07/26/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

All Hail the Ancient Art of Mosaic

Hail Mary is a shop and mosaic studio filled with quirky beauty.

07/22/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Scape from Planet Garlic

There’s more to garlic than just the bulb.

07/21/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Belluschi and More Historic Homes Tour

How often do you get invited to Pietro Belluschi’s house? Don’t miss the Architectural Heritage Center’s tour of his and other historic Portland homes.

07/20/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Back to the Typewriter

Put aside, for a moment, the iPad, and contemplate the typewriter. Is it an objet d’art or a utilitarian typing machine?

07/19/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

It's Mill Time

Bob’s Red Mill, in Milwaukie, is a veritable living encyclopedia of grains and other goodies.

07/15/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Japan Without a Passport

Zen beauty and no-hassle travel at the Portland Japanese Garden’s Behind the Shoji art show and sale.

07/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Power Pop! (Puddin' and Otherwise)

Frozen treats for young and old – including those with adventurous palates

07/13/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Sew and Go!

Sewing studios and classes are popping up all over Portland to help beginners whip out curtains and pillows in no time.

07/12/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Summer Nights, Summer Lights

We’ve slogged through spring, and the 4th of July is behind us. Now summer weather can officially start – and with it, outdoor living.

07/08/2011 By Kristin Belz

Market Watch

Kohlrabi is King

This beautiful green vegetable gets less attention than broccoli or kale, but it’s too versatile and delicious not to try.

07/07/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Paris in Portland? Mais Oui!

I know Paris isn’t Portland, but can’t we just pretend? With a movie and a new style guidebook, it’s not hard at all.

07/01/2011 By Kristin Belz

Best of the City

Portland's Best Lawyers 2008

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon