PERSPECTIVES

Portland to Patagonia: The Long (Long, Long) Road South

Last year, Seth McBride became the first-ever quadriplegic cyclist to complete a transcontinental expedition from Portland to the southernmost tip of South America. This is his amazing story.

02/20/2015 By Larisa Owechko

BEAUTY

Portland's Best Locally Made Perfumes

You eat local, you shop local, you keep it weird. So wearing local fragrances is just plain good scents.

02/16/2015 By Larisa Owechko

HEALTH NEWS

The Shot Clock is Ticking for Immunizations

A new vaccination law will be in effect this School Exclusion Day, and another potential bill is in the works.

02/16/2015 By Larisa Owechko

OUTDOORS

Is the Slow Comeback of the Oregon Wolf Now in Jeopardy?

As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.

02/06/2015 By Larisa Owechko

NORTHWEST EVENTS

9 Dreamy Date Ideas for Valentine's Day in Portland

We set the mood for a handful of adventures for you and yours to enjoy on this most romantic of holidays.

02/04/2015 By Larisa Owechko

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

How a Portland Barber and a Colorado Engineer Teamed Up to Create the Perfect River Surfing Wave

Can the perfect wave exist hundreds of miles from the ocean?

01/29/2015 By Larisa Owechko

BOOKS

Great Lines from Songwriter Nick Jaina's New Memoir

Out this week, a new memoir on failure from the prolific Portland composer. From errant love songs to Calvin and Hobbes, we share some highlights.

01/29/2015 By Larisa Owechko

TRAVEL NEWS

This Portland Woman’s Travel Group is Taking Off

Living Big takes small groups of awesome ladies on pre-planned travel adventures to international and local destinations.

01/21/2015 By Larisa Owechko

TECHNO-ZEN

5 Apps to Give Your Meditation Resolution a Fighting Chance

Technology and meditation may not jump to mind as the most natural pair, but we’ve gathered a handful of websites and apps that will help you make 2015 your most mindful year yet.

01/19/2015 By Larisa Owechko

TELEVISION

Rainn Wilson's Backstrom Co-Star Kristoffer Pohala Gets a Haircut in Portland

Fox’s new crime show is set in “Portland,” but it took a pilot screening to get actors to visit the real-world Rose City.

01/16/2015 By Larisa Owechko

FILM

Homer Groening: The Legend, the Father, the Simpson

The father of Simpsons creator Matt Groening was a filmmaker in his own right, as shown in this retrospective with Matt in attendance on Jan 17.

01/13/2015 By Larisa Owechko