SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 11-14

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off!

06/12/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Kick Off Summer with a June Full of Pride, Beer, and Naked Bike Rides

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

05/26/2015 Photography by Rachel Ritchie

REAL ESTATE 2015

Meet Portland's New International Homeowners

Portland: family-friendly bedroom community to the world?

04/07/2015 By Zach Dundas

CULTUREPHILE

The Story of Washington High School's Boom, Bust, and Rebirth as Revolution Hall

How the long-closed Southeast Portland high school became an ambitious new concert venue.

04/02/2015 By Larisa Owechko

V IS FOR VICTORY

Is This the Best Way to Educate Children with Autism?

At the pioneering Victory Academy, kids make strides through crafted curriculum, specialized architecture, and patience—lots of patience.

11/05/2014 By Randy Gragg

DISPATCH

Can Pickathon Survive its Own Success?

The bucolic festival has always prized music over money. Can it find a way to thrive—and reinvent live concert video in the process? Aug 1–3

07/30/2014 By Aaron Scott

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Mideast Muddle at Levant

Scott Snyder's “French-Arabesque” hot spot on East Burnside needs flavor talks and concept negotiations.

02/03/2014 By Karen Brooks

TOP DOCTORS & NURSES 2013

Trauma Night

Jennifer Parker steers the sick and wounded through medicine’s darkest hours. We tracked her for one shift: a rare look at the complicated work of saving lives.

01/02/2014 Photography by Leah Nash By Zach Dundas

BEST OF 2013

An Edible Year: Our 2013 Restaurant Reviews

Twelve months of edible opinions from Portland Monthly's restaurant critic Karen Brooks and our hungry team of food writers.

12/19/2013

BEST RESTAURANTS 2013

The Best of the Rest

Hungry for more? Read on for 25 of our other favorite spots.

11/01/2013 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Holdfast Dining's One-Man Show

With just 10 stools and a rented kitchen, Will Preisch presents a pop-up vision of high-end eating: casual, personal, and thrilling.

10/01/2013 By Karen Brooks

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the September Issue

All the arts and culture-centric stories from Portland Monthly's September issue in one handy place

09/04/2013 By Molly Woodstock

CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

09/03/2013 By Katie Gourley

BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY

The New Hollywood Theatre

Thanks to a trio of film nerds, old is new and bad is good at today's transformed Northeast Portland cinema.

07/01/2013 By John Chandler

CULTUREPHILE

Dancer Linda Austin Reaches for 30

Portland’s doyenne of experimental dance returns to the work that sparked her career.

06/03/2013 By Heather Wisner

FEATURE

The New Shul

Can Synagogue Shaarie Torah survive in a new age of Portland Judaism?

02/22/2013 By Ketzel Levine

FEATURE

What I Learned: Lessons from Portland High Schools

An anonymous survey of local high school students and teachers reveals what's really going on in today's high schools.

01/17/2013 Edited by Kasey Cordell

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Animal House

Ox restaurant ignites a new steak experience: brazen, barbecued, and beautiful.

12/14/2012 By Karen Brooks

Culturephile

True West

Kelly Reichardt and Jon Raymond’s new film _Meek's Cutoff_ is loosely based on the true story of Stephen Meek, a guide who led a wagon train on an imagined shortcut through today’s Harney County. Unlike many Westerns or road movies before it, _Meek's Cuto

03/10/2011 By Randy Gragg

Article

A New Voice

Esquire writer Chuck Klosterman’s transition from youth-culture maven to novelist hasn’t snobbified his drinking habits. “I could really use a Mountain Dew,” he says before a reading of his debut novel, Downtown Owl, at Powell’s City of Books.

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen