Top Doctors & Nurses 2013

Our eighth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals

12/18/2012 Edited by Randy Gragg and Martin Patail


The Apocalypse

We rate the ways Portland could meet its doom

11/21/2012 By Martin Patail


The Most Hated Trail Blazers Opponents of All Time

Which NBA teams and players do Portland Trail Blazers fans hate the most?

10/16/2012 By Martin Patail


How the Ace Hotel Creates Its Products

A look at the Ace Hotel's collaborations with local designers and makers

10/16/2012 By Martin Patail


Portland Past

A survey of Portland's beliefs and values over time

09/25/2012 By Martin Patail and Riley Stevenson

Portland Timbers


Timbers forward Kris Boyd is a full-scale celebrity—at least in his native Scotland, where tabloids track his every move.

09/21/2012 By Martin Patail


Data Wizards

A fast-growing firm conjures answers to complicated problems.

08/23/2012 By Martin Patail


Clever Crusts

To help you find the perfect pizza with the perfect crust, check our recommendations for Portland's best pizzas.

08/19/2012 By Martin Patail

Power Ranking

The Greatest Portland Summers of All Time!

The most exciting summer memories in Portland history: starring Elvis Presley, Pelé, and a bunch of stoned hippies.

07/19/2012 By Martin Patail


Car-Free Crossing

The new light-rail span will add another chapter to the Bridgetown story.

06/22/2012 By Martin Patail


Cascadia Rising

In honor of Independence Day, we salute the greatest nation that never existed: Cascadia!

06/22/2012 By Martin Patail

in defense of electronica

Before there was Dubstep

An electronica veteran finds redemption in this weekend’s Closer PDX festival

06/21/2012 By Martin Patail


Word on the Street: A Portland Glossary

Not every photo posted to Instagram is a Kodak moment.

05/25/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas and Martin Patail


Do This Now! June 2012

A brew at the zoo, a naked bike ride, and a four-day rave are just some of the happenings in store this month.

05/24/2012 Edited by Zach Dundas and Martin Patail


Gear Shift

Kickstarter’s industrious Portland future takes crowdfunding beyond the demo tape.

04/27/2012 By Martin Patail

UFO Oregon

A Guide to Oregon’s Extraterrestrial Past and Present!

To celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the state’s most famous UFO sighting, we probed experts and skeptics for a guide to our otherworldly history.

04/20/2012 By Martin Patail


Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Real Estate 2012

Looking to buy a home? Need to know which neighborhood has the best middle school? Or is safest for your car? Check out our expanded real estate stats and make an informed decision.

03/23/2012 Edited by Martin Patail

striking the proper chord

Review: Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Portland Center Stage’s masterful re-telling hits the plays emotional pressure points, even though the new piano-playing narrator occasionally strikes ...

02/27/2012 By Martin Patail

freakin' sweet, GOSH!

Exclusive Interview with Jon Heder of Napoleon Dynamite

Oregon native and star of Napoleon Dynamite talks about his new show, his career, and his sweet dance moves

02/27/2012 By Martin Patail