Portland Monthly Presents

State of the Game

Voters may have trounced the state's first nontribal casino. Lottery revenues may be down. But history shows that Oregonians' yen for games of chance is destined to grow.

12/21/2010 By Meghan Hilliard, Veronica Martin, and Martin Patail

Corner Shop

Powder Room

Atmosphere snowboarding apparel, Chris Prosser's clothing company, is making a move to women's style this year.

02/03/2010 By Meghan Hilliard

Mudroom

Eco-Erotica

Love yourself the Portland way: by going green with sustainable sex toys.

01/19/2010 By Meghan Hilliard

Cornershop

Roll Models

Local boutique Mickle & Mod gives a whole new meaning to the term "street fashion."

12/11/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Mudroom

PDX Index: Sin

Largest lottery jackpot? Old Town prostitution numbers from 1911? Origin of Portland's first strip club? Index has you covered.

12/10/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Portland Fashion

Designs of the Times

Thursday show pulls out the stops

10/12/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

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

Cornershop

Common Threads

Pamela Baker-Miller partners with her grandmother Connie Codding to open her SW Portland boutique, Frances May.

10/09/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Swashbuckling Style

Portland Pirate Festival

Walk the runway—or the plank?

09/23/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Local Style

Make It Work

Five designers put their best looks forward

09/11/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Mudroom

PDX Index: Fountains

Portland Monthly takes a look at local fountains.

09/10/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Mudroom

Patterned Behavior

Portland Fashion Week judges named eventual _Project Runway_ winner Leanne Marshall their top emerging designer in 2006. We take a look at the top five finalists for the award this year.

09/10/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Aspiring Designers

Fashion Forward

Ten local designers focus on Fashion Week

09/01/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Article

Natural Cycles

Five art installations by regional artists are evocatively situated in the natural setting of Tryon Creek State Park. There is plenty of time to catch the yearlong exhibit, but why not go today, before this eerie, towering figure made of leaves and branch

05/19/2009

HIGH SPIRITS

H5O Bistro & Bar

Checkout Time

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

EAT THIS NOW…

Slices at Give Pizza a Chance

A tiny, unassuming, aluminum-sided lunch shack asks us to Give Pizza a Chance (as the portable pizza joint is called) one more time. And with good reason:

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Gold Rush

You don't need to wait until 2010 to have an Olympic experience at the ski-resort town of Whistler.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Poochlandia

Lucky Dogs

The Dog Day of Summer dinner hosted people and pooches to benefit the DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital.

05/19/2009

Best of the City

Best Restaurants 2008

This year, we’ve taken our 10 favorite restaurants and broken them down by the quintessential measures of any great place to eat: food, chef, service, and atmosphere. Our guide to dining at Portland’s top eateries gives you all the information you need to

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis