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



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

01/19/2010 By Meghan Hilliard


Roll Models

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

12/11/2009 By Meghan Hilliard


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


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


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


PDX Index: Fountains

Portland Monthly takes a look at local fountains.

09/10/2009 By Meghan Hilliard


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