PDX Index

Why Voting by Mail Is Better Than Any Other Way of Voting

Oregon stages a quiet revolution.

10/10/2016 By Michelle Porter

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 22–25

German films, Wanda Sykes, a Portland-set crime novel, Latin jazz, Art Garfunkel, a landmark August Wilson play—fall is here.

09/22/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Regina Winkle-Bryan, and Michelle Porter

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 15–18

The Portland Biennial says bye-bye, a carnivorous plant hits the stage, Bloc Party returns, and 16 more ways to slay the weekend.

09/15/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Lisa Dunn, and Michelle Porter

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept 8–11

The inaugural Portland Black Music Festival, a slew of new plays, the return of comedian Shane Torres, and a pop-up art museum at Pioneer Courthouse Square—put your weekend pants on.

09/08/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson, Kailla Coomes, Michelle Porter, and Fiona McCann

Music

September: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

From icons like Art Garfunkel and Boyz II Men to plenty of new blood, here's a 20-track playlist to guide you through Portland’s live music acts this September.

08/31/2016 By Michelle Porter

News To Chew

Oso Market and Bombay Cricket Club Shutter for Good, Plus More PDX Food News

… including Koi Fusion’s upcoming waterfront digs and the Wild Hunt’s southern migration.

08/29/2016 By Michelle Porter

Film Festival

Portland Film Festival's Time-Traveling Mad Scientist

Neil Stryker and the Tyrant of Time hits the Portland Film Festival next week. We caught up with its local creators to hear about goblins and Star Trek and sci-fi—oh my!

08/24/2016 By Michelle Porter

Weekly Planner

A Tuscan Gelato Party, Korean Food Festival, and More Portland Food Events

… including a charity event to fight childhood hunger, the 12th annual Organic Beer Fest, and PFA’s Grand Aioli dinner.

08/15/2016 By Michelle Porter

GAMES

There's an Oregon Trail Board Game So Stop What You're Doing

Your whole family can now bond over dysentery and hardtack.

08/05/2016 By Michelle Porter

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Oregon Crushes at the American Cheese Society Competition

Forget the Olympics. We’ve already won big at the country's biggest annual cheese throwdown.

08/05/2016 By Michelle Porter

Hit List

Portland’s Best Patios for Outdoor Dining

These are some of the city’s top spots to eat and drink alfresco.

08/02/2016 By Michelle Porter and Kasey Cordell

Weekly Planner

Farm Dinners, a Hot Sauce Expo, and More Portland Food Events

... including Powell’s cookbook readings and boozy summer mini-golf at 19th Hole.

07/22/2016 By Michelle Porter

Restaurant and Bar Updates

PREAM, Muselet, and the Bent Brick Call It Quits, Plus More PDX Food News

… including a flashy Ava Gene’s acquisition and Pickathon’s new dinner series.

07/18/2016 By Michelle Porter

WEEKLY PLANNER

Breakside Brewery Hosts a Luau, Riesling Invades the City, and More Portland Food Events

… including this year’s Chef in My Garden dinners, a Beast/Han Oak collaboration, and a posthumous book tour from the late, great Marcella Hazan.

07/11/2016 By Michelle Porter

MOVIES

Hollywood Theatre Celebrates 90 Years with Four Classic Movies in Visual Style

The only 70 mm-friendly movie house in Oregon indulges in the luxe format all month long.

06/29/2016 By Michelle Porter

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Hop & Vine Closes, Kachka's Happy Hour Grows, Tanner Goods Introduces the Wayback, and More PDX Food News

... including Bluehour's new weekend brunch, Broth Bar's second location, and a cameo by the Kosher Burrito.

06/28/2016 By Michelle Porter and Ramona DeNies

SPACE STUFF

Celebrate Independence Day the Interplanetary Way: with NASA and "Mohawk Guy" Bobak Ferdowsi

This Fourth of July, America probes (conquers?) a new frontier—the planet Jupiter—as spacecraft Juno enters the gas giant's orbit after a five-year trek. And yes, you can watch it LIVE.

06/22/2016 By Michelle Porter

EAT HERE NOW

Where to Eat This Week: June 22–28

Amaro floats at Burrasca, brunch at Autentica, and “21+” ice cream at Fifty Licks are your required eating.

06/22/2016 By Eat Beat Team

ACCESSORIES

This Portland Start-Up Wants You to Lick Your Cat

The Kickstarter-funded Licki Brush lets you groom your pet.

06/21/2016 By Michelle Porter