Funny/Not Funny

Q&A: Comedian Mohanad Elshieky On Suing the Feds

The Libyan refugee and stand up will perform at Pop Up Magazine tonight and tomorrow.

05/13/2019 By Marty Patail

Cannabis

4/20 Deals to Ensure a Dope Weekend

The highest of the holidays approaches. Here's where to score some bargain bud.

04/18/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Wellness

Want to Feel Better?

Portland’s party-starting dance teachers, massage therapists, modern-day witches, labyrinth walkers, and psychedelic guides have ideas. It’s a wild world of wellness out there.

01/29/2019 Edited by Rebecca Jacobson Photography by Nicolle Clemetson

Wellness: Couldn't Hurt

Bargain Massages, Therapy Bunnies, and 9 More Ways to Feel Better

Portland serves up a dizzying buffet of options for improving your mind, body, and soul—or at least an hour or two of your day.

01/29/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson, Casey Jarman, Amy Martin, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, and Benjamin Tepler

Wellness: In the Cards

These 6 Tarot Decks Take Divination to the Next Level

Looking for some insight into life's daily snags? Pick up one of these locally designed tarot decks.

01/29/2019 By Allison Place

Wellness: Spell It Out

How Witchcraft Helps Portlander Rhea Wolf Make Sense of the World

Sabrina to Suspiria, witches are having a serious cultural moment right now. But for Wolf, it dates back to her childhood in the Midwest.

01/29/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Wellness: Bust a Move

Cully's Nonprofit Workout Studio Puts Community First

(com)motion brings Portland together with dance parties, karate classes, and body-positive yoga.

01/29/2019 By Rebecca Jacobson

Wellness: Head Trip

Are Psychedelics the Breakthrough Therapy Drug?

LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin are the newest tools in the therapist’s kit—and Portland has embraced the movement.

01/29/2019 By Seth Lorinczi

Urban Achiever

This Rising Political Star Could Redefine the Portland Region

And you probably don’t even know her name. (It’s Lynn Peterson, and she’s taking over Metro.)

12/21/2018 By Randy Gragg Photography by Nicolle Clemetson

Essay

Welcome to Portland, the City That's Just Like Your Overachieving Older Sister

You're in Marcia-Land now. Here are all the ways Portland is the most-est.

08/03/2018 By Jimmy Radosta

Lab Life

This Portlander Creates Super-Fun Science Videos for Kids

Lindsey Murphy—aka “Crazy Aunt Lindsey”—makes DIY experiments fabulous.

05/22/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson

High Country

The Discerning Adult's Guide to Portland Cannabis

Hot companies, top shops, and tasty treats: welcome to high country.

01/30/2018 Edited by Marty Patail Photography by Nicolle Clemetson

Cannabis: Trophy Case

Portland's Classiest Cannabis Stuff

Art deco roach clips to iridescent unicorn horns, behold this coffee table-worthy paraphernalia.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

Cannabis: Pre-Rolls

5 Fancy Pre-Rolls for Your Next Dinner Party

Leave the pinot at home.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

Cannabis: Top Treats

The 12 Tastiest Cannabis Edibles (That Won't Ruin Your Weekend)

From cheesy crackers to marshmallow bon-bons, these treats are a step above.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

Cannabis: West Is Best

How the American West Became the Wild Cannabis Frontier

The story of modern marijuana isn't just how it’s been smoked, but who smokes it.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

Long Story Short

Mohanad Elshieky Fled Libya. Now He's a Stand-Up Comic in Portland.

The former English teacher from Benghazi has risen quickly in this city's crowded comedy scene.

11/20/2017 By Fiona McCann

Long Story Short

Meet Adrienne Nelson, the Second Black Female Judge in Oregon History

"I moved to Oregon in the summer of 1994. When I got here, people were honest about the fact that there’s not a lot of diversity."

09/13/2017 By Eden Dawn

Beer

Meet Portland's Self-Proclaimed Lady Brewer Girl Gang

The three women talk homebrewing, deadlifting, and eyelash extensions.

08/14/2017 By Katie Vaughan

The City's Best

Portland's Top Places to Shop

From midcentury furniture to locally designed suits, the best of Portland’s thriving indie retail world awaits you.

06/30/2017 Edited by Eden Dawn