At any given time, your Fine Print blogger might be any staffer on the Portland Monthly masthead. We’re keeping an eye out for newsy or randomly interesting bits we think might interest you, and occasionally we’ll talk about the inner workings of the magazine—why we ran a particular story or chose one cover design over another, for instance.

Education

Oregon K–12 Children Will Be Required to Mask in School This Fall

Gov. Kate Brown has directed the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education to require masks for K–12 schools statewide.

1:54pm By Portland Monthly Staff

Top Shops

Here Are Our Favorite Places for CBD, Edibles, and All Things Cannabis

Looking for the perfect set and setting? Look no further.

05/09/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: An Art Heist, a Historical Adventure, and a Forgotten Tribute to Andy Warhol

The content in our queues, from Netflix's This Is a Robbery to the oeuvre of Dee Wallace.

04/15/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: A Local Audiobook, an Apocalyptic Opus, and More

The content in our queues, from Jaime Schmidt's Supermaker to Lana Del Rey's Norman Fucking Rockwell!

04/08/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: RoboCop, Nomadland, and More

The content in our queues, from a pulpy ’80s classic to a current Oscar hopeful

03/18/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Coronavirus

Oregonians Reflect on One Year with the Coronavirus

Nosy questions about a year in lockdown

02/28/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: In & Of Itself, Tove Lo, and More

The content in our queues, from a heart-filling magic show to a Swedish pop banger

02/25/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Barb and Star, To All the Boys, and More

The content in our queues, from Kristen Wiig’s loopy latest to a refreshing trilogy-ender

02/18/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

News

Portland Got Snow and We Took Pictures

We sent our editors out to capture the frozen fun.

02/12/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: The House of Flowers, Dead Prez, and More

The content in our queues, from a Mexican melodrama to a hip-hop classic

02/11/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: The Wire, Sophie, and More

The content in our queues, from an HBO classic to a young genius, gone too soon

02/04/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: ‘Drivers License,’ Josie and the Pussycats, and more

The content in our queues, from a TikTok smash to a slab of Y2K dopamine

01/28/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Promising Young Woman, MF Doom, and More

The content in our queues, from a Carey Mulligan revenge thriller to a dearly departed rapper

01/21/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Ted Lasso, Chris Rock, and More

The content in our queues, from Jason Sudeikis to Jones comma Samantha

01/14/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Jeopardy!, The Cold Millions, and More

The content in our queues, from Trebek's twilight Jeopardy! eps to an epic Spokane-focused novel.

01/08/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Health

How to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in Oregon

Here's what we know so far.

01/08/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

PoMo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Bridgerton, Sound of Metal, and More

The content in our queues, from steam-time in Shondaland to a Christmas zombie musical

12/31/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Fitness

Resolving to Be Healthier? Here Are Some Tips (and Local Virtual Gyms to Try).

A list of reasonable health resolutions and places in Portland to get your virtual workout on.

12/30/2020 By Gabriel Granillo and Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

The Pop Culture That Helped Us Through the Year

From murder mysteries to fingerpicked tunes, these cultural nuggets helped make 2020 just a little more bearable.

12/24/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Dolly Parton, Dash & Lily, and More

The content in our queues, from teen romcoms to true(ish) crime

12/17/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff