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.

INTRODUCING...

Introducing: Departure

Sitting atop the Nines, Departure offers a 270-degree view of the city and an interior that recalls the Starship Enterprise.

11/09/2009 By Mike Thelin

Culture Calendar

Make My Weekend

Dining, dinosaurs, cellos, and more cellos

08/06/2009 By Portland Monthly Staff

The Sporting Life

Trail Blazers: An Emotional Preview

With a little luck, it could happen.

08/05/2009 By Portland Monthly Staff

Star Gazing

Portland, We Have a Baldwin

Second-oldest brother Daniel has his eye on P-town.

07/29/2009 By Portland Monthly Staff

Best Burgers 2009

Create the Perfect Burger

In this issue, not only did we judge the best burgers in the city; we gathered some of the top chefs in the city—Tommy Habetz of Bunk, Oswaldo Bibiano of Autentica, and Naomi Pomeroy of Beast—for a no-holds-barred Iron Chef-esque competition to create the

07/20/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Arts & Events

Hot Pursuit

Inside Andi Kovel’s St. Johns studio, a large furnace belches 2,000-degree heat while the 39-year-old glass artist prepares to transform 600 pounds of gooey, malleable glass glowing hot and bright into three-foot-tall vases.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon