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.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Sniff Cafe

Of hops and hounds…

11/18/2011 By John Chandler


Bunk Sandwiches Opens Downtown

A new spin-off of the iconic sandwich shop locks down Portland’s newest lunch destination: the Portland Transit Mall.

10/26/2011 By Eat Beat Team


Video: The Dan Plan

Can golf be mastered in 10,000 hours?

08/19/2011 With Portland Monthly Staff

plant of the week

Crinum x powellii

yes, you can grow this tropical-looking treasure in Portland!

08/08/2011 By Kate Bryant


Back to the Typewriter

Put aside, for a moment, the iPad, and contemplate the typewriter. Is it an objet d’art or a utilitarian typing machine?

07/19/2011 By Kristin Belz

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Hit the Brix

Whimsical touches FTW!

07/18/2011 By John Chandler


Charcuterie Chic

Olympic Provisions NW opens, bringing rotisserie chicken and handcrafted charcuterie to the far reaches of Northwest Portland.

04/27/2011 By Allison Jones

Piece of the Rock

6 Questions for Wire

Q&A with pop provocateurs Colin Newman and Graham Lewis

04/11/2011 By John Chandler

plant profile

Clivia miniata

sunshine on a cloudy day

03/30/2011 By Kate Bryant

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week

Green Dragon has it all—but could be better

02/16/2011 By John Chandler

plants & politics

Say it With (Organic?) Flowers

maybe a local, seasonal, organic bouquet is in your future!

02/09/2011 By Kate Bryant

Be there or be square

A Novel Romance

Elizabeth Dye’s annual fashion show can sweeten up your weekend.

02/03/2011 By Eden Dawn


Portland Black Lipstick

Learn a little more about natural make up that gives you an unnatural look.

01/28/2011 By Eden Dawn


Beer n’ Burgers

Street Party in the Pearl

07/13/2010 By Portland Monthly Staff

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Slice of Life

The knife is the often-looked but truly most-important tool in a chef's (or home cook's) arsenal. Learn how to differentiate between different types, and what these types are good for.

05/27/2010 By Jon Hart


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