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.

Politics

Oregon Business and Community Leaders Reflect on Trump

From the role of venture capital to the urban/rural divide to simple pain and healing, there’s a lot of work to do.

11/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Slide Show

Portland Monthly's The Factory: A Warhol Happening

Portlanders celebrate pop art icon Andy Warhol at the Portland Art Museum.

11/21/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff Photography by Jason DeSomer

Book Festival

The Essential Guide to Wordstock 2016

Portland’s beloved book festival boasts more than 100 authors all crammed into one short day. We’ve made an itinerary for the time-pressed and book-besotted.

11/02/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

LIGHT A FIRE 2016

Portland Monthly's 12th Annual Light a Fire Awards

Photos from our 12 annual showcase of local individuals and organizations making Portland a better place to live, love, give, and grow

10/31/2016 Photography by Mario Gallucci By Portland Monthly Staff

Culture Call Sheet

Pop Culture Watch: The Shows, Movies, Tracks, and Books We’re Really into Right Now

From Christopher Guest’s Mascots to Y La Bamba and Joseph, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

10/26/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

MAKER MIXER 2016

Slide Show: Portland Monthly's 2016 Maker Mixer

Photos from our Design Annual Launch Party & Yard Grand Opening

10/10/2016 Photography by Jason DeSomer By Portland Monthly Staff

MUSIC

Pickathon 2016: The Music, the Magic, the Photos to Prove It

Our Pickathon weekend in pictures.

08/10/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Culture Call Sheet

July's Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Netflix's Stranger Things to Hari Kondabolu and W. Kamau Bell’s Politically Re-Active podcast (with some essential Veep along the way), PoMo writers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

07/28/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

MANNERS

The Swimming Hole Code of Conduct

Or, how not to infuriate your fellow bathers.

07/12/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

PLAYLIST

The Perfect Portland Workout Playlist

An hour of sonic power from the local scene, now and always.

06/24/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Culture Call Sheet

August's Pop Culture Watch: What We're Really into Right Now

From Orange Is the New Black to Tegan and Sara's Love You to Death, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

06/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

PRIDE

Portland’s Top LGBTQ Designers Take to the Catwalk for Flare

Portland Monthly hosts its first-ever fashion show as part of our Pride party, Flare. Here’s why you need to be there.

06/13/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

PDX Essentials: Quadrant by Quadrant, All the Things We Can’t Live Without

Secret beaches to art deco splendor to OG dive bars, here are some of our favorite things in every corner of Portland.

06/13/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Readers' Poll Results

We asked. You voted. Find out which song best defines Portland, which piece of public arts reigns supreme, and which restaurants should be chucked off a cliff.

06/13/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

DRINK UP

Best Oregon Wines 2016: Call for Submissions

Portland Monthly is now accepting submissions for our 2016 list of Oregon's 50 best wines. Send 'em if you got 'em!

05/12/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS

A Pocket Map to Portland’s Definitive Neighborhood Bars—All 76 of ‘Em

Our city has 95 neighborhoods. Seventy-six are blessed with at least one bar. Here are the city’s quintessential local watering holes.

04/22/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff With Sarah Cadwell

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: What Defines Portland?

As Portland Monthly gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places, and traits, have your say on 10 crucial questions.

04/20/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture: What We’re Really Into Right Now

From Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to Young Thug’s most recent mix tape, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

04/19/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff