Take 3

A Missing Park Block Returned

Three different viewpoints on the final chapter of downtown’s longest-running saga

10/29/2009 By Randy Gragg

If you built it...

Architecture of the Sandwich

From the constant changes of the Sausage Sandwich at Clyde Common to the bizarre combination of the hot dog flight at The Original, the variety of Portland's sandwiches mirrors architecture from around the country.

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg

Cheap Eats

$20 Is The New $50

We scoured the Portland metro area to find a dozen culinary steals, ranging from the nationally-lauded Le Pigeon, to Sanchez Taqueria, a foodie pitstop in Tigard.

10/09/2009 By Mike Thelin and Eva Hagberg

Best Foot Forward

Well Heeled

The recession has paddle-shocked cobbling back to life thanks to cash-strapped customers who would rather scrimp by paying $12 for a replacement heel than pony up $100 for a new pair of kicks.

06/23/2009 By Sam Holder

Portland's Best Water

Oregon's 6 Essential Rivers

Six rivers. Twenty-seven adventures. Endless options for a wild and scenic summer.

06/22/2009 With Randy Gragg, Ariel Bleicher, and Frederick Reimers By Alexis Rehrmann

Instructables

How To: Make Your Own (Nutritious) Gorp

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

06/04/2009 By Sam Holder

Instructables

How To…Catch a Fish with Your Bare Hands

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

06/03/2009 By Sam Holder

Instructables

How To…Handle a Steep Descent

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

06/03/2009 By Sam Holder

Instructables

How To: Wrap a Blister

Little things to make your summer hikes kick even more butt.

06/03/2009 By Sam Holder

Mudroom

Shortcut to Heaven

To honor the two thousandth anniversary of the Apostle Paul's birth, Pope Benedict XVI granted all Catholic dioceses around the world the authority to grant plenary indulgences—code for forgiveness of previous sins. But there's a catch: you've got j

05/26/2009 By Sam Holder

Green School

Charlie Brown Goes Green

Da Vinci School and the U of O team up to inspire innovative students.

05/22/2009 By Sam Holder

Mudroom

How To…Pluck A Person Off Mount Hood

The January 17 helicopter rescue of Mount Hood climber Michael Leming certainly wasn’t the first time the National Guard’s 1042nd Medical Company has picked someone off the peak, but it might have been the last—at least for a while. The company and

05/19/2009 By Sam Holder

Green City

The Ripple Effect

And we've got *15 BIG IDEAS* that prove it: crushed-glass countertops, a greener carpet cleaner, solar-powered wineries, a planet-healing hospital, shoes from soda bottles, a better microprocessor, and more ideas that are changing our world.

05/19/2009 By Christian DeBenedetti, Camas Davis, and John Chandler Edited by Kasey Cordell

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Letters

05/19/2009

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Raging Beauty

Sure, Oregon has the most wild and scenic rivers in the country. But we want another one.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler

Footsore

Heart and Sole

Nike’s new Native American shoe meets mixed reviews.

05/19/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

Pets

Cat Couture

In the cats-versus-dogs debate, feline fans invariably cite kitties’ low-maintenance needs in their arguments.

05/19/2009 By Katrina Myers

Bottoms Up

Best Bars 2009

When the crack of cold creeps into the evening air and it's dark by dinner, we know it's time to re-acquaint ourselves with Portland's best bars. Snuggle into a booth, belly up to the bar, and while away some rainy nights.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Camas Davis, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker

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The Hidden Coast

Leave the tourist traps for the Winnebago set and explore The Hidden Coast. Follow our mile-by-mile guide to those wonders of the Oregon Coast that can be found only off the beaten path.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

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We’re Such a Catch.

Come hither, ye media suitors…

05/19/2009 By Sam Holder