CHILDBIRTH

It’s Official: Water Birth Carries No Added Risk

According to a groundbreaking Oregon State study, it’s just as safe to deliver in water as on land.

06/24/2016 Illustrations by Sarah Hopwood

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland Food News To Chew

Lincoln’s Jenn Louis is arrested, Coco Donuts expands to North Williams, and Edible Portland will rise again.

05/03/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

MOTHER'S DAY

Mother’s Day in Portland: Salumi Picnics, Cascadian Spas, and High Tea

Don’t let Mother’s Day (May 8) sneak up on you. We’ve got fail-proof options for everyone, from conservative eaters to Champagne and caviar lovers.

05/02/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

TINY HOMES

Mini Vacation? Try on Mt Hood Village's New Tiny Homes for Size

The resort and campground opens a "tiny house village" with five sweet little homes to rent.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

BOOKS

How One Portland Author Went from Self-Publishing to a Major Book Deal

It took Jason Gurley 15 years to write, scrap, re-write, self-publish, and finally get picked up by Crown Publishing. He holds forth on writing, success, and how Eleanor was born in the Oregon rain.

04/26/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Bloody Mary Bloc Parties, Movies in the Pix Patisserie Courtyard, and More Portland Food Events

… including Clear Creek Distillery’s open house, Take Your Kids to Work lunch at Ringside, and a Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore reading at Powell’s.

04/25/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

GET OUT

Run Towards Paid Parental Leave This Mother’s Day

Family Forward Action hosts Run Mama Run, a 5k, 10k, and Kids' Fun Run on May 8.

04/21/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland Food News To Chew

Broder expands to Hood River, Revolution Hall gets a restaurant, and Phat Cart goes brick-and-mortar.

04/18/2016 By Sarah Hopwood and Marty Patail

FARM DINNERS

A Guide to 2016 Farm Dinners (Plus, Win Two Tickets to Field & Vine)

Book your plein air dining feasts before they sell out.

04/15/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

Weekly Planner

Southern Cocktail Class, Passover Seder at Kenny & Zuke's, and More Portland Food Events

…including a month of special chef xurros from Lardo’s Rick Gencarelli, ice cream and comedy at Morgan St. Theater, and cider camp with Bull Run.

04/11/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland Food News To Chew

Viking Soul Food opens a new cart, Renata launches happy hour, and Willow goes full-time.

04/04/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

READ 'EM AND EAT

April Cookbook Events at Powell’s

Two heavy-hitting Portland restaurants and one alt-sugar food writer round out the month’s foodie must-reads.

03/29/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

GYM SPOTLIGHT

Gym Spotlight: Hyatt Training

If you’re ready to pony up for a personal trainer, this Northwest Portland studio offers plenty of options.

03/24/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland Food News to Chew

Trader Vic’s, Equinox, and Restaurant Uzbekistan close for good; Le Pigeon abolishes tips, and Nomad.PDX eyes a brick-and-mortar.

03/22/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

Weekly Planner

St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations, Cider Festivals, and More Portland Food Events

… including the Farmhouse Ale Festival, Imperial Easter brunch, and egg hunts at Pix Patisserie.

03/14/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

HIT LIST

Where to Eat During Portland Dining Month

Which of the city’s 120-plus restaurants will you explore during our frugal, creative dining month? We’ve got a few ideas….

03/14/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

NATURAL PATH

Six Quick Tips to Sleep Better Tonight

The Oregon Clinic’s Dr. Bill Bowerfind shares how to stay well-rested—and what you risk if you don't.

03/09/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

STARTUP

Why Portland is Embracing This California-Made Community Site

Rooster, an online community where the only rule is you can ask for anything you need as long as it’s free, has skyrocketed in Portland.

03/07/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

RESTAURANT AND BAR UPDATES

Portland News to Chew

Micah Camden’s Hop Dog shutters, lauded Japanese ramen chain Marukin opens in Southeast Portland, and much more.

03/04/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

Weekly Planner

Dunk Doughnuts in Coffee-Infused Beer, Eat Steak at Ned Ludd, and More Portland Food Events

… including Great Notion’s beer release (with Salt & Straw ice cream floats) and a month of chocolate-infused desserts at some of the city’s best restaurants.

03/02/2016 By Sarah Hopwood