BIG PICTURE

Keep Sporting Weird: A New Book Profiles the World's Oddest Athletic Pursuits

From ostrich racing to chess boxing, a new photography book documents the world’s strangest athletic dreams.

11/18/2014 By Sarah Richards

LOCAL FOOD

The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Oregon

This alphabetic sampler of the state's best things to eat and drink will sharpen your appetite (and appreciation) for the fertile place we call home.

09/02/2014 Edited by Zach Dundas and Benjamin Tepler By Rachel Ritchie, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, Marty Patail, Maya Seaman, Nicole Cordier, Caleb Diehl, and Sarah Richards

GEAR UP

Hiking App Uncovers Over 400 Hidden Viewpoints

Acclaimed Oregon photographer Rodney Lough, Jr. shares 18 years worth of outdoor discoveries with a new phone app.

08/21/2014 By Sarah Richards

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Oregon Wild’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

On October 17, celebrate Oregon Wild's birthday with camp-inspired foods and event-only brewed beer.

08/20/2014 By Sarah Richards

home design

Three Outstanding Portland Wallpaper Makers

These PDX-based design houses push home decor beyond the paint brush.

08/18/2014 By Sarah Richards

DISPATCH

What's Killing the Oregon Sea Star?

Many of the state's colorful tide-pool treasures are being destroyed by a mysterious wasting syndrome that could drastically change our coastal biodiversity.

08/13/2014 By Sarah Richards

PRO TIPS

10 Tips for Traveling with Your pets

The American Veterinary Medical Association breaks it down.

08/11/2014 By Sarah Richards

PDX INDEX

Vacation Days, By the Numbers

Paid or not, Oregonians (and the tourists who love them) make the most of their days off.

08/01/2014 By Sarah Richards

HOME DECOR

18 Gorgeous Vintage Wallpapers from a Portland Company's Treasure Trove

Bolling & Co.'s stash of early 20th Century wallpapers reveals the depth, beauty, and intricacy of a long-ignored medium.

07/29/2014 By Sarah Richards

HIGH CRAFT SPOTLIGHT

Skulls, Spines, Whorls, and Wings: The Creepy/Beautiful World of Woodworker Laura Buchan

A Portland sculptor carves her own eerie menagerie.

07/07/2014 By Sarah Richards

DRINK EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Join the (Dog-Friendly) Cider Summit Portland

Get ready to join the thirsty crowds at Cider Summit PDX's fourth annual apple bash.

06/13/2014 By Sarah Richards

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Outer Space Up Close in Central Oregon

The 15th annual Prineville Star Party puts the universe's majesty on display.

05/21/2014 By Sarah Richards

FOODIE FREEBIES

Portland Dining Month Giveaway

Eat Beat’s giving away five Dining Month dinners to our loyal readers, just because we like you.

06/13/2011 By Allison Jones

EAT HERE NOW

Wings of Victory

How good is the food at Pok Pok and Le Pigeon post Beard awards? In a word: soaring.

06/01/2011 By Karen Brooks

Shopping Spree

June Wish List at Alder & Co.

Domestic bliss comes in all shapes, sizes, colors, and prices at Alder & Co. Stop by soon to dress up your home or yourself at this wonderful Southwest shop.

05/31/2011 By Teri Gelber

DEAL WATCH

Portland Dining Month Deals

Throughout the month of June, $25 gets you a 3-course meal at 60 restaurants around Portland.

05/26/2011 By Allison Jones