Portland Politics

What to Do On (and Around) Inauguration Day

From marches and rallies to art workshops and comedy shows, here are 15 inauguration-related happenings to light your political fire as a new president takes office.

01/10/2017 By Lauren Kershner

Playlist

January 2017: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

If you haven’t settled on a resolution (or already broken it), you might find inspiration listening to some of the musical maestros coming through town this month. From Dar Williams to DeVotchKa, check out our playlist for January.

01/04/2017 By Jason Buehrer, Ko Ricker, and Rebecca Jacobson

Body Talk

Are Oregon’s New Birth Control Laws Actually Helping Anyone?

Two pioneering bills were intended to make contraceptive access easier than ever. One year later, not much has changed.

01/04/2017 By Molly Woodstock

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year at One (or All?) of These Portland Parties

We know: 2016 sucked. So to send it out with some attitude, we’ve got nine of the city’s best events for your countdown pleasure.  

12/28/2016 By Jason Buehrer

New Year, New You

Portland Wellness Pros Share Resolution Inspiration

Take a peek at these New Year's pledges before setting your own 2017 goals.

12/27/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Body Talk

Ten Reasons Not to Focus on Your Weight in the New Year

The founders of Be Nourished weigh in (get it?) on health and diet culture.

12/27/2016 By Hilary Kinavey and Dana Sturtevant

Holiday Eats

Where to Celebrate New Year’s 2017 in Portland

From free chocolate buffets to caviar and truffle blowouts, here are 10 spots to eat, drink, and ring in the new year.

12/21/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Winter Relaxation: Marijuana

Best Weed Strains for Winter Bliss

A Portland budtender shares three top picks.

12/20/2016 By Marty Patail

Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Health-Conscious Friends

Please the self-styled wellness gurus in your life with these Portland-made presents.

12/09/2016 By Webb Wright

Good Eats

A Portland Start-Up Delivers Local, Organic, Plant-Based Groceries to Your Door

Is it time to say goodbye to Whole Foods Market and hello to New Foods Market?

12/01/2016 By Webb Wright

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy December with These Local Wellness Events

Unwind with free massages and yoga classes, a community-building potluck, a healing-focused crafts fair, or a Grinch-themed bike ride.

11/29/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Politics

Three Oregon Environmental Leaders Brace Themselves for Trump

From public lands to parks funding to climate policy, it’s going to be a rocky ride.

11/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

Politics

Portland Performers, Creators, and Arts Leaders Get Ready for a New "Inspiration": Donald Trump

Expect an era of “satire with teeth,” among other responses.

11/23/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

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

Body Talk

Should Portlanders Rush to Get IUDs?

Here’s how Trump’s presidency might affect your uterus.

11/16/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Holiday Eats

10 Ways to Eat Out or Order In This Thanksgiving

Don't want to make your own turkey and pumpkin pie? These local eateries will do it for you.

11/09/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Body Talk

Is Winter in Portland Making Us Sleepier?

It turns out that seasonal changes really do affect our biological clocks.

11/02/2016 By Webb Wright

Natural Path

Don’t Panic: These Anxiety Treatments Can Work

Millions of Americans turn to Xanax, meditation, herbal supplements, and weed—but which is best?

10/27/2016 By Webb Wright