Cycling

Pedalpalooza Is Back! The Beloved Bike Festival Runs June, July, and August

The super-fun, volunteer-led Portland bike festival returns with themed rides, from David Bowie to the World Naked Bike Ride.

06/30/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Health

Oregon’s Menstrual Dignity Act Hits the Right-Wing Outrage Machine

Advocates for the bill, which puts tampons and other period supplies in school bathrooms, say its critics have completely missed the point—it’s about equity.

05/10/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Tourism

For Portland's Tourism Industry, Things Are Looking Up—But There's Still A Long Way To Go

At Travel Portland's 'State of the Industry' presentation, data shows that 2021 was better than 2020, but the downtown core remains a sore spot.

05/03/2022 By Julia Silverman

Satire

What Is Residency, Really?

He's grown Oregon wine grapes and eaten at Mo's. Is that all it takes to be governor?

01/07/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Sponsored Content

ASCEND Is a Roadmap for Career Success

The virtual CTE (Career and Technical Education) program helps graduates make informed decisions about what comes next.

07/02/2021 By Ben McBee

Trump v. Oregon

Oregon Lawyers Have Spent Almost Four Years Suing the Trump Administration

Here’s what they have to show for it.

09/19/2020 By Julia Silverman

The Great Escape

As COVID Wears On, Some City Residents Are Heading for the Hills

"People want to grow their own garden and have chickens—live a little more of the farm-style life and be more self-sustainable, in case something happens wit...

09/16/2020 By Julia Silverman

Breaking News

Portland’s Nearby Wilderness Areas Begin to Reopen

As of May 15, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest is back in business.

05/15/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Stay Home

In the Age of Coronavirus, Portland's Airport Is a Near Ghost Town

Travel is down 90 percent from March 2019, as airlines cut back on flights.

03/26/2020 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

The Region’s National Forests, From Mt. Hood to Southwest Washington, Have Officially Closed Borders

The sweeping mandate is meant to keep Oregonians at home.

03/26/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Coronavirus

Spring Break In Place: State Parks, Campgrounds, and Forests Are Closing to Overnight Guests

And while we’re on the subject—is it even safe to stay in an overnight rental on the coast?

03/19/2020 By Benjamin Tepler and Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

Will I Get Coronavirus from Ordering Takeout?

The lowdown on safety and ethics in Portland’s new takeout-only restaurant reality.

03/18/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Coronavirus

Where to Get Delivery, Takeout, or Curbside Pickup in Portland Right Now

A regularly updated roster of restaurants and bars shifting to takeout and delivery in the wake of the pandemic.

03/16/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

News You Can Use

Here Are 7 Big Things That Could Change Everything for Oregon in 2020

Presidential contenders, cigarette taxes and baseball teams, oh my!

01/07/2020 By Julia Silverman

Hometown Pride

Oregon Wins Big at the 2019 American Cheese Society Competition

Plus, the ACS is bringing the fight to Portland in 2020.

08/14/2019 By Kiva Hanson

The Big One: Be Prepared

The Portland Earthquake Survival Kit

We should prepare to spend at least one week off the grid. (Maybe six months.) Get ready for your most rustic staycation ever!

02/02/2018 By Portland Monthly Magazine

The Big One

The Big One Is Coming. What Will Happen to Portland?

The Northwest is long overdue for a devastating earthquake. Here’s what to know.

02/02/2018 By Randy Gragg With Sarah Hutchins

Fun With Firs

9 U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms within 90 Minutes of Portland

Your perfect holiday conifer quest comes with a hayride/reindeer/artificial snow/chili cheese nachos? We got you.

11/27/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Cheese

The Wedge Cheese Festival Returns for 2017

After the inaugural 'Oregon Cheese Month,' the stoke is high for the state’s biggest dairy blowout.

10/02/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren