SEAFOOD SOIREES

Celebrate Cascadia's Fruits of the Sea with These Three Seafood Festivals

Two coastal outings (plus one in Puget Sound) promise a bounty of fresh Pacific oysters, Dungeness crab, and sweet Hood Canal spot shrimp.

04/19/2016 By Jack Rushall

RUNNING

Five Classic Portland Runs

Whatever your quadrant, there’s a beautiful route for you.

04/15/2016 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg With Sarah Cadwell

FIT CITY

The Simple Way to Reduce Your Risk of Running Injuries

Strengthening your hips and core has never felt easier—or more important.

04/13/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

BODY TALK

Why You Need to Get a Pap Smear

A local ob-gyn offers her expert opinion on cervical cancer prevention.

04/06/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

HEALTH NEWS

LGBTQ Primary Care Clinic Opening in Southeast Portland

Cascade AIDS Project hopes to launch the new health center in 2017.

04/05/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

FIT CITY

12 Tips for Crushing Your First 5k, Half Marathon, or Anything in Between

Follow Foot Traffic owner Sean Rivers’s words of wisdom as you chase new running goals.

04/05/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

ESSAY

How Picking a School Splits Portlanders into Hostile Camps

It's all very genteel, but still.

03/25/2016 By Audrey Van Buskirk

NATURAL PATH

Spring Cleaning Goes Natural

These local, nontoxic cleaning products will get your home spick-and-span.

03/21/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

BODY TALK

The Truth about Long-Acting Birth Control

Dr. Carrie Miles of Bridgeview Women’s Health shares her expert insights on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) and debunks common IUD myths.

03/14/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

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

Gear Up

10 Essential Tips for Running in the Cold, Dark, and Wet

Don't hit that snooze button! Earning your winter warrior cred is easier than you'd think.

02/18/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

LITERARY MAGAZINES

These 5 Local Literary Magazines Want Your Winter Scribblings

Did you survive the winter by scrawling short stories? Now's the time to find your fans. Start local, with these five submission-friendly literary magazines.

02/09/2016 By Jack Rushall

GOOD EATS

Seaweed: It’s What’s for Dinner

Learn why that slimy sea gunk has become a trendy, sustainable superfood.

02/08/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

NATURAL PATH

Six Secrets to Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder

The struggle is real, but these simple solutions can make a huge difference.

02/03/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

GOOD EATS

Make Your Reservation for a Very Vegan Valentine’s Day

Impress your veg-friendly sweetheart with a fancy prix fixe dinner at a plant-based Portland eatery.

01/28/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

GEAR UP

Are You Wearing the Wrong Running Shoes?

A Portland footwear expert shares six steps to preventing injury and finding that perfect fit.

01/19/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

Portland Bucket List

50 Things Every Portlander Must Do

From transplants to natives, we present a quirky and quintessential bucket list for every type of Portlander.

12/21/2015 Edited by Marty Patail

NATURAL PATH

How To Melt Away Seasonal Stress In Three Easy Steps

Step back from the holiday hubbub and reprioritize with the help of a local naturopathic physician.

12/04/2015 By Dr. Samantha Brody

GOOD EATS

Kick-Start Your Nutrition Resolutions with these Healthy Local Snacks

These new Northwest products will keep you nourished and energized all winter long.

11/30/2015 By Tuck Woodstock

POP UP

LA Continues the California Invasion of Portland—With a Stylish Pop-Up?!

Adding to the Californian craze, an LA focused makers event sets up camp for two weeks. Good will or imperialism? Read on!

11/25/2015 By Eden Dawn