SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 25-28

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the World Naked Bike Ride!

06/22/2015

VOX POPULI

What Portlanders Really Think About Oregon Beer

We asked about 850 of our readers about the state's unofficial beverage. Here's what we discovered.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 19-21

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: Celebrate the solstice with What the Festival, kayak tours, and ping pong in Forest Park.

06/16/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

HEALTHY EVENTS

The Balance Calendar: Portland Health and Fitness Events

Yoga and hiking at local wineries, a creative summit wellness retreat, and a worldwide gathering of mind-body healing practitioners

06/10/2015 By Allison Jones

BOOKS

Why Portland Was the Perfect Place to Write a Book About Sherlock Holmes

Our co-executive editor went deep on the Great Detective, and found the Rose City’s secret Victorian soul.

06/03/2015 By Zach Dundas

BODY TALK

A Sweet, Soothing, and Natural Alternative to Waxing

Sugaring studios are popping up all around town, so we set out to see what the natural hair-removal technique is all about.

06/03/2015 By Allison Jones and Rachel Davidson

TREAT YO SELF

Make the Most of Your Vacation Days with these Healthy Summer Adventures

Raft through Hells Canyon, indulge in a yoga and pilates retreat in Sonoma, or find your om in a vineyard—and dedicate this summer to your healthiest self.

05/27/2015 By Allison Jones

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Kick Off Summer with a June Full of Pride, Beer, and Naked Bike Rides

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

05/26/2015 Photography by Rachel Ritchie

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Savor the End Of Summer with Some Perfect September Weekends

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

05/26/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Set Sail in August with Music Festivals, Bridge Pedal, and the Soapbox Derby

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

05/26/2015 By Fiona McCann

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Four Weekends of Fun in the July Sun

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

05/26/2015 By Ramona DeNies

FIT CITY

Portland Fitness Pros Share Their Post-Workout Snacks

Chocolate milk, curry, and shower smoothies? Trainers, gym owners, and all-around sweat fiends share their go-to refueling meals.

05/21/2015 By Allison Jones

ENVIRONMENT

Did a Monstrous Prehistoric Flood Seed Oregon’s Mystery Trees?

How a lone stand of aspens in West Linn reveals the legacy of a massive cataclysmic event.

04/02/2015 By Mary Stutzman

HIGH SPIRITS

Oregon’s Link to the World’s Most Famous Single Malt Scotch

In Scotland's remote islands, some of the industry's best barrels are made with Oregon fir.

03/02/2015 By Mike Schwartz

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: November 2014

Mozart's Requiem, John Oliver at the Keller, and more of the month's best bets for things to see and do in Portland

11/03/2014

EDITORS' NOTE

Celebrating Portland’s Season of the Sun

Our executive editor explores why Oregonians deserve a kick-ass summer more than any others.

08/01/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

HEALTH

The Big Push Towards Safe Home Birth

Home-birthing mothers sometimes avoid hospitals, even in emergencies. At Legacy Emanuel, doctors and midwives are working together to change that.

07/15/2014 By Jill Davis

EDITOR'S NOTE

Living the Good Life, PDX-Style

Homing in on what it means to be healthy in the City of Roses, from good wine to great hikes.

07/15/2014 By Zach Dundas

The Big One: Insider Tips

10 Ways to Survive an Earthquake in Portland

Carmen Merlo, former director of Portland’s Bureau of Emergency Management, argues that being ready for the Big One is as much about connection as stockpiles. But don’t forget to pack some chocolate.

06/16/2014 By Carmen Merlo

FEATURE

5 Perfect Portland Days

Itineraries for every kind of summer visitor

06/03/2013 By Kasey Cordell