Article

Snurf’s Up

A sports revivalist brings snowtrashing to Mount Hood.

05/19/2009 By Elizabeth Armstrong Moore

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Cover Story

A Shameless Peek at Portland's Money

To our great surprise, in spite of Portland’s rep as a city given to monetary modesty, people talked. From lottery millionaires to a drag queen with a penchant for vodka martinis and a family who made a pact to buy nothing new for an entire year (not even

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Randy Gragg, and Kym Croft Miller

Sweets

Clearing the Bar

Once you’ve tasted the otherworldly chocolate offerings at Cacao, there’s no going back to those emulsifier-laden bars that lurk near checkout counters.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Liquid Lesson

A bright solution to a soggy problem blooms at Mt Tabor Middle School.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Sustainability

Eco Elegance

Forget the drawstring hemp pants, Greenloop boutique makes eco-consciousness fashionably chic.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

All Class

Kitchen Chemistry

A new culinary movement trades pots and pans for pipettes.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Japanese Rising

At Tanuki, a diminutive eatery in Nob Hill, sake may be king, but the food that’s paired with it is what holds us captive.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Desirables

Picture This

Art isn't meant only for the wall: Sometimes it’s made for the ?body. Consider the pair of electric-blue flats made from a suedelike, vegan ?material that were recently spied at Olio United.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

DINING

Dixie Picks

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Just Opened

Braving the Elements

After a few stormy years, chef Naomi Pomeroy opens a tiny Northeast Portland restaurant on her own terms.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Bar News

Glass Precision

On a quest for the perfect old-fashioned? Take a page from the Oregon Bartenders Guild.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

Bottoms Up

Best Bars

When the crack of cold creeps into the evening air and it's dark by dinner, we know it's time to re-acquaint ourselves with Portland's best bars. Snuggle into a booth, belly up to the bar, and while away some rainy nights.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Camas Davis, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker

People

The Player

He’s ridiculously good looking. He’s got a Harvard M.B.A. His father is the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Last May, Henry Merritt Paulson III ...

05/19/2009 By Jim Gullo

THE HIT LIST

Sweet Spot

Why is this dog smiling? Because she knows she lives in an urban dog-park paradise.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

PASSING THROUGH

Home Bass

Jazz superstar Esperanza Spalding returns to her Portland roots. (For one night, at least.)

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Article

Cool Comfort

At this new eastside bastion of regional American cuisine, the Midwest and the Northwest collude on the plate.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Eat More, Spend Less

The Art of Eating Cheaply

On the contrary, it means seeking out talented chefs who can transform the simplest, cheapest ingredients into a sublime masterpiece of a meal.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson, Kasey Cordell, Camela Raymond, Camas Davis, John Chandler, Megan Callow, and Bart Blasengame With Brian Barker