DESIGN

The Mad Science Behind OMSI's Greatest Exhibits

In the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s exhibition-design laboratory, the future of learning is under construction.

10/10/2014 By Nathan Tucker

GROUP THINK

Ziba Made Your Ketchup Bottle—Now It's Remaking Itself

For 30 years, the storied design firm Ziba has created pioneering products for the world’s biggest companies. The most crucial project yet: moving forward.

09/26/2014 By Zach Dundas

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do Labor Day Weekend 2014

The Oregon Symphony returns to the Waterfront, the Portland Film Festival brings Toby back to 'Labyrinth,' and Art in the Pearl gives you another reason to walk the park blocks on a sunny afternoon.

08/27/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan

LONG STORY SHORT

The Babe with the Power is Back!

Toby Froud crawled his way into our hearts in a red-striped onesie in Jim Henson’s cult fantasy movie Labyrinth. Now, he's creating his own world of magic.

08/26/2014 By Aaron Scott

LONG STORY SHORT

Jeffrey Morgenthaler: The Man Behind the Bar

The legendary Clyde Common bartender reveals his slow rise to cocktail stardom (by way of dive bars and white collar ambitions).

06/02/2014 By Kelly Clarke

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 8-12

The Bridgetown Comedy Festival conquers all, The Pirates of Penzance opens, and Othello and PAM's Venice exhibition close. Heed!

05/08/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

FEATURE

5 Portland Bands You Need to Hear Now

These incendiary acts may be new to the scene, but they’ve already locked into solid grooves of their own. Best of all, you can still catch them at intimate venues—but probably not for long.

05/01/2014 By Ryan White

PROFILE

Death Becomes Her

The "Green Reaper" of Boring, Oregon finds a calling—and a fresh start for an industry in flux—with wicker caskets, backyard burials, and free baby hugs.

02/03/2014 By Nancy Rommelmann

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the January Issue

All the arts and culture stories from Portland Monthly’s January issue in one convenient spot.

01/08/2014 By Erik Maurer

ENTERTAINMENT

Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory

After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.

01/02/2014 By Aaron Scott Photography by William Anthony

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Blind Pilot and the Oregon Symphony

The local indie folk darlings team up with the symphony for a night of sweeping orchestral tunes on April 27.

04/09/2013 By Aaron Scott

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the April Issue

This month's art-focused Portland Monthly articles include a Q&A with Artists Rep's new artistic director and Blind Pilot's latest album.

04/01/2013 By Allison Jones

CULTUREPHILE

Blind Pilot Goes Symphonic

The indie-folk band teams up with the Oregon Symphony.

03/15/2013 By Aaron Scott

Article

Romancing At Home: Portland Hotel Packages

15 Cupid-approved Portland staycation specials for your sweetie.

02/11/2013 By Madelynn Vislocky

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Chef Thomas Boyce Leaves Bluehour

The veteran Los Angeles chef is replaced by Clarklewis chef and Bluehour alum Dolan Lane.

01/08/2013 By Karen Brooks

Feature

Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

08/23/2012 By Aaron Scott

Feature

City of Industry

A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.

08/17/2012 By Zach Dundas

Long Story [Short]

The Diver

A 12-year veteran of Portland Fire and Rescue’s Dive Team, Lt. Rich Tyler is one of very few people to have experienced the murky netherworld that lies below the surface of the Willamette River.

07/18/2012 By Jill Davis

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Spirit of ’77 Revamps Menu

Portland restaurateur Nate Tilden will star in the sports bar’s redesign

06/27/2012 By Benjamin Tepler

Culturephile

High Note

Vancouver's Edna Vazquez is a rising star on Spanish television.

10/14/2011 By Anne Adams