Long Story [Short]

The Villain

He's the mustachioed bad guy in the Wanderlust Circus, but Portlander Russell Bruner also performs swing, acrobatics, and a racy burlesque striptease act. This month, he offers us a glimpse into his glamorous life—onstage and off.

10/14/2011 By Georgia Perry

Long Story [Short]

The Designer

Young, critically acclaimed, and decidedly opinionated, industrial designer Joey Roth recently moved his solo practice from San Francisco to Portland. He expounds on his design philosophy (very Portland), his take on the craft movement (un-Portland), and

07/22/2011 By Zach Dundas

Culturephile

Global Canvas

Influential gallery owner Elizabeth Leach has accomplished much in her 30-year career.

07/22/2011 By Randy Gragg

Long story [short]

The Champion

Not to get on a soap box, but this Portland teen is legit racing champion.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Bluehour Hires Spago Alum Thomas Boyce

Bruce Carey’s Pearl District charmer adds a missing ingredient: a power player in the kitchen.

06/22/2011 By Karen Brooks

ESSAY

To Protect and Serve

A collection of cops continues to seek medical benefits for ailments incurred while on the job.

05/19/2011 By Lee Van Der Voo

Features

Future History

The Oregon Historical Society is the only private state historical society in the West and it boasts one of the largest libraries and archives on the Pacific Coast. Despite its impressive collection, however, OHS is now operating in "survival mode" and st

03/10/2011 By Martin Patail

Savor

A Portland Entrée

Chef Thomas Boyce serves up a simple seafood pasta dish to add to your recipe repertoire.

02/14/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

The Mudroom

Higher Gear

Portland is home to many small-scale bike manufacturers. The demand for artisan bikes has risen to point where it can now take years to get a bike. Now, a collaboration between the frame-design company Beloved and bike components manufacturer Chris King s

02/11/2011 By Zach Dundas

HISTORY

Portland's Ecotraditions

Portlander's deep connection to their surroundings has been around since... well, forever.

02/02/2011 By Randy Gragg and Melissa Dalton

Review

Artfully Uncool

Bar Mingo chef Jerry Huisinga serves up some creative Italian dishes at affordable prices.

01/19/2011 By Karen Brooks

video

Heidi the St. Bernard’s Photo Shoot

It's a very cute video about an adorable dog whose face graces these very pages.

12/22/2010 By William Anthony

Culturephile

Something About Mary

Veteran Portland choreographer Mary Oslund returns to the stage

12/21/2010 By Barry Johnson

COZY UP

50 Reasons To Love Winter

Do Portland's dark months have you feeling blue? Let us and Heidi, the new Timberline puppy come to the rescue with 50 great ways to ward off the wet and chill.

12/15/2010 With Brian Barker

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Eat Well

These spots serve up dishes to perfectly compliment a fine whiskey, wine or beer.

11/17/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Take a Date

For dates from the romantic to the respectable, find the room with the right atmosphere here.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Play

From throwing darts to spinning records, Portlanders can indulge in an indoor Olympiad at these watering holes.

11/17/2010 By John Chandler, Gretchen Holzgang, Ali Moran, and Georgia Perry

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Become an Expert

Imbibe in ignorance no more. Recieve a tippler's tutelage at these locales.

11/17/2010 By Martin Patail

2010 Best Bars

Best Bars to Hide Out

Whether off the beaten path, underground or out-of-state, these regional haunts are great for ladies' nights, discreet encounters or silently lurking in the shadows.

11/17/2010 By Kasey Cordell and Rachel Ritchie With Brian Barker

ALL ABOARD

The Next Wave

On the new frontier of wave energy, Oregon ships its planning prowess to sea.

10/07/2010 By Virginia Gewin