Biketown

Get Ready for More Bike-Diverting Summer Work on the Springwater Corridor

From May to November, bridge construction on the popular east-west path will derail two stretches of trail.

04/24/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Fashion Show

Fade to Light Is Back with Our New Fave Designer Holy Voids

On March 27, the much-loved fashion show returns with an A-list lineup of past performers.

03/25/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

Fade to Light Returns with All-New, Two-Night Format—Plus a Bonus Show

The signature local show returns as a two-day affair, followed by a third evening presented by the Art Institute of Portland's final graduating class.

08/14/2018 By Eden Dawn

Sponsored Content

Vital Life Foundation’s BridgeTown Bash

2018 marks the 10th year of the Vital Life Foundation so we traveled to Alexana Winery for a night of celebration, honoring our generous donors who have made it all possible.

07/24/2018

Fashion Show

Fashion February Keeps Going with Fade to Light

We're six years in and you know the drill. The biannual party/fashion show returns.

02/13/2018 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Show

Fade to Light Is Back with 10 Local Designers in One Fun Fashion Show

The city's most theatrical show returns with looks from newbies and Portland favorites like Sonia Kasparian and Veil & Valor.

08/15/2017 By Eden Dawn

Runway Show

Fade to Light Returns to Bring Us Joy

The biannual fun fest is back, with looks from both new and familiar designers hitting the runway—and a portion of ticket proceeds going to the ACLU.

02/06/2017 By Eden Dawn

Hotel Watch 2017

Suite Year? Checking In on Portland's New Hotel Boom

Here's a refresher course on hospitality industry groundbreakings, from downtown's Hi-Lo to the Pearl District's new Hilton to a Hood River cousin of the Jupiter Hotel.

01/13/2017 By Lauren Kershner and Ramona DeNies

FASHION SHOW

Fade to Light Debuts a Fashion Supergroup

Fade to Light returns to the Crystal Ballroom on August 24 with new designer collections—and a special, first-time collaboration.

08/22/2016 By Eden Dawn

DAY TRIPS

Here's What It Looks Like to Railbike the Oregon Coast

This summer, you can ride abandoned rail tracks past estuaries and cheese factories, over bridges and under blue skies—all on a custom foot-powered, four-seater contraption.

06/14/2016 By Marisa Russell

BEST IN SHOW

Fade to Light Ups Its Game

Eight designers gave it their all on the runway—to pretty fantastic effect.

03/08/2016 By Eden Dawn

FASHION SHOW

Fade to Light—aka the Fun Fashion Show—Returns!

Has it been six months? Fade to Light, Portland's biannual party fashion show, returns this week with a new line-up.

02/22/2016 By Eden Dawn

FIRST LOOK

Portland Institution Besaw’s Reopens on NW 21st Avenue

What’s old is new again: a first look at the 112-year-old bistro’s brand-new Northwest digs.

01/26/2016 By Alex Keith

RUNWAY RUNDOWN

The Highlights Reel From Four Days of FashioNXT's Runway Shows

All the ups and downs of FashioNXT's four-day extravaganza in one handy slide show.

10/13/2015 By Eden Dawn

FEAST

Recapping Feast Portland: The Guts, The Glory, The Smoke.

Portland Monthly's food and health editors recap the gustatory extravaganza with favorite dishes, a few food-coma revelations, and tips and tricks for mastering the event in 2016.

09/23/2015 By Eat Beat Team

BEST IN SHOW

The Seven Best Moments From Fade to Light

Fade to Light brought fashion and antics to the runway, but what left a lasting impression?

08/31/2015 By Eden Dawn

FASHION SHOW

Multimedia Fashion Free For All at Fade to Light

Once again creative fashion designers and their theatrics take over the Crystal Ballroom this week with titillating style displays.

08/25/2015 By Eden Dawn

LOOKBOOK

A Portland Designer That Doesn't Do Casual

Designer Bryce Black releases a new lookbook tiptoeing the line into fantasy and eschewing all the Portland style stereotypes.

07/15/2015 By Eden Dawn Photography by Stephen Funk

Slideshow

Slide Show: What the Festival Through the Eyes of Gregory Gourdet

Portland's celeb-u-chef took a break from Departure last weekend to unwind at What the Festival. We hack his photo stream—and ask for details.

06/24/2015

BEST IN SHOW

Fade to Light in Review!

Didn't make it to last week's big Fade to Light show at The Crystal Ballroom? Find out who wore what here.

03/03/2015 By Eden Dawn