Footnotes

LISTEN: Farewell, Eden Dawn

Portland Monthly says goodbye to our senior/shenanigans editor.

12:30am By Gabriel Granillo With Marty Patail

Essay

Across Three Seasons, Shrill Quietly Revolutionized the Portrayal of Fat Women on Television

The show's success with critics and audiences paves the way for more shows that celebrate fat bodies instead of pathologizing or pitying them.

12:30am By Amy McCarthy Illustrations by Gillian Dreher

Coronavirus

COVID-19 Is Finally Waning. Can Portland Let It Go?

Making the case for post-pandemic optimism, in a skittish Oregon

05/06/2021 By Julia Silverman

Food News

Two New Chicken Chains Have Arrived in the Portland Area

Dave’s Hot Chicken sets up shop in Tualatin, while Chimcking adds a location in Hollywood.

05/05/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Music

An Incomplete Timeline of Portland’s Musical History

From the post-World War II jazz boom to when Courtney met Kurt, these were the moments that shaped Stumptown’s sound.

05/05/2021 By Conner Reed

Gift Guide

8 Mother's Day Gift Ideas from Black-Owned Portland Businesses

Make mom happy with beautiful tunics, lush plants, delightful CBD cocktail mixers, and more.

05/04/2021 By Eden Dawn and Sam Pape

Style Spotlight

Studio Prismatic Wants to Change Your Ideas About Quilts

The new Portland studio makes bold, colorful quilts out of sustainable fabrics.

05/04/2021 By Reina Harwood

Coronavirus

The Vaccine Floodgates Are Open in Oregon

Once the hottest ticket in town, vaccine appointments are now there for the taking.

05/03/2021 By Julia Silverman

Sponsored Content

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05/03/2021

Food News

A New Lunch Counter Will Feed Portland's Sex Workers

Meals 4 Heels was originally designed for dancers who needed clean, healthy meals late at night, Nikeisah Newton now offers lunch, too.

05/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Oregon Winery Is the Country's First to Appoint a Black Woman Leader

Tiquette Bramlett, the new president of Vidon Vineyard, is a passionate advocate for diversity in the wine industry.

05/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Coffee & Tea

Boba Is So Cheugy. 6 Places to Drink Cheese Tea Instead

Boba is old news. All the cool kids are drinking cheese foam.

05/02/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Film

The 8 Best Portland Movies from the Last 10 Years

When Portlandia reshaped our pop culture image, movies didn't get the memo.

05/01/2021 By Conner Reed

Sponsored Content

Clever Tips on Designing Versatile Spaces for the Entire Family

Every home needs a space for different activities no matter the size of the home.

04/30/2021

Sponsored Content

Get Back To Exploring Oregon’s Outdoors

In the heart of the South Willamette Valley, Eugene and Springfield make the perfect nearby getaway for the change of scenery you’ve been craving this year.

04/30/2021

Interview

Portland Author Willy Vlautin Talks Gentrification and the Changing City

His new book, The Night Always Comes, is out this month.

04/30/2021 By Fiona McCann

Sponsored Content

Step into Your Dream Home This Summer

Renaissance Homes’ burgeoning Lake Oswego Signature Collection pairs quintessential luxury with abundant nearby amenities.

04/30/2021 By Ben McBee

Footnotes

LISTEN: Coronavirus Vaccine Second Dose Potential Side Effects

We talk with Dawn Nolt about the importance of taking both COVID vaccine doses, second dose side effects, and why feeling these side effects is actually a go...

04/30/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Pets

The Instagram Dogs of PDX Airport's Mass Vaccination Site

Take your pup when you get your shot and make them famous.

04/29/2021 By Margaret Seiler and Julia Silverman