Visual Art

Portland's ‘Book Excavator’ Scalpels Old Text into Wild Visions

James Allen’s richly textured carving technique comes alive in a local gallery show.

05/16/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Best Offices 2017: Sharing Is Caring

Coworking Is Booming in Portland. Centrl's Cofounder Tells Us Why.

Alex Hughes breaks down why lone programmers are leaving their basements for shared spaces.

05/15/2017 By Marty Patail

Slide Show

Slide Show: Portland Bride and Groom's Sixth Annual Rocked Bridal Event

Photos from our couture bridal event, where brides, grooms, and their posses got ready to rock their weddings!

05/02/2017 Photography by Lovely Day Photography

Epic Treks

Hiking 350 Miles on the Oregon Desert Trail

From the Oregon Badlands to the edge of the Steens Mountain Wilderness, the western half of the Oregon Desert Trail is a long—and gorgeous—haul.

05/02/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Bars

Ground Kontrol Arcade's Long-Awaited Expansion Now Open

Stepping inside is like infiltrating the arctic lair of some supervillain—except with Pac-Man!

04/12/2017 By Marty Patail

Portland Pages

The International School Auction Gala

On February 4, Friends of The International School raised nearly $240,000 at Reach For the Sky, an evening to support the ongoing growth of the TIS campus.

04/05/2017 By Portland Pages

Office Life

Welcome to Portland's New Creative Feminist Workspace

Its motto: "badass broads do it better."

04/04/2017 By Lauren Kershner

Lookbook

Two Design Stars Unite Sexy Lingerie and Rad Jewelry

This collab between Vava Lingerie and Iron Oxide is en fuego.

03/28/2017 By Eden Dawn

First Look

First Look: Jenn Louis’s Israeli–Focused Ray

Lincoln’s Mideast successor is now open on North Williams.

03/24/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

First Look

Behold Rock-Star Architect Kengo Kuma's Love Song to Oregon Forests

The Portland Japanese Garden is about to unveil a $33.5 million architectural ode to nature and Japanese culture.

03/21/2017 By Elise Herron

First Look

First Look: Inside Chris Cosentino's Jackrabbit

The celebrity chef transplant brings roasted pig head, "brainaise," and ample foie gras to downtown Portland.

03/14/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

DIY

The Japanese Art of Turning Scraps into Style Statements

Kiriko Made’s boro workshop returns!

03/14/2017 By Courtney Eldridge

Architecture

How to Design a Summer Home—According to the Finns

A new photography exhibit reveals a century of Finnish summer villas.

03/08/2017 By Lauren Kershner

Beer

Breakside Unveils Humongous, Hop-Focused Slabtown Brewery

With two stories, two indoor bars, and a rooftop bar soon to come, the local beermaker calls it a “showpiece pub in the middle of the city."

03/06/2017 By Elise Herron

Winter Remedy 2017

Slideshow: Portland Monthly's Winter Remedy, 2017's Top Doctors & Nurses Reception

Photos from Winter Remedy, Portland Monthly's 2017 Top Doctors & Nurses reception at Red Star Tavern

03/01/2017 Photography by Jason DeSomer

History

This Photographer Captured Prewar Portland’s Lost Grandeur

A new exhibit showcases a time before parking lots.

02/28/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Office Life

Move Over, Tiny Homes. The Tiny Office Is Here.

Portland design networking firm Coroflot builds its headquarters in a trailer.

02/28/2017 By Marty Patail

Flower Power

We Are So Ready for These Eight Spring Blooms

Crocuses to rhodies, life-affirming spring gorgeousness is about to own this town. Here's what to watch for, and when.

02/21/2017 By Jason Buehrer

Hollywood Theatre

Hollywood Theatre's Airport Cinema Opens February 23

PDX travelers can soon watch short movies by Oregon filmmakers. For free. Squeeeee!

02/16/2017 By Fiona McCann

Runway

Portland's Sexiest Lingerie Hits the Runway

Local lingerie show Unmentionable returned for the sixth year with lace, pasties, and delicate bits.

02/14/2017 By Eden Dawn