Camping Guide: Fast & Furious

This Is the Pacific Northwest's Best Lightweight Backpacking Gear

From dehydrated Coava coffee to ultra-packable sleeping bags, here's how to shed those extra ounces.

05/22/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Camping Guide: Free Wheelin'

How to Car-Camp Like Royalty

Here's your deluxe, all-PNW guide.

05/22/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Shop Hop

7 Must-Hit Shops on SE Division

The Southeast Portland dining destination is now a must-shop strip, with vintage scavenger hunts, occult tomes, and sequined minidresses.

05/22/2018 By Eden Dawn

Trophy Case

Filmmaker Crofton Diack Packs This Portland-Made Stuff on Wilderness Treks

Want to survive the Arctic? Bring sausage and body balm.

05/22/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Cards for Humanity

A Portland-Made Card Game Reveals Just How Well You Know Your Friends

Ami Baio's new game is basically cards for humanity.

05/22/2018 By Emma Mannheimer

Home Décor

This Portland-Made Scale Can Track the Next Economic Collapse in Real Time

August & Wonder's beautiful brass sculpture responds to 11 stock market indices and four cryptocurrencies.

05/22/2018 By Emily Davis

Shopping

This Gorgeous New Import Shop Brings the Crafts of Mexico to Portland

At Via Raiz, owner Jennifer Bolanos puts her family's Mexican roots on display.

05/21/2018 By Alena Willbur

Spotlight

This Business Accelerator Wants to End the Funding Gap for Women-Owned Start-Ups

XXcelerate Fund is the incubator we need.

05/08/2018 By Eden Dawn

Home

Restoration Hardware Opens Four Floors of Home Décor Eye Candy

The new Northwest Portland gallery space includes a cushy rooftop showroom and a vast design library.

05/04/2018 By Christine Menges

Mama Sans Drama

7 Oh-So-Portland Ways to Celebrate Mom

Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Don’t just take her to brunch again.

05/02/2018 By Sarah Hutchins and Kelly Clarke

Video

Spring Fashion 2018: Behind the Scenes

What does it take to make a fashion editorial happen? This video brings you behind the curtain.

04/26/2018 Videography by Jordyn Roach

Woman Up!

Make Art, Rock Out, and Plot Career Domination at Portland Monthly’s Woman Up! Event

Our second annual wellness and empowerment bonanza boasts a roster of hands-on experiences to inspire creativity and get you where you want to go.

04/25/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Style

Hair and Makeup Maven, Renegade Artist … and Sea Captain?

Get to know Portlander Randi Whipple before she ships out.

04/24/2018 By Eden Dawn

Trophy Case

Some of Portland’s Coolest Stuff Is Lady-Made

From erotic selfie quilts to colorful tote bags, women run this city's maker scene.

04/24/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Runway Show

A Fashion Show? Give Us Moore!

Ultra-talented Portland designer Andrea Moore puts on a 45-piece fashion show.

04/24/2018 By Eden Dawn

Night of Nostalgia

I Went Back to 1993 in a Casino Ballroom

Salt-N-Pepa and Vanilla Ice came to town. One of them was amazing.

04/24/2018 By Eden Dawn

Beardly Beauty

Behold the Most Fabulously Decorated Beards in the World

From glitter to googly eyes, this Portland duo turns facial hair into a work of art.

04/12/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson

Happenings

Our 5 Fashion Picks for Design Week Portland

From a building full of fashion installations to a forum on sustainability, here's a quintet of can't-miss style events.

04/10/2018 By Eden Dawn

Design Week 2018: Bora

Here’s Your Chance to Wear the Clothing of the Future

Bora's Design Week exhibit encourages deep thoughts about fashion, fabric, and shelter.

04/06/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Dance Pop

Frankie Simone Turns Hate Into a Powerful Pop Anthem

Portland's newest pop sensation is ready for war.

03/28/2018 By Eden Dawn