In Memoriam

Remembering Ray Tillotson, Founder of Ray’s Ragtime

The business owner, actor, and community figure was an early figurehead of Portland secondhand and vintage shopping.

12/01/2021 By Andrew Jankowski

Style

A New Ethical Fashion Festival in PDX Aims To 'Put People First'

Sustainability and ethics never looked so good

11/26/2021 By Karly Quadros

Nifty Gifties

10 Can’t-Miss Holiday Markets and Pop-Ups in Portland

Some of Portland's best online shops are coming to the real world this season.

11/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Shopping

Portland Monthly's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

When you shop local you’re giving the gift of Portland and giving a gift to Portland at the same time.

11/23/2021 By Gabriel Granillo Photography by Michael Novak

Grocery Stores

Every Portland-Area Trader Joe’s, Ranked

The local locations of the California grocery chain vary in size, vibe, art, mascot, and how awful the parking is.

11/19/2021 By Cami Hughes, Margaret Seiler, and Katherine Chew Hamilton

Baseball

Baseball's Portland Pickles Open a Team Store Downtown

Find pickle juice, game-worn jerseys, Dillon bobbleheads, and maybe even Dillon himself at the Pickle Jar.

11/15/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

3 Tempting and Brand-New Storefronts in NW Portland

Eco-conscious clothing from Reformation, zippy leather totes from Portland Leather, and unexpected bottles at Flor Wines.

11/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

LONG STORY SHORT

Blue Moon Camera & Machine Celebrates 20 Years of Bringing Film to Portland

Jake Shivery’s St. Johns camera and typewriter shop might sell you the last camera you’ll ever buy.

11/10/2021 Edited by Gabriel Granillo

Halloween

Portland-Inspired Pop Culture Halloween Costumes for 2021

For the procrastinators among us, here's everything you'll need for last-minute costumes that will get you nods of recognition in the Rose City.

10/26/2021 By Cami Hughes

Shop Here Now

Get to Madder Collective for Eco-ethical Clothing, Standout Ceramics, and Pretty Perfumes

Poking around and finding all the pretty things at a just-right pandemic-era pop-up.

10/22/2021 By Julia Silverman

Small Business

After a Devastating Fire, the Portland Garment Factory Is Back

The city's stylish incubator for the production runs of local fashion lines, soft goods, art installations, and more has a brand new space.

10/19/2021 By Julia Silverman

Shopping

5 Portland Thrift Stores For Halloween Costume Finds

Save the earth and save your money by shopping secondhand this spooky season.

10/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Shops

El Interior Honors and Shares Traditional Mexican Folk Art

From colorful ceramic skulls for Día de los Muertos to floral table runners, Laura Gutierrez wants to share the art of her people.

10/08/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

The Business of Sports

UO's Standout Women's Basketball Player Sedona Prince just Dropped a Merch Line

And the best part is, in part because of her own activism, she gets to keep the profits.

10/06/2021 By Julia Silverman

Holidays

The Importance of Ofrendas on Día de los Muertos

Plus: We reach out to local Mexican/Mexican American/Latinx creators, makers, and businesses to help decorate our own ofrenda.

10/05/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Business

Powell's Books Gets into the Beer Game

For one day only, drinking beer can help save independent bookstores

10/04/2021 By Karly Quadros

Shopping

Warby Parker Opens Up At Washington Square

This will be the trend-forward eyeglass outlet's second location in Oregon.

09/22/2021 By Karly Quadros

Eat & Drink

Need a Break from Soda? Try These 4 Oregon-Made Kombuchas.

Discover the stories and flavors behind Brew Dr., Soma, and more brands sold in Portland.

09/20/2021 By Amy Joshu

Shopping

10 New Portland Stores Worth a Visit

From women's apparel to flowers to wine to home goods, these new local businesses will scratch your retail itch.

08/27/2021 By Jenni Moore

Shopping

A Custom-Built Trike Empire Grows in Portland’s Old Town

Icicle Tricycles builds everything from activewear to zine trikes.

08/25/2021 By Julia Silverman