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Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Crafty Moms

From tools to candle-making kits to journals, if the mothers in your life are makers, we’ve got you covered with a list of Portland-based finds.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Fashionista Moms

From handmade jewelry, to funky totes, to vintage pieces, we've got stylish moms covered for Mother's Day.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Gift Guide

Gifts for $25 and Under

Want to celebrate someone without having to take out a second mortgage? We've got local, budget-friendly options that won't break the bank.

04/11/2022 By Denise Castañon

Gift Guide

Gifts for $100 and Under

From stylish shades to one-and-done necklaces to an old style lantern and more, we've got the gifts for when you're ready to throw down.

04/11/2022 By Denise Castañon

Music

Our 10 Favorite Portland Record Stores

From Music Millennium in Laurelhurst to My Vinyl Underground in Ladd's Addition, here are some of the best record stores in Portland, Oregon.

03/24/2022 By Jenni Moore

Long Story Short

Meet Portland’s Most Beloved Bookseller

Earl Dizon, of NE Alberta’s Green Bean Books, talks Phantom Tollbooth, Agatha Christie, Anne of Green Gables, and library hopping.

03/24/2022 By Fiona McCann

Style

Craft Work: Portland Clothing Line Maya Meyer

Designer Maya Dahlgreen dropped her day job for a new fashion line with salvaged fabrics, inclusive sizing (maternity, too!), and ethical production.

03/23/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Shopping

Where to Buy and Play Board Games in Portland

Tabletop squad, assemble! We're heading to Master Goblin Games, Mox, and more for game night.

03/15/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Footwear

These Portland-Made Shoes Marry Style with Sustainability

Founded in 2019, Hilos makes shoes using 3-D printing with a focus creating a fully recyclable product and eliminating overproduction.

03/14/2022 By Jenni Moore

Shopping

Great Little Shops

From brand-new spots to long-standing favorites, here’s why Portland is a shopper’s Shangri-la.

03/10/2022 Edited by Fiona McCann

Office Culture

This Portland Business Moved to a Four-Day Work Week

Aesthete Tea owner Briana Thornton says productivity and energy is up since shortening hours for employees. Should other local businesses follow suit?

03/08/2022 By Dalila Brent

Makers

How a Luthier from Uzbekistan Makes Some of Portland's Most Beloved Guitars

Portland luthier Peter Tsiorba on how his Uzbekistan roots, a 16th-century lute, and a guitar in downtown Portland have influenced his work.

01/31/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Shopping

Shops Worth the Drive

Bookstores at the beach, German groceries next to the world’s largest oyster, and kitchen finds in Eastern Oregon

12/21/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

Cigars to Light Bulbs, We Love These Portland Retail Classics

Some of the shops we’ve come to rely on, whether they’ve been around a decade or a century

12/20/2021 By Fiona McCann, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Shopping

Close Out Your Holiday Shopping at These Gorge-ous New Shops

Visit Hood River and White Salmon for wintry vibes and last-minute gifts.

12/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Shopping

10 New Portland Stores that Make Us Happy

Fresh tees, vintage sneakers, the perfect card: find them all at these new Portland shops.

12/14/2021 Edited by Fiona McCann

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

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