Holiday Goodness

The 2018 Portland Food Lover’s Gift Guide

Give hot sauces, tiki mugs, and cooking classes with star local chefs to the food-obsessed in your life.

12/11/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Style Spotlight

Portland Designer Lindsey Reif Is Trying to Make 'LoBro' a Thing

The womenswear designer opened a sunlit showroom in Northeast's Lower Broadway area—and hopes other makers join in.

12/04/2018 By Eden Dawn

Holidays

It's December! Here Are 10 Local Shopping Events to Help You Spend That Money!

Hanukkah is here and Christmas draws near. Do you have all the prezzies you need?

12/04/2018 By Eden Dawn

Shopping

The Holiday Madness Is On: Here Are Your Must-Hit Pop-Ups This Week

We've rounded up the sales, parties, and general fun times to know.

11/27/2018 By Eden Dawn

Fashion in Film

A Neon-Hued, Alien-Filled, Insanely Fashionable Cult Classic Comes to the Hollywood

1982’s Liquid Sky isn’t just wild AF—it also inspired Portland designer Adam Arnold. He’ll be on hand to discuss his iconic collection.

11/27/2018 By Eden Dawn

Brand New

Japanese Lifestyle Store Muji Is Here to Fill the Empty Hole in Your Life

The iconic brand opens its second biggest US location in the former Meier & Frank space.

11/20/2018 By Marty Patail and Eden Dawn

Steals & Deals

Skip the Big-Box Stores on Black Friday (and Shop These Local Options Instead)

This is the biggest shopping weekend of the year. Do it the right way with non-profit pop-ups, indigenous marketplaces, and local mega sales.

11/20/2018 By Eden Dawn

Gift Guide

Terrariums to Tiny Pies to Woke Tees, Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We've got locally made presents for everyone on your list.

11/20/2018 By Eden Dawn

Trophy Case

These Are the Board Games the Decemberists Obsessively Play on Tour

Guitars: check. Keyboards: check. The Settlers of Catan: check.

11/20/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Fashion Event

Lena Medoyeff, a Pillar Among Portland's Bridal Shops, Turns 20

“I realized that there was a market, at least locally, for women who wanted to get married in a dress where they felt more like themselves and not in a costume."

11/06/2018 By Emma Luthy

Style Spotlight

A New Design Collective Might Be the Cure to Portland's Retail Woes

With new store the Ones, designer Liza Rietz—a longtime member of the Portland fashion community—fights for small businesses.

11/06/2018 By Eden Dawn

Auction Alert

Marylhurst Gets Ready to Auction Off 12 Buildings' Worth of Stuff

Kilns, xylophones, globes, Bibles, beakers, midcentury-modern furniture—we can have dibs on some of these, right?

10/19/2018 By Margaret Seiler

Travel

8 Reasons to Winter in Palm Springs

From jet-set art to vintage gems, the Coachella Valley is a cultural oasis.

10/17/2018 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Eden Dawn, Zach Dundas, and Fiona McCann

Savor

This Grocery ‘Boot Camp’ Helps POC and Immigrant Entrepreneurs Get to Market

Portland Mercado's three-week crash course is free and bilingual.

10/17/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Style

These 3 Portland Brands Support International Makers

Sandals to stylish baskets, these local entrepreneurs expand a community-minded ethos around the globe.

10/17/2018 By Eden Dawn

Jean Therapy

This Super-Niche Portland Studio Can Repair Your Busted Jeans

Shredded knees and blown-out crotches are no match for Indigo Proof.

10/17/2018 By Theresa Christine

Books

A New Bookstore Comes to Downtown Gresham

On November 2, librarian Stephanie Csaszar opens Books Around the Corner, a shop inspired (in part) by You've Got Mail.

10/17/2018 By James Stevens

Style Spotlight

Portland's Inaugural Textile Month Is in Full Swing

Inspired by NYC's citywide shindig, Portland's first-ever fabric fest runs through the end of October. Here are five events to hit.

10/08/2018 By Sydney Dauphinais and Eden Dawn

Design

Your Crazy Idea for a Sock Design Could Become Reality

Sock It to Me hosts its 14th annual Design-a-Sock contest, featuring special guest judges like Lil Bub the cat.

09/25/2018 By Allison Place