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Portland by the Season: Can't-Miss Stuff for Every Time of Year

From summer swims to winter film fests, here's how to fill your calendar.

08/03/2018 By Portland Monthly Staff

Sports

We Have to Talk about the Portland Trail Blazers While There's Still Time

Suddenly things are not looking good at all. But maybe the Blazers will surprise us again!

04/19/2018 By Casey Jarman

Sports

The Trail Blazers: IS ALL HOPE LOST?

A Game 1 defeat to New Orleans starts our haiku-enhanced playoff coverage on a desperate note. It will get better (maybe).

04/17/2018 By Casey Jarman

The Shakedown

College Hoops Is Madness. What's the Deal?

Pro: only chance most Portlanders will get to root for anything Kentucky does.

02/27/2018 By Marty Patail

Apparel

Noted Vegan Damian Lillard Releases a Glow-in-the-Dark Skating Rink Shoe

“When I was younger, we were skating all the time."

11/16/2017 By Marty Patail

Crystal Balling

Portland Psychics Predict the Upcoming Trail Blazers Season

A light green rose is reaching up to its gold sun (and other prophecies).

10/16/2017 By Marty Patail

History

The Spirit of '77: How the Blazers Won Portland

Forty years ago, a basketball team and a city became one.

05/15/2017 By Casey Jarman Illustrations by Michael Byers

Basketball

Give Thanks for the Trail Blazers at Ripsgiving

Because we all need something to celebrate right now.

11/10/2016 By Webb Wright

Hit List

They Dunk; You Drink: The Best Bars for Watching the Trail Blazers

Where to drink in Rip City during the 2016-17 season.

10/05/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

DISPATCH

Trail Blazers Star Damian Lillard’s Psychological Secret Weapon

How the fourth-quarter hero stays calm under pressure (hint: it involves a "mental coach").

04/02/2015 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

PDX Index: The Trail Blazers

A by-the-numbers look at the upcoming season of pro basketball in Portland

04/02/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

History

50 Moments That Shaped Portland

Our spin through Portland’s raucous 170 years reveals a city molded by punks and power brokers, by brilliant breakthroughs and a few heinous mistakes.

12/02/2013 By Randy Gragg With Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, Marco España, Caitlin Feldman, Cari Johnson, Alexandria Bordas, and Doug Kenck-Crispin

SPORTS

Can Rip City Be Redeemed?

Five reasons this will be the Blazers' do-or-die season

11/01/2013 By Ben Golliver

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Sports

Mad Season

Why no self-respecting Oregonian will miss this year’s NCAA basketball tournament.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame