Streets & Hoods

6 Essential Portland Neighborhoods for Newcomers to Explore

Shop, eat, and play your way across the metro area.

08/03/2018 Edited by Kelly Clarke and Margaret Seiler

Summer Eats

Slurp Spicy Dole Whip Floats and Funky Milk Teas at Zero Degrees

This is the quirky California-born Mexican-Asian dessert cafe chain even a Portlander can love.

05/21/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Eat This Now

Meet the Woman Launching a Hmong Food Movement in the Pacific Northwest

From her Aloha cart, La Vang-Herr aims to make Hmong sausages (and culture) as recognizable as Vietnamese banh mi.

05/10/2018 By Natasha Tandler

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

The Inside Scoop on Portland’s First Korean Food Festival

Local bigwigs, fusion specialists, and Beaverton institutions join forces for the city’s inaugural Korean food fest.

09/30/2015 By Katie Vaughan

ARCHITECTURE & GNOME DESIGN

A Giant Gnome Will Lord Over Beaverton's Coolest Apartment Complex

A '70s-meets-Portlandia makeover anoints an elfin mascot to capture its quirky design aspirations.

08/27/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

GOOD EATS

Where to Eat and Shop for Indian Food in Beaverton

A look at the metro area's standout Indian markets and eateries—and why they all lie west of Portland.

07/20/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HEALTH NEWS

Pharmaca Set to Open Beaverton Location with Free Spa Treatments

Feb 7 & 8—Free mini-facials, expert health and beauty advice, and more await locals at the Beaverton Grand Opening.

01/19/2015 By Rene Bermudez

FOOD FINDER

Bring Some Scandinavian Holidays Home with Beaverton's Scandia Imports

Whether you've got roots in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland or simply love Nordic flavors, this sweet shop will stock you up.

12/16/2014 By Sara Rangel

NEWS

How to Catch a War Criminal (in Beaverton)

A Portland-based Homeland Security investigator tracked a suspected Bosnian fugitive for months—only to find the arrest spawned as many mysteries as it solved.

09/02/2014 By Nigel Duara