Friends on Bikes aims to foster a more diverse and inclusive cycling scene through advocacy and community building—and doughnuts.
A wide range of Oregonians reflect on what Donald Trump’s victory means for their lives, their work, and their communities.
Portland Monthly Staff
“No one had a contingency plan for this.”
Light a Fire 2016: Emerging Leader
“I have a similar background to many of the Chicas,” says the Adelante Mujeres staffer.
Light a Fire 2016: Game-Changing Project
Complete with bird walks, play spaces, and a community garden—and soon Gresham’s first handicapped-accessible swing.
Long Story Short
On Racist Sandwich, Soleil Ho and Zahir Janmohamed dive into food, race, and lemon bars.
With Miru Vodka, Chaunci King roars onto the scene.
Before it became a chic bike thoroughfare, N Williams was a compact universe of black-owned businesses.
THE LONG PLAY
Erik Brodt and Amanda Bruegl are doctors by day, fashion designers by night. They talk family heritage, the creative process, and the challenges of the Portland market.
In the wake of the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Hands Up is more important than ever.
The proposed Soul District aims to reshape inner North and Northeast Portland.
Chef Soleil Ho and writer Zahir Janmohamed launched Racist Sandwich to give voice to people of color in the local food industry.
At the Vanport Mosaic Festival, former residents of what was once Oregon's second-largest city—destroyed by a 1948 flood—tell their stories.
The Pacific Northwest has a strong presence in the traveling show, on at the Portland Art Museum.
Featuring: Simple cofounder Alex Payne, Switchboard cofounder Mara Zepeda, new Hispanic Chamber prez Oscar Arana, artist Intisar Abioto, and ex-Metro president David Bragdon
OREGON WOMAN 2016
We asked these local luminaries to pair off for conversations about what it means to be an Oregon woman today. Here’s what they said.
Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, and Kelly Clarke
Meyer Memorial Trust’s Rukaiyah Adams and WillaKenzie Estate’s Ronni Lacroute discuss power, tokenism, and feeling pushed away from math class.
How the globally acclaimed, Internet-focused festival earned its reputation as inclusive, moving, and oh so Portland.