EDITORS' NOTE

To Halloween, or Not to Halloween—That is the Question

Our executive editor meditates on the challenges of the ghostly season when it comes to magazine making.

09/21/2015 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS' NOTE

Why Portland Monthly Staffers Drove Over 3000 Miles this Month

...all in the pursuit of the ultimate Northwest trails.

07/20/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

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The Pursuit of Happiness (and Health) in Portland

Homing in on what it means to live the good life in the City of Roses.

07/13/2015 By Zach Dundas

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What Could Oregon Possibly Know About Making Good Beer?

Our associate editor reflects on 10 years of the Oregon craft beer revolution.

06/22/2015 By Marty Patail

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How Will You Spend YOUR Precious Portland Summer?

Whatever you do, make these fleeting warm months epic.

05/26/2015 By Zach Dundas

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Portland Real Estate Is Still Dirt Cheap—And That's the Problem

Are you willing to beg for your dream home?

04/08/2015 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS' NOTE

Why EVERY Portland Parent Dreads the Words "Late Start"

When did navigating the schedule of an elementary school become a task that seems to require an advanced degree?

02/02/2015 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS' NOTE

Making a Magazine Is A Little Like Time Travel

While you're celebrating the new year, we're thinking about summer—and beyond.

01/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

EDITORS' NOTE

Giving Thanks for a Year of Great Eating (and More) in Portland

Finding inspiration in the year's best restaurants and incredible nonprofits in the month of gratitude.

11/03/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

DESIGN ANNUAL

Capturing Portland's Eclectic Design Movement

Get inspired by our latest design annual, featuring chic houseboat living, the best local makers, and envy-inducing architecture.

10/01/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

EDITORS' NOTE

What's Not to Love About Portland in October?

Pumpkin patches, hot soup, and scarves. Summer may be the Rose City's easiest sell, but true Oregonians cherish the fall.

09/26/2014 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS' NOTE

Devouring Our State of Deliciousness

How Oregon's edible bounty unites a state of transplants and loyal locals at the dinner table

09/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS' NOTE

Celebrating Portland’s Season of the Sun

Our executive editor explores why Oregonians deserve a kick-ass summer more than any others.

08/01/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

EDITORS' NOTE

The Portland Horizon's OTHER Mountain

Our executive editor meditates on the view of Mount St. Helens from her office.

06/02/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

EDITORS' NOTE

Loving Portland, For Better or Worse

Portland Monthly's executive editor reflects on 15 years of learning to love this crazy town.

05/01/2014 By Zach Dundas

EDITORS' NOTE

The Past, Present, and Future of Portland Real Estate

Learning from a legacy of construction booms and growing pains

04/02/2014 By Randy Gragg

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Journeys Into Night

Whether you’re seeking a suitable school, a backyard burial, or the perfect destination for your next night out, we’ve got you covered.

02/03/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

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Welcome to the Redesign

A chronicle of the magazine's fresh look, a year in the making

01/02/2014 By Michael Novak, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, and Kate Madden

EDITOR'S NOTE

A Fork in History

How feasts, Beats, and barbecues shaped Portland's history

12/02/2013 By Zach Dundas

EDITOR'S NOTE

Ten Years of Portland Monthly

Reflections on a decade of magazine making

11/01/2013 By Zach Dundas and Rachel Ritchie