Portlandia Abroad

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take Portland’s quirky culture to the streets of Europe, India, and beyond in a pictorial sketch comedy.



Portland’s Top Doctors 2012

Our seventh annual list of Portland’s best physicians is even better—312 doctors, rated by education, experience, research, and peer nominations. *PLUS:* Wisdom from top docs on keeping your heart healthy, your brain sharp, your body hydrated, and more!

12/16/2011 Edited by Martin Patail

Emerging Designer

Designer Amanda Grisham Puts a Bold Take on Pendleton Wools

After a tearful tryout, the OSU student wins Portland Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer competition.

12/16/2011 By Eden Dawn


True Grit

There's room to move in this grueling cycle sport where riders outnumber fans.

12/16/2011 By Shoshanna Cohen


First the Dishes, then the Revolution

Much of the mainstream media coverage of the Occupy movement has focused on negatives. At its center, however, stood Occupy’s most civilized achievement: a bustling communal kitchen that fed hundreds of people every day.

11/23/2011 By Amanda Eckerson

Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2011: Put a Bow on It

Twenty local gift ideas for every size budget.

11/23/2011 By Kali Sanders


Mile High Club

Ambitious rocketeers from Portland State University man a high-desert launchpad.

11/18/2011 By Zach Dundas

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Best of the Rest

Our 30 other favorite restaurants in and around Portland.

10/14/2011 Edited by Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Hidden Breakfasts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so wake up a little earlier and get in line at one of these morning meeting spots.

10/14/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Meat-Free Magnificence

You don't need meat to make a meal. We've harvested five finds for the vegetarian set.

10/14/2011 By Allison Jones

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Maximal Meat

Get the knife and fork ready for our list of restaurants that cater to the carnivore crowd. Vegetarians need no apply.

10/14/2011 By Mike Thelin

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Comforts

Everyone's got a go-to comfort food that they simply must have. Check out our favorites and add them to your list.

10/14/2011 By Kasey Cordell, Karen Brooks, and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Asian Adventures

If you're only experience with Asian cuisine is an occasional plate of microwave pad Thai, then you need to read up on our best bets.

10/14/2011 By Karen Brooks and Benjamin Tepler

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Ultimate Feast

Skip the yard work for one weekend. Instead, take our eating tour of Portland for round-the-clock satisfaction.

10/14/2011 By Karen Brooks

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Best New Restaurants

What's up in the Portland restaurant realm? Get the scoop on the best new places and the whereabouts of familiar faces.

10/14/2011 By Karen Brooks


Greener Pastures

After four generations of raising cows, Carman Ranch teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Now, after eight hard years of applying new science, old methods, and high idealism, 32-year-old Cory Carman may have finally discovered the key to saving the family

10/14/2011 By Hannah Wallace


Light A Fire 2011

Our annual celebration of giving highlights the extraordinary work of 14 nonprofits and individuals working to better our community, from farmers who donate millions of pounds of food to fight hunger to high school students who help immigrants become Amer

10/14/2011 By Lucy Burningham



From the nation’s leading wave energy expert to the inventor of the wiki to a cartoonist who pioneered a new literary genre, _Portland Monthly_ and OMSI invite you to explore the work, inspirations, and creative processes of 12 Oregonians who are changing

09/21/2011 Edited by Randy Gragg


The New Victorian

A style-conscious clan from across the pond transform a "dark and oppressive" domicile into fun for the whole family.

09/21/2011 By Amara Holstein


There is A Certain Kind of Woman

The winner of this year’s Wordstock short-fiction contest paints an unsentimental portrait of love, loss, and the power of family.

09/21/2011 By Monona Wali