Fun!

Cocktails, Alpacas, and Cherry Blossom Photo Ops Await at the Portland Night Market This Weekend

The event in the Central Eastside Industrial District has free admission, and there will be around 150 vendors.

04/22/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Shopping

Where to Buy and Play Board Games in Portland

Tabletop squad, assemble! We're heading to Master Goblin Games, Mox, and more for game night.

03/15/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Skating

Oaks Park Gay Skate Is on a Roll

The monthly LGBTQ event, one of Portland's few all-ages queer mixers, has ridden roller skating's bump in popularity from TikTok.

12/21/2021 By Karly Quadros

Wellness

Not Into Spas? Try These Stress Relief Alternatives around Portland

Break s&%t at OutRaged, do nothing at Float On, or pet some cats at Purrington’s Cat Lounge.

10/20/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Video Games

After Several Delays, Panic’s Playdate Finally Gets an Update

The new console includes a larger game roster, new accessories, and a no-code creation tool called Pulp. (And yeah, it still has the crank.)

06/08/2021 By Nick Campigli

Election 2020

Play the Multnomah County Voters’ Pamphlet Scavenger Hunt!

Can you find these items in that 120-pager that just dropped?

10/12/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Entertaining Guide

12 More Awesome Ways to Party in Portland

From axe-throwing contests and rooftop get-downs to wine-and-cheese platters and pizza parties, there's really no excuse not to throw an epic party.

08/27/2019 By Heather Arndt Anderson, Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Conner Reed, and Benjamin Tepler

Video Games

Portland App Maker Unveils New Handheld Game Console—With a Hand Crank

Indie developer Panic's new Playdate console looks like a yellow box of joy—and it's already a source of controversy.

05/30/2019 By Marty Patail

Cars

A Rally of Gas-Guzzling Junkers Is Cleaning Up Oregon’s Backcountry

The now-global Gambler 500 road race is cheap, weird, and totally from here.

05/28/2019 By Marty Patail

Television

How to Get Ready for Game of Thrones the Portland Way

From wine pairings to a pug crawl, here are 5 local events to get you in the mood for the final season of ice and fire beginning April 14.

03/29/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Fun & Games

Can a New Portland Game Fight Fake News?

Theory Gang’s Werk wants its players to think.

03/26/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Video Games

A Portland Game Studio Makes Its Debut with an Anime-Inspired "Puzzle Battler"

Rose City Games releases The World Next Door on March 28.

03/13/2019 By Ryan Ashby

TV Legend

Local ‘Jeopardy’ Contestants React to Alex Trebek’s Big News

The longtime host, now fighting cancer, did not want to be asked about his mustache.

03/12/2019 By Margaret Seiler

Spring Road Trips: Pit Stops

10 Kitschy Roadside Attractions to Visit in Oregon

Collect 'em all!

02/26/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Strategies

How to Use March Madness to Fight the Patriarchy

Help close the enthusiasm gap with a little (probably illegal) gambling.

02/26/2019 By Margaret Seiler

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Hit the Road

It's been a long winter. Shake it off.

02/26/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Oregoniana

How Many Oregon Towns Can You Guess from This Old Quiz?

The quiz features 42 rebuses. It's harder than you'd expect.

02/12/2019 By Marty Patail

Wellness: Get Smart

Welcome to Portland's Brainiest Bar Trivia Nights

Added bonus? They all benefit local nonprofits.

01/29/2019 By Rachel Saslow

Pop-Up Music

This Guy Will Write You Your Own Custom Theme Song

Tiny Anthems is all about mythologizing you.

01/29/2019 By Sydney Dauphinais

Hidden Portland: Where Is This?

Can You Identify These 12 Portland Sights?

Time to test your knowledge of this city.

12/21/2018 By Margaret Seiler