Good Riddance

Send Out 2018 with These 7 New Year's Eve Concerts

From local rage masters Summer Cannibals to a honky-tonk holiday show, here's how to ring in the new year in musical style.

12/20/2018 By Portland Monthly Staff

Slow Burn

The Hottest Gift This Holiday Season Is a Robert Mueller Devotional Candle

Let us pray to our Patron Saint of Plea Deals.

12/11/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson

Holiday Goodness

The 2018 Portland Food Lover’s Gift Guide

Give hot sauces, tiki mugs, and cooking classes with star local chefs to the food-obsessed in your life.

12/11/2018 By Eat Beat Team

Recipes

Carlo Lamagna Shares a Favorite Filipino Christmas Recipe

It's time for stockings, Santa, and arroz caldo.

11/20/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Pour

These Batch Cocktails Take Holiday Punch to the Next Level

Let the festivities begin.

11/20/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Season's Eatings

Happy Dragon's Peking Duck Is an Excuse to Celebrate

Reserve some birds and get feasting.

11/20/2018 By Kelly Clarke

Gift Guide

Terrariums to Tiny Pies to Woke Tees, Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We've got locally made presents for everyone on your list.

11/20/2018 By Eden Dawn

Strategies

How One Jewish Writer Learned to Love Christmas (Kinda)

But don't take her anywhere near Peacock Lane.

11/20/2018 By Rebecca Clarren

The Shakedown

What's the Deal with Thanksgiving?

We size up the annual family feast.

10/17/2018 By Marty Patail

Holiday Avoidance

5 Ways to Skip St. Patrick’s Day

In America, March 17 celebrations can feel like one big ethnic slur. Here are some alternatives.

03/06/2018 By Margaret Seiler

Holiday Survival Mode

Where to Take Out-of-Towners over the Holidays

We've got insider's guides to three of Portland's most show-offable neighborhoods.

12/21/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Holiday Survival Mode

3 Ways to Not Cook This Week

Hosting for the holidays is hard enough. Give yourself the gift of not cooking with pasta and sparklers, DIY soup kits, and chili cookouts.

12/20/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Holiday Events

The Pittock Mansion Has a Darcelle-Themed Christmas Room!

The West Hills holiday display also has nods to Powell’s, Packy the elephant, and Peacock Lane.

12/19/2017 By Eden Dawn

Ballet

Catch OBT Soloist Candace Bouchard's Last Sugar Plum Fairy Dance

After a 15-year career, the Oregon Ballet Theatre star is performing her last pirouette in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.

12/18/2017 By Kayla Brock

Holiday Eats

10 Ways to Eat Your Heart Out This Holiday Season

Whole goose suppers, potato latkes, and truffle-laced filet mignon await!

12/14/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Holiday Shortcuts

10 Painless Secret Santa Gifts for Your Office Exchange

Oh! How thoughtful!

12/12/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Gift Guide

7 Last-Minute Gifts for the Locally Minded Procrastinator

Still need to do some shopping? We've got you covered, Portland.

12/12/2017 By Eden Dawn

Holidays

America's Christmas Trees Come From Oregon. This Year, There's a Shortage.

The Great Recession of 2008 (temporarily?) whittled down a top state industry.

12/11/2017 By Hannah Bonnie