But it sounds like we won't be the last.
“While other species are blipping off the planet at an alarming rate, this is one that we can do something about.”
Tip no. 1: Get really into drainage.
But the city’s suburbs and exurbs are even hotter markets.
Home & Garden
Here's what to plant for a yard bursting with blooms and sweet-smelling flowers.
Marisa Kula Mercer
Portland design firm Penny Black brought in clean surfaces, big windows, and bright splashes of lime green.
Cornell Farms reported a more than 40 percent increase in sales in 2020 over the year before.
Using your skills to give back can make you feel good, too.
You can’t single-handedly heal the world of its many ills. But you can create order at home and clear your own head in the process.
“We’re all stuck inside. We’re all doing homeschool,” Kula Mercer says. “But you lay out a beautiful tablecloth and some fresh flowers and suddenly [home] fe...
“I like to think of it as a narrative entry,” Stewart Horner says.
Light a Fire
How one nonprofit has become a beacon of hope, health, and self-sufficiency.
Zupan’s Markets & Sackcloth & Ashes partner to donate 1,000 blankets to Oregon shelters this holiday season.
It might depend on your—and your partner’s—patience levels.
The city's community garden program sees an influx of participants seeking healing from land-based and coronavirus trauma.
The at-home dinner fundraising series features a diverse lineup of some of Portland’s best chefs, along with wine pairings from women winemakers.
Katherine Chew Hamilton
Hot Tub Time Machine
“Whereas cast-iron tubs will get cold pretty fast, these earthenware tubs hold heat for hours.”
The Great Escape
"People want to grow their own garden and have chickens—live a little more of the farm-style life and be more self-sustainable, in case something happens wit...
Turns out they have redemptive qualities. Here are a few.
Black Lives Matter
Portland Monthly's guide to Black-owned companies to hire for just about any job you need done.
Eden Dawn, Lauren Carlos, and Jordyn Mayer