Global Aid

Here's How to Help Ukraine From PDX

These Portland artists, restaurants, and businesses are doing what they can to help Ukraine amid Russian attacks, and you can too.

03/02/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories To Watch, February 28–March 6

Rain returns with a vengeance, how to help Ukraine and more.

02/28/2022 By Julia Silverman

Outdoors

How to Reserve a Hiking, Camping, or Backpacking Trip in Oregon

As permits are becoming the norm in the Pacific Northwest, having a plan in place for your next outdoor adventure is key.

02/22/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Best Places to Work

How to Switch Careers—According to these Portland Experts

In a rut? Portland career counselors Vicki Lind and Dan Hahn have some homework for you.

01/02/2020 By Margaret Seiler

How To

A Masterclass in How Not to Apologize, From 3 Portland-Area Men

Dissecting the recent if-pologies from Alberto Salazar, Ken Fisher, and Neal Keny-Guyer

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

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

Wellness: Body Talk

One Editor's Elaborate Wellness Routine, Explained

Here's what it takes to be Portland Monthly style editor Eden Dawn.

01/29/2019 By Eden Dawn

Strategies

How to Get in the Way (Even When Things Are Terrible)

Want change in 2019? Keep showing up.

12/21/2018 By Sarah Mirk

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

Strategies

How One Oregon Couple Creates the Ultimate Halloween Display

Now in its 20th year, Milwaukie's Davis Graveyard is a creepy-wonderful, nationally known destination.

09/11/2018 With Sam Pape and Chris Davis

Strategies

Attention, Portland: Stop Lining Up to Order a Drink at the Bar

This cannot go on, people.

08/14/2018 By Marty Patail

Strategies

How to Love the Oregon Coast, Barnacles and All

A writer makes peace with the problematic reality of a tourist destination.

07/17/2018 By Casey Jarman

I've Made a Terrible Mistake

Portland Confession: I Tried to Breed Backyard Goats

“The stud goat made lewd tongue gestures at our doe and spent most of his waking hours urinating in his own face.”

06/19/2018 By Kat Merck

Camping Guide: Back to Basics

From Waxed Canvas to Breathable Woolens, How to Camp Like Teddy Roosevelt

Step away from the titanium spork.

05/22/2018 By Dan Engler

Strategies

How to Break the Gender Binary

Nonbinary journalist and Gender Reveal host Molly Woodstock shares tips for gender inclusivity.

04/24/2018 By Tuck Woodstock

Strategies

Portland Has No Space for Your Activity-Loving Offspring

Getting rid of your kids is harder than you think.

02/27/2018 By Rachel Saslow

Strategies

How to Fix Up Your Friend

Would you guest-curate your pal's online dating life?

01/30/2018 By Fiona McCann

How To

How to Lose Like a Real Champ

An arm-wrestling defeat is not the end.

12/28/2017 By Heather Arndt Anderson