WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: March’s Best Local Stuff

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from ergonomically pleasing knives to an app that’ll help you make spontaneous plans

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

SCIENCE

Researchers Unlock the Secrets of Panda Sex

Hint: the Viagra might not be helping.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

Q&A

5 Reasons We Don’t Get Numbers

And it has nothing to do with math.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

PDX INDEX

The New York Times Has Been Obsessed With Portland Even Longer Than We Thought

From 1854 to today, the Gray Lady has played our city hot and cold.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

DISPATCH

This Portland Fabric Lab is Testing the Fashion of the Future

Whether you’re making a waterproof jacket or high-tech sports bra, Elizabeth LeMay has got it dialed.

03/01/2016 By Megan Haverman

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: February’s Best Local Stuff

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from aphrodisiac bitters to exquisite stone jewelry

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

BIG PICTURE

Adding Soul to Custom Caskets

Two Portland tattoo artists create “death-positive” coffins in their own home.

01/25/2016 By Megan Haverman

NEWS

Local Tell-Reader Shows the Pros How to Win at Poker

Zachary Elwood tells us how to call someone’s bluff.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

5 THINGS ABOUT

Union Station Turns 120

We visit our iconic train station’s past and predict its future.

01/25/2016 By Katie Vaughan

NEWS

Ruby Jewel Takes Its Ice Cream Sandwiches Nationwide

With a new production facility, the local ice cream maker eyes expansion.

01/25/2016 By Emma Mannheimer

PDX INDEX

Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

DISPATCH

The Timbers: A Championship 40 Years in the Making

For the first time since they started in 1975, Portland’s soccer stars defend a title.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

BUSINESS AND BRANDING

How Would Don Draper Pray?

A Portland agency helps rebrand one of America’s most historic churches.

01/05/2015 By Brooke Sahni

DISPATCH

An International Ingredient from Oregon Farms Is Fostering Connection in Portland

How one convenience store teamed up with Willamette Valley growers for some teff love.

11/03/2014 By Hannah Wallace

BIG PICTURE

The Rise of the Portland Mercado

How the Hacienda Community Development Corporationaims plans to turn a Southeast Foster neighborhood eyesore into a Hispanic hub

03/03/2014 By Nathan Tucker

CULTURE

Portland's Globetrotting Blacksmith

Arnon Kartmazov's epic life story is reflected in his custom kitchen knives and metal sculptures.

09/03/2013 By Peter Beland

NEWS

Why Portland's Central Library Matters More than Ever

Multnomah County's downtown landmark celebrates its centennial this month—and sets course for the future.

09/03/2013 By Zach Dundas

CULTURE

Portland's International Mural Festival

Forest for the Trees will turn global street artists loose on the city's blank spaces.

08/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

NEWS

The Joy of Cooking Invasive Species

From backyard aquaponics to grilled nutria, the next local food movement will put weirdness on the menu.

08/01/2013 By Virginia Gewin

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Rock of Ages Ridge Trail

07/01/2013 By Brian Barker