Big Ideas

7 Locals Dream Big

Today's elevator pitches, tomorrow's world-beating initiatives. You're welcome, Portland.

07/02/2021 Edited by Julia Silverman

Music

Portland Hip-Hop Showcase the Thesis Returns July 1

The popular event will resume its regular monthly schedule at Kelly’s Olympian.

06/30/2021 By Nick Campigli

Coronavirus

COVID-19 Restrictions Are Officially Done in Oregon

To celebrate, rides on TriMet will be free all weekend long.

06/30/2021 By Julia Silverman

Big Ideas

7 Ideas to Steal from the World

As the past year has made painfully evident, Portland doesn't have all the answers.

06/29/2021 By Julia Silverman

Heat Wave 2021

Here's How to Stay Cool in Portland Today

Ways to beat the heat as Oregon broils under record-breaking temps

06/28/2021 By Julia Silverman

Big Ideas

12 Radical Oregon Plans to Watch

From inclusive playgrounds to Oregon mushroom leather

06/27/2021 Edited by Julia Silverman

Footnotes

LISTEN: What’s Next After Oregon’s Mass Vaccination Sites Close Down?

This week on Footnotes, we discuss the continued health equity and access issues facing our state and the role community health clinics will play movi...

06/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Sports

Which Oregonians Are Headed to the Tokyo Olympics?

The games are on, and Oregon is well represented. Let's bring home some medals!

06/17/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Volunteer

Mutual Aid Is Having a Moment in Portland. Here Are 5 Initiatives to Support.

An unscientific guide to the proliferating number of groups providing aid to those in need.

06/14/2021 By Fiona McCann

Feature

Can We Save the Lloyd Center?

The 61-year-old mall is not what it once was. But it still has a heartbeat.

06/06/2021 By Marty Patail

News

The Pearl Has a Very Masculine New Footbridge

Well ... overpass. It’s an overpass.

06/04/2021 By Conner Reed

Technology

Asked to Provide Proof of Vaccination in Oregon? There's No App for That.

Despite asking businesses to check vaccination status of their customers, Oregon has no plans for a verification app.

06/02/2021 By Julia Silverman

News

Esperanza Spalding Is Building a BIPOC Artist Sanctuary in St. Johns

The musician hopes to raise $300,000 by early June to support the project.

05/28/2021 By Conner Reed

Footnotes

LISTEN AGAIN: Coronavirus Vaccine Second Dose Potential Side Effects

With vaccine eligibility opening up to 12 to 15 year olds, we're revisiting an episode on what to expect when you're expecting vaccine side effects.

05/14/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

News

While the Moda Center Welcomes Back Fans, Stagehands Remain Benched

Inside one labor union's fight to help workers in a struggling live entertainment industry.

05/13/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Coronavirus

The Vaccine Floodgates Are Open in Oregon

Once the hottest ticket in town, vaccine appointments are now there for the taking.

05/03/2021 By Julia Silverman

Footnotes

LISTEN: The State of the Coronavirus in Oregon

We talk about the Johnson & Johnson debacle, vaccine hesitancy, and more.

04/23/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

News

Portland Garment Factory Burns in Suspected Arson

The locally loved, zero-fabric waste studio appears to have lost everything to the flames.

04/19/2021 By Eden Dawn

Coronavirus

What Is Herd Immunity, and How Do We Get There in Oregon?

Here's how many Oregonians need to be vaccinated for us to get back to "normal."

04/10/2021 By Gabriel Granillo