Drop Everything And Read

Demand for E-Books and Audiobooks Has Gone Bonkers at the Multnomah County Library

Tops on Portlander's list of required pandemic reading? Cozy old favorites, how-to and self-help tomes, and wise words from Michelle Obama.

05/01/2020 By Julia Silverman

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Food Insecurity Rises Along With Unemployment in Oregon

Food banks are getting more money; so are food stamp programs. Will it be enough?

04/17/2020 By Julia Silverman

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Wanna Play in Oregon’s Great Outdoors This Spring? It’ll Cost You.

Kayakers, hikers, anglers, and RV’ers: prepare to cough up.

02/25/2020 By Julia Silverman

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Everything Is Fine in the World of Local Retail Real Estate. Kind Of.

Vacancy rates are low, rents are steady, but change looms in 2020

11/26/2019 By Julia Silverman

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Portland Spots Ranked... by Temperature

August is Portland’s most sweltering month. Here are 10 ways to beat—or bring—the heat.

07/24/2019 By Brendan Nagle

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The Numbers on Oregon's New "Rent Control" Measures

Oregon gives the controversial practice a new lease on life.

04/23/2019 By Ramona DeNies

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The Portland International Film Festival, by the Numbers

Our 42-year-old celebration of cinema is back March 7–21. Here's how it stacks up.

02/26/2019 By Allison Place

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Can Portland's 911 Call Center Step Up Its Game?

Here's a look at the numbers.

11/20/2018 By James Stevens

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Dare We Hope for a Good Year for the Trail Blazers?

2018 disappointed. Will 2019 be any better? Their season kicks off October 18.

10/17/2018 By Sam Pape

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Oregon's Cider Industry Is Booming

Here are the hard numbers on the state's next booze boom.

09/11/2018 By Sam Pape

Feast Mode

How Feast Makes Portland Food Sexy as Hell

The food festival has become a national act. How does it stay tasty?

08/14/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Hell on Wheels

Portland's E-Scooter Invasion Has Begun

Rejoice! Or run for your life!

07/31/2018 By Sam Pape

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Portland's Bridge Closures Will Destroy Your July and August Commute

Prepare for hell on wheels. (Or just stay home.)

06/19/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

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How Will Trump's Tariff Tussle Affect Oregon?

Oregon exports nearly $4 billion worth of goods to China. What could the trade tiff mean for our state?

05/22/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

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What's the Deal with Portland's Parking Kitty App?

We break down the numbers behind the city's year-old app, which lets drivers pay for downtown parking with their phone.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Johnson

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How Will the Tax Code Changes Affect Oregon?

Here's how to make sense of the new Republican-backed tax plan.

03/27/2018 By Katelyn Best

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After Portlandia, What's Next for the Local Film Industry?

Sample stat: 25 films have been shot in Oregon since the start of 2017.

02/27/2018 By Anya Rehon