Real Estate

Price Point: Pearl District Townhome vs. Grant Park Craftsman

Got a mil? Would you rather live in a townhome in the Pearl or a classic Craftsman house in Northeast Portland?

12/16/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Editor’s Note

From the Editor: How a Magazine Helped Me Fall in Love with the City

‘Working here and writing about the mind-bending arts, the blazing food scene, the outdoors, the shops, the wine, has immersed me in what’s truly crushable about this town.’

12/01/2022 By Fiona McCann

Restaurant Openings

Janken, An Upscale Pan-Asian Restaurant, Opens in the Former Bluehour Space

A Miami transplant chef serves everything from wagyu steaks and caviar to pekin duck and nigiri at his first Portland restaurant.

11/23/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Real Estate

Price Point: Top of the Pearl, or Top of Tabor?

Would you prefer a penthouse in the Pearl or a brand-new build near Mount Tabor?

10/12/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Best Restaurants 2022

Jojo Gets a Glow-Up in the Pearl

The social media–famous fried chicken, burger, and jojo cart now has a brick-and-mortar restaurant on the west side.

10/10/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Openings

Paniolo in the Pearl: Fools and Horses Slings Hawaiian Cowboy Fare 

The people behind Pink Rabbit open a slightly grown-up, but equally hip spot next door.  

10/06/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Restaurant Opening

Fried Chicken and Burger Sensation Jojo Opens Its Restaurant

The beloved blue Portland food cart has expanded to a restaurant in the Pearl, complete with vegan and gluten-free options, milkshakes, and a full bar.

09/15/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Real Estate

Price Point: Updated Montavilla Ranch vs. Sunny Pearl Condo

Both of these homes are listed for $699,000. Which one do you think is the better deal?

07/13/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Beer Staff Picks

Our Favorite Places to Grab a Beer in Portland

’Tis the season for sun, fun, and good brews. From St. Johns to Buckman to the Pearl, here are a few bars and patios we love to visit.

04/07/2022 By Dalila Brent, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, Rose Lee, Michael Novak, Margaret Seiler, and Conner Reed

Footwear

These Portland-Made Shoes Marry Style with Sustainability

Founded in 2019, Hilos makes shoes using 3-D printing with a focus creating a fully recyclable product and eliminating overproduction.

03/14/2022 By Jenni Moore

Development

Think the Portland Metro Area's Done For? These 11 Developments Beg to Differ

New apartment complexes, restored theaters, downtown music venues, and more are in the works for 2022 and beyond.

02/16/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: Classic Penthouse in the Heart of the Pearl

Come for the exposed brick, stay for the art, food and shopping.

09/13/2021 By Melissa Dalton

History

Vacant Portland Storefronts Become Canvases for New History Exhibit

History Is Now, part of the sixth Vanport Mosaic Festival, tells Oregon’s history through the voices of its underrepresented and marginalized communities.

06/05/2021 By Cami Hughes

Food & Drink

Meet the Dream Team at República in Portland's Pearl District

The new Mexican café, wine bar, and restaurant isn’t just about one chef—it’s about collaboration and camaraderie. Plus, a recipe for salsa macha.

03/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Breaking News

Everybody Eats PDX Will Bring Ultimate Seafood Mac and Peach Cobbler Chicken and Waffles to the Pearl

Come for the Southern-meets-Pacific-Northwest cooking; stay for the atmosphere, the peach margaritas, and the community focus.

02/18/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: The Pearl District

Chichi boutiques, Fremont Bridge views, and amenity-filled condos

02/08/2021 By Kyle Sosa

Food News

Andina Is Ready to Be a Game Changer Again

The Peruvian dining institution, reopening Oct. 26, sees its future as a cultural hub under a younger generation.

10/15/2020 By Karen Brooks

Art

CULT Wants You to See the Value in Objects

The new Pearl District shop features rare books, toys, sneakers, and more

02/18/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Breaking News

Southern-Leaning Stalwart Irving Street Kitchen Overhauls Its Restaurant and Kitchen

The longtime Pearl district eatery will reopen with casual eats, more non-alcoholic cocktails, and regular guest chefs.

07/19/2019 By Shannon Henderson

Sneak Peek

At Soon-to-Open Pink Rabbit, the Cocktail Menu Is Literally Song Lyrics by the National

Star barista Billy Wilson and GQ-lauded mixologist Tyler Stevens bonded over rock music and album art. Their new Pearl District project? Just add booze.

12/11/2018 By Ramona DeNies