The Mad Hattar

For River Pig's Ramzy Hattar, It's Been a Broken Path to the Restaurant Biz

The saloon owner has seen some hard knocks.

08/14/2018 By Chad Walsh

Home Décor

A New Pearl District Showroom Will Help You Make an Instagrammable Home

SMG Collective's new showroom is all about home inspiration.

06/19/2018 By Emily Davis

Bars

The Pearl Is About to Get a Drake-Friendly Music Lounge

River Pig's Ramzy Hattar is planning Zizou—an 8,000-square-foot music lounge in the recently vacated Oba space.

02/23/2018 By Chad Walsh

Development

3 Bonkers Things We Learned about These Proposed Skyscrapers

No. 3: the 680-feet-high skybridge will have trees growing in it.

02/15/2018 By Marty Patail

Trends of an Edible Nature

Office Taste Test: The Cookie Dough Cafe

“I was hoping it would be better.”

12/27/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Architecture

A Portland Architect Wants to Erect the Tallest Skyscraper on the West Coast

The proposal for the Pearl's old US Post Office site sports a 970-foot tower and "botanical bridge" suspended mid-air.

11/14/2017 By Marty Patail

Beer

The Breweries of the Pearl Have Their Own Damn Festival

On June 3, come taste the suds of the Pearl.

06/01/2017 By Meagan Nolan

CITY PLANNING

Reflecting on the Past, Present, and Future of Portland's Pearl District

Looking back on the neighborhood's Wild West days—and wondering what's in store for the area as new towers continue to rise.

10/05/2015 By Randy Gragg

FIT CITY

Portland's First Indoor Rowing Studio Is Coming to the Pearl District

Firebrand, home to Pyrolates, Full Tilt Cycling, and FireBarre, looks to add a fourth workout to the family with the help of a community loan. Here's how to help make it happen.

09/16/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

Inside Planet Granite's Massive New Pearl District Rock Gym

Take a look around Northwest Portland's first rock gym, complete with 30,000 square feet of bouldering, climbing, yoga, and more.

11/04/2014 By Sara Rangel