Q&A

Ripping the City With Emily Greene

The 'Foodie Snitch' creator dishes on her favorite place to getaway, the future of Portland, and restaurants–of course.

06/22/2022 By Dalila Brent

Fragrance

Locally Made Perfumes for All Your Olfactory Dreams

Whether you want to smell like patchouli, citrus, cedar, or ylang ylang, Portland’s scent-makers have it covered.

06/14/2022 By Fiona McCann Photography by Michael Novak

Out and About

The Portland Garment Factory Is Back in Style

Barely a year after a fire burnt down its Montavilla location, the zero-waste clothing and soft good production company debuts its new home in NE Portland.

06/06/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Food Business

Tory Campbell Keeps his Grandparents' Barbecue Legacy Alive, One Dry Rub at a Time

Tory Campbell's grandparents opened Campbell’s Barbecue in the ‘80s, and he’s selling those same sauces, dry rubs, and links in their honor.

05/25/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Where to live now

Neighborhood Guide: Beaumont-Wilshire

Strollers on the street, old-school Italian food, and a bespoke Botox bar are just a few highlights of Portland's Beaumont neighborhood.

05/12/2022 By Marty Patail

Retail Therapy

15 New-ish Stores in Portland for Spring Shopping

So many houseplants, so much macrame, so many candles.

05/10/2022 By Julia Silverman

Shopping

9 Portland-Area Malls, Ranked 

Pioneer Place, Lloyd Center, Bridgeport Village, Clackamas Town Center, Washington Square, and more—which is a mall to rule them all?

05/06/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, Fiona McCann, Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Flea Market

The Portland Flea Is Back, and Now It’s Weekly

The city’s signature vintage outdoors marketplace stakes its claim on Sundays, from now through October in the Central Eastside.

03/31/2022 By Julia Silverman

Music

Our 10 Favorite Portland Record Stores

From Music Millennium in Laurelhurst to My Vinyl Underground in Ladd's Addition, here are some of the best record stores in Portland, Oregon.

03/24/2022 By Jenni Moore

Shopping

Where to Buy and Play Board Games in Portland

Tabletop squad, assemble! We're heading to Master Goblin Games, Mox, and more for game night.

03/15/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Shopping Road Trip

Shop Stops in the Columbia River Gorge

Hood River’s Oak Street and its counterparts in Bingen and White Salmon make these connected Gorge towns a stealth shopping destination for clothes, gifts, and more.

03/11/2022 By Gabriel Granillo, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Valentine's Day

Last-Minute Local Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Love

From heart-shaped mugs to chocolate baskets to flower deliveries to nude paintings, Portland makers and stores have all your Valentine's Day needs.

02/11/2022 By Fiona McCann and Julia Silverman

Grocery Stores

How Providore Became a Portland Food Paradise

With a new expansion, the NE Portland store is a treasure hunt, a cookbook curator, a wine bar, and a love letter to small farmers.

02/08/2022 By Karen Brooks

Health & Wellness

6 Portland-Made Picks for New Year's Self-Care

Vegan soaps, chemical-free candles, and herbal supplements, and more

12/31/2021 By Dalila Brent

Shopping

Shops Worth the Drive

Bookstores at the beach, German groceries next to the world’s largest oyster, and kitchen finds in Eastern Oregon

12/21/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

Cigars to Light Bulbs, We Love These Portland Retail Classics

Some of the shops we’ve come to rely on, whether they’ve been around a decade or a century

12/20/2021 By Fiona McCann, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Shopping

Close Out Your Holiday Shopping at These Gorge-ous New Shops

Visit Hood River and White Salmon for wintry vibes and last-minute gifts.

12/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Shopping

10 New Portland Stores that Make Us Happy

Fresh tees, vintage sneakers, the perfect card: find them all at these new Portland shops.

12/14/2021 Edited by Fiona McCann

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories to Watch, December 13–19

A special session in Salem, the race to replace DeFazio, and more

12/13/2021 By Julia Silverman

In Memoriam

Remembering Ray Tillotson, Founder of Ray’s Ragtime

The business owner, actor, and community figure was an early figurehead of Portland secondhand and vintage shopping.

12/01/2021 By Andrew Jankowski