Brand New

Japanese Lifestyle Store Muji Is Here to Fill the Empty Hole in Your Life

The iconic brand opens its second biggest US location in the former Meier & Frank space.

11/20/2018 By Marty Patail and Eden Dawn


At Portland's Orox Leather, Generations of Mexican Artisanship Live On

From Oaxaca to Old Town, a family business just keeps getting better.

06/28/2018 By Eden Dawn


How a North Portland Boutique Plans to Conquer the World

Kenton's Mantel launches a new website to fill demand in South Korea and Japan.

10/23/2017 By Kayla Brock

Everyday Activism

Support the Columbia Gorge by Buying Lagers, Light Bulbs, and Lube

On Monday, September 25, dozens of N Mississippi Avenue businesses will donate a portion of sales to Eagle Creek fire relief efforts.

09/21/2017 By Hannah Bonnie


How Portland's Horrid Winter Storms Brought Small Businesses Together

A lonely upside to repeated batterings from snow and ice.

02/23/2017 By Jason Buehrer


Design Within Reach Opens Its Largest Studio in the Country in Portland

The design company's new Pearl District location boasts 28,000 square feet dedicated to midcentury modern and contemporary furniture and home décor.

01/31/2017 By Lauren Kershner

Pop-Up Shop

Online Retailer ModCloth Pops Up in Portland through July

The popular vintage-vibe retailer brings its online shop to Pioneer Place through the end of July, with a slew of local lines on the shelves.

07/14/2016 By Eden Dawn


It's 4/20—So Here Are Smoking Deals at 10 Portland Dispensaries

Dave's not here, man, but cheap bud is.

04/20/2016 By Claire Colby


April Is Almost Over: Top Style & Design Things to Do

From fashion shows to warehouse sales to basket weaving, there are lots of ways to finish April strong.

04/18/2016 By Claire Colby


New Market "Flea + Food" Merges Vintage Finds and Local Eats

A craft market, now with 100 percent more food pod.

03/29/2016 By Claire Colby


SamplingLab, The Store Where Everything Is (Or Was) Free, Closes Permanently

Who could’ve guessed that a shop stocked with free samples wouldn’t be sustainable?

02/16/2016 By Tuck Woodstock


Galentine’s Day? Bromancing? V-Day For the Unattached But Well-Friended Portlander

Valentine’s Day, unlike Paris, isn’t just for lovers.

02/10/2016 By Caitlin Collins


Our Portland-Centric Valentine's Gift Guide Stabs Romantic Cliché with Cupid's Arrow

Well, anyway—here are some ideas for V-Day that hopefully won't nauseate you or your Special One.

02/01/2016 By Caitlin Collins


Let the Holiday Bazaars, Sales, Pop-Ups, and Pheasant Fetes (?!) Continue!

Two more weekends of artisanal Portland revelry and retail await.

12/11/2015 By Alex Madison


9 Local Gifts for Health-Focused Folks

From cozy vests to chakra spray, we've got the scoop on this holiday season’s hottest healthful gifts.

12/01/2015 By Tuck Woodstock


9 Local Gifts for the Northwest Adventurer

Ponchos, backpacks, and Cabin Porn, oh my! We've got you covered for the outdoorsy folk on your list.

12/01/2015 By Emma Mannheimer


We've Got All the Seasonal Artisanal/Local Holiday Bazaars, Pop-Ups, and Markets You Can Handle, Portland

The city's de facto festival of awesome short-run indie shopping has begun!

12/01/2015 By Alex Madison


Buckminster Fuller Inspired These Aggressively Angular Portland-Made Lamps

North for the Summer debuts a lighting line that channels the great midcentury design thinker.

10/21/2015 By Alex Madison


Six Expert Tips for Shopping for Weed in Portland

Weed is legal but you don't know what you're doing. We asked a Portland quality-control expert for guidance.

10/19/2015 By Portland Monthly Staff


There Is Such a Thing as Men's Fashion in Portland

It's not all tees and plaid and jeans in PDX—we take a look at the state of men's style with 7 shops that will take you from classic to modern (without looking like a local stereotype).

09/22/2015 By Eden Dawn