Beyond the Bridges

Beyond Manhattan

Looking for the authentic New York City? Then get thee to Brooklyn, where neighborhoods in transition are defining the Big Apple’s future.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Beyond the Bridges

Boom Town

Say so long to Las Vegas’s Disney past. (Yes!) The era of decadence is in full swing.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

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Border Patrol

My friend Jeremy and I are baby-stepping down a path—gingerly, oh so gingerly, because by “path,” I mean a jagged scar through a vertiginous deathscape of blackberry brambles, undoubtedly forged by a secretive and murderous cult—into a narrow

05/19/2009 By Zach Dundas

Cycling

Roll With It

Clever Cycles caters to the commuter cyclist.

05/19/2009 By Ethan Smith

Dune Rider

King of the Hill

A board-sports fanatic adds yet another plank to his quiver in order to tackle an unlikely element: sand.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Fishing

Bounty Hunters

Tired of your 9-to-5 gig? The Columbia River is teeming with cash—if you catch the right fish.

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

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High Lonesome

Wild mustangs, secret hot springs and a mountain that rises from the desert floor: Welcome to Harney County, USA.

05/19/2009 By Tim Neville

Route Doubt

Money Cycle

How can a half-mile bike trail cost $750,000?

05/19/2009 By Hannah Feldman

Stroll

Walk On

Only Portland boasts an integrated network of both trails and streets that turns much of our city into one giant pedestrian playground.

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Pacific Ring of Fire

The Danger Zone

Ever wondered whether you could outrun the lava if Mount Hood blew its lid? We have.

05/19/2009 By Julian Smith

Treasure

Booty Call

Mount Hood’s disappearing snow reveals a trove of lost goodies. Cell phone, anyone?

05/19/2009 By Anna Hirsh

Mudroom

Five Reasons: Why Portland Kicks Seattle’s Ass

After _Seattle_ magazine printed the reasons not to move to Portland, we couldn't help but fight back. Here's why Portland--not Seattle--is the Northwest's best city.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

PLAY

Easy Rider

I swapped out my skis for a powder cruiser.

05/19/2009 By Jim Gullo

Hit List

Recession-Friendly Spring Break

Kick back close to home.

05/19/2009 By Kaitlin Johnson and Isaac Darnall

Beyond the Bridges

Town of Plenty

Corvallis isn’t all dive bars and Beavers anymore.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

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Vintage Charms

Forget Napa. Oenophiles are abuzz over Walla Walla, where wine is poured without a hint of hauteur.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Beyond the Bridges

Paradise Found

The Hawaiian island of Kauai offers an escape that's equal parts adventure and peace.

05/19/2009 By Claire Martin

Article

Gold Rush

You don't need to wait until 2010 to have an Olympic experience at the ski-resort town of Whistler.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Jaws

Beach Bums

Salmon sharks may be swimming closer to shore. (But don't be afraid to go in the water.)

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

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Day Trips to Wine Country

Portland has world-class wineries practically at our doorstep. So what are you waiting for? It's going to be a gorgeous weekend, and we can help with the trip planning. Search for the best of the Northern Willamette Valley Wine Country on our "*Find a Ge

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis and Condé Cox