Travel & Outdoors


Help a Kid Out

Students ask their community to step up and take a survey.

07/22/2010 By Lauren Fox


All in Agreement

The City and the Forest Park Conservancy draft a plan to tackle the trails together.

07/21/2010 By Lauren Fox


Aye, Calypso

Alexandra Cousteau sets sail for Portland.


Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide: July 16, 2010

Hawaiian Shave Ice, star gazing, a classic road ride, and a (really) old-school game of shinty—this weekend is a kick in the pants.



Table Rock Trail

In the vicinity of Molalla, Oregon, sits Table Rock, a breathtaking beacon, remnant of old volcanic flows of yore. Climb to the top and witness spectacular, unforgettable views reaching at far north as Rainier and as far south as Shasta with this month's

07/15/2010 With Brian Barker

News and Notes

In the Bag?

Hizzoner pledges to rid the Rose City of plastic bags.


63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Walk-About

Go for a walk and discover Jewish deli owner Nick Zukin's favorite Latin hot spots, Kristin Kaye's favorite ways that Portland gives back to our green Earth, or Rabbi Gary Schoenberg's favorite boating businesses.

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks


63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

The people's guide to Portland now!

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks

News and Notes

Plastic not so Fantastic

Ban the Bag Coalition declares a Day of Action in Portland


Eat This Now

Let’s Talk Turkey

Burgerville dishes up the goods for the Oregon Environmental Council.



Get Out Guide: July 9, 2010

Beachcombing, wildlife refuges, and a 150-foot-long halfpipe—it's time to jump into the weekend.


Eat This Now

Seedy Business

A new baker serves up addictive kicks at the Beaverton Farmers Market


Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide: July 2, 2010

Jam sessions, singletrack riding, and explosions in the sky–happy Independence Day!


Field Report

Hike of the Week: Silver Star Mountain

Trek into the heart of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest for one of the area’s best wildflower displays.


News and Notes

Social Rangers

It’s official: The Bureau of Land Management wants to be your friend.


Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide: June 25, 2010

Tougher-than-nails bikers, show-stopping waterfalls, and organic beer. Bring on the weekend.


News and Notes

Park Place

Eastside bike parking gets a major upgrade


News and Notes

Deep Diving

A new locally produced documentary digs deep for solutions on climate change


News and Notes

Gorge Yourself

The updated Curious Gorge guide is this summer’s must-read book.


News and Notes

Here’s Mud in Your Eye

One night only! The Mudeye Puppet Company goes wild in Tryon Creek State Park