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Swashbuckling Style

Portland Pirate Festival

Walk the runway—or the plank?

09/23/2009 By Meghan Hilliard


Mercy Corps In Action

In its newly built Portland headquarters, Mercy Corps opens the Action Center, a multimedia learning museum meant to further engage the public in the humanitarian organization's mission to end world poverty and hunger.

09/17/2009 By Alexis Rehrmann

Local Style

Make It Work

Five designers put their best looks forward

09/11/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

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Set Out for the South

Portland Monthly editor Rachel Ritchie shares pictures from her getaway adventure into Southeast Oregon.

09/11/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

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Experience the East

Portland Monthly editor Kasey Cordell takes us with her through Eastern Oregon.

09/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell

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Going Coastal

Portland Monthly Editor Brian Barker shares his pictures from his tour of Southern Oregon, and up Highway 101 along the Oregon Coast.

09/11/2009 Photography by Brian Barker

Aspiring Designers

Fashion Forward

Ten local designers focus on Fashion Week

09/01/2009 By Meghan Hilliard


Boundaries for Taste

An important moment in the history of Oregon wine occurred in 1975, when Oregon began requiring every city in the state to implement an urban growth boundary. The result: numerous hillsides on the outskirts of Salem, McMinnville, and Forest Grove that are

08/28/2009 By Randy Gragg

Charity Events

Fruitful Fete

Marriott's opening raises funds for local nonprofit

08/12/2009 By Robert Runyon


Side of Fries

Would you like fries with that? Hell yes!


Charity Events

YWCA’s Offkey

Voices carry the day



Cole Mining

Fred and Toody Cole are in their 60s, but they won't stop rocking.



Beaucoup of Blues

Waterfront Blues Fest heats up

07/08/2009 By Megan Udow


Fourth of July

What to do for Independence Day? We’ve scoured the town for the best way to celebrate this year.


If You Build It...

Holst Architecture

A bold new generation of buildings is changing Portland's landscape, the Holst is the architecture is the vision firm behind many of them.

06/26/2009 By Randy Gragg


Portland's Rising Stars

A tour of buildings designed by Portland's up-and-coming architects.

06/26/2009 By Randy Gragg


River Lodges

Now that you know where to go, where do you stay? Luckily we have also found the best lodges, cottages and cabins to complement your river adventure.

06/26/2009 By Lynette Sanchez and Ariel Bleicher


Bowie Biking and Prince Pedaling

Mobile dance party is a spandex-y success.

06/22/2009 By Trina Jones

Portland's Best Water

Rogue River Feud

Zane Grey, famed author of such western novels as _Riders of the Purple Sage_, was one of the architects of the hardscrabble mythos of the American West. After a memorable fishing expedition on the lower Rogue River in 1925, Grey memorialized the Oregon w

06/16/2009 By Alexis Rehrmann