WEB EXCLUSIVE

8 Awesome Live Wire Sketches and Behind-the-Scenes Slide Show

Head writer Courtenay Hameister picks her favorite sketches, interviews, and extras for your viewing and listening pleasure, while we look at what goes into making a Live Wire episode.

12/17/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: 100 Years at the Crystal Ballroom

The Crystal Ballroom celebrates 100 years as the city’s preeminent dance and music venue—and as a hotbed of sin and psychedelia. We look back on the highs and lows of a rich history.

12/09/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Eagle Cap Extreme's Dog Stars

Oregon's answer to the Iditarod drives two- and four-legged racers to the snow-capped Wallowa Mountains for 4 unforgettable days each January.

11/15/2013

GIFT GUIDE

The Art of DIY Gifting

Opt out of the season's shopping rush with this tasty gift for everyone on your list—cardamom shortbread cookies tied up with a Made in Portland gift tags!

11/15/2013

GIFT GUIDE

15 Only-in-Portland Gifts

What do you get for the Oregonian with everything? Think outside of the perfectly wrapped box with these one-of-a-kind gifts straight out of Portlandia.

11/15/2013 By Allison Jones and Cari Johnson

WEB EXCLUSIVE

A Custom Crossword Puzzle

Portland's global crossword puzzle star Brian Greer made this grid just for us—but we're happy to share.

11/15/2013

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS

Your Winter Beer Calendar

Throw on a scarf and get ready for holiday celebrations of the brewed variety—these winter beer events will keep your cheeks rosy all season long.

11/14/2013 By Nathan Tucker

WINTER EVENTS

The PoMo Guide to Portland's Holiday Shows

From new holiday plays and the Tony Starlight Christmas Show to Handel’s Messiah and the Christmas Ship Parade, Portland's putting on plenty of festivities this season.

11/14/2013 By Aaron Scott and Jonathan Frochtzwajg

WEB EXCLUSIVE

3 Ways to Use Vinn Distillery's Baijiu

Wilsonville's own Chinese spirits company shares serving suggestions for their subtle, elegant brown rice-based beverage.

11/14/2013 By Margarett Waterbury

WEB EXCLUSIVE

An Evening at Thomas Lauderdale's Loft

Sneak a peek inside the Pink Martini bandleader's legendary party palace with our exclusive video.

10/11/2013 Videography by Molly Woodstock

Slideshow

Slide Show: Photographer Carli Davidson

A local photographer goes from blogs to book deal with her photos of dogs midshimmy.

10/11/2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Laura Veirs

Veirs talks about her new album, parenthood, and how living here is a lot like a 'Portlandia' sketch. She plays Doug Fir Oct 5.

09/30/2013 By John Chandler

LISTEN

Playlist: Elliott Smith's Portland

Explore the songwriter's PDX references, from “Rose Parade” to “Needle in the Hay”

09/13/2013

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Videos: Portland's Best Places to Work

Freewheeling offices (yes, that is a kegerator). Revolutionary fitness programs (everyone knows how far you ran). The end of vacation as we know it (relax—it’s a good thing). Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be.

09/13/2013 Videography by Sreang Hok

PORTLAND WINE

An Interactive Guide to Portland's Urban Wineries

Oregon’s new wine country looks a little different: gritty industrial spaces, uncommon grape varieties, and not a vine in sight. Best of all? It’s right down the street. Here's where to find them all.

09/13/2013 Illustrations by Julie Reposa By Cole Danehower

BACKPAGE

Vox Populi: How Portlanders Work (Extended Results)

We asked nearly 1,000 of our readers about their office romances, workplace coffee habits, and most embarrassing on-the-job experiences.

09/13/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Eightmile Loop Trail #496

A favorite of Hood River locals in search of some of spring’s first snow-free spins, this rollicking singletrack circuit in the eastern fringes of the Mount Hood National Forest hits an encore sweet spot come fall.

09/12/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Vintage 1973 Oil Crisis Photos

In the early 1970s, the brand-new EPA commissioned documentary photos to build support for its environmental mission. We share Oregon's place in the pictures.

09/12/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: A Night with Holdfast Dining's Will Preisch

Dive into a market-driven, modernist one-man show, offering plates like wasabi pea soup and cornbread madeleines topped with lardo and honeycomb.

09/12/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fall Arts Guide 2013

We asked the arts organizations included in our Fall Arts Guide to step inside the photo booth, and here are their crazy results—–knives, wigs, babies, and all!

08/20/2013