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THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Portland Monthly's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

From a "store" full of 100% free stuff to the baby from Labyrinth, we take a look back at the stories you loved most this year.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/31/2014
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TRAVEL DEALS

The Allison Inn and Spa to Host Cuvée Weekends

The luxury Willamette Valley resort will host a Spring celebration of Oregon's bounty.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/26/2014
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TRAVEL NEWS

Around the World in 4 Stories

Our roundup of international travel news, including tips from the CIA, a swanky new Airbus jet, and sexy travel gifts.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/24/2014
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TAKE FLIGHT

Nation's Tallest Cuckoo Clock Now at Portland Airport

Tick tock on the clock.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/23/2014
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Celebrate the new year, prepare for the Truffle Festival, head for the Chinese Garden, and get Wild!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/23/2014
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HOLIDAZE

The Ultimate Guide to U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms

Bundle up, grab your plaid, and bring on the shearling boots—it's time for the 2014 choose ‘n cut Christmas tree run.

  • By Anna Loh
  • Published 12/03/2014
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STAYCATION

Portland Holiday Hotel Deals (Or, Where to Stash Your Guests)

Guest room (and couch) already full? These local hotels are ready to roll out the red carpet.

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 12/03/2014
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Celebrate the holidays on the coast, take advantage of serious Cyber Monday travel deals, and prep for the Oregon Truffle Festival.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/02/2014
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TRAVEL DEALS

Incredible Cyber Monday Flight Deals

Rejoice, travelers! Alaska Airlines is offering non-stop service from PDX starting at $49.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/01/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Conquering Kauai

Wintertime is the right time to head to Hawaii's stunning, rugged paradise of Kauai.

  • Published 12/01/2014
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Around the World in Four Stories

The wide world of travel, featuring planes patched with tape, a lamb chop in space, and Munich's Airbräu.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/24/2014
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GOOD EATS

Stock Up on Healthy Nosh at PDX Before Your Flight

Flying out of town this holiday season? Your best bet for staying sane and satisfied is grabbing snacks and meals before the plane takes off.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 11/19/2014
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Celebrate Thanksgiving with 165 Willamette Valley Wineries

The three-day Thanksgiving celebration is a valley-wide feast of tastings, seasonal food pairings, special releases, discounts, and live music.

  • By Kate Goodling
  • Published 11/17/2014
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FOOD FINDER

A Field Guide to Local Winter Foraging

This winter, with a little help from the experts, city dwellers can learn to live on the wild side.

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 11/13/2014
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GET OUT

See the Portland Japanese Garden Dressed Up for Fall

With vibrant red maples, serene pond-spanning bridges, and golden leaves blowing across pebble and sand gardens, it's the perfect time of year to bundle up and pay a visit to the garden.

  • By Anna Loh, Sarah Ostaszewski, and Sara Rangel
  • Published 11/12/2014
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WE HEART VIDEO

Reese Witherspoon Needs Her 'Wild' Danner Boots

For the upcoming film Wild, producers asked local boot company Danner to outfit Witherspoon with a very special shoe.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 11/05/2014
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FIT CITY

Inside Planet Granite's Massive New Pearl District Rock Gym

Take a look around Northwest Portland's first rock gym, complete with 30,000 square feet of bouldering, climbing, yoga, and more.

  • By Sara Rangel
  • Published 11/04/2014
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Stormy weather arts in Cannon Beach, international film in Eugene, and plenty of wine in Walla Walla. It's a good time to explore the Northwest!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 11/04/2014
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WEEKEND GETAWAYS

Eastern Oregon Like You've Never Seen It Before

Travel through living ghost towns, antelope herds, and painted hills in one weekend.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 10/29/2014
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Slideshow

The Perfect Weekend Loop Through Eastern Oregon

Travel through living ghost towns, antelope herds, and painted hills in one weekend with our perfect itinerary.

  • Published 10/29/2014
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