February 2013
Table of Contents
Cover Story
Meet the idealists, entrepreneurs, organizers, thinkers, and doers who make Portland a capital city of global action.
Features
Thumbnail for - What I Learned: Lessons from Portland High Schools
An anonymous survey of local high school students and teachers reveals what's really going on in today's high schools.
Thumbnail for - Modern Urban Living
A local architect reimagines loft living to bring three generations closer.
Thumbnail for - Our Schools Guide 2013
The ultimate by-the-numbers guide to our region's 596 public and private schools
The impromptu history lesson that most changed my life.
The Ocean microrestaurant project creates a blueprint for feeding Portland fast.
In her new book, longtime Portland food writer Martha Holmberg simplifies the art of the saucier.
Skin & Bones is reborn as a cozy cocktail joint.
What you need to know about Duane Sorenson's new Italian restaurant
It's a great month for sports fans, jazz junkies, and comic book collectors.
The provocative and influential photography and video of the Portland native comes to the art museum for a major exhibition.
An explosive debut crime thriller by 24-year-old recent Reed college alum Roger Hobbs
The band's sophomore record has less swing and more sass, rocking with ornery contrariness.
The Portland singer talks about her sophomore album, out this month, and her growing desire to rock.
A guide to Portland's coolest products and ideas
Launched by a design prodigy, Pensole gives some of the country’s most talented designers a leg up.
A ski-haven away from the crowds
As Nike ponders an expansion in South Waterfront, we take a look at the company's developments elsewhere.
The guests we’d most like to watch the big game with
A new leader hauls Warn Industries, the nation’s top winch maker, out of a rut.
A by-the-numbers guide to our coast.
Bent Animation brings new and classic characters to life.
Micro-stories about K-Stew's Portland secret, baby elephants, and Blazers karaoke
A Portland pair is on a quest to preserve our penmanship.
A follower of the “paleo” diet—the trendy faux–Stone Age regime of meats, nuts, veggies, and fruits that excludes grains and dairy—who falls off the wagon (or falls out of the Flintstonemobile, perhaps).  In a sentence:  “I’ve been eating...
Imaginary Authors creates a line of tale-telling perfumes.
A Lake Oswego native re-creates cinema's most legendary bar in Morocco.
Meet the idealists, entrepreneurs, organizers, thinkers, and doers who make Portland a capital city of global action.
An anonymous survey of local high school students and teachers reveals what's really going on in today's high schools.
Hint: They’re not the same as what parents care about.
The ultimate by-the-numbers guide to our region's 596 public and private schools
Martin Ryan Distilling captures Oregon’s essence in a dry gin.
This month's shopping list
Tips to keep up with the winter gardening load
A local architect reimagines loft living to bring three generations closer.
See a day in the life at three area high schools
The influential artist and Portland native returns home for a major retrospective at the museum.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the acclaimed Portland animation studio creates characters.
Longtime Portland food editor and cookbook author Martha Holmberg prepares pork tenderloin with orange-rosemary balsamic butter sauce.