June 2011
Table of Contents
Cover Story
From north to south, we've picked the coastal treasures worth a visit.
Features
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The brothers McMenamin extend the same care and devotion to tending their gardens as they do their taps.
Thumbnail for - Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Foodies
A stopover in Manzanita promises a cornucopia of culinary delights.
Thumbnail for - Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Naturalists
Nature buffs and fresh-air fiends will find the sightseeing in Bandon to be special indeed.
Thumbnail for - Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for History Buffs
Add an educational element to your getaway by patronizing points of historical significance in Astoria.
Thumbnail for - Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Families
Yes, there's a fabulous aquarium and plenty of Rogue ale. But families have more in store for them on their next trip to Newport.
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The man tasked with designing the next big expansion at the Portland Japanese Garden talks of earthquakes and architecture.
Thumbnail for - To Protect and Serve
A collection of cops continues to seek medical benefits for ailments incurred while on the job.
Thumbnail for - Oregon Coast Guide: Coast Quest
If you can't commit to a coastal jaunt, you can at least play the game.
Thumbnail for - Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Outdoor Adventurers
Whether it's the pounding surf you crave, or another piece of pie from the Port Hole Cafe, Gold Beach abounds with distinctive distractions.
NOT LONG AFTER Zari Santner arrived at her job as a planner for Portland Parks & Recreation 30 years ago, her boss sent her to deal with an untamed cluster of cottonwood trees on the east bank of the Willamette River. As Santner sidled...
Ambitious entrees are always in season at Aviary.
We've got three sweet deals on worthy wines for under $15.
Restaurateur Alem Gebrehiwot ably demonstrates that there's more to tea than Lipton's.
Does your salmon need more whimsical elements? Bring on the gooseberries!
Kurt Huffman has his hands in more eateries than Zagat.
Let's blame it all on _The Food Network_.
In which we explain why your gyro is getting a bit spendier.
Good things come in small packages—especially when it comes to local baked goods.
Amateur football in these parts sports a different kind of celebrity.
With Portland's prevailing DIY ethos a fact of life, it's no wonder we're embracing author Susan Beal's crafty ways.
We'd break out the good china for these local dignitaries—except Sheela.
Vanessa Vaselka creates a dystopian version of Portland, that's not really Portland.
The Rose Festival is coming soon—so is Chelsea Handler!
A PNCA student is making money the old-fashioned way.
Students enrolled at the Independent Publishing Resource Center discover a write of passage.
If you can eat it, wear it, read it, or live in it, we've got the local angle covered.
This summer's swimwear goes retro.
From north to south, we've picked the coastal treasures worth a visit.
A stopover in Manzanita promises a cornucopia of culinary delights.
Nature buffs and fresh-air fiends will find the sightseeing in Bandon to be special indeed.
Add an educational element to your getaway by patronizing points of historical significance in Astoria.
Yes, there's a fabulous aquarium and plenty of Rogue ale. But families have more in store for them on their next trip to Newport.
Expand your knowledge of local recreation areas.
Visit the highest point in the Columbia River Gorge for a stunning variety of views.
If you can't commit to a coastal jaunt, you can at least play the game.
Whether it's the pounding surf you crave, or another piece of pie from the Port Hole Cafe, Gold Beach abounds with distinctive distractions.
Do Portlanders really need lessons in being even more unconventional?
The micro-cycle might be the next big thing in urban commuting.
The brothers McMenamin extend the same care and devotion to tending their gardens as they do their taps.
Dust off your hoe and get thee to the garden!
The man tasked with designing the next big expansion at the Portland Japanese Garden talks of earthquakes and architecture.
A collection of cops continues to seek medical benefits for ailments incurred while on the job.