April 2015
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Cover Story
Whether you're a first-time buyer, looking for a bigger place, downsizing, or renting, Portland has a hood to make you happy.
Features
Thumbnail for - Fine Print: A Stunning Exploration of Spring Style in Portland
Go bold this spring with vivid prints, from colorful abstracts to delicate florals.
Thumbnail for - Local Artist Wendy Red Star Totally Conquers the Wild Frontier
Exploring the native America of a Portland artist on the rise
Holy smokes! After perfecting sandwiches, the former food cart is writing its own rules for bombastic barbecue.
A farmers market pro weaves together two flavorful seasonal ingredients for biscuit-ready preserves.
...plus one cocktail you cannot miss this month.
New downtown food cart Bing Mi! delivers jian bing for a crazy-good breakfast on the go.
How the fourth-quarter hero stays calm under pressure (hint: it involves a "mental coach").
How the long-closed Southeast Portland high school became an ambitious new concert venue.
This month's best bets for things to see and do, from gender-bending rap to The School for Lies
This month's hottest locally made goods, from locally made ketchup to a wrist strap that hides 25 screwdrivers, wrenches, and openers
Go bold this spring with vivid prints, from colorful abstracts to delicate florals.
Wildflowers, waterfalls, and panoramic views—what more could you ask for? Plus 3 springtime travel ideas not to miss!
A famed Norwegian design firm promises to turn a patch of asphalt into the James Beard Public Market—using global expertise.
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from gay rights advocates against Jeb Bush to new governor Kate Brown.
How a lone stand of aspens in West Linn reveals the legacy of a massive cataclysmic event.
Mary Pilon on her new book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game
Furry friend or vermin? The line is blurry at this Vancouver-based wildlife rehabilitation nonprofit.
It's inescapable—Uber is coming to Portland. We explore the backstory of the city's relationship with paid drivers across the decades.
From vaccinations to fluoride to GMOs, one biologist argues that Portland needs to get back to the lab.
Allow customers to pay what they want, and give to charity? Generous wants your money.
Portland's Bee queen, Sara Mapelli, advocates for pollinators via daring acts of performance art.
Exploring the native America of a Portland artist on the rise
When one venerable house faced demolition, neighbors banded together to save it. But in a booming city, no one can save them all.
Jacob Grier blends brews and booze in Cocktails on Tap
One physical therapist's campaign to get you back in the saddle
In this market, you gotta charm the seller to have a prayer. We make it easy.
Whether you're a first-time buyer, looking for a bigger place, downsizing, or renting, Portland has a hood to make you happy.
Find out where the Portland good life thrives right now—and how to find your place within it.
Portland: family-friendly bedroom community to the world?
The City of Roses is drawing some major cash from around the globe. We check out the spendy highlights.
Portland's average home price is about $353k. What can you get for less?
One architect's radical vision of the future
Portland's home market experts weigh in on inventory, cash offers, and love letters to sellers.
The new Max line debuts in September. In neighborhoods the new train will connect, change is already rolling.
It's a well-known fact that Portland has more breweries within our city limits than any other metropolis in the world...but how many is that, exactly?