October 2011
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Fall was made for long weekends. As the sun settles lower and lower in our sky and thanksgiving comes into view on the horizon, there’s no better time to escape the city and savor the few quiet, crisp weekends of autumn. From culinary excursions in the he
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From the nation’s leading wave energy expert to the inventor of the wiki to a cartoonist who pioneered a new literary genre, _Portland Monthly_ and OMSI invite you to explore the work, inspirations, and creative processes of 12 Oregonians who are...
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A style-conscious clan from across the pond transform a "dark and oppressive" domicile into fun for the whole family.
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The winner of this year’s Wordstock short-fiction contest paints an unsentimental portrait of love, loss, and the power of family.
WARD CUNNINGHAM may be one of the most influential computer programmers of his generation, but when it comes to the clocks ticking inside his Garden Home house, he is indifferent. I arrived to interview him on an overcast Saturday morning in...
Abby’s Table serves up a healthy and welcoming feast in Southeast Portland.
Here's a clam chowder recipe that should please folks from either coast.
The pescetarian CEO who helped green up Burgerville
Abby’s table chef and owner Abby Fammartino walks us through the simple steps of preparing her zucchini fritters with cucumber-fennel relish in our in the Kitchen video series.
From the nation’s leading wave energy expert to the inventor of the wiki to a cartoonist who pioneered a new literary genre, _Portland Monthly_ and OMSI invite you to explore the work, inspirations, and creative processes of 12 Oregonians who are...
The winner of this year’s Wordstock short-fiction contest paints an unsentimental portrait of love, loss, and the power of family.
From parking czar to falling star (ouch!) we've got a fine flock of folks at this month's fete.
Local writer splits herself in two.
Keanu Reeves, River Phoenix, Gus Van Sant, and Portland, 20 years later
Get physical with high school football; get literary at Wordstock; await the Great Pumpkin on Sauvie Island.
_Shine A Light_ gives PAM patrons something to cheer about.
A Salem author seeks closure—or the best he can get.
The rock, the clock, and the cocktail you should know about.
Romance and the season’s cozy, sophisticated styles take to the streets of Stumptown in our fall fashion feature.
Fall was made for long weekends. As the sun settles lower and lower in our sky and thanksgiving comes into view on the horizon, there’s no better time to escape the city and savor the few quiet, crisp weekends of autumn. From culinary excursions...
Ghost Lake: Where else would you hike in October?
How peace-loving Portland makes big bucks off America’s wars.
Eyrie Vineyards has vintage vintages for sale.
A style-conscious clan from across the pond transform a "dark and oppressive" domicile into fun for the whole family.
Season's change and a chilly wind is bound to blow. Plant those bulbs and cover your tomatoes.
Area man engages in an unusual—and very hot—athletic pursuit.
A hard look at Portland’s dream of ultra-green neighborhoods
Get all the behind-the-scenes action from our Portland-based bohemian love story showcasing the best in Fall Fashion with this lusty making-of video