April 2010
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Cover Story
We're looking beyond the gloom and seeing light at the end of the tunnel in the Portland housing market. Our annual Real Estate issue spotlights "*the neighborhoods that have retained consistent property values*":/real-estate/articles/real-estate-best-nei
Features
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To aid you in voting for a gubernatorial candidate by May 4, four Oregonian women ask Bill Bradbury, John Kitzhaber, Chris Dudley, and Allen Alley the hard questions.
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Take a tour of crash-beating neighborhoods—the Northwest District, Cathedral Park, and Sabin.
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The neighborhoods of Kenton, Foster-Powell, and Boise are looking forward to an increase in value.
Thumbnail for - The People’s Republic of Sunnyside
Southeast Portland's Sunnyside neighborhood has a regal, district-wide energy plot.
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Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.
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Portland Alternative Dwellings offers minuscule (56 square feet!) options for hesitant homeowners.
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Are condos on the comeback trail? Here are some top–notch locales in your price range.
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Portland is anticipating hefty changes over three decades, according to the city's new 30-year urban blueprint.
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Active animal licenses are analyzed comparatively between Democrats and Republicans.
Editor-in-Chief Randy Gragg reflects on his past homes and the future of the Portland housing market.
Enjoy a cold one while you wait for a restaurant as we examine four ambiguously adept combos of eat and drink.
Noted Portland chef and tastemaker Chris Israel has created a taste for Danube dining at Grüner
Evoe chef Kevin Gibson drops knowledge about his recipe for fried morel mushrooms with fava bean purée.
Can we interest you in the noble, thick–skinned Spanish grape varietal called tempranillo?
Peruse the plentiful patties at Foster Burger.
The Branch Whiskey Bar has what it takes to be a neighborhood destination.
Dan Wieden spoke at the Bright Lights discussion series on February 8. He discussed recent work from Wieden + Kennedy, one of the nation’s top creative firms in the ad business (and one of the largest remaining independent ones), as well as...
To aid you in voting for a gubernatorial candidate by May 4, four Oregonian women ask Bill Bradbury, John Kitzhaber, Chris Dudley, and Allen Alley the hard questions.
Willy Vlautin's latest tale finds its 15-year-old protagonist searching for a family connection at Portland Meadows.
Everyday Portland food-cart passersby are queried on random topics of local interest ranging from housing to health care.
Though their politics align in many ways, the three candidates for the position of Metro president bring different backgrounds and political instincts to the job. At Bright Lights on March 8, 2010 the candidates Rex Burkholder, Bob Stacey and Tom...
The beauty of the Western wake-robin
The business connection between China and Stumptown has many ties. From academia to green initiatives to tennie-runners, the imports, exports and collaborations are plentiful.
Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time, with Bill Bradbury on the hot seat.
Read Chris Dudley's complete interview transcript, and download the audio file.
Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. John Kitzhaber marks a return.
Urban Farmer's head bartender Dan Stern calls his favorite bottles for warm-weather entertaining.
Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.
Savor the seasoning at the Salt Grotto in the Pearl.
The insanely cute labradoodle has earned space in our hearts as well as our publication.
The growth of diversity in Beaverton results in the once pasty-white suburb becoming one of Oregon's prominent melting pots.
Take a tour of crash-beating neighborhoods—the Northwest District, Cathedral Park, and Sabin.
The neighborhoods of Kenton, Foster-Powell, and Boise are looking forward to an increase in value.
Southeast Portland's Sunnyside neighborhood has a regal, district-wide energy plot.
Portland Alternative Dwellings offers minuscule (56 square feet!) options for hesitant homeowners.
Are condos on the comeback trail? Here are some top–notch locales in your price range.
Portland is anticipating hefty changes over three decades, according to the city's new 30-year urban blueprint.
Active animal licenses are analyzed comparatively between Democrats and Republicans.
We're looking beyond the gloom and seeing light at the end of the tunnel in the Portland housing market. Our annual Real Estate issue spotlights "*the neighborhoods that have retained consistent property...
Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. A sit-down with Pixelworks co-founder Allen Alley.