April 2013
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Cover Story
A look inside Portland's hottest nano-size neighborhoods and the trends driving our real estate market.
Features
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Portland Real Estate 2013
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Three contemporary designs for compact times.
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Whether he’s cooking, running, or throwing parties for 400 of his closest food-world friends (or just eating ice cream), chef Gregory Gourdet’s appetites know few limits.
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Springs trends star across three generations in our take on the modern family portrait.
The conundrum of historic districts
Whether he’s cooking, running, or throwing parties for 400 of his closest food-world friends (or just eating ice cream), chef Gregory Gourdet’s appetites know few limits.
With his new restaurant, Ava Gene’s, Duane Sorenson gives indie dining an Old World polish.
Local dough master Ken Forkish rolls out a new way to bring bread to the table.
The historic Ladd Carriage House is now a worthy restaurant mixing Northwest culinary trends with English tradition (and plenty of cocktails).
North Williams' newest eatery is anchored around a 7,000-pound Italian pizza oven, cracking out blistered crusts with fresh toppings.
Japan loves our do-it-yourself flapjacks.
The indie-folk band teams up with the Oregon Symphony.
Dámaso Rodriguez talks about his plans for the theater and his first production, Ten Chimneys.
Monica Drake’s second novel fearlessly takes on the subject of parenthood.
The adrenaline-fueled pop trio’s sixth album digs deep into the heart of aggression.
A 15-minute set change covers decades of gentrification.
Conquering Cascadia's mightiest peaks with a new kind of snowboarding.
Our picks for your calendar this month.
Springs trends star across three generations in our take on the modern family portrait.
Portland's old-clothes obsession, by the numbers.
Kiriko's vintage Japanese fabrics, the world's thinnest flashlight, and more.
Spot spring wildflowers and take in farmland views on this sunny-side Mount Hood trail.
There's more to the Columbia River Gorge than outdoor adventure—like a blossoming arts scene.
The Portland Thorns launch with Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair, and high pressure.
We gather the month's most fascinating Portland newsmakers.
Nitin Rai gives local tech a kick in the pants.
The shortest stories in all of journalism.
Colette Patterns changes DIY sewing—for the better.
How the Kingsmen created Portland's greatest classic rock hit.
From Kyle Awesome to Beau Breedlove, we rank local monickers.
Portland-based video game designer Steve Gaynor shares the story behind The Fullbright Company's artistically ambitious 'Gone Home'.
When the earth shakes, look to your iPhone.
What Portlanders are saying—or should be.
Rum enthusiast Michael Shea revives a very misunderstood classic cocktail.
Five reasons to extend your wine tour down to McMinnville
Three contemporary designs for compact times.
Products and lessons to live by for the small house and apartment.
Garnish your spring cocktails with fresh herbs.
Rebecca Lerner's new book reveals the food and medicine in our gutters.
On the tiny former site of a dilapidated garage, a new, ultra-skinny home soars.
In a diminutive Pearl District apartment, every object plays its part to expand the space.
Attention to detail adds style and longevity to a North Portland duplex conversion.
A look inside Portland's hottest nano-size neighborhoods and the trends driving our real estate market.
The major movements within Portland's real estate market, from cash purchases to sustainable mixed-use developments.
If you're frustrated by trying to find a place in today's rental market, you're not alone.
Portland Real Estate 2013
Portland's residential development over the past three years.
Portland's legendary bread guru shares his recipe for early spring salad with salami crisps, pickled asparagus, and smoked rye.