The vintage gears and mechanical works at the Bull Run Powerhouse tell a story that's worth preserving.
Go to the sink. Fill up a glass. Drink deep. If you’re in Portland, odds are good that you just took a big swig of Bull Run water. The fiercely protected, stunningly beautiful, and highly engineered forest landscape that provides Portland’s wa
Next time you belly up to a Benson Bubbler, wish it a happy birthday!
A pair of Portland water activists lead the fight to keep our reservoirs open and operating just as they have for the last 115 years.
How does Portland's water stack up against the competition in a taste test?
A veteran travel writer regales us with tales from her trips—from black magic curses in Java to finding love with a Tahitian pearl diver.
Gaze in wonder at the wildflowers and waterfalls along Bird Creek Meadows Trail.
Our guide to close-in swimming holes doles out details on where to get wet, whether you’re a family of four looking for calm waters (and close-by restrooms) or an adventurous couple seeking a secluded spot to soak up the sun.
A freshly minted start-up survivor thrives by shifting gears in tough economic times.
A 12-year veteran of Portland Fire and Rescue’s Dive Team, Lt. Rich Tyler is one of very few people to have experienced the murky netherworld that lies below the surface of the Willamette River.
Amalie Roberts from Kir Wine Bar sings the praises of four plucky rosés.
Portland's newest wave of watering holes is redefining the local drinking culture all over again. Pull up a stool and learn about the places, drinks, and trends leading the way.
There are still tasks that need tending, but for the most part, gardeners can enjoy a well-deserved respite in August.
A family of Los Angeles transplants reimagines the potential of their Tudor home, crafting a stylish, light-filled haven for themselves—both indoors and out.