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Entertainment

INTERVIEW

Jesse Eisenberg Gets In Touch With His Inner Oregonian

The Social Network star on filming Night Moves in Southern Oregon.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2014

SPORTS

7 Top Spots to Watch the World Cup in Portland

Our favorite Portland bars where intercultural bonding is encouraged. We recommend calling ahead, just to be sure the game is on.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/02/2014

INTERVIEW

Tales of a Late-Blooming Novelist

We sit down with local writer Polly Dugan, whose debut book So Much a Part of You appears this month.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 06/02/2014

PDX INDEX

Pedalpalooza, By the Numbers

The annual bike event offers way more than the World Naked Bike Ride, no butts about it.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 06/02/2014

SPORTS

The World Cup: A Cultural Guide

As the planet’s most-watched sports event kicks off, we share a drink with five Portlanders from around the globe (and New Jersey!) for whom the 2014 World Cup runneth over.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/02/2014

SPORTS

5 Can't-Miss World Cup 2014 Matches

Naturally, you should watch all 64 matches. But if you have to choose, here are the obligatory five.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/02/2014

SPORTS

How to Enjoy the World Cup Without Getting Fired

Six indispensible tips for enjoying the world's most-watch games

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/02/2014

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: June 2014

Sarah McLachlan talks Portlandia, Jawz: The Musical in 3-D, Cher and Cyndi Lauper take over the Moda Center, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 06/02/2014

SPECIAL EVENTS

Pick Your Perfect Pride Experience

Our fab LGBT celebration is here. Want to thrive, not just survive? Answer these questions to choose your own Pride adventure.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2014

CULTUREPHILE

Local Author's Robot Apocalypse Takes Over the World

Author Daniel H. Wilson has won legions of fans with his provocative tales of robot uprisings.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 05/29/2014

Home & Design

News & Profiles

HISTORY

Mount St. Helens: The Deep History

From the birth of the beast to its explosion in 1980 through its 21st-century rumblings, we offer a look back at the mountain's major moments.

  • Published 06/02/2014

REPORT

Will Phil Knight's Cancer Challenge Hurt Oregon Charities?

Local nonprofits are pursuing huge fundraising goals. Will they all make the finish line?

  • By Nena Baker
  • Published 06/02/2014

HISTORY

The Lost Album of Okinawa

In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2014

HISTORY

Portland's Original Sin

Erickson’s Café, “the temple of 10,000 delights,” slaked pioneer Portland’s many mighty thirsts.

  • By Doug Kenck-Crispin
  • Published 06/02/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: June 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the cast of the Goonies to Cyndi Lauper.

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 06/02/2014

ENVIRONMENT

Adventures in the Quest to Save the Feral Honeybee

How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 06/02/2014

POSTSCRIPT

If Portland Monthly Became a Tabloid...

Ever wondered what we'd look like if we were "Portland's only reliable newspaper"?

  • Published 06/02/2014

BIG PICTURE

The Rise of Park Avenue West

After failed dreams and a family feud, a 30-floor building is set to be Portland's fourth-tallest.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/02/2014

DISPATCH

Portland Shacks Up with Airbnb

Is sharing really caring? We track the controversies surrounding the house-share company's new Portland office.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/02/2014

Restaurants

Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors

FIELD STUDIES

16 Perfect Trails for Exploring Mount St. Helens

Whether you're scouting for a family-friendly stroll or a three-day backpacking challenge, we've rounded up the best hiking opportunities on the volcano's west, east, and south sides.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, and Maya Seaman
  • Published 06/02/2014

LITERATURE FROM THE BLAST ZONE

Coming Back to the Lady

Legendary Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin offers a perspective on the blast and changing landscape of Mount St. Helens.

  • By Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Published 06/02/2014

FIELD GUIDE

Pro Tips for Photographing Mount St. Helens

How to take the ultimate shot of the peak, the crater, and the wildlife around the mountain.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/02/2014

ECOLOGY

Life Goes On: Mount St. Helens' Flora and Fauna

Ecologists reflect on the rebirth of the mountain after its modern eruptions—and a field guide to its wildest residents (yes, including Sasquatch).

  • By Dan Gay and Kelly Clarke
  • Published 06/02/2014

GEOLOGY

Mount St. Helens: Anatomy of an Eruption

Inside the events of May 18, 1980—and scientific insight on when it could happen again.

  • By Zach Dundas and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/02/2014

GEOGRAPHY

A User's Guide to St. Helens Highlights

An aerial view of the mountains attractions, and a step-by-step approach to summiting the volcano.

  • By Dan Gay
  • Published 06/02/2014

COVER STORY

The Essential Guide to Mount St. Helens

We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/02/2014