January 2014
Table of Contents
Cover Story
Our ninth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals
Features
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Jennifer Parker steers the sick and wounded through medicine’s darkest hours. We tracked her for one shift: a rare look at the complicated work of saving lives.
Thumbnail for - Nancy Hales, Portland's First Lady
With local fashion chops, a passion for grassroots organization, and a 1987 bumper sticker-laden Toyota truck, the mayor's better half is crafting herself a place in Portland history.
Thumbnail for - Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory
After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.
Thumbnail for - An Eco-Chic Passive House
After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.
A chronicle of the magazine's fresh look, a year in the making
Welcome to Portland's hunger games! Follow this guide to the city's most promising plates, and there will be no sacrificing flavor in the new year.
The former chef of Evoe and Castagna transforms the spoils of winter at Davenport, his new restaurant on East Burnside.
A new drinking parlor ups the ante (and the time in line) for sophisticated sipping.
Three reasons to slurp the goods at Micah Camden’s new experimental ramen epicenter.
We’ve all seen it: a new restaurant sets an opening date and...nothing happens. What gives?
After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.
After a tumultuous year, Profile’s artistic director Adriana Baer confronts the future.
Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch, the region’s most vividly inventive Native American artists, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do
How Portlander Kate Goodling became the freshest face of international fashion.
This month's hottest Portland-made goods, from a smart reinvention of the cast-iron skillet to Quin's salty black licorice
Mount Hood, Hoodoo, and Mount Bachelor showcase the Northwest at its wintry best.
With local fashion chops, a passion for grassroots organization, and a 1987 bumper sticker-laden Toyota truck, the mayor's better half is crafting herself a place in Portland history.
Jennifer Parker steers the sick and wounded through medicine’s darkest hours. We tracked her for one shift: a rare look at the complicated work of saving lives.
After five years touring with Prince's New Power Generation, Portland's most soulful singer releases The Unexpected (with a little help from her friends).
The fall of Portland's skating star through the eyes of ’90s academics
It's another installment of the shortest stories in journalism—because there's simply no time for details.
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Jerry Seinfeld to a ’90s teen heartthrob
How Stumptown savvy helped launch a Rwandan fashion brand
Is Portland changing? Ask the tax man.
Mobilizing hashtags as instant digital payments, one local company is mashing up social media and marketing.
Ace Typewriter, one of America’s last typewriter specialists, keeps hitting return.
A behind-the-scenes airport effort protects flying humans from avian threats.
Tom Cody, developer of Union Way and South Waterfront’s Emery apartments, expounds on place, profit, and how for-profit development can build community.
An all-Portuguese vinho list offers a warm welcome at SE Hawthorne's Iberian eatery.
After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.
Our ninth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals
Our readers weigh in on alternative and complementary health care—with some surprising results.
A by-the-numbers look at Oregon's doctors, nurses, and medical volunteers
Head writer Courtenay Hameister picks her favorite sketches, interviews, and extras for your viewing and listening pleasure, while we look at what goes into making a Live Wire episode.
Stream tracks from The Unexpected, the latest album from Portland's own powerful performer—and watch the singer in her element.