January 2013
Table of Contents
Cover Story
Our eighth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals
Features
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Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of alternative fitness options.
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How a businessman at Oregon's premier resort fell afoul of the powers that be.
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Legacy Emanuel leads the way in bridging hostilities between the home-birth community and traditional hospitals—potentially saving lives along the way.
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As the nation's hotbed for education in natural medicine, Portland is a great place to get treated.
Portland's departing mayor hastily answers some of our questions.
Ox restaurant ignites a new steak experience: brazen, barbecued, and beautiful.
Irving Street Kitchen chef Sarah Schafer shares simple recipes for Oregon’s iconic truffle.
The braintrust from Bunk Sandwiches takes a Tex-Mex detour.
Director of a one-man show about legendary chef James Beard talks about resurrecting Portland's culinary godfather.
Four of the best custom sauces in Portland, from mild to hot
Meet a pig-in-the-blanket with artisan street cred.
A side-by-side guide to the Broadway hit and the pop megastar
Snakes on parade, tai-chi in the garden, and a 'Jeopardy' brainiac with a book
The local playwright breaks through with two world premieres at once.
The award-winning novelist discusses fame, David Foster Wallace, birding, and his recent essay collection.
Nicole J. Georges's charming graphic memoir follows the search for her father.
Collector Sarah Miller Meigs combines guts and good eyes in her exhibition Terrain Shift.
As Portlandia starts its third season this month, what’s fresh, and what’s going stale?
A guide to Portland's coolest products and ideas
Once the domain of hobbyists, the e-commerce site matures, especially in Portland.
Throwback charm, deep snow, and short lines make this Eastern Oregon ski area one of the country's most treasured.
A forest expedition close to Portland
Oregon’s hazelnut farmers have been waging a slow war against a deadly blight for two decades. Now science has saved the trees, but can the industry save the orchards?
How a businessman at Oregon's premier resort fell afoul of the powers that be.
Portland's rise to become the world's coffee trendsetter
The guests we'd most like to see at our dinner table this month.
A local company animates how products really work.
An astrologer predicts how our new city council will collaborate—and clash!
Micro-stories about racists, high schoolers making wine, and stink bugs
A North Portland community protects one of Oregon's last oak savannahs.
A definition for Portland life
A look at how two big camelids learned to help humans.
Portland's top competitive Pekingese prepares for victory.
3-D scanners and robot carvers make little objects huge.
A local brewery crafts seriously delicious beers for the wheat averse
This month's sipping list
The best places to buy wines from years gone by
Your to-do list for winter garden maintenance
Our eighth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals
Legacy Emanuel leads the way in bridging hostilities between the home-birth community and traditional hospitals—potentially saving lives along the way.
As the nation's hotbed for education in natural medicine, Portland is a great place to get treated.
Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of alternative fitness options.
A by-the-numbers guide to our city's newest citizens
364 Portland doctors and nurses weigh in about their jobs
Irving Street Kitchen chef Sarah Schafer shares her recipe for truffle-spiked vegetable chips.
Three of Portland's most prominent Etsy entrepreneurs answer a barrage of questions.