August 2013
Table of Contents
From fantastic seashore cabins to a brand-new high desert escape, stake your claim to our spectacular camping commonwealth.
Features
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The best Portland stuff for your next camping adventure.
Thumbnail for - Marketing Portland's Music to the Masses
Sara Matarazzo, Chris Funk, and a budding local cluster of music connoisseurs are making Portland a capital for a new music industry, one ad at a time.
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Two devoted plant collectors gather a garden of exotics to complement their internationally influenced home.
How Samuel Boardman preserved—and created—Oregon's statewide green spaces
Meet the culinary missionaries at Picnic, Tiffin Asha, the Cheese Plate PDX, and Olé Latte serving up a new wave of cart cuisine.
Restaurant Beck's chef Justin Wills reveals the Oregon Coast's edible treasures with his recipe for albacore crudo and sea beans.
Chef Josef Valoff brings hand-cut noodles and a killer burger to a former funeral parlor in Westmoreland.
SE Hawthorne's new neighborhood eatery offers local beer, hearty fare, and comforting desserts for balmy nights.
Sara Matarazzo, Chris Funk, and a budding local cluster of music connoisseurs are making Portland a capital for a new music industry, one ad at a time.
The local writer's debut novel is a requiem for 1990s Northeast Portland, drugs and all.
The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.
Forest for the Trees will turn global street artists loose on the city's blank spaces.
Portland's gay art-house cinema legend angled to direct the mass-market "mommy porn" movie and lost. Here's what we may have missed.
Our picks for your calendar this month, from The Bite of Oregon to the Hawthorne Street Fair.
Three Portland clothing manufacturers stitch together an alternative to factories abroad.
August's best handmade stuff, from photos of women on hogs to picnic-ready sangria in a bag
How a local studio crafts fashion-forward patterns for walls, clothes, and beyond.
From fantastic seashore cabins to a brand-new high desert escape, stake your claim to our spectacular camping commonwealth.
Oregon's newest scenic bikeway offers 50 miles of horse pastures, pioneer cemeteries, and wetlands.
"Awards" for the outdoorsy misdeeds committed at neighboring campsites
Nothing bonds the brood like a night (or a weekend) in the great outdoors. (Some “are we there yet?” required.)
Five lightning-fast outdoor getaways for afternoon escapes, from disc golf to waterfall trail hikes.
Seeking the trail less traveled? Whether you’re chasing adrenalin or a bit of solitude, these spots deliver.
Natural beauty with a low degree of difficulty, from pet-friendly yurts to deluxe cabins on the coast.
The best Portland stuff for your next camping adventure.
Flying Fish Company's Lyf Gildersleeve shares his secrets for a fantastic fireside feast, no dishes (or cleanup) required.
Tender Bar's Lydia Reissmueller shakes up an ice-free cocktail worth toting along with your camping gear.
Instructions for satisfying your caffeine cravings campside, whether you're high-brow glamping or roughing it.
The founder of Trackers Earth outdoors camps reveals tips for fool-proof flames when the storm clouds strike.
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office medical team shares what to do (and what NOT to do) post-snake attack.
From backyard aquaponics to grilled nutria, the next local food movement will put weirdness on the menu.
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people
At McClenahan Bruer, Kerry McClenahan masters selling tech to techies.
A by-the-numbers guide to the hottest emergencies in Oregon
A tiny Portland branding company takes on the energy drink giants with a simple message.
What Portlanders are saying—or should be.
A portrait of Portland's visually and politically bold new cab co-op
As the Oregonian sheds reporters and editors*, we bestow the first (and last) awards for the journalistic voices Portland will miss.
Who: Leo Curtis, a wounded Iraq War veteran who now pursues global glory on wheels
Budget-friendly picks for wines from southern France for your next barbecue.
Two devoted plant collectors gather a garden of exotics to complement their internationally influenced home.
Capture the look of New York City's chic railway garden in your own yard.