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CULTURE

How to Save the Bookstore

Author Ann Patchett returned independent bookselling to Nashville—and has some tips for the rest of America's bibliophiles

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 11/01/2013
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CULTURE

The Zoo's New Animal House

The Oregon Zoo feathers its nest with a big-money renovation.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 11/01/2013
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MUSIC

Q&A: Cut Copy

We query the Aussie dance-pop luminaries about their rave-inspired new album and the Alexander Skarsgård–starring video for the lead single. They play the Roseland Nov 1.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 10/30/2013
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THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Portland's Best Places to Work

Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be. Meet 17 fast-growing local companies, from law firms to micro-breweries, where people learn new skills, have fun, and get stuff done.

  • By Zach Dundas, Camille Grigsby-Rocca, and Emily Gravlin
  • Published 10/01/2013
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PDX INDEX

PDX Index: Ghosts, Vampires and Monsters

A by-the-numbers guide to things that bite and go bump in the night.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 10/01/2013
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GET OUT

Roam the Wilds of Croatia and Slovenia

A new luxury walking tour from Portland-based Next Step European Travel sets the awe-inspiring mountains, lakes, and river of Eastern Europe at your feet.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 09/24/2013
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SPORTS

Portland's Disc Golf Paradise

Why an Oregon city sailed to the top of the alt-sport's world, and how you can get in on the fun

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 09/03/2013
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PDX INDEX

PDX Index: School Lunches

A by-the-numbers guide to what Portland Public School students are eating.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 09/03/2013
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HAPPENINGS

Historic Gorge Trail Opening with a Bang

Sept 13–15, spend a weekend in Cascade Locks for the Historic Highway Trail opening, with hikes, bike rides, and other festivities

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 08/30/2013
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GEAR UP

Danner Boots comes to Union Way

Danner's retail store in downtown's high-end Union Way alley offers a convenient new shopping destination for Portland nature-lovers.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 08/22/2013
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HAPPENINGS

Meet a Project Runway Champ at a Boutique Bash

Project Runway season 11 winner Michelle Lesniak will be on hand at Anne Bocci Boutique’s sixth anniversary party.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 08/06/2013
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TIPS

How to Keep Your Beach Bonfire Safe

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department prohibits burning pallets—and other useful advice.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 08/06/2013
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CONCERTS

Profile: Summer Cannibals

The Portland rockers release their debut album, No Makeup, on August 1 at Mississippi Studios. But mostly, we talk rock and roll, cheap beer, and side boob.

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 07/27/2013
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NEWS

New Ski Pass Gives You the Key to 12 Western Resorts

Get ready to shred the gnar at a dozen resorts across the Western US—for the price of a single season pass. S

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 07/23/2013
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DEALS

The Jupiter Hotel Goes Postal

The lowdown on the Jupiter Hotel's VIP Suite package during The Postal Service's Rose Garden tour stop

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 07/09/2013
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HAPPENINGS

Calling All Twin Peaks Fans!

Head to North Bend, WA for the 21st Annual Twin Peaks festival, a celebration of David Lynch's cult TV mystery

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 07/08/2013
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NEWS

Heceta Head Lighthouse Restored

After two years of repairs, the iconic 19th century coastal landmark is open once again

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 06/10/2013
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