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Cover Story

Eat Outside: Ale Alfresco

Take your pint out to the patio for a shot of Vitamin D.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 07/22/2011
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Cover Story

Eat Outside: Rooftop Respites

See the sights from great heights while savoring your bites.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 07/22/2011
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Mudroom

Press Play

Local writers get the last word with e-books.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 06/29/2011

from the newsstand

Book Review: The Descent of Man

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 05/22/2011
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Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Families

Yes, there's a fabulous aquarium and plenty of Rogue ale. But families have more in store for them on their next trip to Newport.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 05/20/2011
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Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for History Buffs

Add an educational element to your getaway by patronizing points of historical significance in Astoria.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 05/20/2011
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Mudroom

Gridiron Dreams

Amateur football in these parts sports a different kind of celebrity.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 05/20/2011
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Now Read This

The Descent of Man

In his haunting first novel, local author Kevin Desinger tests humanity’s breaking point.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/22/2011
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Real Estate 2011

Neighborhoods by the Numbers

We've rated Portland's best and worse neighborhoods in this year's real estate survey. See which areas of the city are up-and-coming and which ones are on a downfall.

  • By Randy Gragg and Martin Patail
  • Published 03/15/2011
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Features

Future History

The Oregon Historical Society is the only private state historical society in the West and it boasts one of the largest libraries and archives on the Pacific Coast. Despite its impressive collection, however, OHS is now operating in "survival mode" and st

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 03/10/2011
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Ax Season

Ax Season

Welcome to Portland Timbers 101. Here is an introduction to everything you need to know about the coach, the players, and the fans so that you'll be ready this spring as the Timbers make their Major League Soccer debut.

  • By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail
  • Published 02/15/2011
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Ax Season

The Team

Some of the players to look out for in the Timbers' first MLS season. There are eight returning players from the Timbers minor league team and a plethora of rookies, vets, and foreign imports.

  • By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail
  • Published 02/15/2011
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Ax Season

The Fans

With the Timbers' first MLS season approaching, the Timbers Army is ready and willing to take on new members. It all started with a group of 10 raucous fans in 2001 and has now grown into a full-blown, organized army.

  • By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail
  • Published 02/14/2011

Ax Season

Portland Soccer: An Expanded History

A timeline of soccer history in Portland. From the Timbers' humble beginnings to the opening MLS game.

  • By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail
  • Published 02/14/2011

Ax Season

A Timbers Cheatsheet

A Timbers cheatsheet for fans who want to get on board but may know much about the MLS. We'll tell you who the mascot is, who to look out for, and who we need to beat.

  • By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail
  • Published 02/14/2011
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Ax Season

The Coach

Portland Monthly's interview with Timbers' head coach, John Spencer. The Scotland native talks about his take on the American game, his hopes for Portland as a soccer city, and, of course, Oregon's beer and wine.

  • By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail
  • Published 02/14/2011

Editor’s Note

Golden Goals

With the Portland Timbers' first season as an MLS team fast approaching, over 10,000 season tickets have been sold. The question is, can the low-budget "Timbers Army" fan base that has been with the team for 10 seasons in an obscure second-tier league sur

  • By Zach Dundas and Martin Patail
  • Published 02/11/2011
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LONG STORY [SHORT]

The Destroyer

An interview with best-selling science fiction author S.M. Stirling, who has envisioned a post-apocalyptic Oregon in his Emberverse series. _Tears of the Sun_ will be published in September 2011.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 01/19/2011
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Portland Monthly Presents

State of the Game

Voters may have trounced the state's first nontribal casino. Lottery revenues may be down. But history shows that Oregonians' yen for games of chance is destined to grow.

  • By Meghan Hilliard, Veronica Martin, and Martin Patail
  • Published 12/21/2010
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Article

The Edge Ledger

If you must gamble, here's how to lose more slowly

  • By Martin Patail and Ali Moran
  • Published 12/16/2010
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