Since joining Portland Monthly’s editorial team in 2010, Marty has covered books, tech start-ups, porn theater history, and population trends, and written features on the state’s UFO legacy and World Cup soccer fever in Portland. Marty commandeers the magazine’s front-of-the-book Mudroom section and backpage, and find excuses to leave the office by co-editing Portland Monthly’s travel blog, Tripster.

Burmese by birth and German by childhood, Marty arrived in Portland in 2005 by way of Los Angeles. He completed an MA in Medieval History at Portland State, where he got way into Derrida. When he’s not writing or editing, you can find him standing alongside his lovely wife in the Timbers Army, on his bike, or leveling his Titan.

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BUSINESS

Why Target Is Coming to Downtown Portland

Urban revival draws major brands back to city centers.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/01/2013
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COVER STORY

Oregon Beer Guide

Your guide to the best of Oregon craft brewing

  • By Christian DeBenedetti, Kasey Cordell, John Chandler, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Marty Patail, and Branden Andersen
  • Published 07/01/2013
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OREGON BEER GUIDE

The New Wave of Portland Breweries

We know, it’s hard to keep track of the city’s rapidly spawning microbrewery scene. Start with these five standouts.

  • By Kasey Cordell, John Chandler, Zach Dundas, Aaron Scott, and Marty Patail
  • Published 07/01/2013
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VOX POPULI

We asked 100 brewers and beer industry pros…

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/01/2013
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GIVEAWAY

Win a 5-Night Honolulu Getaway

Enter now to win a five night stay at Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/27/2013
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HAPPENINGS

Scenic Crater Lake Road Open Only for Hikers and Cyclists

On June 22 and 23, head south to bike or hike one of Oregon's most beautiful roads—without cars!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/20/2013
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NEWS

Portland's Ace Hotel Goes to England

Portland's trendiest hotel announces a new location in a hip London neighborhood

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/19/2013
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HAPPENINGS

Cherry Celebration in Hood River

On July 20 and 21, the Hood River County Fruit Loop hosts a delicious, two-day celebration of all things cherry

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/18/2013
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NEWS

New Nonstop Flights From PDX

Check out these 8 new US destinations from Portland International Airport—only one flight away.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/07/2013
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DEALS

Cheap Flights to Summer Sun and More

Two great new deals—including low summer airfare to San Francisco, LA, and an all-inclusive golf vacation at Mt. Hood.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/05/2013
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RAINMAKER

Mining the Future

ESCO's John Dillon makes drilling quicker and more profitable

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/03/2013
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SUMMER GUIDE

The Portland Timbers' Other Rivals

With the Cascadia Cup on the line, our hometown team looks beyond the Seattle Sounders to tackle their friendlier, Canadian rivals.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/02/2013
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SUMMER GUIDE

Play Like a Kid this Summer

Yeah, yeah, yeah. “Keep Portland Weird.” We know. (Here’s how.)

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/02/2013
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

A Great Gatsby staycation, brand new Willamette Valley tasting rooms, and wine walks on the coast.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/17/2013
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DEAL

Gay Pride Promo at Hotel Vintage Plaza

Book your room at the Hotel Vintage Plaza during Portland's Pride Festival weekend and receive champagne, free tickets, and welcome hugs

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/17/2013
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TRAVEL NEWS

5 Things We Like About the New Google Maps

A new redesign of Google Maps is coming soon. Here's why we're excited.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/15/2013
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WEEKEND AWAY

Gordon Ramsay’s 'Hotel Hell' Filming in Southern Oregon

Book a room at the Applegate River Lodge and enjoy the relaxing sounds of meandering stream, singing birds, and a screaming Scot.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/13/2013
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INTERVIEW + TICKET GIVEAWAY

Q&A with H. Jon Benjamin from 'Bob’s Burgers' and 'Archer'

Win tickets to 'Bob’s Burgers Live'—a sold out night of standup and shenanigans with the cast of the animated show. May 10 at the Crystal Ballroom.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/01/2013
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ON THE WATER

Riverfront Property

We've scouted the best locales for weekends at the river, whether you're looking for fly-fishing spots, lazy floating, or white-knuckle rides.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Zach Dundas, and Marty Patail
  • Published 05/01/2013
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POWER RANKING

What's Portland's Greatest Name?

From Kyle Awesome to Beau Breedlove, we rank local monickers.

  • By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail
  • Published 03/22/2013
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