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THE BALANCE

The Most Powerful Exercise Method You've Never Heard Of

Exploring the origins of Gyrotonic, and why it's thriving in Portland

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Three Women Transforming Ranching in Eastern Oregon

Cory Carman, Jill McClaran, and Carrie Hermens are on the top of Oregon's meat game

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 03/02/2015
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Marcela Alcantar's Incredible Journey

Marcela Alcantar, president of Alcantar & Associates, on her roots in Mexico, her love of dirt, and launching the Diversified Builders and Engineers Council

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015
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How Kendall Clawson Doubled the Number of Women Running Oregon

The Office of the Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff has fought for the LGBTQ community, supported people diagnosed with AIDS, and radically changed the face of the state's policy boards. And she's not done yet.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015
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Portland’s Pioneer of Natural Hair Care Fought the Law (and Won)

Amber Starks of Conscious Coils saw a flaw in the licensing laws for natural hair care and decided to do something about it.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015
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Portland’s First Female Head Brewer Talks Fermentation, Culinary School, and Anheuser-Busch

10 Barrel Brewing's Whitney Burnside has climbed to beer ladder from Laurelwood to Upright to Elysian to Pelican. Now, she talks about her biggest challenge yet.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/02/2015
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Writer and Private Investigator Rene Denfeld on Portland Sexism

"The women are going to raise the kids and the chickens, and the guys are going to drink beer, look like lumberjacks, and throw darts."

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/05/2015
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HOMETEAM ADVANTAGE

Break a Sweat Like Portland's Top Athletes

From rugby to ice hockey to Mixed martial arts, we work out with some of the city’s most impressive athletes to find out what makes them tick, how they stay fit, and how you can get in on the action.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, Allison Jones, and Marty Patail
  • Published 12/31/2014
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FEATURE

Portland Alt-Fitness Guide

Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of diverse exercise options.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/01/2014
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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Portland Monthly's Golden Holiday Hits Gift Guide

Toys! Sweaters! Food and drink! Accessories! The classics are classics for good reason. Sometimes, they just need a fresh spin.

  • By Eden Dawn, Nicolle Clemetson, and Kristin Lane
  • Published 12/01/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

Portland Opera Turns 50 This Month—and One Woman Has Been There For It All

From chorus girl to costume queen, Frances Britt has been involved with almost every Portland Opera production of the past half century. We look back at some of the wildest moments—and wildest costumes.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/03/2014
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THE STATE OF CRAFT

6 Design Stars Shaping Portland’s Craft Scene

It's no secret that our city is a hotbed of impressive stuff. Meet the makers behind the magic.

  • By Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, and Marty Patail
  • Published 10/01/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

Portlandia's Mayor Turns to the Bottle

Kyle MacLachlan's Walla Walla winery Pursued by Bear is earning accolades from oenophiles nationwide. Here's how it came to be.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/26/2014
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MENSWEAR

Off to the Races in High Style

Fellas, here’s the plan: ditch the full suit, but incorporate a pop of color, whether vibrant slacks or a bright pocket square.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/01/2014
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HIT LIST

Cool Off with Our 6 Favorite Summer Beers

Our go-to half-dozen local brews to quench your seasonal thirst.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/01/2014
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STYLE

A Decade of Portland Fashion Flashbacks

Ten years ago, we proclaimed that these fresh young designers would be the next big thing. (Look at them now!)

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 05/01/2014
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BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Nong’s Khao Man Gai to Open Restaurant

Portland’s food cart queen launches her first official sit-down eatery.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/03/2014
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LONG STORY SHORT

Kristen Murray: Dessert Whiz

The makings of the sweet chef behind Maurice—downtown's new "pastry luncheonette"

  • By Nicolle Clemetson and Marnie Hanel
  • Published 03/03/2014
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NEWS

Legal Weed is Coming! Are We Ready?

Oregon may vote to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014. As the drug war winds down, we explore Oregon's current cannabis landscape.

  • By Doug Fine
  • Published 03/03/2014
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DISPATCH

Panic's High Tech Passion

Why Cabel Sasser turned down an offer from Steve Jobs—and how the early app start-up lived to tell the tale.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/03/2014
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