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HEALTH INSPIRATION

Portland Health and Fitness Pros Share the One Piece of Advice that Changed Their Lives

Sometimes, good advice sticks with you forever. We tap the collected decades of Portland trainers, health coaches, and nutritionists for the advice that helped take their own personal transformations to the next level.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking the Columbia River Gorge

Bike abandoned rail lines, hike to swimming holes, and seek out secret waterfalls

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

An Oregonian's Guide to Hiking and Biking in Washington

Don't let a state border keep you from tackling some of the best trails around.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in Central Oregon

Ancient lava tubes, bright wildflowers, and crystal-blue rivers are just a few hours away.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/20/2015
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GET OUT

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: July 17-19

Each week throughout the summer, we’ll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off!

  • Published 07/14/2015
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GET OUT

Seize the Summer with 9 Ways to Explore the Northwest on Bike, Boat, and ... Skis?

From the Hood River Fruit Loop and waterfall trails to challenging coastal hikes and bucolic cycling paths, we help you experience the marvels of our state.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/13/2015
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TAKE THE PLUNGE

The 10 Best Beaches, Rivers, and Pools Around Portland

Cool off with these watery ways to make the most of the Northwest summer—and feel great doing it.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/13/2015
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TREAT YO SELF

Shake Off Chronic Stress With This Simple Self-Care Technique

Ever been so scared you’re shaking? Those tremors might actually be healthy for you.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 07/07/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 25-28

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: the World Naked Bike Ride!

  • Published 06/22/2015
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VOX POPULI

What Portlanders Really Think About Oregon Beer

We asked about 850 of our readers about the state's unofficial beverage. Here's what we discovered.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE

Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: June 19-21

Each week throughout the summer, we'll share dozens of ways to make the most of your days off! This week: Celebrate the solstice with What the Festival, kayak tours, and ping pong in Forest Park.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/16/2015
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HEALTHY EVENTS

The Balance Calendar: Portland Health and Fitness Events

Yoga and hiking at local wineries, a creative summit wellness retreat, and a worldwide gathering of mind-body healing practitioners

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/10/2015
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BOOKS

Why Portland Was the Perfect Place to Write a Book About Sherlock Holmes

Our co-executive editor went deep on the Great Detective, and found the Rose City’s secret Victorian soul.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/03/2015
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BODY TALK

A Sweet, Soothing, and Natural Alternative to Waxing

Sugaring studios are popping up all around town, so we set out to see what the natural hair-removal technique is all about.

  • By Allison Jones and Rachel Davidson
  • Published 06/03/2015
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TREAT YO SELF

Make the Most of Your Vacation Days with these Healthy Summer Adventures

Raft through Hells Canyon, indulge in a yoga and pilates retreat in Sonoma, or find your om in a vineyard—and dedicate this summer to your healthiest self.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/27/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Four Weekends of Fun in the July Sun

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/26/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Set Sail in August with Music Festivals, Bridge Pedal, and the Soapbox Derby

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 05/26/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Savor the End Of Summer with Some Perfect September Weekends

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/26/2015
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SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Kick Off Summer with a June Full of Pride, Beer, and Naked Bike Rides

Follow our guide to enjoying every single moment of Portland's most glorious season, and leave no weekend behind!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/26/2015
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FIT CITY

Portland Fitness Pros Share Their Post-Workout Snacks

Chocolate milk, curry, and shower smoothies? Trainers, gym owners, and all-around sweat fiends share their go-to refueling meals.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/21/2015
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