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PDX REAL ESTATE 2015

The Ultimate House-Hunter's Letter, Mad-Libs Style

In this market, you gotta charm the seller to have a prayer. We make it easy.

  • 04/02/2015
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BOOKS

Barney Frank on Why Today's Right-Wingers Are the Worst of All Time

The gay rights icon and ex-Massachusetts congressman visits Portland for some 'Frank' talk.

  • 03/24/2015
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DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE

A Glowing Modernist Home Nails the Balance Between Light and Privacy

Architect Ben Waechter's Pavilion House brings modernist calm and design flair to Northeast Portland.

  • 03/23/2015
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DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE

How a Dank '70s Swimming Pool Became a Woodsy Modernist Gem

Fieldwork Design gives an elegant makeover to a West Hills home's basement oasis.

  • 03/16/2015
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#OREGONWOMAN

Arlene Schnitzer, Patron Saint of Portland Arts, Speaks!

From philanthropy to feminism, the life of Portland's reigning cultural patron is a saga of art, business, and telling it like it is.

  • 03/02/2015
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INTERVIEW

Portland's Mayor Says the Future is Bright—If Anyone Can Still Afford to Live Here

Halfway through his term Portland's mayor reflects on the city's rising skyline, an urban world, and the city's greatest challenge.

  • 03/02/2015
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LONG STORY SHORT

Portland Singer-Songwriter Vikesh Kapoor's Journey from Punk to Folk

The Pennsylvania native shares his love of universal storytelling, his parents' immigrant experience, and Craigslist jobs.

  • 02/19/2015
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FURNITURE & INTERIORS

Interview: The Design Power Duo Behind Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

After 25 years in the business, the eponymous pair sounds off on trend-watching, store hunting, and why it pays to pay workers more.

  • 02/16/2015
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#OREGONWOMAN

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."

  • 02/05/2015
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EDITORS' NOTE

Why EVERY Portland Parent Dreads the Words "Late Start"

When did navigating the schedule of an elementary school become a task that seems to require an advanced degree?

  • 02/02/2015
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SNAPSHOT

That Time Uber Barreled Through Portland

We take a by-the-numbers look at Uber's hit & run with City Hall.

  • 02/02/2015
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#OREGONWOMAN

Why Every Successful Business Needs Women

Only 7 percent of venture capital is invested in management teams that include women. Here's why that needs to change.

  • 02/02/2015
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TOP SCHOOLS 2015

Portland's Best Schools, Ranked and Rated

We compare 596 public and private schools around the Portland metro area to see how your child's education measures up.

  • 01/28/2015
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TOP SCHOOLS 2015

Making a Case for Shop Class in the Twenty-First Century

Dan Ryan—CEO at All Hands Raised, the independent fundraising group for the city’s public education—talks vocational training for the real world.

  • 01/27/2015
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THEATER

Three Reasons You Must See ‘Mark Twain Tonight’

Check out Hal Halbrook’s legendary impersonation of the great American writer—or you will be very disappointed in yourself forever.

  • 01/27/2015
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URBAN FUTURES

What Will Portland Be Like After a Massive Earthquake?

A bracing preview of how the city will recover from the Cascadia Subduction Zone quake.

  • 01/19/2015
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THE MONEY ISSUE

Strike it Rich in Portland—Without Selling Your Soul!

Is Portland still affordable? How can we retire in style? Can you get rich making digital currency in the privacy of your own home? Our jaunt through the city’s financial life reveals all.

  • 01/05/2015
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THE MONEY ISSUE

What the New York Times Got Wrong About Portland

What we talk about when we talk about how the city makes a living

  • 01/05/2015
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THE MONEY ISSUE

How Portland's 'Publicly Traded Person' Landed a Movie Deal with Jason Bateman

The story behind one Portlander’s decision to sell stock—in himself—lands in Hollywood.

  • 01/05/2015
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KID KITS

An Oregon Company’s Totally Rad School Backpacks Will Make You Want to Pack a Lunch

Will Leather’s rugged, pop-colored packs aim to outfit and inspire school kids.

  • 12/15/2014
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