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COVER STORY

The Essential Guide to Mount St. Helens

We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/02/2014
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BEST SANDWICHES 2014

25 Sandwiches That Will Change Your Life

Why Portland stacks up as America's great new sandwich city

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks
  • Published 03/03/2014
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HEALTH

Top Doctors & Nurses 2014

Our ninth annual list of Portland's most outstanding medical professionals

  • Published 01/02/2014
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The Food Lover's Guide to Portland

Join us for a wild adventure through our food-obsessed city. We’ll lead the way; your job is simply to learn, shop, explore, cook—and eat.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/23/2012
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Welcome to…

Beervana

This month's issue of Portland Monthly is dedicated to beer. You love beer? Great! We do too, and we've spent countless hours and sleepless nights knocking back pint after pint in order to provide you with the quality beer information that you deserve. Ti

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 08/20/2012
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Farmers Markets

Considering today’s craze for fresh, sustainable produce, it’s hard to believe that 25 years ago the farmers market scene was nonexistent. Here is our tip of the hat to the growers, markets, and food finds...

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/20/2012
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Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2011

For this year’s list of Oregon’s 50 best wines, we gathered five of the city’s top wine connoisseurs for marathon blind-tasting sessions of some 400 of the bottles our fair state has to offer.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Allison Jones
  • Published 08/20/2012
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Feature

Portland's Best Pizza

Everyone (everyone sane anyway) loves pizza. But not long ago, Portland was an admittedly underwhelming 'za town. Thankfully, the city's collective dough has risen, and now we exult in the "*wheel-spinning innovators*":/eat-and-drink/articles/clever-cru

  • By Zach Dundas and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/19/2012
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Hollywood Knights

Phil Knight famously made a fortune as a founder of Nike. Now the shoe king and his son Travis are vying for a foothold in the super-competitive world of filmmaking with a cartoon girl named Coraline.

  • By Tom McNichol
  • Published 07/24/2012
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Cover Story

8 Great Northwest Swimming Holes

Our guide to close-in swimming holes doles out details on where to get wet, whether you’re a family of four looking for calm waters (and close-by restrooms) or an adventurous couple seeking a secluded spot to soak up the sun.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 07/17/2012
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Trail City

Within 20 miles of downtown you’ll find an astonishing 1,200 miles of trails and 40,000 acres of parks and natural areas. as hiking season arrives, we celebrate our seamless connection to nature by mapping 32 places to get outside in every corner of

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012
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The Insider’s Guide to the Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge attracts more than 2 million visitors a year, and we’re betting you’re one of them. But how well do you really know our signature landscape? Sure, you’ve seen Multnomah Falls, maybe hoofed it up Angel’s Res

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Christopher Van Tilburg, Rachel Ritchie, Aaron Scott, Kate Bryant, Martin Patail, and Sara Gates
  • Published 05/25/2012
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Best of the City 2012

*OUR LATEST BEST-OF EDITION* comes jam-packed with 100 reasons to cheer our fair town. among our raves: crêpes that’ll make your toes curl, a cobbler who picks up and delivers, and the one place that makes karaoke cool again. our readers also

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, John Chandler, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, n/a n/a, Aaron Scott, Benjamin Tepler, Will Lambeth, and Cari Hachman
  • Published 04/26/2012
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The Quintessential Portland Gardener

Putting plants to soil has an expansive tradition in our region—one of the world’s most fertile valleys. From growing vegetables that look as good as they taste to cultivating your own private Hawaii, we offer 50 ways to join the local avant-g

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 03/23/2012
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Rise & Dine!

Portland’s Best Breakfasts

Just like mom said: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And after weeks stuffing ourselves silly while exploring the city’s myriad breakfast joints, we can attest that it also happens to be the most delicious.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks
  • Published 02/23/2012
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Sunshine Getaways!

Last February, Portlanders enjoyed just two cloud-free days. Just in case that happens again, here's a plan to combat the collective vitamin-D deficiency: Ten places where you're just about guaranteed sunshine and blue skies … and they're all just one dir

  • By Kasey Cordell, Rachel Ritchie, and Martin Patail
  • Published 01/24/2012
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The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around—and around some more—to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city. In a time when lead

  • By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Sarah Mirk, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe
  • Published 12/16/2011
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Relax: 50 Ways to Spoil Yourself This Season

For a season famous for good cheer, the holidays can prove pretty stressful. Fortunately, we’ve found 50 ways to soothe your soul (and mind, and body, and appetite) this winter. From hearty eats to muscle-mending maestros and luxurious in-town escap

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, and Derek Pettie
  • Published 11/18/2011
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Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011

Eat, Play, Love: 35 Divine Dining Experiences.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Karen Brooks
  • Published 10/19/2011
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Cover Story

Fall Getaways: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Fall was made for long weekends. As the sun settles lower and lower in our sky and thanksgiving comes into view on the horizon, there’s no better time to escape the city and savor the few quiet, crisp weekends of autumn.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Zach Dundas, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, and Eleanor R. Brown
  • Published 09/19/2011
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