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HISTORY

A Color-Coded Look at Portland's Urban Growth

A local data tinkerer tracks PDX's progress with interactive map dubbed Portland, Oregon: The Age of a City

  • 11/01/2013
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HISTORY

Looking Back on the 1973 Oil Crisis

Forty years ago, Oregon got a peak-oil preview.

  • 10/01/2013
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Vintage 1973 Oil Crisis Photos

In the early 1970s, the brand-new EPA commissioned documentary photos to build support for its environmental mission. We share Oregon's place in the pictures.

  • 09/12/2013
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HAPPENINGS

Oregon's First African American To Be Honored In Garibaldi

On September 12, celebrate the revision of the Captain Robert Gray historical marker to include Oregon’s first person of African descent, Markus Lopeus

  • 09/11/2013
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CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

  • 09/03/2013
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CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

The Columbia River Nostalgia Tour

The Historic Columbia River Highway offers epic views, serene waterfalls, and plenty of throw-back pit stops to satisfy your hunger for kitsch.

  • 09/03/2013
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NEWS

Why Portland's Central Library Matters More than Ever

Multnomah County's downtown landmark celebrates its centennial this month—and sets course for the future.

  • 09/03/2013
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HISTORY

The Willamette River's History

A Portland cartographer reveals our favorite river's unseen movements.

  • 07/01/2013
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FEATURE

The New Hollywood Theatre

Thanks to a trio of film nerds, old is new and bad is good at today's transformed Northeast Portland cinema.

  • 07/01/2013
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OREGON BEER GUIDE

Mapping Beervana’s History [Infographic]

Like any civilization, our city of beer can get complicated. Here’s a guide to its founders and the paths they paved.

  • 07/01/2013
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SPORTS HISTORY

The 1946 Portland Rosebuds

A short history of Portland's last Negro league baseball team

  • 06/03/2013
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SCENE & HEARD

The Accidental Story of Louie Louie

How the Kingsmen created Portland's greatest classic rock hit.

  • 03/22/2013
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HISTORY

Tom McCall's Way with Words

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, we let Oregon's most legendary governor speak for himself

  • 02/20/2013
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HIGH FIVE

Top Oregon Towns for History Buffs

Explore Oregon's colorful past in one of these five lore-laden towns.

  • 12/21/2012
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Top Oregon Towns for History

Explore Oregon's colorful past at one of these five lore-laden towns.

  • 12/18/2012
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"Hung Far Low" Sign Returns!

Classic Chinese gaff is back.

  • 09/02/2010
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