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Thumbnail for - Portland Artist Cole Gerst's Amazing Buckminster Fuller Book
Feb 28, 2014
The Kickstarter-funded 'Poet of Geometry' explores the great inventor's radical, mind-blowing work.
Thumbnail for - A Brief History of the PDX Airport Carpet
Dec 20, 2013
IN FLIGHT
There is no other carpet in the world that has the cult following that the Portland Airport International airport's enjoys. It has its own Instagram tag (#pdxcarpet), no fewer than three related...
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Dec 2, 2013
EDITOR'S NOTE
How feasts, Beats, and barbecues shaped Portland's history
Thumbnail for - Ode on a Carpet, by T.S.A. Eliot
Dec 2, 2013
THE HISTORY ISSUE: AN APPENDIX
Soon, Portland International Airport will begin replacing the 14 acres of beloved blue-green carpet covering its terminals, a surface that has welcomed travelers since the early 1990s.
Thumbnail for - The 1978 Burnside Airplane Crash
Dec 1, 2013
HISTORY
When a jetliner plummeted into East Portland, an industry changed.
Thumbnail for - A Color-Coded Look at Portland's Urban Growth
Nov 1, 2013
HISTORY
A local data tinkerer tracks PDX's progress with interactive map dubbed Portland, Oregon: The Age of a City
Thumbnail for - Looking Back on the 1973 Oil Crisis
Oct 1, 2013
HISTORY
Forty years ago, Oregon got a peak-oil preview.
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Vintage 1973 Oil Crisis Photos
Sep 12, 2013
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.
Thumbnail for - Oregon's First African American To Be Honored In Garibaldi
Sep 11, 2013
HAPPENINGS
On September 12, celebrate the revision of the Captain Robert Gray historical marker to include Oregon’s first person of African descent, Markus Lopeus
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Sep 3, 2013
CULINARY ROAD TRIPS
The Historic Columbia River Highway offers epic views, serene waterfalls, and plenty of throw-back pit stops to satisfy your hunger for kitsch.
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