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Portland’s Plans to Protect Residents Most Vulnerable to Heat Waves—Portland's Plans to Protect Residents Most Vulnerable to…

Legal Intervention Oregon’s Most “Distinctive” Way to Die—Legal Intervention Oregon's Most "Distinctive" Way to Die

UPDATED: Phil Knight To Step Down as Chairman of Nike—Phil Knight To Step Down as Chairman of…

MESD Announces $140,000 Settlement with Oregon Teacher of the Year—MESD Announces $140,000 Settlement with Oregon Teacher of…

A Beginner’s Guide to Oregon Pinot Noir—A Beginner's Guide to Oregon Pinot Noir

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run—Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run

Portland Timbers Switch Up Lineup, Smash Seattle—Portland Timbers Switch Up Lineup, Smash Seattle

Wesley Matthews’ Career At A Crossroads—Wesley Matthews' Career At A Crossroads

The Scarlet Letters: The Accidental Virgin and the Sexting Newbie—The Scarlet Letters: The Accidental Virgin and the…

Spotted In Portland: Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki in SE Portland—Spotted In Portland: Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki…

 
 
 
 

News

Portland’s Plans to Protect Residents Most Vulnerable to Heat Waves

The weather is poised to slam Portland (and the rest of the Northwest) with a second heat wave later this week—an… Read More

 

News

Legal Intervention Oregon’s Most “Distinctive” Way to Die

Civilians are more likely to be killed during contact with the police in Oregon than they are in almost any other state, a… Read More

 

News

UPDATED: Phil Knight To Step Down as Chairman of Nike

Nike Chairman Phil Knight

Phil Knight is stepping down from his position as Nike Chairman by 2016. Knight has indicated to Nike's board that… Read More

 

News

MESD Announces $140,000 Settlement with Oregon Teacher of the Year

Brett Bigham with President Obama

Multnomah Education Service District (MESD) has entered into a settlement agreement with the 2014 teacher of the year, Brett… Read More

 

Politics

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run

Chris Christie announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential race Tuesday at Livingston High School.

 

Sports

Portland Timbers Switch Up Lineup, Smash Seattle

It is exceedingly rare for an MLS team to lose a game 5-0 and still end the week all smiles. And yet, that is exactly what… Read More

 

Sports

Wesley Matthews’ Career At A Crossroads

Photo via Wesley Matthews Instagram (image cropped)

Since Wesley Matthews went down with a torn Achilles right before the playoffs there have been a number of questions… Read More

 

News

Fire Danger In Oregon Remains At Extreme Levels This Week

The Oregon Department of Forestry is warning Oregonians that fire danger will remain at extreme levels this week.

 

News

The Biggest Stories in June in Portland

The month of June has seen just about everything at the national level from a major change in civil rights, a horrific mass… Read More

 

Business

Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things You Need to Know About Female Leads in Video Gaming

This month, video gamers got to binge on their favorite pastime at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the annual video… Read More

 

News

Supreme Court Rules Against Obama’s Air Quality Regulations

The Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administrations air quality regulations on Monday morning.

 

Biking

The Views from a New Oregonian: Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride

Saturday was the day bikers and biking advocates have been waiting for all year - Portland's 12th Annual World Naked Bike… Read More

 

Politics

Mayor Hales Names Josh Alpert New Chief Of Staff

Josh Alpert

Today Mayor Charlie Hales appointed his former policy director, Josh Alpert, as the new chief of staff. Alpert will… Read More

 

Sports

The Trail Blazers Set Their Sights On 2 Players

With free agency set to begin on July 1st it seems as though the Portland Trail Blazers have already started planning which… Read More

 

Sports

The Timbers Dismantle The Sounders

It’s fair to say that the Portland Timbers have finally found their groove. After suffering a loss last week to… Read More

 

Sports

The Trail Blazers Make A Series Of Trades On Draft Night

Over the past few days the Portland Trail Blazers have been one of the most active teams in the NBA. That trend continued… Read More

 

Sports

The Pacers Take A Chance On Joseph Young

Photo via Joseph Young Twitter (image cropped)

Luke Ridnour and Aaron Brooks will soon have a fellow Duck in the NBA. Shooting guard, Joseph Young, was drafted by the… Read More

 

News

Oregon’s New Marijuana Law: Everything You Need to Know

Dollen

Oregon is about to enter a brave new world on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 as it will be the first day you can legally smoke… Read More

 

News

NEW: US Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage in All 50 States - OR Reacts

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the majority opinion in the 5 to 4 decision for the U.S. Supreme Court theat legalized gay… Read More

 

News

slides: Noon Rally Celebrates U.S. Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision

Sen. Ron Wyden addressed the crowd at a noon rally in support of the Supreme Court's decision to support same sex marriage. Photo by Byron Beck

A lunchtime rally in downtown Portland marked the the U.S. Supreme Court's momentous decision to support marriage… Read More

 

News

50 Things to Know About Pot in Oregon

With the legalization of marijuana upon us - see 50 issues you need to know.

 

Food

A Beginner’s Guide to Oregon Pinot Noir

Portlanders are lucky to live on the edge of one of the most outstanding wine growing regions in the world, the Willamette… Read More

 

Lifestyle

The Scarlet Letters: The Accidental Virgin and the Sexting Newbie

In this week’s column, we address two different kinds of newbies...one who’s had plenty of real-life sex but no… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Spotted In Portland: Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki in SE Portland

Johnny Galecki at PaleyFest 2013 for the TV show

Spotted In Portland: Big Bang's Johnny Galecki was spotted in Southeast Portland dining at The Woodsman Tavern. 

 

Arts

Pendulum Aerial Arts to Perform at Portland’s Summer Arts on Main Street

Photo via Pendulum Aerial Arts Facebook page (image cropped)

As part of Summer Arts on Main Street, volunteers working with Portland’5 Centers for the Arts will be… Read More

 

Food

slides: 10 Great Mexican Food Spots in Portland

Summertime is an exciting time for Portlanders, especially when a growing number of its inhabitants helm from… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Spotted in Portland: Actor John Larroquette in the Pearl District

Actor John Larroquette at a Pearl District Starbucks. Photo by Byron Beck

Actor John Larroquette was spotted grabbing coffee in the Pearl District on Saturday morning. 

 

Lifestyle

College Counseling: Great Schools for Students Interested in Sustainability

Here’s a sample of colleges with sustainability-focused majors. 

 

Arts

Portland Made Retail: MadeHere PDX

Studies have explored the economic benefits of local manufacturing, retail and restaurants on their communities. But in terms… Read More

 

Arts

Literopolis: A Weekly Look at Portland Literary Events, June 29-July 5

This week’s a quiet week for literary events, what with the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend. Nevertheless, there… Read More

 

Food

Foodies Favorite Find: Scott Snyder of Levant Restaurant

Scott Snyder is the chef-owner of Levant, a bustling East Portland restaurant that offers twists on traditional Arabesque-French fare, bringing the cuisine to Portlanders in an affordable and approachable way.

Scott Snyder is the chef-owner of Levant, a bustling East Portland restaurant that offers twists on traditional… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 15 Things To Do in Portland 4th Of July Weekend

With the 4th of July quickly approaching GoLocalPDX has discovered some of the best festivities for you to attend over the… Read More

 

Food

slides: Great 4th of July Oregon Wine Events

Fireworks, great food, and awesome wine. Sounds like a recipe for a great Fourth of July holiday.  Fireworks shows are… Read More

 

Food

slides: Making Nocino — Italian Walnut Liqueur

Nocino walnut liqueur—day 2 in Everclear © linda dalal sawaya 2015

June 24 is the feast day of San Giovanni celebrated in Italy, and on that day I was out in my garden just like the Italians… Read More

 

Food

Award Winning Portland Chef Returns to Little Bird Bistro

Little Bird Bistro

Award winning Chef Gabriel Rucker has returned once again as the Executive Chef of Little Bird Bistro in downtown… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Peacock In The Park To Heat Up Portland On Sunday

Bolivia Carmichael performed at Peacock in 2014. Photo by Byron Beck (image cropped)

This weekend take your family to Washington Park Amphitheater to enjoy an immensely popular summertime LGBT variety… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Cute Pets in Need Of Loving Homes - June 27th

Calling all pet lovers! Check out these 10 pets available for adoption from the Multnomah County Animal Services. 

 

Lifestyle

5 Fun Things To Do This Weekend: June 26th-June 28th

This weekend is going to be HOT with temperatures expected to soar to 100 degrees. 

 

Lifestyle

slides: Mum’s the Word: Six Secrets for Traveling with Tots

One of the most feared creatures in American airports is the traveling toddler.

One of the most feared creatures in American airports is the traveling toddler. Like the monkeys in Jumanji, they are… Read More

 

Food

Ask A Bartender: What Is The Cheapest Ingredient In A Cocktail?

Don't mistake fear for cowardice. Don't mistake confronting fears for conquering them.

Don’t be afraid of fear. Though new age types like to vilify it as somehow opposed to love, fear is a crucial part of… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

slides: Inside the Fitting Room with Scarlet Chamberlin, June 26

Getting ready for your summer adventures? I know I am. I'm assembling a sweet collection of #glamping equipment for my… Read More

 

Arts

Yotam Zohar’s Paintings on Display at Artists’ Milepost 5

Portland's Artists' Milepost 5, a local artists' community and gallery, is hosting New York based painter, Yotam… Read More

 

Health

Sunburn, Dehydration and Fatigue: The Best Ways to Protect yourself and Enjoy Summer

Too much sun? This time of year, Portlanders are so starved for sun that they neglect to account for the pastiness of their… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Interview: Miss Oregon Heads to the 2015 Miss USA Pageant

This year, we have our fingers crossed for Bridget Wilmes, 2015’s Miss Oregon. Photo Credit: Miss Universe (Image Cropped)

The annual Miss USA pageant is fast approaching. This year, we have our fingers crossed for Bridget Wilmes,… Read More

 

Arts

Grammy Winning Musician Bela Fleck to be Featured at Wine Country Benefit

Photo via Penner-Ash Facebook page (image cropped).

Fifteen-time Grammy Award-winning banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck will perform at a benefit concert held at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Portland Then/Now: West Burnside St. and SW Vista Ave.

W Burnside St.  from NW 23rd Ave. and SW Vista Ave., April 6, 1967: City of Portland Archives. A2001-007.666

Portland Then/Now: West Burnside St. and SW Vista Ave.

 

Lifestyle

Gorge State Parks to Host Summer Sing-Alongs

Vista House Photo Credit: Gorge Parks Blog (Image Cropped)

This summer, Gorge State Parks partners with Portland FolkMusic Society to host summer song circles at Vista House and… Read More

 

Food

slides: Ten Floating Restaurants and Bars To Visit This Summer

Denizens of Portland, Oregon sometimes forget that they have the Willamette River and the Pacific Ocean at their beck and… Read More