Steakation (All I Ever Wanted)

Cowabunga Brings Meat and Music to Portland This Weekend

Did you know Seattle Met's annual three-day food bender has a doppelganger to the south?

07/11/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Dreaming of Noodles

Portland’s Gado Gado Pops Up at the Whale Wins This Weekend

Gado Gado, an “Indonesian soul food” restaurant that’s become a standout in Portland’s crowded restaurant scene, will make a Seattle cameo this Sunday.

02/14/2019 By Philip Kiefer

New Music

Ural Thomas Has Northwest Soul

Today, the 78-year-old Northwest soul singer releases his first LP of all original material.

09/28/2018 By Stefan Milne

Breaking News

Passengers Killed After Amtrak Train Derails onto I-5

The Amtrak train was on its way to Portland when it derailed off a bridge over I-5 near Olympia.

12/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Road Trip

13 New Reasons to Spend a Weekend in Portland

It’s been a long time since Portland was defined by double-­decker fixie bikes and put-a-bird-on-it jokes. From breweries to bridges, here's what to see in the city next door—from a 15-year Portland veteran.

11/01/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Ticket Alert

Feast Portland Releases Its 2016 Lineup

It's a food festival worth crossing state lines—and events sell out fast.

05/20/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

March Is Portland Dining Month

Been considering a food weekend in our gastronomically glorious neighbor to the south? Tomorrow kicks off the best month for it.

02/29/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Get Out of Town

Northwest Travel Destinations, Spring 2016

Where, why, and how to take a spring vacation.

02/29/2016 By Allison Williams

Get Out Of Town

Northwest Travel Dispatch: Winter 2016

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

12/07/2015 By Allison Williams

Trends

Why Don't More Portland Restaurants Expand to Seattle?

The impending arrival of Rose City pizzeria Sizzle Pie bucks an unspoken trend.

10/28/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Destinations

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Fall 2015

Where you'll want to go, and what's happening there.

08/27/2015 By Allison Williams

Weekend Pass

Summer City Getaways: Portland vs. Vancouver

North or south? Vancouver or Portland? If your idea of summer vacation is scorching sidewalks and urban energy, choose your own adventure.

07/06/2015 By Allison Williams

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Summer 2015

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

06/10/2015 By Allison Williams

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Catch an Exclusive Screening of "Arresting Power"

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/19/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: 'Having It All' Examines the Complications of Parenting

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/18/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: 'Princess Angeline' and the Struggle of Tribal Recognition

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/15/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Special Exhibit

Road Trip! Italian Style Exhibit at Portland Art Museum

Swoon over vintage Valentino, Prada, Missoni, and more at the only West Coast stop of this spectacular exhibit.

02/17/2015 By Eden Dawn

Imbibing Agenda

Salt and Straw's Collaboration Beer Comes to Seattle

It's a salted caramel stout, brewed by Breakside Brewery. Unsurprisingly, it's selling like hotcakes in the Emerald City.

02/02/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News Fall 2014

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

10/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Portlandia

Fashioning Cascadia Spotlights Seattle Designers

Forget everything you thought you knew about fast fashion; Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft and PNCA explore the lifecycle of locally designed garments and our region's attitude towards fashion.

05/12/2014 By Emma Ranniger