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

Gone Mobile

Baby and Co. Hits the Road and Hosts a Sale

Tell your friends to tell their friends; one of our best shops is Portland bound. Then again you'll probably be tempted to keep the news of their Seattle warehouse sale to yourself...

05/05/2014 By Laura Cassidy

NW Travel Dispatch

Spring 2014 Travel News

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

03/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland Checklist: Top 10 Restaurants

We asked Portland Monthly restaurant critic Karen Brooks for her top restaurant recommendations for PDX visitors. Her advice? Leave downtown behind and head to the city's Southeast neighborhoods.

02/01/2014

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Instagrammable Portland

Where to find Portland's iconic signs, views, and artworks.

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: An Architectural Tale of Emeralds and Roses

When it comes to architecture, the contrast couldn’t be more plain: The Emerald City likes the shiny new gems; Portland likes perennials.

02/01/2014 By Randy Gragg

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland Checklist: Top 10 Sights in Portland

The Rose City's can't miss destinations, plus: the city's nicknames explained.

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams

Northwest Travel

Seattleites Guide to PDX

How to visit, enjoy, explore—and understand—Portland.

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams

The Dark Side

Paint it Black: Northwest Designers in NYC's Bunch Magazine

Looking for twee Portlandians and the wooly urban woodsmen archetype? Not here. This is a different side of style from Seattle, Portland, and B.C.

12/27/2013 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Elizabeth Rudge

Northwest Travel Dispatch

Winter 2013 Travel News

What’s happening where, from Canada to Oregon to the end of the road.

12/01/2013 By Allison Williams

Unusual Experiences

Portland Hotel Invites Guests to Jog with the Staff

You have to be in pretty decent shape to complain about turndown service while running.

05/09/2013 By Allison Williams

Deals

You Now Need a Passport to Visit Portland

But it's not because Portlandia is actually a foreign country. (It's because they have some cool freebies to give you.)

01/30/2013 By Allison Williams

Critic's Notebook

It’s Only Monday, But I’ve Got Your Friday Plans

Restaurant critic extraordinaire Karen Brooks reads from her smart new book about the Portland restaurant scene, 'The Mighty Gastropolis,' at Book Larder. You’re welcome.

01/14/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Culinary Smackdown

All right, once and for all: Does Portland or Seattle have the better dining scene? For goodness sake don’t ask Karen Brooks.

12/19/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

'The Mighty Gastropolis: Portland'

The book you’ve been looking to get for the Northwest food connoisseurs on your list? Comes out next week. Here’s why you’ll like it.

12/03/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Recommended Reading

Nosh Pit Reading List

Genetically modified food, a national critic bags on Seattle, and Hot Pockets.

11/08/2012 By Seattle Met Staff

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside the Ace Hotels

Hip design, photo booths, swimming pools, and turntables: Inside the stylish world of the Ace Hotels.

09/21/2012

Article

A Guide to Northwest Travel Classics

We broke down the region’s most popular destinations into a quick-reference guide—where to go, where to stay, and when to pack your bags.

09/19/2012 By Allison Williams

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Socialism, Taxes, and Transit

Our daily roundup.

08/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett