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Water Falling

Cliff jumps and high dives near portland.


Summer Guide
 When I was a child, manhood came at age 12. This was when I was first allowed to plummet from the 20-foot high dive at the Oregon City pool, thus proving my mastery of both fear and death. But i   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, Adrienne So, AP KRYZA

Seek Cider

Experience Oregon Cider Week June 18 to 28.


Summer Guide
Oregon Cider Week will kick off the summer from June 18 to 28, and it’s huge, with 50 cideries pouring at Cider Summit PDX, plus a multitude of cider tap takeovers and cider pairing dinners. Here ar   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Sausage Festival

Who has the best hot dogs in Portland?


Summer Guide
In the pages of Portland Monthly or The Oregonian, you’ll read it: The Year of the Hot Dog. Mostly this is the result of a Stray Dogs hot-dog pop-up (currently on hiatus) featuring foie gras on a sa   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Summer Guide 2015


Summer Guide
Last year’s was the hottest on record, and this June we’re flirting daily with 90 degrees. Outdoor pools in outer Powell are full on weekdays, a week before summer has officially begun. Soon, the    More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

¿Qué Es Lo Bueno?

Trying every Latin American food cart at Portland Mercado.


Food Reviews & Stories
The new Portland Mercado of Foster-Powell is beautiful, and if you don’t like it, I don’t trust you. The project—begun through assorted nonprofiteering, goodwill-type impulses having to    More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Near and Queer

Our favorite gay bars in Portland.


Culture Features
Sure, the gay/queer dance nights at mixed-orientation bars may have become where the party and booty’s at in Portland—the ever-popular indie-dance parties of Rotture’s Blow Pony and Holo   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 JAMES HELMSWORTH, MATTHEW KORFHAGE, AMY WOLFE

Berbati Being Sold to Owners of Dante's and XV

The bar was owned by the Papaioannou family for 30 years.

berbati

Longtime Greek tavern Berbati is being sold, ending 30 years of stewardship by the Papaioannou family.It'll stay in the neighborhood, however. Frank Faillace, owner of nearby Dante's and the Star Theater, will take...   More
 
Friday, June 5, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

A Goonies Tour of Astoria


Culture Features
Astoria was a home to the Goonies even before the movie was filmed. Oregon’s greatest achievement in beach towns is—as the locals will tell you—a “quaint drinking village with a fishin   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

A Brief History of Movies in Astoria


Culture Features
Astoria ain’t just The Goonies. The little coastal town has a bizarrely huge footprint in popcorn moviedom; There are more big-name films shot in Astoria than in Portland. “The town burned d   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Dog Day IPA (Hondo’s)


Drank
Hondo’s Brew and Cork is an odd institution in Astoria, a delightfully cranky little bottle shop, homebrew supply shop and nanobrewery, with beers that can be as up and down as a ride at Six   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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