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Very Hill, Much Speed: The Maryhill Festival of Speed

The greatest gravity festival in the world is right in Portland’s backyard.


Culture Features
On June 24, about 230 of the best downhill skateboarders and street lugers in the world will descend on the Maryhill Festival of Speed. It’ll be the largest gravity sports festival in North America,   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Adrienne So

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

Beer Guide 2015: Best Kid-Friendly Portland Brewpubs

The more kids you have, the more you need a beer.


Beer Guide
Hopworks Urban Brewery and Bike Bar 2944 SE Powell Blvd., 232-4677; 3947 N Williams Ave., 287-6258. HUB’s bright, contrasting color scheme might have been designed with kids in mind. Not only    More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Adrienne So

Ha & VL: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
2738 SE 82nd Ave. Suite 102, 772-0103.[SOUP'S ON, FOLKS] There's nothing better than a steaming bowl of noodle soup on a chilly day. Unfortunately, many Portland shops would have you believe   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Adrienne So

Park Kitchen: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
422 NW 8th Ave., 233-7275, parkkitchen.com [FARM TO PEARL] Few summer dining experiences are as pleasant as enjoying the evening breeze on the patio at Park Kitchen, watchi   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Adrienne So

Raven & Rose: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
1331 SW Broadway, 222-7673, ravenandrosepdx.com [CUISINE D'HOBBIT] Located in the historic Ladd Carriage House, Raven & Rose's grand exterior is as fantastical and dr   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Adrienne So

Woodsman Tavern: Restaurant Guide 2014


Restaurant Guide
4537 SE Division St., (971) 373-8264, woodsmantavern.com [NICE FOLKS] Sitting down at the Woodsman is as close as most of us will ever come to staging our own Kinfolk suppe   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Adrienne So

Photos: Your First Look at Tilikum Crossing... From Tilikum Crossing

Setting foot on the new pedestrian, bike and transit bridge.

view from streetcar tracks

On Wednesday, October 1, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx took a tour of the car-proof Tilikum Crossing bridge connecting OMSI to the South Waterfront—along with a small coterie of media.  The $134.6 million, wonderfully named bridge <...   More
 
Friday, October 3, 2014 by Adrienne So

Squeaky Wheel

Filmmaker Joe Biel on the rise and fall of Critical Mass in Portland.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Like all great protests, the idea behind Critical Mass was simple. In September 1992, a group of San Franciscans gathered to ride bikes after work. And cyclists kept riding together, in cities aro   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Adrienne So

Talking Pints With Jason Momoa (aka Khal Drogo)

The actor, best known for his role on Game of Thrones, talks hops, farmhouse ales and pales.

khal drogo

Jason Momoa is a dude.  I suppose I had reason to be surprised by this, given that I had wondered beforehand if I’d even recognize the actor without his guyliner. Momoa is most famous for playing Khal Drogo, the ferocious and passionate Dothraki king in Season 1 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, and ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by Adrienne So
 

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