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Portland in Perspective: 6 Real and 4 Bogus Clichés

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.17.2015 | Comedy
Maria Rodale

Here are 6 Portland tropes that--for me, anyway--turned out to be true and 4 that missed the mark.

10 Beautiful Spring Hikes In Oregon

Brittany Wilcox | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Brittany Wilcox

These are my top spring hikes. If you haven't seen the movie Wild yet, then you probably have no idea that one of these breathtakingly beautiful hikes is used in the background during a scene in the movie. It comes as no surprise to me, being my all-time second favorite hike in Oregon.

6 Best Cities to See Spring Blooms

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

It's finally bloomin' spring, and nothing instills hope that winter is gone and summer is on its way like the darling buds of April and May. Chart a c...

What's The Difference Between A Good Donut And A Great One?

Dan Pashman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Taste
Dan Pashman

I talk to donut eaters and bakers in hopes of answering one question.

Portland Bans Insecticide To Protect Bees

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2015 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman April 1 (Reuters) - Oregon's biggest city on Wednesday banned the use of an insecticide on city lands blamed by co...

Customer Sues Restaurant For $100,000 Over Valentine's Day Dinner

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.05.2015 | Weird News

Bad service at a restaurant? Most patrons would stop giving the establishment their business, or perhaps leave a negative review on Yelp. Not Kathl...

Christians: You Have 5 Months

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 02.18.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

I call on all Christians to lay down your scriptures, dogmas, doctrines and interpretations long enough to learn how to love your neighbor as your self.

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list...

Toro Bravo: A Cookbook Potluck Dinner Party

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 03.16.2015 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

The recipes are not only incredibly tasty, the stories are insightful and entertaining as well.

Freedom of Speech Is Divine: Westboro Baptist, the Gay Christian Network and Paris

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 03.14.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

God placed humans in the Garden of Eden and gave them the right to agree or disagree. One of the primary ways that we express agreement or disagreement is through speech. The most divine thing that we do on any given day is express who we are and what we believe.

Portlanders Are Mourning The Loss Of Their Beloved Airport Carpet. Yes, You Read That Right.

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.09.2015 | Travel

Portland, home to all things weird and feathery, has outdone itself this week. The 90s-tastic carpet covering the floors of Portland International...

Will Police Unions Battle Houses of Worship or Seek Reconciliation?

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 03.06.2015 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

In New York City, since protests began over the treatment of African-Americans caught up in the criminal justice system, the police union there has done everything possible to inflame tensions and undermine civil authority.

Discussion with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.01.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Eleven years before the release of Nirvana's juggernaut Nevermind during the apex of glam metal, Sub Pop Records was a fledgling Xerox-and-X-Acto-knife-produced fanzine that championed local music scenes across the country.

For Love of the Game: Talking With Kurt Russell About The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 02.07.2015 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

It's the kind of thing you probably missed over Thanksgiving dinner, while gnawing on a turkey leg, bickering with your uncle, or falling asleep during a Detroit Lions game: The Miami Marlins just signed an outfielder to a $325 million deal, the largest contract in sports history.

Soon You'll Be Able To Order And Pay For A Latte Before You Even Get To Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business

First wireless charging stations, now mobile ordering? Yep, Starbucks is all about technology these days, and you'll soon be able to place your coffee...

Photo Of Young Boy Hugging Officer Goes Viral And Becomes 'Icon Of Hope'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.01.2014 | Black Voices

As photos around the web show images of nationwide protests in reaction to the events in Ferguson, Missouri, one particular image has received widespr...

Chanel Parks

Portland Is The Beauty Capital You've Been Missing

HuffingtonPost.com | Chanel Parks | Posted 11.21.2014 | Style

We've written about our love for natural beauty products in the past and after a recent rabbit hole down some of Etsy's most promising-looking product...

Bystander Jumps Into Freezing Water, Saves Baby Trapped In Overturned Car

The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Good News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used a knife ...

My Top 5 Meat Cities In The U.S.

Steven Raichlen | Posted 12.31.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

I know my list will generate controversy--that's why I wrote it.

7 Secret Spots to Tie the Knot in Fall

trivago | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel
trivago

Autumn's dramatic pink and purple sunset skies and naturally golden foliage make an outdoor wedding absolutely magical, and it also happens to be the most economical season in which to say 'I Do' -- especially if you venture outside the big city.

Exploring the Culinary Northwest With Michael Stanton, Executive Chef of The Heathman Restaurant

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 12.29.2014 | Taste
Lois Alter Mark

This was a meal in which every course was full of fresh flavors and unexpected, delightful combinations.

Beyond Vegas: Five West Coast Getaways for Adventurous Couples

Amy Whitley | Posted 12.28.2014 | Travel
Amy Whitley

Want to get away with your partner, but the usual go-to options feel uninspired? If you're ready to venture beyond a weekend letting loose in Las Vegas or wine tasting in Napa, pick from any of the following adventurous getaways for couples on the West Coast.

Alternatives to Facebook for Small Business Marketing

Reid Wegley | Posted 12.24.2014 | Small Business
Reid Wegley

How would I promote myself online as a service professional, minus Facebook? Here's a list of the tools that I think are most effective for those who are interested in maintaining their brand image, engaging potential customers and generating leads.

Feminism, Ebola and Donuts: Lena Dunham and Carrie Brownstein Make Like Portland (VIDEO)

Logan Lynn | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

Quick-witted, sharp-tongued, and each holding a special place at the heart of our culture, Lena and Carrie talked to one another as though no one was watching... and it was glorious.

Would I Have Been Friends With My Mom if I'd Known Her Back Then?

Jesse Damiani | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

It's a simple question, one that many of us ask ourselves at some point. While scrolling through #tbt photos on Instagram, Danielle Delph, a Portland-based artist, had an epiphany: she wanted to explore the idea concretely.