BEHOLD! Pickathon's 2023 Lineup

The Pendarvis Farm fest welcomes soul icon Lee Fields, folk duo Watchhouse, psych rockers the Shivas, and many other excellent musicians.

The Best Bang for Your Buck Events in Portland This Weekend: Mar 24-26, 2023

Tamales Festival, Movie Madness Miniplex Sale, and More Cheap & Easy Events Under $15

I, Anonymous

So Glad You're Outta My Life

Pop Quiz PDX

POP QUIZ PDX: Sketchy NIMBYs, Criminal Figure Skaters, and the Blazers' New Hipster Mascot!

Hear In Portland

Indie Pop Sister Trio, Joseph, Stun with “The Sun”

Savage Love

Savage Love: Size Peace

The Trash Report

Tom Cruise and Ed Begley Jr. Are Relatable, We Owe Bats an Apology, and I, Elinor Jones, am now a Sports Journalist

After Years of Financial Mismanagement, Embattled Neighborhood Group Is Asking Portland For More Funding

Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. is looking to turn over a new leaf, but critics say no meaningful change has been made.

The Crying in H Mart Paperback Release Will Be Author Michelle Zauner's First Book Tour

A  Q & A with the author and musician on growing up in Oregon, moving to South Korea, and writing a screenplay based on her memoir.

Theater & Performance Mon 11:00 AM

Theater Review: The Value of Forbidden Fruit

Shaking the Tree celebrates its 20th anniversary and raises the bar with a masterful hybrid play.

parks Mar 10 12:45 PM

Luxury Business vs. Public Use: The Battle for Portland’s Historic O’Bryant Square

Can the public plaza find common ground between social services and business interests?

Transportation Mar 13 9:05 AM

Traffic Deaths in Portland Remain Record-High For a Second Year

Speeding, dark conditions, and persistent traffic exposure played a role in the 63 fatalities in 2022.

News Feb 22 7:07 PM

Portland City Council Stops Transparency Advocate Proposal from Going to Voters In May

Instead, they proposed (and passed) their own surprise resolution.

Politics Feb 20 11:00 AM

Candidate School Eyes Progressive Takeover of Portland City Council

Former mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone wants progressives to seize new council seats in 2025.

Music Tue 1:30 PM

Tides Is Jenny Conlee's Soundtrack to the Pacific Northwest Coast

Decemberists accordion player unveils a solo album of unresolved sounds found in Greek musical scales.

homelessness Mar 9 3:21 PM

Portland’s First Sanctioned Mass Homeless Camp Expected to Open This Summer in Central Eastside

California-based nonprofit Urban Alchemy will run the 150 person camp.

Opinion Mar 15 10:35 AM

Guest Editorial: Oregon Is at a Crossroads for Trans Rights

Why it's important to be an active, vocal supporter of trans rights and gender-affirming care in Oregon.

Housing Mar 15 3:09 PM

Portland City Council Approves Incentives for Office-to-Apartment Building Conversions

Developers say that the tricky redevelopments may still be too cost prohibitive.

Cops Mar 1 8:00 AM

Federal Judge Questions Portland Police Union’s Demands Over Body Cameras

Union officals believe police should be able to review bodycam footage before filing use-of-force reports.

Sex Survey Mar 3 8:00 AM

The Mercury 2023 Sex Survey Results!

In which we find out HOW Portland does it, WHERE they're doing it, and WHAT things they're using to help them do it!

News Mar 13 1:00 PM

Climate Change and the Housing Crisis are Burdening Portland’s Emergency Shelter System

Emergency officials say the only true solution is housing.