All articles tagged "History"
History Jul 2 10:00 AM

Tracing the History of Queer Spaces in Portland

Silverado was once Flossie's; Lowensdale Park was once a place to cruise—take a brief dive into a history of our city's queer spaces.

History Jun 16 3:00 PM

Black Drag Artists Tell the History of Black Drag in Portland

For a second year, Race Talks presents a panel telling stories guaranteed to bring joy, tears, chills, and something you didn't know.

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Music Aug 8 4:00 AM

So You Are a Star? Okay.

Why Hasn’t the Portland Music Scene Embraced Its Original Hitmakers?

History Jul 18 4:00 AM

An Imaginary Oregon

Early Map Makers Had No Idea What Was in the Pacific Northwest—But That Didn’t Stop Them from Making Stuff Up

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History Apr 25 4:00 AM

Baptized with Fire

The Wild and True Story of Oregon’s Holy Rollers

History Jan 31 4:00 AM

A Peek at Portland’s Alternative Universe

What If Portland Were Completely Different? (You’d Still Complain About It, Right?)

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History Jan 10 4:00 AM

A City Scandalized

How the Vice Clique Scandal of 1912 Exposed Portland’s Gay Underground

History Nov 15 4:00 AM

Echoes of the Klan

The History of the Ku Klux Klan in Oregon—and the Striking Similarities You May Recognize

Oregon Field Guide’s True Stories of Science and Adventure

In the Field with the TV Show That’s Saving Oregon

History Sep 20 4:00 AM

Wildfire Diaries

Three Days in Oregon During The Eagle Creek Fire

Food and Drink Sep 13 4:00 AM

Old Stuff for New Portlanders

Or, Tricking Old Portlanders into Thinking You Aren’t New

Portland Jul 19 4:00 AM

Through the Eyes of a Tourist

How Teaching Tourists About Portland Taught Me a Lot About Portland

Food and Drink Jun 28 4:00 AM

A History of American Beer Geekdom

Brewpubs, Beer Fests, Bourbon Barrels, and Bestsellers: Beer’s Been Through a Lot in the Past 35 Years

History Jun 21 4:00 AM

"Burn the Town Down"

The Striking Similarities Between Portland's 1967 Race Riot and Our City's Current Relationship with People of Color

History Jan 11 4:00 AM

Days of Protest Past

Portland’s Rich History of Marches, Protests, and Political Action

Media Dec 14 4:00 AM

The Original Portland Challenger

The Life of William A. Hilliard, Portland’s Pioneering Black Newspaperman

Arts Oct 26 4:00 AM

Shawn Levy Recounts the Sweet Life

Dolce Vita Confidential: A Look into Postwar Italy’s Blossoming Film Industry

History Oct 5 4:00 AM

Beyond the Cuckoo’s Nest

How Portland and Oregon Have Historically Dealt with Mental Illness—and What It Means for Us Today

Shopping May 25 4:00 AM

Death of the Mall Rat

Portland Is Changing—Can the Lloyd Center Mall Keep Up?

Build Out Apr 13 4:00 AM

The Central Eastside's Vanishing Borders

Diving into the Future of One of Portland's Most Rapidly Changing Areas

History Mar 16 4:00 AM

The Birthplace of Homelessness

How Old Town Became Portland's Primary Homeless District