3 CHARMS WRITTEN BY Debra Yergen SPONSORED BY The Wellness Center, PDX Nature’s Antibiotic  You’ve heard the warnings about antibiotics, especially during cold and flu season. According to the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) antibiotics are prescribed, on average, a mind-blowing 833 times for every 1000 people. The great news: most wintertime crud can… Continue reading HEALTH

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Time After Time: Watch Trends at Watchworks and Packouz Jewelers WRITTEN BY Byron Beck Download PDF Here. Watches are timeless. Maybe that’s why in our digital-driven age we are still seeing so many people wearing beautiful timepieces on their wrists, a classic accessory that seemingly never goes out of style. But like any accessory, watch trends… Continue reading TRENDS

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WHAT’S THE FUZZ WRITTEN BY Jyssica Yelas Download PDF Here. Full-on fleece and sherpa are no longer just for the “bros” or women’s style alone. In a world where there are fewer and fewer rules on what to wear, comfort has become non-negotiable in a modern wardrobe. Phrases like “no white after Labor Day” and “too… Continue reading MEN’S TRENDS


SQUARE OFF WRITTEN BY Jyssica Yelas Download PDF Here. The easiest way to change the feel of any outfit? Change your shoes. There’s a reason why we used to see so many “day-to-night” style articles that simply require you to bring a pair of “happy hour shoes” in your purse. Want to take your athleisure to… Continue reading WOMEN’S TRENDS


VINYL REVIVAL WORDS Kyle Collins  PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden  It is a ceremony: You slide the disc from the sleeve and place it carefully on the turntable. You put your headphones on, press the play button then oh, so gently set the needle down on the first groove. You are transported.  It’s an experience and a… Continue reading MARK RAINEY

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Tip of the Hat WORDS Byron Beck   PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Download PDF Here. At the intersection of North Interstate Avenue and Argyle Street, a towering statue of Paul Bunyan, created in 1959 for Oregon’s big centennial celebration, welcomes locals and visitors alike to North Portland’s bustling Kenton District.  Earlier this year another legend, native… Continue reading Judith Stokes


WORDS Katie Wise PHOTOGRAPHY Jamison Cook Download PDF Here. Unbeknownst to the rest of America, Portland is a secret destination for vintage hunters. It is where the lovers of vintage go to settle and set up shop. Walk down any street and you’ll find a plethora of vintage, second-hand and upcycled stores selling unlikely items… Continue reading REFLECTIONS


FASHION ON THE FRINGE WORDS Elizabeth Thi Nguyen  PHOTOGRAPHY Tom Lupton  Gliding gowns down the annual FashioNXT runway, Sloane White showcased her 2018-19 winter collection: Frost. The collection features a bright and upbeat luster, with metallic sheen fabrics glistening against bright whites, and fur trims that bounce with a model’s walk. Garnished in the intricacies… Continue reading SLOANE WHITE


DISSIDENT DUO WORDS Kyle Collins  PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden I first discovered the art of the Pander Brothers at the Portland music venue Berbattis Pan. There, perfectly lit against the red brick walls on six panels, was a Shaman leading a tribe of dancers across a desert rave, while fires burn in the distance. Done in… Continue reading PANDER BROTHERS

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Changing Seasons WORDS Adelle McLean  PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Download PDF Here. An old newspaper article found in a drawer was the inspiration that re-ignited his passion for photography. There it was, amongst the many articles his mom had collected, written about her son during his freshman year at Mount Hood Community College. Tom Boehme read… Continue reading Tom Boehme