I literally can’t even with this rain

I hate the rain. I hate having wet socks. I hate having wet shoes. I hate that being outside in the rain can ruin...

I eat the wild

Yo, you wanna hallucinate some stuff? Of course you don’t, not when society is so close to crumbling from global warming. No, man, you...

A beginner’s guide to stargazing and space things

Space might be the final frontier, but frontiers are terrifying. I mean, have you ever read about the Wild West? It was nothing but...

Go outside without really going outside: A how-to

Do you ever want to go outdoors without all of that going outdoors and doing activities? Me too. As a pasty white guy who...

Teach me how to camp, teach me, teach me how to...

So you want to go camping, huh? There’s a lot to consider before you just wander into the woods by yourself, but just living...

Exceptional city views

A misconception about city living is that you sacrifice seeing beautiful scenery close to home, but in Portland that’s far from true. From parks and hillside...

City hikes: Not an urban legend

With summer—and the lovely weather it brings—just around the corner, you might be looking forward to exploring the great outdoors. What better way to...

Get outside of your car

When you head to the Portland State Transportation and Parking Services website, “Public Transit” is the first tab available. That’s because 43 percent of...

A very factual account of Portland’s most terrifying cryptids

Oregon is a hotbed of supernatural activity, and no city in this state is as paranormally turgid as Portland. Having grown from a simple...

Just go outside, ya dummy

So you want to go outside but are at a loss for where to go? Maybe you don’t have a car and are too...

Road trip, road trip, road trip!

It’s almost here. You can practically feel it: summer! The ever-so-glorious few months when the weather is flawless, the days are longer, and there’s...

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Arts & Culture

Corey Harper’s Homecoming Show Feels Like a House Party

Being at Mississippi Studios this Wednesday night in May is like exploring a parallel universe of what life would have been like if I...

Opinion

Vandalism or artistic volition: drawing the line at graffiti

More accessible and less restrictive than oil paints and canvas, graffiti allows artists to express themselves outside of traditional art practice in an arguably...