more about: portland

Where to celebrate 4th of July—and more great travel finds

Old house hack: making old windows more efficient

If you have a historical home, you typically spend gobs of money replacing drafty windows. Portlander Sam Pardue wasn’t happy with that option, so the serial entrepreneur created the Indow window insert:

Our newest ceramic obsession: Mazama Wares

From Portland–the home of craft beer, cider, spirits, coffee, you name it–comes Mazama Wares. The ceramics company’s drinking vessels, from mugs to cocktail tumblers, are each thrown by hand and finished with an unglazed base trim. This year, Mazama Wares debuted the large Crater cappuccino mug (shown above, named after Oregon’s Crater Lake). More into making than drinking? Don’t miss […]

Where to go this weekend: Hood River, OR

  In May, this Columbia Gorge town hits its stride: The river begins to warm, breweries open their patios, and the new waterfront park fills with picnickers.