Vermouth maker explodes (literally) on beverage scene

Drinking Drink ME Drink ME has been showing up on cocktail menus throughout Portland. During its Negroni Week, Central Provisions ran a Rhubarb Negroni with Hardshore Gin,...

The mayor or the city manager: Who runs the city?

Since Portland voters adopted City Charter changes in 2011 for a full-time, popularly elected mayor serving a four-year term, there have been three elections...

Cruise control: No room to spare on the waterfront

The cold ocean breeze rustles the empty trees that line Commercial Street as the final cruise ship of the season docks at Ocean Gateway....

Mayor-elect Kate Snyder is ready to roll

Three days after Kate Snyder topped three other candidates in a hard-fought election to be the next mayor of Portland, she was ready for...

Welcome to the new Portland Phoenix

Like the legend of the Phoenix, this is a story of rebirth; the first edition of the new Portland Phoenix. While we have taken the...