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Julie Keefe's Photos Show Beauty And Heartbreak Of Northeast Portland

OPB | Nov. 25, 2016 10:22 a.m.

Julie Keefe has spent decades photographing seismic events and everyday life in Portland's black community for the Skanner newspaper, as seen in an exhibition at the Oregon Historical Society.

NW Life | Food | Family | local | Cooking

Thanksgiving Tips, Memories From Oregon Purveyors Of Food And Drink

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 2 p.m. | Portland

What makes Thanksgiving special for food and drink purveyors around Oregon? Nostalgia, tradition and gravy.

Food | Family | local | Cooking

Scandinavian Celebrations: Savor These Swedish Meat Pies

OPB | Aug. 10, 2016 4:15 p.m.

Chow down on Loven Oven's popular Swedish meat pies at the Scandinavian Festival in Junction City or follow Lulu the Baker's adaptation and make them at home for a summer feast. 

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Blazers, Special Olympics Team Up For Rip City 3-On-3 Tournament

OPB | July 27, 2016 4:17 p.m.

At Portland's annual 3-on-3 tournament, a different kind of athlete gets to shine.

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Oregon Country Fair Preserves Its Past While Looking To The Future

OPB | July 9, 2016 9 a.m.

If the dream of the '90s is alive in Portland, then every July the dream of the late '60s dusts off the cosmic cobwebs and gives peace, love and harmony another whirl in Veneta, Oregon.  

Music | local | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | Family | Summertime In The Pacific Northwest

Where To Have A Blast On The Fourth Of July In The Northwest

OPB | July 1, 2016 11:45 a.m.

Here are some of the Northwest’s top Fourth of July celebrations, offering everything from Main Street parades to glittering fireworks displays.

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When God Meets TED

OPB | May 14, 2015 10:37 a.m. | Portland

New York Times best-selling author William Paul Young is hoping to bring his message of salvation and faith to people through a TED-style talk: “Where’s God When?”

Food | Family | local

Toast The Holiday Weekend With Local Winemakers

The Register-Guard | May 20, 2014 8 p.m.

Most Lane County-area wineries will swing their doors open wide this Memorial Day weekend, and even some vineyards that normally are not open to the public will swing their gates wide to greet visitors with open houses, entertainment and tastings.

Arts | Family | Teachers | local

Kúkátónón Teaches Kids African Culture Through Dance

OPB | July 10, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Started 30 years ago as an after-school program, the Kúkátónón Children's African Dance Troupe has grown into a performance group that seeks to spread awareness of African cultural traditions.

Food | Family | local | Laurie Wolf's Recipes

Laurie Wolf’s Seasonal Recipes: Strawberries

OPB | April 29, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Food lover, chef and cookbook writer Laurie Wolf shares recipes for mini strawberry trifles, strawberry streusel muffins, and arugula and cilantro salad with chicken.