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'The Four Top': Cynthia Nims | Kerry Newberry | Diane Morgan


Have you heard about the bivalve everyone is buzzing about, the Olympia oyster? What exactly is an "organic" fish farm? And how are Dungeness crab fishermen fighting Big Oil to solve the problem of climate change?

OPB's Best Photos Of 2018


What are the images that define 2018 in for the Northwest? We look back at some of OPB's best photos of the past year.

Let Them Eat Gateau And (Calmly) Discuss Veganism In Portland


Can any of us describe veganism in Portland? Maybe we should start by nibbling Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Gateau from a new cookbook with local ties.

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10 Questions With Jeremy Garber Of Powell's Books

You're Jeremy Garber. You've loved books your entire life and for the past 13-plus years you've worked at the Camelot of literary institutions: Powell's Books. First as a cashier, then as a bookseller, then as a used-book buyer and now as the events coordinator for the biggest independent bookstore in the country. You curate what the public sees and write reviews for some of the biggest translated titles in the world. Then, OPB came and had the audacity to ask you why books are so important.

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Save The Leftovers, Save The Planet? New Cookbook Tackles Food Waste

“Scraps, Peels and Stems” is full of insights, strategies and tips to help manage food waste in daily life, plus simple, enticing recipes for quick gratification.

Health | local | Food | NW Life

'The Four Top': Miles Hassell | Mea Hassell | Lissa Kane | Sarah Bowen Shea

As we head into the holiday season, we prep for the overeating and lazy days off by discussing a healthy lifestyle on location at Root Whole Body in Portland's Slabtown neighborhood.

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Get Ready, Clam Diggers: It's Chowder Time

Now that the cold weather has arrived, it’s clam chowder season.

Entertainment | local | Arts | Music | NW Life

How Fabi Reyna Re-Tuned The Guitar Industry In 5 Short Years

She's just your basic industry-changing, magazine-publishing CEO of her own burgeoning media empire.

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'The Four Top': Ashley Rodriguez | Brent Braun | Zach Geballe | Chad Murphy

What's it like to suddenly find yourself a celebrity in the wine or culinary world? What sorts of meals should you cook your boo to nourish your relationship? And how can you use food and drink to kickstart party conversations?

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The Oregon Town Where Money Grows On Trees And Wood Is As Good As Cash

In 1933, with its only bank closed and the country in the midst of the Great Depression, the Oregon shipbuilding and timber city of North Bend turned to a local resource to keep its economy afloat.

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Portland Carpenters Showcase Their Skills On Labor Day

More than 100 carpenters competed in Portland's Dropbox Derby to raise money for charity and showcase their skills.

Health | local | Food | NW Life

'The Four Top': Michelle Smith | Kelly Montoya | Julie O'Toole

Learn about selective eating and food phobias, two lesser-known eating disorders afflicting children. Next, discover Little Sous, a new concept for turning kids into confident cooks. And finally, a cookbook author and food blogger fills us in on raising kids who are health-food junkies. Listen to Episode 48 of "The Four Top."

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8 Most Creative Rafts Of Portland's 2018 Big Float

What do a unicorn, diamond ring and an avocado all have in common? They were among the thousands of colorful and eclectic rafts seen at Portland's 2018 Big Float.