1859's guide to extreme Oregon getaways. Get out there and go for it! Every Oregonian knows that winter is just a part of the larger adventure.
1859 Magazine's Oregon Winter Mug is the perfect gift for the special people in your life and a great addition to your own mug collection.
Matt Wagner’s sumptuous new book, Tall Trees of Paris, will leave you smitten with the working artists of Paris and falling head over heels for the City of Light, even if you’ve been there many times.
Kevin Doner has been a caretaker for two years at Chimps Inc, Oregon's only chimpanzee sanctuary, located near Bend.
The owners of a biodynamic winery build a "passive house" that embodies their ideals.
Sunriver during the holiday season offers opportunities for magical horse-drawn sleigh rides, brunch with Santa and access to snow sports on Mt. Bachelor.
Reset and recharge in the Oregon Outback with mineral pools, stargazing and ancient archeology.
Our picks for the best events happening around the state this month.
It's Christmas all year-round at Christmas Treasures on Highway 126, a store complete with hundreds of ornaments, holiday music and the smell of cinnamon.
The Applegate Valley is Shangri-la for the Oregon wine lover. Encircled by the Siskiyou Mountains, it provides a hospitable setting for grape growers.
The Washington town of Bellingham is vibrant with students, artists and brewmasters. For the adventurous, biking on Galbraith Mountain is a must.
Food + Drink
Perhaps it’s time to get into the holiday spirit and give worldly gifts in nicely capped brown glass packages. After all, they fit perfectly in a stocking.
Next to microbrews, Pinots, hazelnuts and donuts, Oregon is a hot-bed for all things coffee.
Home grown chef Thor Erickson shares stories of Oregon Dungeness crab and gives you his versatile recipe for court bouillon.
The tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau originated in the Beaujolais region of France and is now celebrated around the world on the third Thursday of November.
Michael Dallas Miller found that cooking helped him to handle his depression and anxiety, and trail running boosted his mood.
The best places to go for a steamy plate of Italian food amidst the rainy, fall Portland weather.
Art + Culture
“In Japan, it’s always fun to say you’re from Portland,” Hammerly said. “It carries some weight these days.”
Carl Adamshick admits that he isn’t the best at interviews. He’s a poet, belonging to a camp of non-rambling words. His words unpack themselves.
Barre3 is a combination of yoga, Pilates and ballet barre exercises. Now, there are more than 100 studios franchised around the globe.
1859 visited Transition Projects in Multnomah County to get to know some of the people experiencing homelessness in Oregon.
Large-format photographer Christopher Burkett prints only on Cibachrome, an expensive material that preserves photographs for up to 500 years.
From Johnny Cash to Sufjan Stevens, many songwriters have been inspired by the state of Oregon.