Can This Portlander Help Fashion Businesses Get Off the Ground?

With Laptops & Smalltalk, Brittany Sierra becomes a coach for local fashion entrepreneurs.

10/10/2016 By Eden Dawn


Columbia Sportswear Takes On Gore-Tex

Can the Portland company topple the industry juggernaut?

10/10/2016 By Benjamin Tepler


PODCAST: Portland Entrepreneur Chaunci King on Building a Liquor Empire

With pear-flavored vodka Miru, the native Portlander takes on the largely white, male-centric booze industry.

09/26/2016 By Eden Dawn

Meet Your Maker

Since 1947, Langlitz Leathers Has Crafted Portland’s Coolest Motorcycle Jackets

And it all started with a bad bike crash.

09/21/2016 By Leah Sottile


Here Are the Best Things Kanye West Has Said (or Rapped) about Nike

Yeezy takes on the Beaverton shoe giant.

09/21/2016 By Marty Patail


Multnomah Whiskey Library to WM Goods, the Secrets of Some of Portland’s Sharpest Spaces

Dishing with ELK Collective cofounders Kelly Ogden and Larissa Burden.

09/21/2016 By Claire Colby

Office Party

Welcome to Portland’s Newest, Coolest Work Spaces

Instrument. Swift. Albina Yard. You wish you worked here.

09/21/2016 By Marty Patail

Sign On

How the Tiny Spoon Keeps the Art of Neon Alive

Perry Pfister is Portland's neon mastermind.

09/21/2016 By Claire Colby


Meet the Family Firm Riding High on Portland’s Building Boom

From luxury apartments to the Legacy Emanuel remodel, Andersen Construction is shaping our city’s evolution.

09/13/2016 By Zach Dundas

Big Shot

Meet the Portland Entrepreneur Taking on the White, Male-Centric Booze Industry

With Miru Vodka, Chaunci King roars onto the scene.

09/13/2016 By Lisa Dunn

Shoe Wars

Why Do Shoe Companies Keep Suing Each Other?

Especially Adidas.

09/13/2016 By Marty Patail


Simple Builds Itself Some Fancy New Digs

After opening a new office this spring, the banking startup is still growing at breakneck speed.

08/26/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

Hotel Makeovers

How Five Old-Guard Portland Hotels Plan To Keep Up

Portland's tourism boom means an impending glut of shiny new hotels. What are the veterans doing to stay fresh?

08/17/2016 By Kailla Coomes


Meet Three of Oregon’s Top Organic Pot Farmers

These are some next-level nugs.

08/15/2016 By Marty Patail


Are Crickets the Protein of the Future?

Oregon’s Poda Foods makes cricket powder that is edible, sustainable, and nutritious (and, apparently, mild in flavor).

08/15/2016 By Kailla Coomes


Ground Kontrol vs. Quarterworld: Which Portland Arcade Reigns Supreme?

Two arcades that are also bars? Adulthood is no longer mandatory.

07/12/2016 By Marty Patail


One Nonprofit Wants to Connect Every Ghanaian Child With a Portland Pen Pal

Yo Ghana! harnesses the power of good old-fashioned snail-mail.

06/29/2016 By Claire Colby


How OHSU’s Research Spins Off into Tech Start-Ups

Dan Dorsa, OHSU senior VP of research, explains the “MedTech Alliance.”

06/24/2016 By Marty Patail


Can This Bold Vision of Black Entrepreneurship Reverse Gentrification in Portland?

The proposed Soul District aims to reshape inner North and Northeast Portland.

06/13/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson