12 Revolutionary Companies

Transforming the city that works (and yes, they're hiring.)

05/19/2009 By Sally Powers


The Color of Money

For Portland to create a major green economy, we’ll need an influx of bucks and brains.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker


Safe House

Oregon's credit unions don't need a bailout—they're staying afloat on their own.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis


Forbidden Fruit

McMenamins runs low on one of its signature brews—and it’s all Serbia’s fault.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell


Heavy Metal

Looking for a job? On Portland's industrial waterfront you won't need a college degree or even a résumé. Just a willingness to put in a long, honest day's work.

05/19/2009 By Matt Williams

Pick a Card

Divine Venture

In the digital age, software replaces soothsayer and turns the art of divination into a profitable product.

05/19/2009 By Angela Sanders

Dock Envy

On the Waterfront

Where Portland once flexed its maritime muscle, shipbuilding (of sorts) surges anew.

05/19/2009 By Chris Lydgate

Vroom Vroom

Small Times

On Portland’s car lots, the inventory shrinks (literally) as consumers say no to the SUV.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler


Screen Play

Interactive marketing turns the business of advertising into a touchy-feely affair.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

Best of the City

Portland's Best Lawyers 2008

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon


Finders Keepers

$52 million. That's how much money the State of Oregon found last year... and some of it could be yours.

05/19/2009 By Ariel Bleicher