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SHAKEDOWN

Meet the Parking Lot Czar Preparing to Turn Food Cart Pods into Gleaming High Rises

Greg Goodman wants to transform 11 of his family lots into high-rises. We size him up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

DISPATCH

This Portland Fabric Lab is Testing the Fashion of the Future

Whether you’re making a waterproof jacket or high-tech sports bra, Elizabeth LeMay has got it dialed.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 03/01/2016

VENTURES

This Start-Up Brings the Internet of Things to Millennial Renters

Your future apartment will know when you are sleeping.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/21/2015

SCIENCE

How One Seriously Cool Kids Chemistry Set Is Getting Girls Into Science

Yellow Scope's rigorous science kits step away from the pink and towards STEM gender equality.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/23/2015

VENTURES

What the Sale of Stumptown Coffee and Big Pink Mean for Portland Business

In 2015, five huge deals vaulted the Portland economy into a new era.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 11/23/2015

LONG STORY SHORT

Could Portland's Makers Spark A New Industrial Revolution?

ADX founder Kelly Roy explores the potential of small, hands-on workspaces and their impact on the industrial economy.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/19/2015

STYLE PROFILE

Bobby Bonaparte on Gender-Neutral Clothing and Keeping Fashion Local

Bobby Bonaparte on the Asian aesthetic and why gender-specific clothing is on its way out.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 10/19/2015

BIG IDEAS

Portland-Based Vacasa Is Shaking Up the Vacation Rental Game

How the local start-up grew from managing one beach property to making nearly $100 million annually.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/19/2015

LESS IS MORE

When it Comes to Choosing Paint Colors, These Portland Pros Keep it Simple

Northeast Portland's Colorhouse offers just 128 colors to avoid decision overload.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/05/2015

THE ART OF ARRANGEMENT

Bring Your Home to Life with Local Flowers

Fieldwork Flowers reveals how to build a better bouquet.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/05/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

How One Portland Woman Steers the Success of Local Tech Start-Ups

Voyager Capital's Portland partner serves as a trusted advisor to major companies, from Chirpify to Skyward.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2015

FIT CITY

Portland's First Indoor Rowing Studio Is Coming to the Pearl District

Firebrand, home to Pyrolates, Full Tilt Cycling, and FireBarre, looks to add a fourth workout to the family with the help of a community loan. Here's how to help make it happen.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/16/2015

HEALTH NEWS

Pacifica Beauty to Open First Portland Storefront

This October, the local skincare pros will open the doors of a new product shop at the company's Northwest warehouse. We've got the scoop.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 09/15/2015

GET BUFFED

6 Local Beauty and Body Products We're Loving Right Now

Local products to smooth, tone, and hydrate you from head to toe.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/24/2015

PORTLAND FOOD

Vegan Cheese for the Omnivorous Masses

Heidi Ho has taken on 'Shark Tank' and Whole Foods. Can they conquer your palate?

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 08/24/2015

PDX INDEX

The Many Mysteries of Vaping, by the Numbers

Dialing in the digits of Oregon's newest—and least regulated—industry.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/24/2015

TRIKE LIFE

How a New HQ Will Help B-Line Trikes Deliver Farm Fresh Goods to Portland Restaurants

The delivery trikes have been a mainstay of Portland streets since 2009, and a new hub could make the model even stronger.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 08/24/2015

HEALTH NEWS

Yurt Therapy is Now a Thing in Portland

Mitch Bacon is bringing "Therapy Rooted in Nature" to the Woodstock area.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/03/2015

ANNALS OF ADVERTISING

The Portland Creative Agency That Believes Happiness Is a Faceful of Pie

Renowned local firm Sockeye combines staff morale, self-branding, and delicious whipped cream.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/27/2015

RAINMAKER

How the Clymb is Changing the Rugged Outdoor Gear Market

Portland's breakout online fitness and adventure retailer offers top gear at huge discounts.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/20/2015
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