NEWS

How Performance Art Turned Into a High-Concept Business

Jennifer Armburst's intuitive approach to creative consulting.

07/01/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

NEWS

Sokol Blosser's Chic New Tasting Room

Architect Brad Cloepfil crafts a new Willamette Valley aesthetic

07/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

RAINMAKER

Dayna McErlean's Portland Empire

How one woman transforms ramshackle spaces into business dynamos.

07/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

BUSINESS

Why Target Is Coming to Downtown Portland

Urban revival draws major brands back to city centers.

07/01/2013 By Marty Patail

Slideshow

Slide Show: Downtown Portland's Shopping History

As the city center welcomes Target and eyes other national brands, a look back at Portland's heart

06/14/2013

NEWS

Union Way's New Path from Powells to the Ace

A glimpse of downtown's intriguing new "Parisian" passage

06/04/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

TROPHY CASE

Trophy Case: The Best of Portland Design & Creativity in June

June's best handmade stuff, from Bauhaus-inspired turbans to luxe woolen club covers

06/04/2013

RAINMAKER

Mining the Future

ESCO's John Dillon makes drilling quicker and more profitable

06/03/2013 By Marty Patail

BUSINESS

Mobile Canning Breaks Craft Brew Out of the Bottle

Why Portland microbrewers are turning to aluminum

06/03/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

RAINMAKER

Babysitters of the Future

Start-up WeVillage gives modern parents better daycare choices.

05/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

BUSINESS

What's Better: Real Crab or Real Krab?

In the shadow of a booming Oregon seafood industry, our taste test pits genuine crustacean against the sushi substitute.

05/01/2013 By Allyson Reedy

BUSINESS

How Poler Stuff Scaled the Heights of Outdoor Gear

The story behind Portland's hipster hiking brand

05/01/2013 By Tamara Feingold

STYLE

My Millionaire Makeover

Portland's new Lasting Connections retrofits a shabby young writer for the upscale singles scene.

04/16/2013 Videography by Stephen Person By Sam Coggeshall

BUSINESS

A Portland Disaster App Preps for the Big One

When the earth shakes, look to your iPhone.

03/22/2013 By Bill Lascher

GAMING

Fullbright Aims to Change the Video Game

Portland-based video game designer Steve Gaynor shares the story behind The Fullbright Company's artistically ambitious 'Gone Home'.

03/22/2013 By Shane Danaher

BUSINESS

Portland Business Transforms the Sewing Pattern

Colette Patterns changes DIY sewing—for the better.

03/22/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

NEWS

How Slappy Cakes Took Portland Pancakes to Tokyo

Japan loves our do-it-yourself flapjacks.

03/22/2013 By Madelynn Vislocky

RAINMAKER: PROFILES IN PROFIT

TIE Oregon Fuels Portland Start-Ups

Nitin Rai gives local tech a kick in the pants.

03/22/2013 By Zach Dundas

FASHION NEWS

The New York Times Covers Portland's Counterfeits

Local designer Elizabeth Dye discovers her gowns being knocked off and the NYT follows the tale from beginning to end.

03/21/2013 By Eden Dawn