NEWS

Legal Weed is Coming! Are We Ready?

Oregon may vote to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014. As the drug war winds down, we explore Oregon's current cannabis landscape.

03/03/2014 By Doug Fine

VENTURES

Point 97's Ocean Conservation Apps Make Waves

A Ecotrust spin-off from local data navigator Ruby Gates steers high-tech solutions out to sea.

02/03/2014 By Cari Johnson

PORTLAND RESTAURANTS

5 Reasons Portland Restaurants Stall

We’ve all seen it: a new restaurant sets an opening date and...nothing happens. What gives?

01/02/2014 By Julia Raymond

INTERVIEW

The Future of Portland Shopping

Tom Cody, developer of Union Way and South Waterfront’s Emery apartments, expounds on place, profit, and how for-profit development can build community.

01/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

BIG PICTURE

Zen and the Art of Typewriter Maintenance

Ace Typewriter, one of America’s last typewriter specialists, keeps hitting return.

01/02/2014 By Christina Cooke

VENTURES

How Chirpify is Cashing in on Twitter

Mobilizing hashtags as instant digital payments, one local company is mashing up social media and marketing.

01/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

REPORT

Portland, Oregon: Cash Magnet

Is Portland changing? Ask the tax man.

01/02/2014 By Marty Patail

FASHION

House of Tayo's Afro-Dandyism

How Stumptown savvy helped launch a Rwandan fashion brand

01/02/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

RAINMAKER

Access Code

How Michelle Rowley's Code Scouts is launching women into programing careers

12/02/2013 By Caitlin Feldman

BUSINESS

Oregon's Olive Oil Barons

Portland expats send home southern Italy's liquid gold.

11/01/2013 By Hannah Wallace

BUSINESS

Apartment Therapy

Portland development firm CE John builds a new kind of rental, with high design and history in mind.

11/01/2013 By Randy Gragg

BUSINESS

Oregon's Food Innovation Legacy

From tater tots to Tofurky, Oregon invents tasty futures.

11/01/2013 By Marty Patail and Marco España

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Portland's Best Places to Work

Making a living in Portland is nothing like it used to be. Meet 17 fast-growing local companies, from law firms to micro-breweries, where people learn new skills, have fun, and get stuff done.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas With Camille Grigsby-Rocca and Emily Gravlin

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Workplace Tips from the Pros

What three stand-outs from Oregon Business Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon” can teach us about building a great workplace.

10/01/2013 By Randy Gragg

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Five Office Ideas Your Boss* Should Know About

Workplace insights from Jon MacDonald, founder of The Good—a four-year-old, 19-person digital marketing firm aimed at sportswear and outdoors clients

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Q&A: Wieden & Kennedy's Keesha Jean-Baptiste

The HR director of Portland's legendary ad agency spills the secrets to getting hired at WK.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

THE NEW WAY TO WORK

Q&A: Urban Airship's Scott Kveton

The cofounder and CEO of the Portland-based mobile app company, founded in 2009, shares the secret to his success: transparency.

10/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Hello My Name is: Startup

As we all know, innovation is mostly about the name. Your step-by-step guide to branding the next hot Portland tech company

10/01/2013

CULTURE

How Pink Martini Became a Portland Export Worth Millions

On the occasion of the band's eighth record, Get Happy, we look back on nearly ten years of international musical success

10/01/2013 By Alisha Gorder

BUSINESS

Lisa Sedlar Brings Green Zebra to Market

A New Seasons vet aims to reinvent the American convenience store.

10/01/2013 By Will Lambeth