Business

How the Ace Hotel Creates Its Products

A look at the Ace Hotel's collaborations with local designers and makers

10/16/2012 By Martin Patail

Profile

How Kettle Chips Creates New Flavors

Meet the woman who invents every Kettle Chips flavor.

10/16/2012 By Kelly Clarke

Rainmaker

The Man Reinventing Columbia Sportswear

In the lab with Woody Blackford, Columbia Sportswear's man for all seasons.

10/16/2012 By Julian Smith

Tech Scene

Portland's High-Craft Tech Boom

What our thriving start-up scene owes to Portland's crafty culture and urbanism.

10/16/2012 By Will Lambeth

Business

Buzz Worthy

Viso makes a brash play in the energy-drink market.

09/21/2012 By Georgia Perry

Who We Are

Portlanders on Money

Money can't buy me love, but it sure helps if we go out to eat 4-6 times a week.

09/20/2012 Edited by Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg

Style Spotlight

Agave's Denim Decade

A look at locally based Agave Denim as they celebrate ten years past and look to the future.

08/30/2012 By Eden Dawn

Happenings

Portland Undressed: Dinner and Conversation with New York Author Elizabeth Cline

Elizabeth Cline, author of Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion comes to Portland Tuesday night for a round table discussion on the importance of supporting your local fashion industry.

08/30/2012 By Eden Dawn

Mudroom

Devouring Division

Portland’s ravenous food scene gobbles up a street.

08/23/2012 By Emily Wilson

Rainmaker

Data Wizards

A fast-growing firm conjures answers to complicated problems.

08/23/2012 By Martin Patail

Feature

City of Industry

A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.

08/17/2012 By Zach Dundas

Rainmaker

Risky Business

A freshly minted start-up survivor thrives by shifting gears in tough economic times.

07/18/2012 By Zach Dundas

Feature

iOregon

The company started by a Reed College dropout in his garage is now the world’s most profitable tech firm—and our culture’s most-envied icon of corporate cool. As Apple proposes a spectacular new store in the heart of Portland, we offer a

06/22/2012 By Zach Dundas and Will Lambeth

Rainmaker

Virtual Vending

A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.

06/22/2012 By Zach Dundas

Rainmaker

Beyond the Bulb

Schoolhouse Electric’s growing business means more aesthetically deft accessories for the home or office.

05/25/2012 By Zach Dundas

Rainmaker

Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

04/27/2012 By Bill Lascher

Mudroom

Gear Shift

Kickstarter’s industrious Portland future takes crowdfunding beyond the demo tape.

04/27/2012 By Martin Patail

Out and About

BEST Businesses in Town

See who is talking the talk and walking the walk of sustainability at the BEST awards April 25. Get your tickets now!

04/15/2012 By Kristin Belz

Rainmaker

True Calling

Ruby Receptionists successfully answers the call for friendly phone facilitators.

03/23/2012 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Brazil Bonanza

Local companies are finding a booming new market in Brazil.

02/24/2012 By Zach Dundas