Why Are Enterprising Portland Foodies Heading for the Suburbs?

Portland restaurateurs find opportunity on the food scene’s next frontier: suburbia.

11/03/2014 By Molly Woodstock


Portland Windows Shine a Light on Ai Weiwei's Alcatraz Art

What do a Chinese dissident, America’s most notorious federal prison, and energy-conscious Portland homeowners have in common?

11/03/2014 By Marty Patail


Celebrating Stumptown's 15th Year of Coffee Empire Building

Checking in on Duane Sorenson's big idea, a decade and a half later.

11/03/2014 By Catalina Gaitán


XPlane Tranforms Global Companies with the Power of Doodling

Using drawings, skits, role-playing, and the power of "show, don't tell," one local design consultancy generates some seriously smart thinking.

10/10/2014 By Kelly Clarke


Ziba Made Your Ketchup Bottle—Now It's Remaking Itself

For 30 years, the storied design firm Ziba has created pioneering products for the world’s biggest companies. The most crucial project yet: moving forward.

09/26/2014 By Zach Dundas


Are Semi Trucks Portland's Most Visible Product?

Freightliner’s chief looks to keep America (and Portland manufacturing) rolling.

09/02/2014 By Zach Dundas


Portland Shacks Up with Airbnb

Is sharing really caring? We track the controversies surrounding the house-share company's new Portland office.

06/02/2014 By Zach Dundas


Cinnabon Conjures A Bit of Portland Voodoo

How Portland's quirky tastes are secretly influencing food-court culture.

05/01/2014 By Zach Dundas


Portland's Friendly Real Estate Renegade

How Jenelle Isaacson and Living Room Realty are putting people first.

04/02/2014 By Caitlin Feldman


The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's Bloom Boom

An artisan farming niche shows its true colors

04/02/2014 By Peter Holmstrom


The Rise of the Portland Mercado

How the Hacienda Community Development Corporationaims plans to turn a Southeast Foster neighborhood eyesore into a Hispanic hub

03/03/2014 By Nathan Tucker


Taking the Start-Up Scene from PDX to Gaza

Pierced, tattooed, and driven, Tom Sperry goes rogue in the world of Portland investing.

03/03/2014 By Randy Gragg


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


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


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


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


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


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


Portland, Oregon: Cash Magnet

Is Portland changing? Ask the tax man.

01/02/2014 By Marty Patail


House of Tayo's Afro-Dandyism

How Stumptown savvy helped launch a Rwandan fashion brand

01/02/2014 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg