Rainmaker

Gold School

Carolynn Duncann is the 29-year-old founder of Portland Ten, a boot camp-style, 12-week shock-therapy course in business fundamentals for tech entrepreneurs, in which "students" must pledge to aim for $1 million in revenue within 18 months.

11/16/2010 By Eric Blokland

Mudroom

Circuit Breaker

In June, Michael Czysz debuted the all-electric MotoCzysz E1pc zero-emission race bike at the TT Zero competition at the renowned Isle of Man TT Races. The E1pc clocked a nearly silent 94.6 mph course average.

09/13/2010 By Eric Blokland

Mudroom

Porkopolis

With nearly every imaginable bit of the pig finding its way onto Portland restaurant menus, we may have to consider switching the _t_ to a _k_ in our city’s name.

09/13/2010 By Eric Blokland

Food Cart City

Measuring Up

A quick look at how Portland compares to the food carts in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington DC.

08/17/2010 By Eric Blokland

The Mudroom

Brewed Awakening

Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers aims to educate and empower international coffee growers looking to import their coffee to the US.

08/16/2010 By Eric Blokland

Mudroom

PDX Index: Google Oregon

A few fun facts about Google's place in Oregon.

07/15/2010 By Eric Blokland

People

Holy Diver

Steven Kimes believes the poor really will inherit the earth. That's why he quit his job, took his family to the streets, and became Portland's most radical servant of the homeless.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

All Lacrosse the World

Stick Figure

Portland Lumber Jax defenseman *Brodie Merrill* talks tough about lacrosse, jet lag, and being mocked by Canadian teenagers.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Jobs

Coffee Filter

To work at this St. Johns java joint, you need mad espresso skills and a way with words.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler