Mount Hood Guide: Planks and Trays

Check Out These Oregon-Made Skis and Snowboards

Meet three homespun makers fighting the uphill battle against foreign, mass-produced gear.

11/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

It's a Wrap!

From Pineapple Shot Glasses to Chic Leather Bags, Your 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Whether affordable or fancy, these local gifts take care of everyone on your list.

11/20/2017 By Eden Dawn

Game On

A Swiss Sneaker Company Kicks Into Gear in Portland

On, a Zurich-based running shoe maker, aims to break into the local market.

11/20/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren


Noted Vegan Damian Lillard Releases a Glow-in-the-Dark Skating Rink Shoe

“When I was younger, we were skating all the time."

11/16/2017 By Marty Patail


A Model Scout Returns to Portland to Head the Agency That Launched His Career

After years of globe-trotting, Jonny Shultz comes home to Q6.

11/15/2017 By Eden Dawn


Two Portlanders Team Up to Fund Female and Black Start-Ups

Fund a Founder wants to help bankroll female and black creators by selling T-shirts.

11/14/2017 By Kayla Brock

Intersectional Shopping

My People’s Market Spotlights Portland Entrepreneurs of Color

The night market boasts nearly 100 businesses owned by locals of color, from artists to fashion designers to distillers.

11/09/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren


Stop Everything and Look at These Amazing Portland-Made Leather Goods

Minnie and George goes the extra mile with a stunning fall lookbook.

11/06/2017 By Eden Dawn

Mississippi/Williams: Insider Picks

Where N Mississippi/Williams Insiders Really Eat, Drink, and Play

These are the storied parks, backyard bars, and oddball food carts where the neighbors hang out.

11/01/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff

Mississippi/Williams: Oddities

5 Places That Exist Only in Portland's N Mississippi/Williams Neighborhood

You want tiny orchestras, storied toilets, and beverages that forecast the future? This area’s got you covered.

11/01/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff

Mississippi/Williams: Shops

15 Perfectly Portland Shops in the N Mississippi/Williams Neighborhood

Vinyl records and fancy salts to natural oddities and feminist art, this hip 'hood stocks all our local obsessions.

11/01/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke By Staff


How a North Portland Boutique Plans to Conquer the World

Kenton's Mantel launches a new website to fill demand in South Korea and Japan.

10/23/2017 By Kayla Brock

Fashion Events

A Shoe Master Returns to Portland for One Night

Ty McBride—former creative director at Solestruck—reunites a fashion team to throw a party all about shoes. We deserve this.

10/17/2017 By Eden Dawn


This Women's Workwear Line Says Yes to Pockets (and No to Plumber’s Crack)

Portland landscapers couldn’t find suitable pants to work in—so they designed their own.

10/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Winning Finds

Gorgeous Raincoats to Slick Galoshes, the Best Local Stuff for Wet Weather

In the cold November rain.

10/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

These Dramatic Foam Headdresses Are Giving Us Life

Portland’s vogue scene delivers once again.

10/03/2017 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

North Portland's Cloak & Dagger Is the Cheers of Barbershops

The two-year-old N Williams barbershop combines a welcoming bar-like vibe with serious styling talent.

09/26/2017 By Kayla Brock

Runway Show

Knock Out Plus Size Fashion Show Returns to Portland

After selling out its inaugural year, the body-positive show returns with big names, a curated pop-up shop, and tons of feel-good vibes.

09/21/2017 By Eden Dawn

Everyday Activism

Support the Columbia Gorge by Buying Lagers, Light Bulbs, and Lube

On Monday, September 25, dozens of N Mississippi Avenue businesses will donate a portion of sales to Eagle Creek fire relief efforts.

09/21/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Design Directory

The Ultimate Guide to Portland Design Specialists

Got a passion project? These locals can help craft and construct it—beautifully.

09/21/2017 By Kelly Clarke and Chad Walsh