The Mudroom

The China Connection

The business connection between China and Stumptown has many ties. From academia to green initiatives to tennie-runners, the imports, exports and collaborations are plentiful.

03/16/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Two-Minute Critic

A Brine Time

Savor the seasoning at the Salt Grotto in the Pearl.

03/16/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Article

The Spell of Spring

A guide to spring fashion that you should follow—to the letter

03/16/2010 By Patrick Long

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Food Lovers’ Guide

We take our food seriously here in the Rose City, so it pays to know— "*where it grows*":/eat-and-drink/articles/farmers-markets-0310/, where to find it, and how to "*prepare it*":/eat-and-drink/articles/cooking-lessons-0310/. Our indispensable "*Food Lov

02/15/2010

EAT UP

Tools of the Trade

Three different locales are highlighted for those who are in dire need of crockery supplies, such as knife sharpening or restaurant quality porcelain.

02/15/2010 By Mike Thelin

Article

The Food Lovers’ Guide

We take our food seriously here in the Rose City, so it pays to know— where it grows, where to find it, and how to prepare it. Our indispensable Food Lovers Guide...

02/15/2010 By Mike Thelin, Eva Hagberg, Martin Patail, and Kaitlyn Evans

Corner Shop

Powder Room

Atmosphere snowboarding apparel, Chris Prosser's clothing company, is making a move to women's style this year.

02/03/2010 By Meghan Hilliard

The Mudroom

PERS Strings

The economic crash has left Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) in need of an estimated $1 billion from public employers to cover future commitments to retirees. How do gubernatorial candidates Allen Alley and Chris Dudley plan to help pub

02/02/2010 By Randy Gragg

Cornershop

Breaking the Mold

Rachel Gorenstein takes inspiration from France in her boutique, Moulé.

01/19/2010 By Megan Udow

Christmas list

Potable Presents

Gifts for the guzzler

12/17/2009 By John Chandler

Cornershop

Roll Models

Local boutique Mickle & Mod gives a whole new meaning to the term "street fashion."

12/11/2009 By Meghan Hilliard

Mudroom

Made in Portland

The so-called "Nike of China" Li Ning moves into the Nike of America's hometown with its first stateside store.

12/10/2009 By Jason Cohen

Slideshow

Slide Show: Trashion Talkin’

From tulle to tubing, the fashion police were out in full force making sure every piece was stitched with the environment in mind at the annual Junk to Funk Recycled Fashion Show Contest.

11/25/2009

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Trashion Talkin’

From tulle to tubing, the fashion police were out in full force making sure every piece was stitched with the environment in mind at the annual Junk to Funk Recycled Fashion Show Contest.

11/25/2009 By Megan Udow

Feature

Golden Girls

Dee's Golden Door salon helps to revive a bygone era of community as a cast of regulars return week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade.

11/09/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Slideshow

Slide Show: Golden Girls

Dee's Golden Door salon helps to revive a bygone era of community as a cast of regulars return week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade.

11/09/2009

Mudroom

PDX Index: Holiday Shopping

Get wrapped in the holiday spirit with our gift giving facts.

11/09/2009 By Veronica Martin

Mudroom

Shop Treatment

Czech-based branding firm Eyelevel opens a Swan Island branch, and reveals some of their marketing secrets.

11/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Holiday Gift Guide

The Expert Eye

In order to help you with your holiday shopping, we've called in some help from the professionals (Giovanna Parolari of Una, Jordan Sayler of Winn Perry, Liza Brennan of Manor, and Sarah Shaoul of Black Wagon) for our gift guide.

11/09/2009

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fashion Victims

10/29/2009