John Furniss uses his spatial memory and a special measuring tool to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind bowls and canisters for his adoring social media fans.
Artists, athletes, musicians, business boosters, and celebs encourage Portlanders to take their love to town—or rather, spend their dollars in town.
How one local mom is trying to turn the children's shoe-industry on its head.
“We’re all stuck inside. We’re all doing homeschool,” Kula Mercer says. “But you lay out a beautiful tablecloth and some fresh flowers and suddenly [home] fe...
Local lingerie company Jane's Vanity teamed up with photographer and collage artist, Mindy Byrd, for stunning new editorial photos.
Our local stores need your help more than ever this year—and luckily they've got oodles of goodies to suit a more modest budget.
Fiona McCann and Eden Dawn
Online and COVID-safe, in-person maker markets are still happening this year. We have all the info to make your pandemic shopping easy and help give struggli...
This year it’s more important than ever to get those holiday gifts locally for everyone on your list. We can help.
Better PPP funding, more reasonable loan structures, and even student debt cancellation. The question is: Can he do it?
Between the pandemic and the wildfires, Oregon's most loved amusement park is in peril and is asking for our help.
Make a statement on your next Zoom meeting.
Sea glass jelly? Boba pearls? Chocolate baby heads? Weird flex, but OK.
Katherine Chew Hamilton
We asked the owners of three beloved local shops about their popular pandemic toys for the bored, the brave, and the incorrigibly boisterous.
There will be a digital runway—pandemics be damned!
Save Our Shops
PDXSOS offers a few tips to help you support small businesses, and most of them won't cost you a dime.
Black Lives Matter
Portland Monthly's guide to Black-owned companies to hire for just about any job you need done.
Eden Dawn, Lauren Carlos, and Jordyn Mayer
Goodbye, Google Maps; hello, adorable frog sculptures
When Folly boutique was asked to make Senator Merkley some Oregon-themed masks, they jumped to the task.
Use your dollars to make real change.
Portland is still under a stay at home order, but retail stores are ready for customers. How are boutique owners coping?