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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 9: Retailers Surviving the Internet Era

Retail giants like Walmart and Amazon (Tech but come on, it’s retail too) have been making it more and more difficult for small, local businesses to survive. Local retailers used to have the benefit of added convenience, but internet sales … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 8: Changes to the Central Eastside

From milestones like OMSI to the Tilikum Crossing, the recent transformation of Portland’s Central Eastside is dramatic. The previously-industrial area now features tall residential buildings near the Burnside Bridge and new office buildings near the Hawthorne Bridge.

After actively preserving … Continue Reading


Commercial Composting Changes


It is a common sight at most restaurants and shops in Portland. Three options to dispose of your waste: landfill, recycle, and compost. Almost as ubiquitous as these disposal options is compostable utensils and containers. Soon, however, where you put … Continue Reading