This year has been a difficult one for immigrant and refugee communities in Oregon. Enforcement sweeps for undocumented immigrants and travel bans for refugees have left families and communities in a legal limbo.
For their part, immigration arrests have skyrocketed. … Continue Reading
Did you know that women start businesses at twice the rate of men, yet receive less than three percent of venture capital?
Perhaps you’ve noticed it’s wintertime out there! But while there might have been some awfully cold days in the valley recently, that doesn’t necessarily translate to good skiing up on Mount Hood.
In fact, the weather has been pretty dreadful … Continue Reading
Today we’re discussing the survivors. Not the reality show but retail survivors, local businesses that keep their heads above water even as so many of us paddle over to Amazon to order every product imaginable delivered to our door.
These … Continue Reading
The Doug Fir Lounge was packed to the brim Saturday night December 2, as fans gathered to hear Cedar Teeth kick off a show a sold out show. The band hails from the small town of Colton, Oregon, just 40 … Continue Reading
The intimate Doug Fir Lounge hosted Portland-based The Weather Machine on Saturday, August 12. The band’s singer, Slater Smith, had just returned from the Oregon coast. There, he wrote most of the bands to-be album. The album is a tribute … Continue Reading
Horning’s Hideout welcomed their annual travelers for the 16th annual Northwest String Summit last weekend, July 13th-16th. Bluegrass faithful from across the country met to hear some of today’s most talented string instrumentalists.
The Summit’s … Continue Reading
We like to keep it local in Portland.
It’s a trend that can be blamed on our DYI tenancies, a population full of artists and freethinkers, or maybe the remnants of an Oregon pioneering spirit. There are also artist collaboratives … Continue Reading
For a food cart whose concept is based upon the ‘slow food’ movement, things for Tortoise + Hare have been happening very quickly. Bri Richards and her husband escaped the state who-shall-not-be-named and made their pilgrimage to Portland with a … Continue Reading
So you’re a nonprofit hoping to do some grounds maintenance work in your community. Have you got the tools you need? As in, say, wheelbarrows? Rakes? Shovels?
Take the diverse attributes of the cuisines of México and Korea, combine them with secret family recipes, fresh veggies, locally-sourced ingredients, and fuse them together through BBQ. The result is KOi Fusion from the imagination of Bo Kwan, KOi Fusion’s … Continue Reading
If you want to know where to find the best food in any city or town, follow the locals. It’s a tried-and-true formula that will ensure you find the hidden gems among the local bistros. In Portland, when in comes … Continue Reading
With a title that sounds like it should be a romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and a suitably generic leading man, Beer.Cider.Love is an event that celebrates the passionate pairings of exceptional food with beer and cider.
Buying sandwiches is good for the environment. At least according to Rip City Sandwiches of the Cartlandia food cart pod on 82nd Ave. Rip City Sandwiches has made the connection between planting trees and sandwiches possible. Buy any item from … Continue Reading
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