Posts

Enjoy an inspiring message of hope when Portland’5 Centers for the Arts brings remarkable deaf singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey to the Newmark Theatre March 4. “Though her hearing loss is profound, her timing, pitch and passion are perfect,” according to press … Continue Reading “An Interview with Remarkable Deaf Singer Mandy Harvey”

Innovative. Collaborative. Supportive. Healthy. Fun.

Does that list sum up your workplace environment? If it does, you’re probably working for one of the growing list of U.S. companies that are starting to invest in employee satisfaction.

It’s not surprising that … Continue Reading “Biz503: All About Employees”

Although free-market Milton Friedman followers believe the only “social responsibility of business is to increase profits,” others disagree – and think businesses owe something back to their communities for using public resources. Luckily, there’s new evidence that doing good not … Continue Reading “PODCAST Biz503: #OregoniansGive”

“The First Cut is the Deepest” has been widely covered by many artists, and now we’re adding our spin: the second is the sweetest. We’re thrilled to celebrate the numero dos birthday of Portland Radio Project! This renegade, “OMG we … Continue Reading “Happy 2nd Birthday PRP!”

Rivers. We play and fish in them, draw from their banks to sustain industry, agriculture and our drinking water supply. They’re part of our geography and our history.

But they might not be part of our future.

According to The … Continue Reading “Freshwater Trust Beer ‘n Burgers Benefit”

The system is overwhelmed – perhaps even broken.

We hear this line repeated, and we hear sad stories about our community’s children shuffling through a maze-like foster care program. The issue is even more pressing in Oregon, a state dealing Continue Reading “CASA for Children of Multnomah, Washington & Columbia Counties”

A local Portland chef is taking that American staple of fast food, French fries, back to its roots by way of Canada. Quebec, Canada to be precise. Who is this chef? He’s known as The Fry Guy.

The Fry Guy’s … Continue Reading “Tasty Tuesday : The Fry Guy”