Global trade – that’s a subject with deep roots in Portland.
Our city’s economy has long been trade-based – growing from a maritime port to what’s now a transportation hub for the West Coast. We have an array of global … Continue Reading
Portland has increasingly gained traction as a city know for its vibrant tech community, active investors, innovative startups and abundance of talent. In only a handful of years two companies (the Portland Incubator Experiment and the Portland Seed Fund) … Continue Reading
Armed with a powerful voice, a guitar and stories to tell, Scott Brockett joined Michele Van Kleef on Portland Radio Project for a morning Drop-In Session. He hails originally from Central Oregon, but now calls Portland home with his wife … Continue Reading
Big Fat Wieners is something of a triple rarity among Portland food carts. First, Dave Thornton, the proprietor, began his food cart journey not with a trailer or truck but with an actual push cart serving hot dogs in … Continue Reading
“Food Carts Portland” is an online magazine covering the food cart scene of Portland. Brett Burmeister, managing editor, covers and writes about what is happening, what is new, and what is about to happen in the world of … Continue Reading
The gentlemen from pseudoboss came by Portland Radio Project to share songs from their upcoming album and talk to us about the recording process.
Noah Stroup/vocals & guitar, Justin Gibson/guitar & backing vocals, and Charley McGowan/drums, brought us unreleased tracks … Continue Reading
Who knew that Ashland, OR, was such a hotbed of mystery? Author and novelist, Ellie Alexander recounts the latest bone-chilling adventure of mystery-solving chef, Juliet “Jules” Capshaw, proprietor of the artisan bakery, Torte. Jules’ exploits occur in the idyllic, Shakespearean, … Continue Reading
Hot dogs are the quintessential American street food. So ubiquitous are hot dogs that every major city and nearly every region of the U.S. has its version of the hot dog. Except Portland. The #1 food city in America does … Continue Reading
Children first – that’s goal at the heart of what CARES Northwest does.
The community-based medical program, which exists to assess, treat and prevent of child abuse, has always been devoted to cultivating a child-friendly environment. The staff and professionals … Continue Reading
It has come to this. Students at the Oregon Culinary Institute, rather than choosing to either work at or to open a restaurant, are now seriously considering food carts as a viable alternative as their first step in their … Continue Reading
Family vacations are not what you may typically think of when you consider how a Portland food cart such as Mumbo Gumbo comes to be. You might assume that a stint in culinary school would be the inspiration, or a … Continue Reading
When the process for making a pie takes an entire day to complete, you gotta know that something special will be the end result. At the Gulf Bites food cart you can find and consume just such a pie.
And … Continue Reading
Breakfast is that meal. The meal that starts your day and can set your mood for the rest of day. Breakfast done right instills in you the needed power to conquer the world. Breakfast done wrong will bring out the … Continue Reading
For two Portlanders who lives have been shaped, in part, by Frank Sinatra, Saturday is a momentous day: the Centennial Celebration of the iconic entertainer’s birth, December 12, 1915.
You’ve gotta love a beer festival who’s participants give their special holiday brews names like, Santa’s Pie Hole (Coin Toss), Snowball Headed for Hell (54° 40’), Inebriated Phrunken Elf (Awesome Ales), Weapons of Mass … Continue Reading
Tis the season for…nonprofits?
As you may know, Giving Tuesday was founded as a pushback to the likes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And now, two local institutions have launched a statewide campaign, #OregoniansGive, to shine a light … Continue Reading
There’s an urban legend about deep dish pizza which the residents of Chicagoland seem unable to refute. A legend so pervasive that when presented with the evidence of their misbelief, those who have accepted the legend as fact simply refuse … Continue Reading
“Siri, What Is Turkuaz?”
“Turkuaz is a Turkish Market located near Berkeley College. Or, a 9-piece funk band that ceaselessly tours to spread the Gospel of Funk across the world.”
We learn something new every day.
Five members of the … Continue Reading
Coworking, Meetups, Facebook Groups and the like are The New Networks. Are they working? It’s a question we’ll ask Friday, Nov. 6, on Biz503, the new Portland Radio Project talk show about startups and small businesses in Portland.
There’s … Continue Reading