Carrie Strahle
09
Nov 2016

Carrie Strahle

Carrie Strahle has been mastering the art of cosmetics since she got her start in the beauty industry. Now self-employed, she in considered one of..

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Jared Mees – Tender Loving Empire
29
Jun 2016

Jared Mees – Tender Loving Empire

Tender Loving Empire does a little of everything. Independent record label, Handmade goods retailer… these are just a few of the personas TLE dons as..

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Isaac Slusarenko – Jackpot Records
16
Jun 2016

Isaac Slusarenko – Jackpot Records

Cd’s, cassettes, and iPod’s have all had their moments but nothing is more timeless than hearing the faint crackle of the needle as you play your..

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Nat West: Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider
09
Jun 2016

Nat West: Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider

    Oregon is widely recognized as the haven where beer drinkers go to ‘find themselves’. The brewing craft and culture is integrated so well into Portland life..

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Jill Reed – Bee Thinking
26
May 2016

Jill Reed – Bee Thinking

Backyard beekeeper Jill Reed may not be born in Portland, but her sustainable paradigm for local business Bee Thinking, certainly fits the Portland ideology of..

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Stacey Givens: Side Yard Farm & Kitchen
05
May 2016

Stacey Givens: Side Yard Farm & Kitchen

There is no middle man for the Side Yard Farm & Kitchen. Farmer/chef/owner Stacey Givens is personally involved in every step, from planting the seeds..

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Mike Wellins – Peculiarium
28
Apr 2016

Mike Wellins – Peculiarium

Night owl Mike Wellins stays freshly creative by switching mediums, projects, and following the sparked ideas inspired by mythology and mysteries. From working at animation..

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Michael Claypool – Clay Pigeon Winery
21
Apr 2016

Michael Claypool – Clay Pigeon Winery

After a drastic change in career, Michael Claypool decided to go from digital developer to urban winemaker. And his winery, Clay Pigeon, is anything but..

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Matt Collins – Commonwealth Skateboarding
06
Apr 2016

Matt Collins – Commonwealth Skateboarding

Skateboarding feminist Matt Collins is more than just financially invested in his southeast Portland skate shop and park – he is devoted. Living up to..

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Eric Singer – Shwood Eyewear
25
Mar 2016

Eric Singer – Shwood Eyewear

Eric Singer seems to be able to creatively craft everything from the very idea sparking what today has become Shwood Eyewear to the literal walls..

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Maya Lovelace – MAE
12
Mar 2016

Maya Lovelace – MAE

  Maya Lovelace is the epitome of homegrown cookin’. Everything from the stories she shares about an ingredient’s origin to her supper club’s namesake pulls..

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Avery Thatcher, Juju Papers
01
Mar 2016

Avery Thatcher, Juju Papers

Avery Thatcher can’t tell you about the punk rock dreams of Portland in the nineties. That was apparently over by the time she moved here..

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Tina Snow Le – Graphic Designer and Artist
24
Feb 2016

Tina Snow Le – Graphic Designer and Artist

Tina Snow Le is a self-proclaimed magic maker. She gracefully navigates many different creative spheres at once: designing digital experiences and websites at digital agency Instrument while..

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