Artisan is How We Do It: Gift Giving in Portland

Portlanders love anything “artisan.” In a recent episode of The Simpson’s – where Homer tries to be more like his new neighbors from Portland – Homer tries to incorporate the word into a sentence. The comedy spoke the truth – Portlanders’ love of hand-crafted treasures is most evident during the holidays, where Portland Saturday Market stays […]

Beervana: Craft Microbreweries of Portland’s Pearl District

Portland, Oregon has been touted as a top microbrewery destination of the nation, if not the world. Portland’s trendy Pearl District – home to Powell’s City of Books, boutique shopping, and elegant dining – is a must-visit spot (for more information about all that the neighborhood has to offer, see http://explorethepearl.com). “The Pearl” contains a […]

The Reel Portland

We’re spoiled in Portland, Oregon – we get to watch movies while enjoying local microbrews and freshly-made pizza. Yes, in the movie! Picture a row of seats, then a row of tables on which to place the treats. To increase the pride, many films have been shot in and around Portland, including “Extraordinary Measures,” “Body of […]