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Oblation Papers & Press Celebrates 25 Years as American Makers

Calling Portland’s Pearl District home, Oblation Papers & Press has devoted a quarter century to offering aninternational, curated supply of finelycrafted paper. Theartisan processes in actionat Oblation represent a full circle: repurposing unused garment fibers to create lush cotton papers, printing original designs into this soft surface by antique letterpress, flying thelatest product releases to New more...

Developed by a Tualatin Neurosurgeon

Next10 Energy— A New 'Smart Energy' Beverage

Next10 Energy— A New 'Smart Energy' Beverage

SMART ENERGY—A NEW CATEGORY OF FUNCTIONAL BEVERAGE Smart energy beverage products represent a new category in the functional/energy drink market category. Smart energy beverages are different than many of the energy drinks on the market today. Today’s energy drinks offer large quantities of caffeine and toxic B vitamin levels with the associated side effects and complications. Many individuals who more...

Fills Substantial Need in Portland's Immigrant and Refugee Community

Myoptic Optometry Launches Volunteer Program to Help Refugees

Myoptic Optometry Launches Volunteer Program to Help Refugees

Myoptic Optometry has launched a new program to fill a substantial need within Portland's documented immigrant and refugee community. Dr. Summy To, O.D., owner of Myoptic optometry (3978 N. Williams Avenue), started providing free vision screenings and needed full eye examinations to people from all over the world this summer. Portland’s Immigrant & Refugee Organization (IRCO) receives up to 100 new more...

The Carolina Mains Project Will Take About 10 Months to Complete

Water Project to Impact Section of SW 10th Avenue

Water Project to Impact Section of SW 10th Avenue

Portland, OR – A contractor for the Portland Water Bureau has started construction on a new section of supply of pipeline on SW 10th Avenue, near SW Chestnut Street. The Carolina Mains Project will take about 10 months to complete under normal weather conditions. For the first four months, the work will involve making pipe connections to the three existing Burlingame water storage tanks at 6932 SW 10th more...

Vintner’s Cellar is the first in the city of Portland that not only offers wine by the glass and bottle, but allows patrons to make their own wine. Patrons choose from a wide variety of wine grapes from flavored fruit wines such as peach chardonnay, to Italian Barolo, to Pinot Noir (to name a few). The juice is then prepared for fermentation where it sits in a restricted area for a specified length of time in more...

New Chef Brings Diverse Background To Five Spice Seafood And Wine Bar In Lake Oswego

Chef’s training under renowned Roy Yamaguchi brings fresh appreciation for fish and Northwest seafoods to the menu July 20, 2012 (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – Five Spice Seafood and Wine Bar in Lake Oswego has a new executive chef. “We’re thrilled and very proud to have Chef Joe Anderson with us at Five Spice Seafood and Wine Bar,” says general manager, Tim Mattera. “He has an more...

NE Portland Business Offers Over 30 Lavender Products

Portland Saturday Market Member Spotlight: Lavender Haven

Portland Saturday Market Member Spotlight: Lavender Haven

Judy Richardson never thought of selling lavender products as a career goal. In fact, it all started as a dream. “I was sitting on my acreage in NE Portland on the Columbia Slough watching my horses when I visualized a sea of purple flowers. I didn’t know what they were, but I knew they meant something.” It wasn’t until she began exploring classes at Oregon Extension in 1995 that she saw her more...

Change the World From Your Own Home

Share Your World With an AFS Exchange Student

Share Your World With an AFS Exchange Student

AFS Intercultural Programs is looking for families to host foreign exchange students arriving in Portland this August from across the globe. These students have been selected by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs to be ambassadors for their countries, to attend a local high school, share their culture, and help change the world. Hailing from countries of the former Soviet Union, more...

Water Quality Testing Results for the Year 2011

Portland Water Bureau Releases the 2012 Drinking Water Quality Report

Portland Water Bureau Releases the 2012 Drinking Water Quality Report

As mandated by the federal government, the Portland Water Bureau sent out its 2012 Drinking Water Quality Report today. The report summarizes water quality testing results for the year 2011. The reports are due to customers by July 1st of each year. “This information is extremely important,” said Water Bureau Administrator David Shaff. “I urge everyone to take a minute to read this report and more...

Local Artists Find a New Home for Their Cards at PaperJam Press

Paperjam Press is a locally owned digital printer with an artist's touch. We've always loved working with artists, but starting on June 1, we are taking that love to a whole new level by offering individual cards and notecard sets created by local artists. Each piece was carefully chosen and printed by us and cannot be found anywhere else. In addition to the new cards, we will also be selling our own line more...