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    E+Etv: Just For Kicks Event recap!!!

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    If you were smart, you were there.  If you pay attention, you’ve seen the PHOTOS.  Now take a trip inside INDEX PDX and check out the E+Etv recap of #JUSTFORKICKS!

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    #JUST FOR KICKS RECAP

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    Our event last week for this years Design Week Portland was super cool! We had a blast at INDEX PDX and made some new friends with the owners, their friends and family! Mandatory Bounce and DJ Sacrilicious took care of the music while we showcased the custom sneakers created uniquely for this event. The artist include: Ian […]

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    E+ETV:inFocus Wes Guy

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” Wes Guy is a NE Portland musician, artist, journalist, poet, and F*cking human being. I stepped into the  studio with Wes this summer to talk about his […]

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    WAXED OUT: MYKE BOGAN’S “F*CK YOU” VISUAL DROPS

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel Myke Bogan continues to add to his musical canon and is making heads turn while doing it. With the August release of Silk Jockstrap, his latest EP (now available on iTunes, ahem) he’s rapidly moving the standard […]

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    E+Etv: inFocus Marcus Harvey

    Thursday, October 9, 2014

    InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” This summer I visited founder and owner of Creative 35, Marcus Harvey. Marcus and I sat to talk about what he enjoys about his job, what keeps […]

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Apr
24

ANIMAL ATHLETICS

As the weather warms up all we want to do is be outside and forget about working. There’s also the urge to get a bit more fit for summer. So, why not do both? That’s where Animals Athletics, a new-ish outdoor running company, comes in. The “animals” train in Forest Park and most of its’ […]

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Apr
23

Schoolhouse Electric + Egg Press: Sample Sale

Every once in a while, a collaboration rolls around that almost seems too good to be true. That’s how we feel about Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co teaming up with Egg Press for an upcoming joint sample sale. Schoolhouse Electric, purveyor of fine home and office goods, is a destination spot for locals and travelers […]

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Apr
23

“Cactus Country” Art Show at VDC

Remember Vintage Design Collective? Hopefully you’ve had the chance to check it out since we first wrote about it, but if not, we’ve got word of an event that will give you just the push you need to head over there. As promised, VDC is utilizing its impressive space to the fullest, with a gallery […]

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Apr
22

SWOONING ON…APRIL 22

1. The full Lana Del Rey track from The Great Gatsby. So good. 2. This rendition of the sorority e-mail, because everything Michael Shannon does is good (I mean, Boardwalk Empire?) 3. Our favorite baker’s latest concoction. 4. These bizarre fortune cookies messages. 5. The Revolution Design House boxcar planters. 6. Student made ad campaign for […]

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Apr
22

TRIPLE RUM BLACK PEPPER BUNDT CAKE

This is the kind of cake that makes me want to be a 50s housewife, put on a vintage apron, listen to Django records while baking in the kitchen and pretend to be Betty Crocker. Or to just become a pirate, Pirates of the Caribbean style. I came pretty close to this scene yesterday as […]

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Apr
19

BETSY + IYA SHORT STORY CONTEST

A few months ago, one of our favorite Portland jewelry lines, betsy + iya, launched a short story contest on Facebook. The inspiration for the contest was rooted in Betsy’s use of storytelling in her jewelry designs to evoke certain emotions and connections between herself, friends, family and strangers alike. Over 100 contestants submitted their […]

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Apr
18

PORTLAND MADE LAUNCH PARTY

ADX will be hosting the Portland Made launch party tonight from 7pm-10pm and you’re invited. Join the crew and other local peeps to celebrate this new venture of an online hub for the community of makers, manufacturers, and retailers of local goods in Portland. The public-facing website, www.portlandmade.com, features written and video profiles of Portland makers […]

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Apr
17

CREATE + CULTIVATE LA

Feeling inspired lately? Eager to put your creative talents to work? Or, maybe you are feeling a little uninspired and need a boost. Lucky for you, our very friends over at (No Subject) in Los Angeles are inviting E+E readers to their event series, Create + Cultivate. Believe us, these sessions are not to be […]

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Apr
16

HIDDEN GEMS

We’re constantly stumbling upon new (and new to us) places around town—sometimes, so many that we can’t keep up with sharing them! Here’s a roundup of three spots we’ve come across and loved lately. Go and check them out, stat. Either/Or This freshly-opened Sellwood neighborhood coffee shop is sheer perfection. The tiny space—with a clean, […]

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Apr
15

SWOONING ON…APRIL 15

1. Strangers in the rain photos. 2. A$AP Rocky’s Fashion Do’s and Dont’s. He’s spot on with the canadian tuxedo. 3. The prettiness of this food. 4. Space station time-lapse. Mind blown. 5. Will Ferrell and his capability to always be funny. 6. Best Mom text. Best Dad text. 7. The fantasy we will be […]

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Apr
11

BRIDGE & BURN GRAND OPENING

Bridge & Burn has opened up shop in a new retail space downtown and want to see all of you at their Grand Opening Party tomorrow night. The new Spring 13 Collection for men and women will be in store along with the debut of Deschutes Brewery new, Bridge Burner IPA. There are obviously a […]

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Apr
11

PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE SWIRL BUNS

You’re probably thinking this is a mistake. A huge unseasonal mistake. Because pumpkin isn’t supposed to show up on blogs at the beginning of Spring. Is this girl crazy? Pumpkin belongs only in the Fall, you say! Well I say heck with that business. I’m an all-year-round pumpkin eating kind of lady. I keep it […]

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Apr
10

YAKUZA

Yakuza takes you not only through a culinary journey, but a visionary one as well. The N. Killingsworth spot is a japanese-themed oasis, housing gorgeous custom wall paintings by Susannah Kelly and Neil M Perry and beautifully crafted cocktails. Run by Portland’s restaurateur, Dayna McErlean (owner of DOC, Dash and The Colony), it is no […]

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Apr
9

A-WOL SHOW: GRIDLOCK

Everyone’s superpower of choice is to be able to fly, but there are some talented dancers in Portland who are making that dream a reality. A-WOL Dance Collective was founded in 2003 by Jen Livengood, Brandy Guthery, Julie Hoel Barnes and Stacey Silva, and it certainly lives up to its name. All of the members […]

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Apr
8

SWOONING ON…APRIL 8

1. Canon. Damn, we like your double exposure trick. 2. Favorite Director, Danny Boyle’s new movie trailer. 3. The perfect example of things you absolutely do not need but life would be better with them. 4. 4. Single? The New York Times has ideas for you. 5. The fact that we know what we’re doing […]

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Apr
7

DOIN’ IT FOR THE DOGGIES PT. 2

Crush Bar will be hosting, “Doin’ It For The Doggies Part 2″ tonight and you probably need to be there. There will be a Glamour Shot (people not pups) photobooth, a raffle for some really kick ass prizes and it’s for a great cause, so why the hell not? Funds will be raised for a […]

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Apr
5

PHYSICAL ELEMENT CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

Portland based fashion boutique, Physical Element invites everyone for their 10 Year Anniversary Celebration with the exciting debut of their new Pearl District location’s grand opening. Jillian Rabe will be producing a live fashion installation with fresh spring fashions from both local & global designer lines including looks from Art Point (Austria), Trippen Shoes (Berlin), […]

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Apr
4

A Leisurely Soirée!

We don’t get over to Lake Oswego enough, but tomorrow night there will certainly be a reason to make the journey. Glance Optics and Portland Monthly’s, Eden Dawn are hosting a busy evening with discounts, drinks + eats, live models and even golf tips. Cocktails will be provided by Portland’s own Bull Run Distillery and nibbles made […]

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Apr
3

TEDXPORTLAND – WHAT IF? ART & DESIGN EXHIBITION

This year’s sold-out TEDxPortland event revolves around one question: “What if?” This central theme will permeate the innovative speeches, performances and a special art exhibition. The WHAT IF? Art & Design Exhibition is a curated collaboration between TEDxPortland and the University of Oregon, with Molly Georgetta and Tomas Valladares at the helm. The exhibition, which […]

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Apr
2

LYNDSEY LEE DENYER – PEREGRINATION

Art is often experienced and perceived in the context of the final product. An artist works painstakingly on a piece, then proudly displays it for all to see in a gallery or museum exhibition. But what about the creative process that leads up to that finished product? This is what designer, illustrator and visual artist, […]

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Apr
1

THYME & SALTED CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIES

Every chance I can get to incorporate some of my favorite savory herbs into baking recipes, I am ecstatic. Rosemary, sage, and thyme are some of my favorite ingredients ever. So when I found this recipe I couldn’t wait to see what thyme would taste like in some chocolate chip cookies! Chocolate chunks have easily […]

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Apr
1

SWOONING ON…APRIL 1

  1. These photos, because our Easter went way better than these kids did…or did it? 2. This little magical door that just popped up in San Francisco. 3. These gorgeous must have prints. 4. Online April Fools pranks. 5. Yet another amazing “after dentist” video…poor girl. 6. Something that makes your bedroom just a […]

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Mar
27

SPRING KICKS – THINGS TO DO

SALT & STRAW SPRING TEA ICE CREAM SERIES – THIS APRIL Salt & Straw has collaborated with three Portland tea makers, Dragonfly Chai, Steven Smith Teamaker and Townshend’s Tea Company, to “create five refreshing flavors that capture their unique blends along with the essence of spring in Oregon”. April Tea Flavors (brace yourself): Dragonfly Chai […]

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Mar
26

AMELIA GRAND OPENING

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the independently-owned shops that populate Portland, so it makes us incredibly happy when we get word of a freshly-opened one. Designer Amelia Blakeman has just debuted her boutique, Amelia, on NE Alberta, and it’s a perfect example of why we love these kinds of small businesses. By […]

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Mar
25

SWOONING ON…MAR 25

1. How ridiculous this show (in Portland) is going to be. 2. Tarantino films as Penguin-style book covers. What else needs to be said? 3. These hilarious meat options…sorry, vegetarians/vegans. 4. This beautiful handmade furniture sold locally. 5. These helpful tips for the bros. 6. This seriously sexy music collaboration. Damn. 7. Twaggies…the site that […]

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Mar
25

TROPICAL SALVAGE

There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t talk about leaving everything and running off to Bali to frolic through rice fields and eat fresh fish for every meal. ‘EYES + EDGE Bali’ would work, right? Everything about the place is gorgeous—the people, the art, the food, the beaches, the landscape and of […]

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Mar
20

HONEST PT

You hear it everywhere—working out is sooo good for you. But when it comes to our level of fitness motivation, let’s just say we aren’t bounding out the door to run a 10k. Luckily, there is a glimmer of light at the end of our workout tunnel: meet Paisley Meekin from Honest PT. She is […]

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Mar
20

WOOLRICH RELEASE AT LIZARD LOUNGE

March is proving to be the month of great new products and collaborations among some of our favorite companies! Tomorrow, Lizard Lounge will host the release of Woolrich’s MADE IN USA blankets. Woolrich is well known for crafting clothing for Americans to “do their jobs and follow their passions”. Recognized around the world as The […]

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Mar
19

EVE IN EDEN

We’re thrilled to introduce you to Eve in Eden, a freshly-opened bridal boutique in the annex behind one of our favorite stores, Eden. The space, complete with chandeliers and plenty of blush and gold decor, is dreamy and glamorous—reminiscent of Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette. As to be expected (owner Cindy Rokoff is an artful curator), […]

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Mar
18

SWOONING ON…MAR 18

1. These touching photos showing prized possessions. 2. The latest obsession brought to you by the Syfy channel. Sooooo good people, promise no cheesiness. 3. This great version of a great song. 4. This fabulous Portland collaboration. 5. The new S2013 MAXMARA video. 6. These amazing one of a kind spots to visit. We have […]