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    DEADSTOCK COFFEE OPENS @ COMPOUND

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015

    Deadstock Coffee and Gallery is the world’s first sneaker-themed coffee shop and gallery space. They have had a few pop up shops and now are finally camping out in Compound! Combing the best things the Rose City is known for under one roof – premium coffee, local organic food, kicks and quirkiness. YESSSS! Swing through Compound […]

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    FIRST LOOK FOR MODELLO

    Monday, March 30, 2015

    New brand, Modello, just launched and they are already creating buzz in the Portland market. We got a chance to chat with Anthony, the man behind the line. Their first piece, the Gun Metal Grey pullover got lots of attention as the defining feature, a chest to full hood zip, is on point. This piece […]

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    SUNDAY SOUNDS: LIFE IN FILM

    Sunday, March 29, 2015

      The London based band, Life of Film, came together to create a lovely little playlist for us! They will be touring through the US for the first time, stopping by Portland May 18! We caught up with the Brits to see what their world is like! EYES + EDGE: Life in Film..we love the name […]

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    Discreet Vices Collection: SKIM MILK F/W 15

    Friday, March 27, 2015

    The clothing line Skim Milk first caught out auttention with their tagline ‘clothing for (and lifestyle of) a high class low life’. The newest collection ‘Discreet Vices’ for F/W 15 combines their staple statement t-shirts as well as some long sleeve tops that looks so good you wouldn’t ever want to take them off. We linked […]

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  • WAXED OUT: Introducing EYRST

    Thursday, March 26, 2015

    The element that draws together a community of people isn’t always transparent. Sometimes this ingredient is mysterious. Fortunately, for Portland’s newest music label, EYRST, the thread of compassion is visible in their formula. “This summer we’ll officially launch as a label,” CEO Taylor Dutton says, sitting in a sheek basement studio near Beaverton. “EYRST also offers a […]

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Apr
25

CHAD VALLEY @ DOUG FIR

If there is ever anything we tell you to do and you listen, this Saturday night’s show at Doug Fir should be it. After seeing Chad Valley open for Active Child in 2011, our whole group was blown away. You’ll watch a guy come out solo, stand at a synthesizer and proceed to make pure […]

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Apr
25

‘Project Runway’ Finale

UPDATE: Congratulations to Michelle who won last’s night Project Runway Season 11 finale! We are so proud! A Portland fashion designer has once again made the cut to the top three on “Project Runway,” and she’s inviting her fans to shimmy on one of her designs and toast a drink or two at tonight’s season finale. If […]

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Apr
24

MOSCOT SUN COLLECTION

To say we are excited about our new Moscot sunnies that just arrived in our mailbox, is the biggest understatement…ever. Both pairs are from their newest Sun Collection (for summer, if you didn’t guess already) and can we just say, best timing ever. Hello 75 degrees in Portland! It’s like Moscot resonates the past and […]

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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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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
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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
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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
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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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