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    PROJECT PABST

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Project Pabst is taking over South Waterfront this weekend to celebrate drinking our favorite cheap beer – PBR. The line up looks enjoyable, the weather looks nice and lawn blankets are allowed. Bring one and soak up the vibes & sunshine. This might be one of the last weekends where you can be summer drunk both […]

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    PFW 2014.. INSERT *EMOJI HERE

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Each year we do this dance and go to Portland Fashion Week. We see our same friends, talk about how the fashoin scene in Portland is lacking and chat about exciting projects we are working on. The fashion shows are always well produced, the designers show interesting clothes and the models look nice. But at the […]

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    DILFS OF DISNEY

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Instagram is a wild world where one can get lost in all types of photos. Sometimes we come across a truly creative group of photos. May we present DILFS_OF_DISNEYLAND – our new fav Insta account. If you don’t know what a Dilf is, then google that first then get on IG. It’s IG magic, Disney […]

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  • WAXED OUT: FLY MOON ROYALTY INTERVIEW

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel For Electro Soul duo Fly Moon Royalty, there is no such thing as free time. Having met while working side-by-side at Mel’s Market in downtown Seattle, vocalist Adra Boo and DJ/Producer/Emcee Action J found they had a […]

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  • E+Etv: InFocus chats with Tope on a Sunday afternoon

    Wednesday, September 17, 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.” The first time I heard Tope was back in 2010 on a TxE track, since then I’ve been a fan. It’s been awesome watching Tope grow as […]

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Jan
28

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO GREAT TOWNS

So, you finally get to take that trip you have been waiting for and counting down on your google calendar for the last 92 days now, or maybe it’s a business trip you have no desire taking. Regardless, isn’t it a bitch when you go to these places that you know must house some kind […]

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SWOONING ON…JAN 28

1. Everything this Portland gal is cooking in the kitchen. Seriously mouth watering. Stay tuned for her upcoming guest posts on E+E. 2. These happy and honest words. We all can be a little more grateful. 3. The tunes you might have not known about until now. 4. The idea of this, because one of […]

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28

SHERRY PAIRING DINNER AT SMALLWARES

If you haven’t been to Johanna Ware’s Smallwares yet, you’ve been missing out. The 2012 Willamette Week Restaurant of the Year runner-up is all about putting a spin on traditional Asian cuisine and reimagining it in innovative ways. Not quite sure what that means? Menu items range from tempura-fried kale salad with candied bacon and […]

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Jan
25

10 GREAT FILM SOUNDTRACKS YOU CAN FIND ON NETFLIX

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Jan
25

LOCAL CHOICE PRODUCE MARKET

Local and organic; two words that Portlanders are quite fond of using. However, at Local Choice Produce Market, the newest family-owned grocery store in the Pearl, local is the word that carries the most meaning. Owners Don and Georganne Sader had a dream to open a market that was filled solely with products that were […]

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Jan
24

Michelle Franklin premieres on ‘Project Runway’

The Video Diaries: Michelle Lesniak Franklin from Dominique Fong on Vimeo. Michelle Lesniak Franklin and 100 of her closest friends will be eagerly awaiting her debut on tonight’s premiere of “Project Runway” Season 11. Franklin, a 34-year-old fashion designer born and raised in Portland, is, for all of last summer’s filming in New York City, […]

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Jan
24

STREETS OF CHROME PHOTO CONTEST

Are you a street photographer or do you know of someone who is? We can think of one, in particular (our talented photographer, Rob Lewis) who would be a perfect candidate for the contest we just got word of. In support of the launch of its new Niko Camera Backpack, Chrome Industries is running a […]

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Jan
23

ALBERTA EYE CARE

Alberta Eye Care is the newest addition to the growing group of retail shops and restaurants located in the heart of the Alberta Arts District. If you haven’t set eyes on (pun intended) the storefront of the newest vision experts, then you have another thing coming. Alberta Eye Care is a full-service optometric practice that […]

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Jan
22

SWOONING ON…JAN 22

1. The greatest little matchboxes we ever did see.  2. This bird who actually does Dubstep. 3. This pranks. Because it just never gets old. 4. Rooney Mara. Because let’s face it, she’s sexy and because we are eagerly awaiting her new movie (out Feb 8th). 5. Stella vine. She’s an amazing artist and person and […]

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Jan
22

Nancy Keystone Directs Venus in Fur

After looking through the 2013 schedule for Portland Center Stage (PCS), there was one show that really caught our attention. Starting January 29th, the Tony Award winning play, Venus in Fur will be showing at the Ellyn Bye Studio at the Armory. Not only has it had an extremely successful run on Broadway but PCS managed […]

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Jan
21

Ken Stringfellow Talks about new album

Ken Stringfellow (Posies, ex-Big Star, ex-REM) is returning to the Pacific Northwest and hitting up Portland’s famous Mississippi Studios on Wednesday,January 23rd with The Maldives opening. He’s currently touring in support of his latest record Danzig in the Moonlight, featuring a song with Charity Rose Thielen from The Head and the Heart (see video below). […]

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Jan
20

Kickstarter Pick: Duo

Who: Kevin Kadooka, a senior mechanical engineering student at the University of Portland What: Duo, a DIY retro camera kit Goal: $10,000 by Feb. 20 So far: ~$12,700 His story: Ever since Kevin Kadooka received his first camera, he thought, “oh man, I want to build one of these.” Growing up, Kadooka’s habit of dismantling […]

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Jan
20

Kickstarter Pick: Orp

Who: Toren Orzeck, an industrial designer What: Orp, a bike horn and light loud enough to be heard in traffic Goal: $90,000 by Feb. 11 So far: ~$43,500 His story: When Toren Orzeck was in high school, a car ran into him as it was making a left turn, or “hook.” Orzeck, fortunately, was fine. […]

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18

MAVEN COLLECTIVE

Our favorite events usually involve pop-up shops, filled to the brim with different makers and designers. Something about the collaborative spirit of pop-ups just clicks with us. That’s why we absolutely love Maven Collective, a permanent pop-up shop of sorts, in the Montavilla neighborhood. Four local Etsy proprietresses—Rebekah Dortmund (of Little Byrd Vintage), Sue Teso […]

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Jan
17

BRING YOUR BLING

We just got the best press release email from Mark Woolley’s Gallery informing us to “Bring [Our] Bling” for their “AWESOMELY FUN” open house this Saturday. Kayla Newell and Hayden Taatjes will be showcasing their slightly ridiculous but highly entertaining artwork that we can’t seem to get enough of. We love to bring our bling, especially when it is in the […]

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Jan
16

WEARSHARE

Snap it. Wear it. That’s the simple explanation of WearShare, but there’s so much more to discover! We are digging the new brand which actually allows you to showcase your own photos on a bracelet. Not only are these amazing gifts for your BFFs, BFs, GFs, and family (is there a cool abbreviation for that […]

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Jan
15

Rococo Wax Boutique

We’ve all dealt with the aches and pains of waxing, trying to find a reliable place and hoping you don’t walk out the door looking more freakish than you thought you did going in. Being comfortable while you get those pesky hairs removed is always a must. Being surrounded by local works of art and […]

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15

PALACE

It’s hard not to be impressed and obsessed with all the local boutiques. The talent and visual eye people have here is incredible. We get even more obsessed when they are lady owned + operated. When we first walked past Palace, located off of SE Belmont, we just couldn’t resist. We had to get the […]

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Swooning on…Jan 14th

1. This Downton Abbey star’s dress from last night’s Golden Globes. 2. The fact they will be playing at Doug Fir this Friday. 3.  These people…some we should not be laughing at, but still. 4. Everything in this store located in downtown Portland. 5. All the music this guy continues to post about. Definitely one to […]

The store on Northwest 4th Avenue in Chinatown features architectural jewelry, furniture and clothing. By Dominique Fong
Jan
13

Table of Contents, a concept store, opens in Chinatown

  Table of Contents is one of the latest boutiques to emerge in the ongoing reinvention of Portland’s Chinatown. Largely due to the effort of a partner at an elite advertising agency, Chinatown is gradually becoming a hub for creatives, set against a backdrop of rowdy night clubs, a few Chinese restaurants and a mission […]

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11

ART FIX THIS WEEKEND

Friday The favorite hub of all things beautifully crafted in NoPo, Beam and Anchor, is hosting an opening reception for Suzanne Elizabeth’s art this evening from 6:00-9:00pm. Start your Friday night off admiring Elizabeth’s industrial inspired pieces, and get this, she just completed them on New Years Day. Take a minute to unwind from the […]

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10

PIZZA FOR PARKAS

Did you get a new winter coat this year? Before you go and throw out the old one, we’ve got a better idea: bring it to Via Tribunali at any point this month for their “Pizzas for Parkas” campaign and get a free margherita pizza in return. It’s that simple! Via Tribunali, the Seattle-based Neapolitan […]

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Jan
9

AMERICAN HIPSTER PRESENTS

We love it when people come here to learn more about Portland and share with the rest of the world. Portland’s quirkiness has gained recent notoriety, thanks to Portlandia, but it’s hard to really capture the whole picture of our creative and eccentric community. We have to hand it to Paavo Steinkamp, host of American […]

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Jan
8

MEET THE REVISED E+E

With the new year brings new projects! We’ve been busy over at E+E updating our pages and people. We’re very excited to introduce our amazing team who make this publication what it is. You can read about them here. It’s because of our fabulous people we are able to provide you with fabulous services. Keep us in mind […]

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Jan
7

SE Wine Collective Supper Club Kick Off

It’s officially a week after New Years, making it okay to start talking about alcohol again. Yesterday, Imbibe Magazine selected Portland’s newish SE Wine Collective the “2013 Wine Bar of the Year” so we are rather happy about them kicking off their new Supper Club series this month. They’re taking the Supper Club idea to the […]

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Swooning on…(Jan 7)

Welcome to our new weekly column “Swooning On” giving you all tidbits of the things that cross our eyes/desks/screens on a daily basis. We’re constantly inspired by art, design, culture, music, funny facts (many probably being useless) and what better day than Monday to get your mind working again after the (long/not long enough) weekend. […]

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Jan
4

VISUAL CHAIN LETTER

We’ve been fans of Ace Hotel for awhile now, but today we fell even more in love after we received the best mail ever. No, really…ever. Ace has created the VISUAL CHAIN LETTER in hopes to bring people closer to both, each other and the world around us. Being big advocates of “exploring the world” idea, this […]

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3

ELVIS TRIBUTE – SALT & STRAW

Walking in to Salt & Straw Ice Cream and seeing the new flavors unveiled each month always feels like Christmas morning to us. With flavors like “Candy Cap Mushroom with Port Red Wine” and “Chocolate with Honeycomb Toffee”, they’ve certainly outdone themselves this January. But the new flavor we’remost excited about is a tribute to the […]

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Glades and Ragged Underwood

Compound Gallery Presents: Glades and Ragged Underwood Compound Gallery didn’t lie when they said they had some seriously great shows for us in 2013 – starting with this three-person show featuring art by local artists Angie Wang, Vivian Chen and Julia Gfrörer. Inspired by the woodlands and forests that surround us in the Pacific Northwest, January will […]

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Jan
2

ESTRANGED MAGIC – FIRST FRIDAY

Don’t miss UNION/PINE‘s final First Friday monthly hosting before they move on to their new monthly venture! Exciting, we know. This Friday see the huge interactive installation by Amanda McCarty and James Woodhead, whose experience as display directors at Urban Outfitters have prepped them quite well for the task. Also showcasing work will be Brooke […]