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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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    E&Etv: Zanerobe goes beyond the Jogger

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Dan Daynard of Zanerobe walks us through their booth at Liberty Fairs Vegas 2015. With brands including Barney Cools, Rains and Project A (releasing in August), as well as their massive home line, Zanerobe has come out of Australia with a hustle like nobody else. When we linked up, he took us through the back stories […]

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    A FEW THINGS ABOUT SAM LACHOW

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Sam Lachow is a complete artist. From making his own beats, directing his own videos, and even bringing the young Seattle movement together, this kid has been hustling since day one. I was lucky enough to be introduced to Sam’s music through one of the old Shankbone members (look up Shankbone ‘Blaow’ to see how […]

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    NEW MUSIC: JUUGGED

    Monday, March 23, 2015

    The #BLOWUPKIDS just dropped new sounds by Atlanta based JasijahX featuring D. Worthy, Will Hill, and Nessly produced by Trell Got Wings. They have hooked up for a new track titled “Juugged.” ‘As Nessly lays an infectious hook over a Trell Got Wings beat D.Worthy, Will Hill and JasijahX all lay different yet cohesive styles of rap all boasting […]

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Feb
6

PORTLAND AS FUCK

Old Town’s “sneaker slingin”, Compound Gallery is teaming up with The Portland Mercury this month and we think it is a match made art in heaven. Not just any art, “Portland as Fuck” art. The gallery’s newest show opening this Thursday February 7th, is a love letter to Portland from over 25 local artists in […]

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Feb
5

MEET KYLIE – E+E NEW FOOD COLUMNIST

We are super duper stoked (yeah, we said ‘super duper’), about our new food columnist, Kylie Antolini from the blog, The Baking Bird. After seeing her recipes and drool worthy photos of cookies, cakes, cocktails and savory dishes, we knew we needed her. Bad! So to get to the good stuff, we are here to […]

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Feb
5

A NOVEL ROMANCE

Seems like just yesterday it was wedding season – with save the dates flooding your mailbox and photos flooding your newsfeed. Now it seems wedding season is just around the corner again, with all the newest bridal gowns, veils and colors popping up like spring flowers. We have to admit that one bridal fashion show […]

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Feb
4

SWOONING ON…FEB 4

1. This girl and this interview. 2. …and jealous of, this woman’s job. 3. An occasion to dust off your Flapper get-up for this event. 4. This dreamy stop motion video of the 2,200 mile long Appalachian Trail. 5. All of these films playing right here in Portland. 6. Some of the social media ads […]

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Feb
1

BAR DOBRE GRAND OPENING

On November 8, 2012, Bar Dobre opened it’s doors to a small group of friends – come see us now this Saturday, February 2 as we officially enter the Portland restaurant scene! It has been an incredible 11 weeks and we couldn’t be happier with what Bar Dobre has become. We will have a special menu […]

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FEB 1-7 SHOPPING ROUNDUP

Raise your hand if one of your resolutions this year was to tame your bad shopping habit (yup, ours are up high). After all of the holiday gifting madness, we thought we’d have no problem putting away our wallets for a while. But, we’re probably going to have to bring them back out for this […]

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Jan
31

FEBRUARY FILM FESTIVALS

36th PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL It’s that time of year again. Films galore! Good thing too, because we just saw Gangster Squad… not impressed. Except for Ryan Gosling, he is always impressive. We need some new culture/film stimulation. This year’s Portland International Film Festival  running from February 7-23, 2013 features the Portland premieres of 19 films submitted […]

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Jan
30

WHAT’S NEXT, PORTLAND FASHION WEEK

Two big fashion shows this fall are vying for Portland’s top talent. Will one be in, and the other, out? In the 10th anniversary of Portland Fashion Week, veterans of the city’s garment industry are sending two glitzy visions down the catwalk. The first show, Portland Fashion Week, is being resurrected after a noticeable absence […]

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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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28

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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Jan
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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Jan
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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Jan
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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Jan
14

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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Jan
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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Jan
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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