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    E+ETV: INFOCUS MEETS WITH JAYDA

    Friday, December 19, 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.” “Who the F*ck is Jayda?” “F*ck Jayda!” “I hate that MotherF*cker!” Portland has a very unique hip-hop scene, and I believe Jayda stands out the most. I’ve been a […]

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    Wes Guy- Family Tree

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Wes Guy is humble and down to earth person. I believe he’s one of the most authentic artists out there. He’s all about good vibes, hard work and connecting with fellow humans. For his latest video Wes linked up with a few good men to get the first single “Family Tree” off of his upcoming […]

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    A CONVERSATION WITH TUNDE OGUNNOIKI

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Printed E&E Vol. 2: A conversation with Tunde Ogunnoiki You have found major success in recent years.  Can you talk about that experience? We’ve been growing… We started off with small accessories, but didn’t really get our pick-up until we dropped our State of Mind hats.  That was a series of 10 hats that all had […]

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    YUNG LEAN is coming for PDX

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    If you’ve never heard of Yung Lean, you haven’t been sitting at your computer searching for the next hottest thing out of Sweden, and I forgive you.  However, this Saturday, Yung Lean and his crew Sad Boys along with the Gravity Boys will be coming to tear the roof off of the Hawthorne Theater.  Consider […]

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    A CONVERSATION WITH TZUJI

    Monday, December 15, 2014

    Printed E&E Vol. 2: A conversation with Tzuji “TZUJI.  It’s actually a form of the word ‘tszuj,’ which means to make something more amazing.  TZUJI means you have been tszujed, so I’m gonna Tszuj you now” Fuck yeah. We needed a bit of Tzujing after walking around Agenda all day. Seeing so many booths, clothes, […]

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Jun
11

ANIMAL TRAFFIC

There’s no denying that these days your father’s old Pendleton shirt is now the hottest item in your closet. There’s also no denying that Tom Erikson, founder of Animal Traffic, and his team know just about every other piece, both vintage and new, that will have you coming back for more. Animal Traffic manages to […]

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Jun
8

PORTLAND JUICE PRESS

Portland Juice Press makes things so simple, it’s brilliant. The juice press operation is run by Liz Nolan and Alyssa Kessler whose mission is to provide “100% natural, fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices and juice cleanse packages, delivered to your doorstep.” We’ve all had raw juices and, let’s be honest, a lot of them tend […]

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Jun
5

SOLABEE FLOWERS

Solabee Flowers, located in the quaint town of Kenton, will surely inspire you to fill your space with natural beauty. Solabee recently moved into a space with Boys Fort and Salvage Works…lucky girls. All three companies share a similar design aesthetic along with similar goals which create an incomparable experience with flawless operation. Collaboration and […]

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Jun
5

GARDEN BOOTCAMP – JENNA BAYER

We literally couldn’t have had more fun with Jenna Bayer, founder of Garden Bootcamp, when we visited her at her beautiful property in Hillsboro. On that beautiful Oregon day we sat, ate fresh hazelnuts and secretly wished she would just adopt us so we could stay forever. E+E: Tell us what you guys do here […]

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May
31

URBAN GOATING

You might have already seen the plot of land, between 10th and 11th off of Belmont in Southeast Portland, but have you ever really stopped to see who lives on it? You might be surprised to see 14 goats roaming around. No, they aren’t large dogs. They are goats, and they all have names, personalities […]

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May
31

PRASAD + YOGA PEARL

Karen Pride is a spark plug. Recently taking over Yoga Pearl, located in the heart of it all on NW Davis, she is now the proud owner of not one, but two businesses. Her first venture was Prasad, a vegan and raw-food friendly restaurant that gets a large rush during the breakfast and lunch hours. […]

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May
28

FLOAT ON

After traveling around the country, Ashkahn Jahromi found himself on a couch in Portland surrounded by friends and a few beers. His friends, Graham and Quinn, were starting a company, and after a brief description Ashkahn thought “Sure, I’m in.” This company would not just be a job but would create a lifestyle that was […]

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May
28

LOCAL PDX BAND: LOVERS

The first time you discover the musical talents of Portland-based Lovers, it’s hard to push the stop button. Carolyn Berk, Kerby Ferris and Emily Kingan make up the trio that brings the public beautiful melodies, electronic beats and lyrics with a unique intensity. We were lucky enough to catch them just as they got back […]

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May
22

PRESTON FROM SALVAGE WORKS EXPLAINS A WHAT-NOT

Salvage Works in North Portland’s Kenton area falls nothing short of extraordinary. Preston Browning and sister Rachel have joined forces to create the ultimate architectural salvage – among other things. With a remarkable amount of creativity and imagination supporting this business, you are guaranteed to leave with a one-of-a-kind “what-not.” As far as what we mean […]

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May
22

THE MODERN MAN HAS MODERN EDGE

Mad Men style is back with a bang and as robust as a scotch at two in the afternoon. And we don’t think it will take much convincing for PDX men to check out recently opened The Modern Man barber shop on NE 22nd Ave. If the straight razor shave and all natural men’s products […]

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May
22

FIGUREPLANT- WHEN FABRICATION MEETS INNOVATION

Is it just us, or do some companies seem to pull brilliant, creative advertisements out of a hat? Do you ever wonder who is behind the end product we all see? We did! Meet David Fredickson and John Ceniceros, owner and general manager of Figureplant, a  company designed to guide creative professionals in standing out […]

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May
15

BEAM & ANCHOR – Here Comes the Neighborhood

Standing in the middle of the newly opened Beam & Anchor is kind of like standing among the perfect holiday gift list. There is not one item in this amazing space that you wouldn’t be overly excited to receive. As co-founder Jocelyn finished watering the plants placed around the store, we drooled endlessly over beautifully crafted furniture, […]

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May
15

COALITION – HAND ME THE HOPS

  If you haven’t been to Coalition at 2724 SE Ankeny, you are seriously missing out. Not only do they have a great laid back atmosphere, fabulous brews, a bbq-themed menu and the Grilled Cheese Grill posted out back, but a couple weeks ago they even were graced with a cowboy bar crawl that moved […]

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May
15

Morso – When Comfort Meets Class

After sitting down with owner Bob Lightman and chef Kenny Giambalvo of the recently opened Morso Café in the Pearl District, we probably could have written a bestselling book on food and travel, but there only so many hours in the day. The atmosphere is casual, comfortable and classy, which leaves you wanting to sit for […]

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May
15

SoundCloud Hero – Zefora

In less than a year, Soundcloud, the popular German music distribution and music sharing site, has allowed one Portland-based singer/songwriter to build a passionate and ever-growing fan base spanning several countries. Zefora, now the community organizer for Portland Soundcloud users, shares over one hundred tracks on her page alone. Of course, once you listen to […]

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May
15

Hawthorne Herb Shoppe

Since opening its doors in September 2005, the Hawthorne Herb Shoppe has been servicing the SE Hawthorne and surrounding neighborhoods with the finest botanicals, teas and naturopathic treatments available. As you enter the store, you breathe in the sweet and spicy aromas designed to bring you wellness, beauty and comfort. The walls are lined with essential […]

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May
15

CUSTOMARY CLOTHING – “FIT IS THE SALT IN THE SOUP”

It’s hard to describe these two women as anything less than, fantastic. We think that word was actually created for Bree and Juliet who just recently opened up shop on East Burnside with an exciting new venture called Customary Clothing. Between the two of them you can have a custom fitted Elizabethan Corset or a […]

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May
15

Tribe Hair Studio – Wendy Farjami

We had the pleasure of visiting one of Portland’s most praised salons, Tribe Hair Studio. Nestled in the hip, swanky Northwest District, Tribe maintains a friendly, modern, and professional atmosphere with stylists to match. We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to chat with the woman behind this beloved Portland salon, Wendy Farjami. Wendy […]

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May
15

BLUSH BEAUTY BAR

Let’s face it ladies, we’ve all spent entirely too much energy hunting for that perfect cosmetic combination. Well, the search is over!  Deborah Haynes and her team at Blush Beauty Bar on Northwest 23rd Avenue are taking matters into their own hands and giving Portland’s cosmetic boutique scene a makeover.  With over 16 years of […]

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May
15

Finding Portland – Time Lapse Video

It’s hard to be living in Portland  the 50 United States this planet and not have watched the “Finding Portland” time-lapse video, but we still felt it deserved another acknowledgement, just in case the Huffington Post article, Oregon Live article, or KATU article wasn’t enough. We were lucky enough to see the premiere of ‘Finding Portland’ […]