• WAXED OUT: GRAPE GOD + SLICK DEVIOUS INTERVIEW

    Saturday, November 22, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel  This month, local time-travelers Grape God and Slick Devious released their first collaborative project titled Paint Soup. With production from Skelli Skell and features from Maze Koroma and Banz Stackroyd, Grape and Slick use the space […]

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  • WAXED OUT: DEBUT RELEASE FROM THE STAND4RD

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel  Last week, four kids with computers from St. Paul dropped the self-titled album that has single-handedly been making the internets shit themselves. Who are they? Four musicians, all under the age of twenty-five. Not to mention […]

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    SAMPLE SALES RIGHT NOW

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    Nothing sets us right like a sample sale. 90% off? Yeah, we’ll take that. There’s a few big sales this weekend that you need to know about and market in that calendar right-da-f-now. Otherwise, you will be a sad puppy. Solestruck Shit Show – treaking out to Tigard has never felt so good. The Solestuck sample sale […]

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    NO…CHOPSTICKS II IS CLOSING!

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    The day that we have been hoping would never come is here… Chopsticks II, our favorite of favorite dive, karokee bar on E. Burnside, will close it’s doors. We were hoping this wasn’t going to happen but with the new apartment complex built almost on top of the smoking section and patio at Chopsticks II, […]

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    DREAM JOB: PAUSE DESIGNS

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Creating badass toys for a living, Pause Designs caught our attention with their chainsaw panda bear. Aftering doing a bit of digging, we found the guys behind Pause are ‘Canadian art guys specializing in apparel, illustration, vinyl toys, painting, switchblade combs, sculpture, all-day breakfasts, and looking cool at parties’. We caught up with Eric to […]

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Jul
11

MEET THE NEWBIES

We have dusted off our “Meet The Team” page and added some things. Our band of writers has grown recently, so it’s time to introduce the new faces.  First, we have Marissa Sullivan from the ultra cool street blog, Portland’s Pretty. She has added a few post already (here, here and here) about her adventures through Portland’s nightlife and […]

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Jul
11

THE INCORPORATED’S 15 CENTS: TAMMING THE RUSTED BEAST

THE INCORPORATED’S 15 CENTS: TAMMING THE RUSTED BEAST Evan Gabriel is a member of our team here at The Incorporated, and also a great writer.  Check out this piece and others on his blog: Waxed Out. —————————————————- Remember your first time hitting up the railroad tracks? What is it about those long, winding slats of […]

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Jul
10

A LITTLE MORE FROM ADAM HAYNES

Last week we previewed the newest art show up at Compound Gallery, Second Nature. We were blown away by one of the artist, Adam Karig Haynes and had to find out more about this creative genius out of Bend. The guys from The Incorporated sat down with Adam to find out more about all what he’s insirpired by, […]

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Jul
8

Swooning On.. July 8

Hope everyone had a great 4th! To speed you up on what happened while you took a mini vacay here is this week’s Swooning On.. This video about one skateboarder and his photos from around the world. We’ll join on the next adventure. This sale on our favorite local fragrance, Soft Lawn. Whole story of […]

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Jul
7

WOLF ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture is a wonderful alternative to Western medicine treatments for a wide range of conditions like stress, migraines, asthma and allergies. And lucky for us Portlanders, there’s a seemingly never-ending supply of natural medicine options in every neighborhood. But with so many options, how do you select just one practitioner to work with? Enter: Liz […]

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Jul
5

Super Giant Camera Collage

We were mesmerized by the meticulously arranged little camera parts in Jim Golden’s still-life picture, which earlier this year earned kudos from several photography blogs. Golden moved from the advertising industry in New York City to live and work in Portland. He settled into a commercial and editorial studio off North Vancouver Avenue, and lately […]

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Jul
3

TOURING AMERICA: FRANKMUSIK

“He belts it out!” yells a friend over Vincent Frank set last week at Doug Fir.  The singer/songerwriter behind Frankmusik, the UK heartthrob made his way to Portland last week and the intimate audience grooved to his music, totally forgetting it was a Monday. He has been touring America for awhile and has been sharing his adventures via Facebook […]

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3

SECOND NATURE @ COMPOUND GALLERY

Happy First Thursday.. uh.. well at least we are celebrating it today at Compound Gallery! The gallery is holding First Thursday today because of the holiday tomorrow and we are even more excited to get to see work by three Oregon and Illinois based artist one day early! For the month of July, Compound hosts “Second Nature”, a three-person […]

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Jul
2

Welcome Back From LA, Red Monkey

Welcome back to Oregon, Torry Pendergrass. In early June, Pendergrass, founder of Red Monkey and a native Oregonian, opened a New Orleans-style retail store in Old Chinatown at 214 N.W. Couch St. For the last several years, he’s been running his brand of tough leather watches, cuffs, guitar straps and other accessories from Los Angeles. […]

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Jul
1

Fruition Album Release

  It’s been half a year since the quintent of Fruition reached their Kickstarter goal to fund a new album. In just a month, they’ll release the fruit of their $20,000 campaign: their new album Just One of Them Nights. It’s been quite a journey for the Portland-based band. In December, the members spent five […]

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Jul
1

HEAT WAVE SOLUTION

If you walked into my kitchen at my moment, your eye would go directly to one “thing” that takes the center stage. Upon noticing this “thing”, you might be quick to judge… not that I really care if you judge, because it is what it is, you know how it goes. So you know those bar […]

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Jul
1

SWOONING ON.. JULY 1

Happy July 1st everyone! 1. The wonderful temperature lately. Lots of sunshines means sunscreen time. And this is what you look like. 2. These photos from the 60s. 3. This photo recap of a Portland event last week. 4. This mix tape from one of our favorites. 5. This movie trailer that looks uncomfortably thought provoking. 6. […]

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Jun
28

Redwing Boots

We already wrote all about the event here, so I won’t go over it again. Instead, just take a look at who showed up to Lizard Lounge for the Red Wing Heritage party. Mmmmkay?

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Jun
26

THINGS ARE BUSY!

With Portland’s summer supposedly starting tomorrow, it’s time to dust off your social calendar and get ready to rock a tank and shorts. There are a lot of events happening soon, so get our your iCal and mark these down. LIZARD LOUNGE x RED WING HERITAGE Wednesday 6/26: TONIGHT Lizard Lounge and Red Wing Heritage […]

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Jun
25

Vintalier’s Summer Lookbook

After successfully opening Vintalier this spring in the Pearl District, owner Ellen Hsu is already on her second lookbook. Her sophomore styling shoot of vintage dresses and separates took place on the coast of Sauvie Island. The model, Autumn Johnson, wore looks ranging from a soft yellow sundress to a black polka-dotted top and a […]

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Jun
24

SWOONING ON.. JUNE 24

1. These quotes about going out on the town. Too bad it’s not the weekend anymore. 2. This Sydney based wedding photographer that went to Nice with his family. Can we be adopted? 3. This show happening at one of our favorite spots tonight. 4. This faux wedding video being released tomorrow! 5. These street […]

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Jun
24

Forest for the Trees

A massive public art project is hitting Portland’s walls late this summer, and everyone’s invited to witness the creation in the making. Forest for the Trees is the brainchild of Gage Hamilton, a Portland-based artist who’s best known for his murals of hairy knots. He painted one of the for Saucebox. He’s also designed logos, […]

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Jun
23

DRINKS FOR RESCUE

Looking for something to do on this rainy Sunday? Join Fetch Eyewear for their Drinks for Rescue event at Dig a Pony! Between 4-6PM, 10% of all drink sales will go to the Pixie Project to support animal adoption and rescue. Fetch’s entire 2013 eyewear collection will also be available to view and try on. It’s […]

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Jun
22

Happy Go Skateboarding Day @ Commonwealth

June 21st marked the 10 year anniversary of Go Skateboarding Day, to celebrate indoor skate park Commonwealth Skateboarding held an event with kegs of Kona Island Brewing co. beer, free skating all day, and live music from BOOM! Who is one part Guantanamo Baywatch, one part Memories, and one part White Fang, super group much!? […]

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Jun
21

ENSO WINERY

Happy summer solstice! How are you celebrating the longest day of the year? We’ll be at our new favorite spot: Enso Winery. Enso, an urban winery and tasting lounge on SE Stark, is the perfect place to grab a delicious glass of wine without breaking the bank. With couches and a fireplace, the tasting lounge […]

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Jun
20

THE INCORPORATED’S 15 CENTS: BEST BURRITO

In this week’s The Incorporated’s 15 cents, we want to include you on a journey we have been on for the last 5 years: the hunt for Portland’s greatest burrito. The Incorporated crew has long been fans of the Mexican-American tortilla creation, and as long as we have been living in this city, we have […]

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Jun
19

SUMMER STLYE IN THE PEARL

We are so excited that the Pearl District Business Association has banned together to bring us an exciting fashion show presenting all of the best shops in The Pearl. “Summer Style in the Pearl” is an inaugural fashion show and shopping event series designed to help connect shoppers with the current retail shops (as if we […]

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Jun
17

SWOONING ON.. JUNE 17

1. The cutest family photo we have seen today. 2. This sad answer from Miss Utah. 3. These adorable handmade cards. We. Want. Them. All! 4. This new Leo movie, but it doesn’t come out until November! What will we do? 5. This Portland based brand’s blog. (That’s a mouthful!) 6. This performance happening today from […]

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Jun
14

EGG PRESS

Raise your hand if you hate receiving generic greeting cards. (Ours are up high.) With the resurgence of unique handmade cards and stationery over the years, our card-giving standards have gone way up. Lucky for us, Portland is home to Egg Press, one of the oldest (since 1999!) and most beloved letterpress card companies in […]

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Jun
13

Crowdfunding Workshop (and Beer!)

Looking for some cash for a new project? Crowd Supply, Portland’s own crowdfunding platform, will be holding an event on evening Wednesday, June 19th. Josh Lifton will share his tricks of the trade on preparing, launching and successfully funding your projects. It will also give you an overview of how to use Crowd Supply and […]

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Jun
13

THE DAY HIP HOP (HOPEFULLY) WAKES UP

Welcome to this week’s The Incorporated’s 15 Cents! The Incorporated is a clothing brand, but more than that, we are a group of kids that are deadset on never growing up. Born in Seattle and now located in Portland, the northwest is our home, and its trees, forests, lakes, rivers and streets are our playgrounds. […]

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Jun
11

Party Snaps: Yo! Vintage x Wildfang #campvibes

Last Thursday, which happened to be First Thursday Yo! Vintage had a party to celebrate their newest lookbook which was a colab with local online retailer Wildfang. With a little bit of help from Poler Stuff the lookbook and party were a #campvibey good time. Editors note: All photos were taken by Portland’s Pretty blogger […]

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Jun
10

SWOONING ON.. JUNE 10

1. This music festival we just experienced all weekend. Tropical storm on Friday but these ladies killed it on Saturday. 2. This semi annoying but hysterical show online. But this one makes us giggle. Is MTV coming back? 3. These best + worst from the Tony’s. And this opening show. 4. These rare colored videos […]

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Jun
10

CARAVAN PACIFIC

Being surrounded by Portland’s talented and innovative makers tends to have an inspirational effect on most people. This is precisely what happened to Shannon Guirl, a former television editor, when she was visiting from New York City. Eventually, Shannon made the move to Portland with her sights set on joining the ranks of the creative […]

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Jun
6

LIZARD LOUNGE SAMPLE SALE

You read that right! They have some back stoke they are getting rid of and it needs to be in your closet. 75% off? We will be there.