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Buy Portland: Oregon-Made Music Gear

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Edwina microphone Ear Trumpet Labs, eartrumpetlabs.com. Philip Graham produces old-school microphones by hand at his Portland company. The Edwina mic ($499) has a large diaphragm set in a head   More
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy PDX: Runway Shows, Spoiled Pets and Polychromatic Art

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.


Pets like to be spoiled too—head out with your pooch or feline to Portland’s 6th annual Unleashed by Petco. Unleashed is an independent non-profit that raises funds to promote animal welfare and is celebrating the opening of a new pet specialty store. The store provides high-quality food, a self-serve dog wash...   More
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy PDX: Mascara, Night Markets and Polar Fleece

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.


Editor's Note: Portland, you're savvy. But you're also thrifty. That's why we're launching Buy PDX, a new weekly roundup of retail openings and sales around Portland. Every Tuesday, we'll let you know the best places to drop your precious dollars.
There are a few beauty no-no's a person ought to follow. One of those rules is that your mascara has a shelf life. After three months, the cru...   More
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Local Portland Barbecue Gear

Local gear for your backyard barbecue.

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James Gang BBQ Sauce  Jamesgangbbq.com. When Pam and Jesse James opened a barbecue restaurant in Lincoln City in 1993, they decided to create all-new recipes, including their own homemade ba   More
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy Local: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Outdoor Gear

Oregon is a camping paradise in the summer. These local companies make the right gear to enjoy it.

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Mt. Tabor olive shoes   Danner, danner.com Made
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

As Winter in the Blood

Knocked cold.

Movie Reviews & Stories
As Winter in the Blood opens, a young Blackfoot Indian named Virgil First Raise (Chaske Spencer) finds himself piss-ass drunk in a ditch, staggering toward a hallucination of his dead father—w   More
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Bar Guide 2014: Ground Kontrol

Bar Guide
Ground Kontrol511 NW Couch St., 796-9364, groundkontrol.com. Noon-2:30 am daily.“Thank you, Mario! But your princess is in another castle. Sucker!” That castle, known as Ground Kontrol, opened in    More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Bar Guide 2014: Jimmy Mak's

Bar Guide
Jimmy Mak’s221 NW 10th Ave., 295-6542, jimmymaks.com. 5 pm-midnight Monday-Thursday, 5 pm-1 am Friday-Saturday.The red velvet curtains and old-Hollywood inspired drinks of this Pearl District jazz l   More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy Local: The Pace of Portland

A collection of local running gear.

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Skora Fit men’s and women’s shoes $94.95, skorarunning.com At first look, something seems off. On second look, it becomes clear that Wilsonville-based Skora’s newest line of running shoes   More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Brian Doyle, The Plover

At sea.

Mink River, the 2010 novel by University of Portland professor Brian Doyle, ends with protagonist Declan O’Donnell sailing away into vast sea. Four years later, O’Donnell is back in Doyle’   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER
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