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Buy PDX: Q&A with Cassie Ridgway of Mag-Big, FashioNXT and Changewear

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.

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Passion and business seldom collide, especially for those looking to break into industries like fashion. Yet, in a city brimming with self-starters and entrepreneurs, Cassie Ridgway, owner and designer of Mag-Big boutique and a member of the band Fault Line, found a solution to the ultimate smash: collaboration. Ridgway teamed with local pho...   More
 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Portland Coffee Gear

Equipment from local makers for the perfect brew.


Coffee Guide
PALLET DRINK COASTERS, CUSTOM ROASTED COFFEE Howells Fired Coffee, etsy.com.HOWELLS CUSTOM ROASTED COFFEEIMAGE: Will Corwin IMAGE: Will Corwin For Chris Howells, owner and founder of Howells    More
 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy PDX: Silkwood Sale, Theory Trunk Show and L'Occitane

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.

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Editor's Note: Portland, you're savvy. But you're also thrifty. That's why we're bringing you Buy PDX, a weekly roundup of retail events and sales around Portland. Every Tuesday, we'll let you know the best places to drop your precious dollars.   More
 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy PDX: Wedding Gowns, Quilting Expo and Summer Sales

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.

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Portland, you're savvy. But you're also thrifty. That's why we're bringing you Buy PDX, a weekly roundup of retail events and sales around Portland. Every Tuesday, we'll let you know the best places to drop your precious dollars. Indie Ella, a fair trade and eco-friendly boutique, is a fusion of boho and a modern feminine style. Many of t...   More
 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Unlikely Survivors

Chatting with Barry Friedman, the world’s foremost expert on Pendleton blankets.


Culture Features
There are a lot of semi-prominent people named Barry Friedman—an NYU law professor, a juggler, an antiques dealer and a standup comedian. Barry Friedman of Phoenix is the world’s foremos   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy PDX: Backpacks for Kids, Hiking Boots and a Street Fair

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.

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Portland, you're savvy. But you're also thrifty. That's why we're bringing you Buy PDX, a weekly roundup of retail events and sales around Portland. Every Tuesday, we'll let you know the best places to drop your precious dollars.Will Leather G...   More
 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy PDX: Timbuk2, Postcard Art and Q&A with RACHELLE M. Rustic House of Fashion

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.

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Portland, you're savvy. But you're also thrifty. That's why we're bringing you Buy PDX, a weekly roundup of retail events and sales around Portland. Every Tuesday, we'll let you know the best places to drop your precious dollars.For urban cyclists, picking out the fabric and make of a Timbuk2 messenger bag is like hitting up Costco when food ...   More
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy PDX: Fine Art, Fashion Photography and Absurdly Soft Cotton

A weekly roundup of retail sales and events.

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Editor's Note: Portland, you're savvy. But you're also thrifty. That's why we're bringing you Buy PDX, a weekly roundup of retail events and sales around Portland. Every Tuesday, we'll let you know the best places to drop your precious dollars.Northwest Portland hosts the 18th Annual Art in the Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival over La...   More
 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 by KATHRYN PEIFER

Buy Portland: Oregon-Made Music Gear


Culture Features
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.

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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
 

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