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Ed Bert

World Cup Coffee & Tea WORDS Justin Fields | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Thirteen years ago, Roastmaster and Green Coffee Buyer Ed Bert discovered his passion for coffee in the remote

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Master Jeweler

Husband and wife team Dean and Sandy Young opened Young’s Jewelers (22240 Salamo Rd.) over five years ago. Dean Young is a certified goldsmith with over 25 years experience. After

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Willamette Falls Future

A master plan is taking shape, with the goal of transforming a 23-acre industrial site nestled along the Falls in historic Oregon City. This former papermill could someday serve as

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Ed Bert

Ed Bert

World Cup Coffee & Tea WORDS Justin Fields | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Thirteen years ago, Roastmaster and Green Coffee Buyer Ed Bert discovered his passion for coffee in the remote jungles and farms of Papua New Guinea. It was there that he decided to eschew his training as an engineer, and start over in an […]

Master Jeweler

Master Jeweler

Husband and wife team Dean and Sandy Young opened Young’s Jewelers (22240 Salamo Rd.) over five years ago. Dean Young is a certified goldsmith with over 25 years experience. After attending London’s John Cass College in jewelry design, he undertook a three year apprentice training in London’s jewelry district, Hatton Garden, where he was taught […]

Willamette Falls Future

Willamette Falls Future

A master plan is taking shape, with the goal of transforming a 23-acre industrial site nestled along the Falls in historic Oregon City. This former papermill could someday serve as a waterfront destination, a unique habitat, a window into Oregon’s past. The plan includes the possibility of building everything from hotels to health clubs, museums […]

Off Leash

Off Leash

Let your dog run free at the many City of Portland dog parks. In Southwest Portland there are two locations, Gabriel Park at SW 45th and Vermont has a fenced area, while Hillsdale Park at SW 27th and Hillsdale Hwy. has no fence. Please bring a bag to pick up after your dog.

Control Voltage

Control Voltage

A brick & mortar and online music instrument store specializing in analog and digital synthesizers, modular synths, MIDI controllers, sound makers, and DIY. They offer a hands on approach to finding the right synth, free and curriculum-based classes and fun, hands-on workshops. They have in-store performances and sponsor unique local events around Portland and the […]

Yanagida Projects

Yanagida Projects

The Yanagida Projects retail space demonstrates what Ways and Means does as a custom small scale brands company. A family-owned premium product sourcing and development company that specializes in woven clothing labels, metal enamel pins, embroidered patches, custom hats, printed hang tags, printed labels, custom metal keychains, custom lanyards, and more. 3962 N Mississippi Ave. […]

Black Book Guitars

Black Book Guitars

Black Book Guitars is a boutique music shop located in the heart of Historic Mississippi Ave. district, specializing in vintage, rare and and timeless instruments. From a classic Gibson Les Paul paired with a Blackface Fender amp to a Silvertone Hollow Body matched with a 1950s Supro amp, they can put it together. Check out […]

Gumbo Gifts

Gumbo Gifts

Gumbo Gifts and Gallery is a unique and eclectic shop where you can truly “feed your imagination with curious delights”! Gumbo offers an unusual stew of hats, scarves, jewelry, ethnic artifacts, vintage and new decor, plus reflective and playful works of local art. The Green Room, located in the back of the shop, features both […]