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Noah Mickens – Circus Ringmaster

Noah Mickens is Portland’s circus guy. He is the ringmaster of the city’s largest and longest running circus troupe, Wanderlust Circus. Originally called Batty’s Hippodrome, the performance group has been around since 2006, thrilling audiences with an impressive roster of aerialists, dancers, and musical talent. Along with writing, directing, and producing the shows, Mickens emcees […]

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Jenelle Isaacson – Living Room Realty

Founder and owner of Living Room Realty, Jenelle Isaacson is a Portland native and an active real estate agent, developer and investor. She created Living Room Realty to service other top performing brokers who were looking to align themselves with a progressive company that embraced technology and the highest ethical standards in their field. She […]

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Silas Weir Mitchell & Bree Turner – Grimm TV

TV’s Favorite Wesen Couple I recently had the immeasurable pleasure of talking with Silas Weir Mitchell and Bree Turner, who are the co-stars on the NBC TV hit show Grimm. Arriving at our meeting, they looked like any other Portlander, quite comfortable with their surroundings, dressed down in Portland-chic clothing, and more than willing to […]

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Tim King: Chef

Smoke and Fire Every chef has his or her own specialty. For some, it is crafting a mean burger. For others, it is sautéing vegetables to sheer perfection. But for Tim King, it is barbeque. Tim is the co-owner and head chef at Slabtown Ribs & BBQ in Portland (2606 NW Vaughn St.). If you’re […]

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Miranda Jaynes: Photographer

Miranda Jaynes has experienced a lot in her twenty-seven years of life that most people don’t in their entire lifetime. She users her experiences to enhance her photography to another level. Her pictures are works of art and she is proud of every single one. Jaynes grew up in New Hampshire and had always been […]

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Johanna Ware: Smallwares Chef

I have yet to have a conversation with Johanna Ware where I don’t see her chef wheels turning as we speak. It’s as though she is permanently wired to her love of creating amazing dishes in her kitchen. Two years ago, Ware opened Smallwares and for all intents and purposes, to this day she hasn’t […]

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D'Wayne Edwards: Footwear Designer

Elevating the World’s Sneaker Game Footwear designer D’Wayne Edwards is one of only eight people to have ever designed an Air Jordan shoe. Besides designing for Michael Jordan, he has created shoes for Carmelo Anthony, Derek Jeter and Roy Jones Jr., plus designed Olympic gold medal-winning shoes.  To create a shoe to meet the expectations […]

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Jeff Dill: Keen Footwear

Jeff Dill is an outdoor junkie. Need proof? Just ask him about his morning commute. Dill lives only four miles from Keen’s Pearl District headquarters, but that doesn’t stop him from getting his outdoor fix. “What I like to do is ride my bike in the mornings over the St. Johns Bridge, into Forest Park […]

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