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Tim O’Hearn – French Quarter Linens

An Elegant Night’s Sleep When I asked Tim O’Hearn to describe his store, French Quarter Linens, his cocktail party response was, “We sell fancy sheets.” But his store is a lot more than basic sheets. Located in the heart of the Pearl District, the store displays fine bedroom and bathroom textiles that Tim hand picks […]

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Josh Johnston: Pub Master

Portland’s Pub Master Years from now, historians may remember this period of Portland history as the heyday of the pub culture. If you made a checklist of the great areas to have neighborhood pubs in Portland, you would have to include Downtown, Northwest, Belmont and Alberta. Restaurateur Josh Johnston owns neighborhood pubs in all four […]

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Erica Lurie: Fashion Designer

What Is Life Without Some Garnish? In a city buzzing with boutiques, Garnish has certainly proven itself as one that is here to last. On a warm spring day, I arrive to meet Erica Lurie, owner and designer at Garnish Apparel an hour before her shop opens, and can officially cross it off my bucket […]

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Margie Hunt: CEO of Special Olympics Oregon

Inspiring Greatness Sometimes Margie Hunt tears up a little when relaying stories about her unique role at the helm of Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR). Her close  interactions  with  Special  Olympics  Oregon athletes, many of whom she has come to know as friends, have touched her heart in countless ways over the years. “This is uniquely […]

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