We fully support the sentiment to “buy local” this holiday season. Easier said than done, right? Actually, no. It’s easy – if you have the right information. So… here’s some great information on how to buy local: ChooseLocal.Com: Tools to support the local Oregon economy BuyLocal.Net: Sustainable Business Network of Portland “Buy Local” guide Oregon [...]
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For those with a guilty ‘green’ conscience, recycling ain’t gonna cut it anymore. While certainly an important everyday action, it’s being overtaken by the other two Rs – reduce and reuse. But even in Portland, where green sprouts from every crack in the sidewalk, finding local, environmentally sound alternatives to your monthly Target shopping spree [...]
Did you become engaged over the holidays? Then you have to attend the Portland Bridal Show on January 16th and 17th at the Oregon Convention Center. Entering its 31st year, the show gathers more than 150 businesses for a marketplace of all things weddings: cakes, limos, honeymoon destinations, DJs, photographers, and the like. There is [...]
We were doing a tour last week with a someone from Travel Portland, the local Convention and Visitors Bureau, and we brought up a few fun and fascinating factoids things that blew them away. After the tour, they quizzed us as to how we would know a half-dozen things that they were not aware of. [...]