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Review: Greenroom136 Bootstrap

Malaysian manufacturer Greenroom136 has been in the urban carry game since 2011 making some really hardwearing 1000D backpacks, messengers, and travel accessories. While they’ve been busy refining their style over the last six years, my first hands-on experience with the brand was just recently when I got to test drive one of their small Bootstrap bags. 1,587 more words


Counting the homeless 'is challenging work'

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — City and county officials are in the process of counting the homeless in Multnomah County which, until now, was done once every 2 years. 207 more words

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Rending Wall

Poetry inspired by Donald Trump, with apologies to Robert Frost

Someone there is who loves a wall,
Who foments the hate that boils up to build it, 302 more words


Portland Beer Taking a Hit

I won’t get into all the numbers, the Willamette Week does a great job in their article, but Portland’s breweries are taking a hit lately. 341 more words


We're All In It Together

Yesterday, I attended the small business open house, sponsored and hosted by Portland Metro. MAN! I met so many very helpful people there. One woman answered all my questions about becoming certified through the Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Emerging Small Business (ESB) programs. 99 more words


City council overturns exoneration of PPB officer

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Portland City Council has overturned the Police Bureau’s decision to clear an officer who used force on a bicyclist in September 2014. 111 more words


Elliott Smith Made a Modern Masterpiece on ‘Either/Or’

When Slim Moon and Tinuviel Sampson founded Kill Rock Stars in 1991, the record label was distinct among the American indie scene with its roster made up almost exclusively of female artists. 2,506 more words