Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
On The Scene: Street of Dreams
On the Scene
Tuesday, August 31, 2010

sceneblogbwPortland’s high-profile Street of Dreams celebrated its 35th anniversary with a showcase of luxury houses in all shapes and sizes, ranging from a 1,250 sq. ft. pre-fab of the future from Ideabox that sells for about $150,000, to a 6,000 sq. ft. three-story mansion hidden in the forest. But in these trying times when Portland’s home sales are plummeting (the newest report from the National Association of Realtors shows that overall home sales in Portland were down 28.1% from last year), just how necessary is a show that touts the merits of expansive home gyms and large separate guest quarters?

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Food carts catching flak from restaurateurs
High Five
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Some Portland restaurateurs think the city's popular food carts should be held to the same regulations as indoor eateries.
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Slideshow - Oregon Craft Distillers
Slideshows
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
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Short films, long on potential
August 2010
Thursday, July 22, 2010
0810_ATS07Erin Donovan spends a lot of time visiting film festivals from Ashland to Toronto. She’s always been impressed with how good short documentary films can be, and how impossible they are to find once the festival has passed.
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Free Box produces on ultra-low budget
High Five
Thursday, July 22, 2010
While living out of a van and working part-time jobs, two Portlanders create a popular web show for less than $5 an episode.
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