Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Google comes to downtown Portland
High Five
Friday, September 17, 2010
Google moved into its new downtown Portland office and immediately began work with software developed by Instantiations.
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Hillsboro urban renewal area moves forward
High Five
Friday, September 17, 2010
Hillsboro's economic development department is moving forward with a new urban renewal area before money for the project is ready.
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Portlanders design cities in the Middle East
High Five
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Designers at the Lake Oswego-based urban architecture firm Otak are creating walkable, sustainable cities in the Middle East.
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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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