Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Deal Watch: Vestas expands Portland presence
January 2009
Thursday, January 01, 2009

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Until early December, the biggest news coming from Vestas Wind Systems, a Denmark-based windmill company with its North American headquarters in Portland, was that Washington state’s largest utility, Puget Sound Energy, had placed an order for 22 of its wind turbine generators.
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Next: the bike booster
January 2009
Thursday, January 01, 2009
CleverCycle"The future's all yours, ya lousy bicycles." Thus spoke the late, great Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, a film set when horses ruled the road.
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Oregon's bicycle industrial complex
January 2009
Thursday, January 01, 2009

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From businesses such as Nutcase Helmets to Bike Friday, Oregon’s bike madness fuels a $150 million industry. Not to mention that there’s an organized bike ride every 27 minutes.

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Q and A with Portland art maven Elizabeth Leach
January 2009
Thursday, January 01, 2009
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In 1981, when Elizabeth Leach opened her gallery, there were only a handful of other art galleries in Portland’s Pearl District.

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A tiny fashion cluster
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

WestEndFashion1The West End Fashion District of Portland, a four-block stretch pinched between West Burnside and Southwest from Ninth to 13th, is hailed by fashion critics as a sort of high-end boutique-central for the modern female fashionista.

 

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