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Thumbnail for - Where Isn’t Charles Wilhoite?
Mar 16, 2012
SCROLL THE ROSTERS of Portland’s influential boards of directors and high-octane commissions and you’ll notice a certain repetition: the name of 47-year-old businessman Charles Wilhoite. This...
Thumbnail for - It’s Thomas Lauderdale’s Universe!*
Mar 16, 2012
Pink Martini Lauderdale’s 17-year-old band created its own retro-world-classical-jazz genre—an unlikely concoction that’s sold millions of albums. Pioneer Courthouse Square Lauderdale sits on...
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Mar 16, 2012
THE OLD SAW that all politics is local is an understatement here. In Portland’s unique political culture, neighborhood associations enjoy a hefty say, particularly on what gets built where. This...
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Feb 24, 2012
Mudroom
Local companies are finding a booming new market in Brazil.
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Feb 23, 2012
Rainmaker
Barre3’s ballet-Pilates-yoga fusion has attracted some big names—including Louise Ciccone, better known as Madonna.
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Feb 23, 2012
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Confronted by skyrocketing prices in inner North and Northeast Portland, many African Americans who grew up there have moved to the more affordable edges of the city. So churches are finding ways...
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Feb 17, 2012
Feature
The history of African American communities in Portland is a very moving tale.
Thumbnail for - Beyond the Churches
Feb 17, 2012
Feature
EVER SINCE African Americans’ Portland numbers grew from dozens to hundreds in the 1860s, churches and private social clubs like the Elks have served as the primary pillars of the community. But...
Thumbnail for - By the Grace of God
Feb 17, 2012
Feature
As a tide of new owners and rising prices flooded inner North and Northeast Portland’s historically African American neighborhoods, many of the area’s black residents were pushed out. Now,...
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Jan 26, 2012
Mudroom
Some of the state's best minds are rethinking the way we do schools.
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