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Starting a Business

How to Put a New Spin on an Old Idea

The retro-1950s-diner restaurant theme has been done to death. So how has DickieJo's managed to start up and thrive?

The Best Bar to . . . Hang With Hipsters: Teardrop Cocktail Lounge

This Portland, Ore., nightspot is an island of modernity in the city's retro hipster Pearl District.

For This Entrepreneur, Velvet Elvis Paintings Were Just the Start

A Portland painter finds her niche with customized paintings on the 1970s' favorite fuzzy fabric.