Portland

Why Tech Leaders Are Following Google to Portland

Silicon Valley's burdensome housing costs and chronic traffic congestion make Portland's thriving tech sector a powerful draw.

John Boitnott

This Culinary Launchpad Is One of Only a Handful in Existence

KitchenCru in Portland, Ore. is a palatable option for food businesses.

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?

Carol Tice

What One Startup Got Out of Starring in Webisodes

Dell just aired a six-part series of Webisodes on the winner of its America's Favorite Small Business contest. Here's what the company got out of starring in the series.

Carol Tice

Maestros of Malt: How Five Craft Brewmasters Got the Beer Bug

These Oregon entrepreneurs developed a taste for beer and turned it into a thriving business.

Diana Ransom

Why Portland's Beer Economy Is 'Hoppy'

The right mix of ingredients makes Portland's brew economy one of the biggest in the world.

Diana Ransom

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.

Paul Clarke

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.

When a Groupon Promotion Went Wrong

Groupon can deliver a single business hundreds or even thousands of new customers. Are you ready?

Jamie Cooper