The Top 8 Writers With Oregon Ties

The Top 8 Writers With Oregon Ties

Oregon attracts a wide range of personalities. It’s no surprise that the literary scene is just as diverse. From a detailed account of geographic name origination to fantastical worlds infused with sociopolitical themes, the local reading list is an eclectic...
Best Oscar Winners From the Portland Area

Best Oscar Winners From the Portland Area

This year’s Oscars made history for all the wrong reasons. Though the viewership increased, the ceremony will best be known for Will Smith’s slapstick routine with Chris Rock. Though neither comedian nor the banned Oscar winner has any ties to Oregon, our state still...
Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About The Portland Trail Blazers

Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About The Portland Trail Blazers

No local team is more popular — or valuable — than the Blazers. Over 50 years, we have been obsessed and proud of everything that is Rip City.  The Portland Trail Blazers entered the league in 1970 as an expansion team. Two other teams made their debut that year: the...
The Greatest Professional Athletes From Oregon 

The Greatest Professional Athletes From Oregon 

The hometown hero is always a local legend we want to cheer for. These are the homegrown talent that may have lived next door, showing flashes of the greatness that was to come.  With Pacific Northwest fandom reeling after the trade of Seahawks superstar Russell...
Best Oregon Winter Olympic Medalists

Best Oregon Winter Olympic Medalists

The 24th Winter Olympics are officially underway in Beijing and several Oregonians are competing. Unlike China, where all the snow is man-made, our home state is one of the few places in the world where you can participate in winter competitions all year round.  From...
The Top Five Valentines Day Activities In Portland 

The Top Five Valentines Day Activities In Portland 

Have you noticed an abundance of red and pink decor swathed across shopping aisles? How about gigantic stuffed bears, advertised for an absorbent sum, spilling from displays?  Do you sense that? Love is in the air, with so much candy-coated sweetness that it could...
The Most Important Teams In Portland Sports History

The Most Important Teams In Portland Sports History

You know the nicknames: Rip City, Soccer City, Rose City, Bridge City. Did you know most had competitive origins? Our sports passion would be nothing without humble — albeit strange — beginnings that trace our sport’s history back to over a century. From seeing...
4 Perfect Accent Wall Ideas

4 Perfect Accent Wall Ideas

Have you considered an accent wall for your Portland area home? So your home needs a little love. But, you have a tight budget. While you’re not ready to take out a loan to do a full-scale remodel, there is one thing you can do that can change the entire look and feel...
Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Getting ready to sell your home can be an overwhelming thought for many. Even for homeowners who have labored hard over the years to ensure upkeep and maintenance was always front of mind, it can be really easy to overlook things. From making sure those first...
A Brief History Of Drywall And The Most Common Repairs

A Brief History Of Drywall And The Most Common Repairs

The year was 1916, and in America, factory workers in New York were being introduced to the forty-hour work week while sports fans in Chicago were watching baseball at the new Weeghman Park, or modern-day Wrigley Field. Woodrow Wilson was president and The Saturday...