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21 hr ago
Customized Fast Food
McDonald's Create Your Taste Lets Customers Craft Their Own Meals
With its new Create Your Taste program, McDonald’s is putting customization at the forefront of ordering off of the menu. The options for customization include the TasteCrafted burgers and...
3 w ago
Curated Coffee Sets
These Coffee Brewing Kits Let Varied Personalities Make Stumptown at Home
If you would describe yourself as a coffee snob, or maybe you just love Stumptown Coffee Roasters so much that you want to enjoy their coffee at home all of the time, these coffee brewing kits are...
3 w ago
Menswear Brand Cafes
The Frank & Oak Toronto Flagship Houses Cafe St Viateur
Cafe St Viateur is a quaint coffee bar hidden within the Frank & Oak Toronto flagship store. The clever inclusion of a sleek espresso bar serving up premium Portland roasts from Stumptown...
5 w ago
Smart Apartment Buildings
IOTAS is Giving Renters in Portland Access to the Internet of Things
A whole smart apartment building in Portland indicates how the Internet of Things might benefit renters. One issue with the technology-incorporating movement is that it relies on homeowners to...
7 w ago
Girl-Targeted Science Kits
Yellow Scope Produces Creative and Rigorous Science Kits for Girls
Yellow Scope is a company creating creative and rigorous science kits for girls thanks to a recently completed a successful Kickstarter campaign. Founded by female scientists Kelly McCollum and...
8 w ago
Repair Shop Cafes
The Roadside Torque Coffee Shop is Convenient for Commuters
The conveniently located Torque Coffee Shop sits along I-5 in southwest Washington State, an area that was previously considered a coffee desert for anxious commuters who frequented the route....
8 w ago
Car-Free Transit Bridges
The Tilikum Crossing Bridge Will Allow Walkers, Cyclists and Light Rail
The Tilikum Crossing bridge planned for Portland, Oregon is a groundbreaking concept for public transportation. The first of its kind, the futuristic and eco-friendly bridge will be designed for...
10 w ago
Rap Lyric Basketball Shoes
The D Lillard 1 Shoe Features Rap Lyrics Written By Damian Lillard
The Adidas D Lillard 1 is a basketball shoe inspired by one of the NBA’s most hard-working and reliable players, Portland Trail Blazer Damian Lillard. The D Lillard 1 has a midsole that...
4 w ago
Exquisite Floral Tattoos
Alice Carrier Creates Intricate Botanical Body Ink for Her Clients
While some people are embracing small, minimal body ink or even temporary tattoos, others are going a little further with such intricate and bold artistry such as these floral tattoos. Although they...
10 w ago
Sustainable Micro Dwellings
Chris Heininge's Small Living Space is Only 280 Square Feet
This small living space may not appeal to those who like to sprawl out at home, but the sustainable space sure is cozy. Measuring under 300 square feet, this dwelling means that homeowners have more...
11 w ago
The Ex Novo Brewing Company Donates Its Net Profits to Better the World
Buying beer from the Ex Novo Brewing Company means that you get to enjoy a drink and do some good in the world. Despite Portland being saturated with breweries and having no background in brewing...
12 w ago
Lego Burger Joints
This In-N-Out Lego is Astonishingly Detailed and True to Life
Created by Jon Furman, the In-N-Out Lego recreation is a wonder of detail and engineering. The entirety of Furman’s In-N-Out Lego creation is made from regular Lego pieces with the exception...
14 w ago
Literary Lodging Programs
The Ace Hotel Writers-in-Residence Program is a Treat for Guests
The Ace Hotel chain, based in Portland, Oregon, has announced an exciting Writers-in-Residence program that will see a roster of 12 authors cycle through the brand’s seven international hotels,...
15 w ago
Purified Wastewater is Apparently Better for Brewing Craft Beers
After Bill Gates drank purified wastewater publicly, it was announced that the sanitized water is also ideal for brewing beer. This means eco-conscious hipsters can rejoice; they will likely be the...
15 w ago
Mountainous Beer Glassware
The Oregon Pint Glass Brings a Whimsical Touch of Nature to Drinking
Inspired by the highest peak in Oregon, the aptly named Oregon Pint Glass brings a touch of nature to the drinking experience. Although a subtle touch, the bottom of the cup still makes a big impact....
15 w ago
Sustainable Energy-Generating Pipes
The Lucid Energy Pipe System Harvests Power from Water
The Portland pipe system generates power from drinking water, creating a new energy source without environmental impact. The energy isn’t enough to power the whole city, but it is contributing...
15 w ago
Consensual Cuddling Conventions
This Portland-Based Valentine's Day Event is Called Cuddle Con
If you already know you’re going to be feeling particularly lonely on February 14th, you might want to consider attending this Valentine’s Day event. Portland, Oregon will be hosting the...
17 w ago
Bonsai Tree Kits
Jason Watkins Helps People Grow Their Own Giant Sequoias
The Giant Sequoias Bonsai Tree Kit brings a little bit of the West Coast into people’s home. The plant, which is native only to Northern California, has been packaged in its seedling form by...
2 w ago
Average Apartment Charts
The Infographic Shows How Much Space You Get for Average Apartment Rent
This infographic shows what you get for the average apartment rent in different cities across the United States. From software company AppFolio, the chart ‘Floor(ed) Plans: How Much Will The...
6 w ago
Black Sesame Buttermilk Rolls
These Untraditional Baked Goods Have a Goat Milk Glaze Topping
From Portland-based baking blog Hummingbird High, these buttermilk rolls are made using uncommon ingredients—at least in the West. Topped with a goat milk glaze, the recipe also incorporates...
6 w ago
Urban Night Light Apps
The Rudder App is Designed to Navigate a Well-Lit Path Home
The Rudder app provides walking directions based on the most well-lit route to a given destination. Created by two University of Michigan graduates, the Rudder app functions differently than most...
7 w ago
Sparkling Spring Beers
The Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA is
The Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA is a fresh, hop-heavy brew from the beloved Oregon-based brewery. The India Pale Ale is available year-round and boasts the inclusion of Citra, Mosaic and Nugget hops,...
8 w ago
Collaborative Sports Beers
Combining Beer and Sports, Widmer Hefe Represents the Portland Timbers
Since beer and sports naturally make a good team, Widmer Brothers partnered with the Portland Timbers to make its Hefeweizen the official craft beer for the team. The co-branding effort between the...
13 w ago
Cinematic Athlete Campaigns
Adidas Encourages Young Athletes with Their Sport 15 Film Series
The Sport 15 film series was unveiled by Adidas today and is a way to chronicle the lives of athletes through the art of cinema. Inspiring young athletes, Sport 15’s first 60 second spot...