As the title suggests Poler, the Portland outdoor “stuff” maker makes the “highest standard of stuff” for the highest quality of outdoor hipster. I mean, who likes North Face zip off pants? The answer is: nobody. Read More
aka PDX, Bridgetown, P-town, Rip City, River City
Wellllll, I’m in my thirties, and while I feel the need to mention that it’s my early thirties the fact still remains that I went to school in the 90′s. Which means girls dressed up as The Spice Girls for Halloween and I owned every color Dickies and obsessed over the Beastie Boys. Read More
While I sit here blogging with a wicked case of the Monday’s I
day nightdream about my sweet shred sesh I had just yesterday at Mt. Hood Meadows. When I lived in Colorado I would go snowboarding four times a week, basically any day I didn’t have school. Welp, I graduated from college and moved far away from any Mountain to enter the real world and find a j.o.b.
But it’s a good thing I moved to Portland a couple years ago, where the real world is almost non-existent. No one has real jobs, or hours, most people sling pizza for a living and it’s all good because your rent is only 400 bucks a month.
But even if you have a “adult” job, which I do, being a weekend warrior is still totally an option for you as there is a beautiful mountain a little over an hour away. I decided this year to buy a Spring Pass and wax up the ol’ board. It had been years since I’d been in the snow and while it’s not quite like riding a bike, it is still quite enjoyable. What’s so great about the Spring Pass though? The price is right: at $149 it pays for itself in two trips! I highly suggest it for anyone that has the itch to ride, but doesn’t have the dough that people with non-Portland jobs might make, so go get it!
I had the opportunity to check out Savages at SXSW last month and they did not disappoint. The all female, post punk, Brit four piece’s sound is know as skronk, which I had to look up: “Skronk” adj. Used to describe dissonant or discordant sounds made by musical instruments. Read More
Serving up gluten free granola, Trailhead Coffee, and sandwiches of the day on house-made bread, Bushel & Peck is a needed addition to the King neighborhood. Located between Failing and Shaver on NE Martin Luther King the quaint cafe is has more than just sandwiches to offer it has charm. Read More
Olivia Bee, at 18 years old, is what we’d call a photography wunderkind. She’s shot for huge accounts like Hermes Paris and Vice. Hailing from Portland Oregon. She currently is taking up residence in what I like to call Portland East (Brooklyn.) Read More
After a whirlwind trip to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest I’m finally trying to get back to my regular routine. Job, working out, not drink beer for breakfast (boo), but one thing that has stuck with me was the wonderful performance I caught by Lord Huron, a Los Angeles based indie folk rock quintet. Read More
Cal’s has been around Portland, then they left, and now they’re back on Burnside, with everything you would expect a skate shop to have. Customizable boards, jeans, hats, and shoes. Read More
Perusing Dangerous Minds today I noticed this letter (above) that David Bowie wrote in response to his first American fan letter in 1967. Read More