Once The Dust Settles, Will The Moda Center Be Worth It?

By Ann Smith | Aug 20, 2013

It’s a dark day in the Rose City. As I’m sure you’ve all heard by now, the home of the Portland Trail Blazers will no longer be called the Rose Garden. In an attempt to bring in more funding, the president of the Blazers announced last week that their home, deemed the Rose Garden in […]

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Party on the River

By Ann Smith | Jul 25, 2013

The Human Access Project wants to change the way Portland thinks about the Willamette. Ah, the mighty Willamette. It’s a beautiful river that serves as a landmark, an industrial thoroughfare and an integral part of Portland life. And, if you’re like most people who’ve spent some time in the Portland area, you’re as likely to […]

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The End of the Print Era: Where Do We Go from Here?

By Ann Smith | Jun 27, 2013

Last week’s shake up at The Oregonian In 2013, it is no surprise to see a publication move away from print to focus more heavily on online content, but it still stings each time I see it happen. Last week’s shake up at The Oregonian is a good reminder of the ever evolving ways we […]

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Portland's 2013 Fast Growing Companies

By Ann Smith | Jun 24, 2013

Last Thursday I attended the 2013 Fastest Growing Companies event put on by the Portland Business Journal and I must say it was a great evening, except for the food. Why all the deep-fried delicacies? Of all the Business Journal events, this one is hands down my favorite.  It’s always a fun, party-like atmosphere where […]

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