David Lucas

Founder, Maurice Lucas Foundation Words Justin Fields Photography Tim Sugden When it comes to Portland royalty, it’s hard to imagine any lineage more revered, more awe-inspiring, than that of Maurice Lucas, the imposing force that helped propel the 1977 Trailblazers to the franchise’s only NBA Championship. As a power forward and the team’s leading scorer… Continue reading David Lucas

Sam Klein

STRAIGHT TO THE POINT Words Kyle Collins Photography Tim Sugden Sam Klein calls his work “Industrial Pixelization.” That’s an impressive and creative name, but at its chewy center, his art is pointillism. The unique pieces he creates use the traditional technique, in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image.… Continue reading Sam Klein

Mike Wright

A Mead of Their Own Words Adelle McLean Photography Tim Sugden Everyone loves a good story. This story takes us to a field that for over a hundred years felt the dusty hooves and heard the low moos and deep bellows of grazing cattle. A century farm, still nestled in the dotted tree-lined, landscape of… Continue reading Mike Wright

Troy Dixon

Anticipatory Service TROY DIXON DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE AT THE PORTER Words Merlin Varaday Photography Tim Sugden It’s a notion from a bygone era – a full-service hotel where your needs and desires are met before you even know you have them. The Porter (1355 SW 2nd Ave.), a Hilton Curio Collection hotel which… Continue reading Troy Dixon

Steven Cook & U’ilaniku’ulei Vele

THE PRAISE OF PORTLAND Words Byron Beck Photography Tim Sugden Sanctuary. It’s not exactly the first word that comes to mind when you think of a place to have a drink. But that’s exactly the well-intended goal of Chapel Hill, already one of Portland’s hottest, and most inclusive, drinking and eating establishments, even though it’s… Continue reading Steven Cook & U’ilaniku’ulei Vele