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

Dave Dahl

THE GOOD SEED WORDS David Bentley Photography Tim Sugden We have seen throughout history how the power of a single driven individual can affect the lives of countless people. Our cover-featured interviewee this issue is Dave Dahl, the “Good Seed” creator of Dave’s Killer Bread. Known as a champion of “second chance” jobs, personal ambassador… Continue reading Dave Dahl

Terry Sprague

Success Through Recovery WORDS Justin Fields | Photography Tim Sugden For some particularly driven people, achieving the pinnacle of personal and professional success can be a long and circuitous journey, replete with obstacles that would permanently derail the dreams of most. Such is the case with Terry Sprague, the Owner and CEO of LUXE Platinum… Continue reading Terry Sprague

Pat Zahn

An Open Door To Portland Art WORDS David Zahn | Photography Danelle Painter When a person walks up to Steel Door Gallery in NW Portland, he or she might be surprised by its unique presence in a residential area of NW Portland, on Raleigh, with an openness, enhanced by a garage-door entry. Or maybe it’s… Continue reading Pat Zahn

Everett Carson

Designed For Freedom WORDS Jyssica Yelas | Photography Tim Sugden Entrepreneurs are notorious for their love of freedom. This typically brings to mind creating one’s own hours, flexibility for travel, and bringing creative ideas to life without running it by the next one up the ladder. For Everett Carson, though, this materialized through the design… Continue reading Everett Carson