Outside the Box

A Portland couple recasts their garage as a cozy home in the historic district

Tryon Creek State Natural Area

Tryon Creek State Natural Area, located between Lake Oswego and Portland, is a natural oasis next to bustling city and residential neighborhoods.

Hiking in Portland

An often-cited perk of living in Portland is its proximity to Oregon’s natural wonders. The city is almost an equal distance from the mountains as it is from the coast. But if you’re looking for an easy escape within city limits, here are three places to explore.

Boys Fort

Located in the heart of downtown Portland, Boys Fort is a wondrous emporium filled with one of kind goods from over 100 local craftspeople. From gin n’ tonic scented mustache wax to hand-crafted furniture, Boys Fort has a little of something for everyone. Explore the unique selection of bags, jewelry, leather goods, knives, letterpress, toiletries, furnishings, lighting, local authors, art and much much more. Building better Forts since 2011!

Elephant’s Deli

Locally owned since 1979, Elephant’s Delicatessen has proudly served three generations of Portlanders. As a specialty foods and catering company, Elephant’s prepares great local foods from scratch daily for dine-in or take-out.   Flying Elephants at Kruse Way Flying Elephants at Kruse Way offers breakfast, lunch & dinner, as well as sweet treats, cards & gifts. They also offer pick-ups or delivery for Sack Lunches & Express orders. 5885 SW Meadows Rd | Lake Oswego Elephants Catering Elephants Delicatessen catering offers great local foods from scratch each and every day with much of it’s food prepared (cooked & baked) at the SE Portland Catering Kitchen. At this location, you’ll find Elephants Catering, Lunch Delivery and their Corporate Offices too. 700 SE Clay Street | Portland   Elephants in the Park At the Elephants in the Park location, enjoy delicious burgers, healthy everyday options and local indulgences like our hand spun…

Shreve & Co.

Shreve & Co. is a family-operated, independent jeweler. Shreve takes great pride in its long-standing partnerships with the finest jewelry and timepiece brands around the world. Although Shreve’s original store is located in San Francisco and has been the jeweler’s home for over 100 years,  they have also expanded to Portland, Oregon as well.

Ben Bridge

We search the world for unmatched value and quality. You’ll always find new designs – from traditional to cutting edge – for both men and women. We will help you select the perfect gift, from a simple token of your affection to a timeless symbol of lifelong commitment. A piece of fine jewelry and a memory that lasts forever. Your personal jeweler. Ben Bridge. Clackamas Town Center 12000 SE 82nd Ave| Portland   Downtown Portland 801 SW 5th Ave | Portland   Washington Square 9508 SW Washington Sq Rd | Portland  

Ellington Handbags

Shop casual-chic handbags made from signature Italian and ECO leathers. Ellington Handbags are designed for work, travel, and everyday adventures.