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Portland’s biggest restaurant openings and closings in 2020

One of the many great additions to PDX’s food scene is Montelupo’s Italian Market! Head there for fresh pasta and ingredients. (📸: Montelupo Italian Market) This year was a tough one for small businesses, especially restaurants. About 100,000 restaurants nationwide, nearly one in six, closed as a result of the pandemic, according to the National […]

Drink / December 18, 2020

🎁 Bridgeliner’s Very Merry Gift Guide (Extended)

A gift guide from us, to you. The holidays will be a bit different this year, and many of us will be celebrating without the people and traditions that usually mark the season.  The good news: Gift-giving is a tradition that can easily overcome the distance between us and our loved ones. And it’s a […]

Uncategorized / December 7, 2020

PDXplained: Why Portland is called Stumptown

What’s in a name? Or rather, what goes into the making of a name?  Portland has earned its fair share of nicknames over the years, from the City of Roses to Bridge City to Rip City.  But one of the earliest iterations comes from the area’s early days in the logging industry: Stumptown — long […]

History / November 20, 2020

📈 A timeline of the Portland protests

We put together a timeline for you. (🎨: Bridgeliner illustration) With almost six months of near nightly protests against police brutality and calls for racial justice — piecing together a timeline of the events can be difficult. So we broke things down into a timeline for you, from the beginning of the Portland protests to […]

Uncategorized / October 16, 2020

The Procrastinator’s Guide to Portland’s 2020 election

Enjoy this effective Bridgeliner guide to Portland’s elections. (🎨: Bridgeliner illustration) Bridgeliner has changed up its voter guide a little bit this year. Our goal is still to provide you with a resource for filling out your ballot in the most informed way possible, but due to the massive interest in this election, there seem […]

Politics / October 13, 2020

Rojo the Llama’s home safe from wildfire dangers

Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas was home to Portland legend Rojo the Llama. (📷: Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas) Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas, the home of a beloved Portland legend, survived dangerous wildfires that sprung up across the state last week, reported Shannon Joy, the handler for the late, great Rojo […]

Community / September 21, 2020

Spotlight on Downtown Portland businesses: Five Questions with Fossil Cartel

A peek inside The Fossil Cartel. (📸: The Fossil Cartel) Running a small business in downtown Portland means navigating changes and high speed adaptation. Since the beginning of March, small businesses have had the extra challenges of operating during the global COVID-19 pandemic, as well as nightly demonstrations in solidarity with Black Lives Matter since […]

Community / September 1, 2020