Sip + Eat

On a Roll

A popular chainlet of Portland Vietnamese restaurants continues its rapid expansion with a cozy new outpost at 10th and Couch. The team behind Bambuza (100 NW 10th Ave, 503-477-6641, bambuza.com), which opened its new Pearl location in June 2017, takes no shortcuts when it comes to ensuring an authentic Vietnamese dining experience. “Last year, we

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Erika Wrenn – Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

For Pearl real estate pro, Erika Wrenn, success comes by selling the neighborhood. When realtor Erika Wrenn, of (w)here (503-312-9770, pdxurbanproperties.com), moved to the Pearl seven years ago, she knew her niche went beyond selling a particular condominium’s view or square footage. She made a conscious decision to highlight the Pearl lifestyle. “My business shifted

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Erica Swanson Drink Tea Bar - Portland, Oregon

Steeped in Success

Hard work and determination have led Erica Swanson, the owner of a fast-growing Portland tea empire to realize her dreams in the Pearl. When Erica Indira Swanson, the force behind Tea Bar (1055 NW Northrup St, 503-227-0464, drinkteabar.com), was 11 years old, she and her father, John, biked across France together. To prepare, they trained

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State of the Art Event Space Opens in the Pearl District

Sustainable and organic catering and events company opens event space in the Pearl District Everett West (everettwest.com, 503-410-1461), a polished industrial event space in the heart of Portland’s Pearl District with a seating capacity of 300 people inside, and a secluded 2,400 square feet outdoor patio space recently opened for business. “There are very few venues

Arts + Events

Arts & Events – Fall 2018

PEARL DISTRICT BUSINESS AWARDS The Pearl District Business Association (PDBA) has opened nominations for the fourth annual Pearl District Business Awards, which recognize individuals and businesses that are making a difference within Portland’s flourishing Pearl District. The nomination period ends on September 14. Visit explorethepearl.com for details. This year’s award winners will be honored at

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Pedini Pearl Portland Bar Condo

Italian Accents

One of the city’s most admired kitchen and bath specialists blends Euro-chic with an eco-conscious sensibility. From the architectural design of its sleek contemporary high-rises to its galleries and public, art–filled parks—a nod to the magnificent scenery of the Pacific Northwest—the Pearl District celebrates all forms of beauty. So it’s only fitting that the neighborhood

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