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A Taste of Tuscany in the Pearl

A Taste of Tuscany in the Pearl

New restaurant brings the flavor and feel of a small Italian neighborhood trattoria to Portland. Located in the former space of Bellino Tratorria Siciliana, Nicoletta+Beppe’s (1230 NW Hoyt Street, 503-208-2992) is now open in the Pearl District. The neighborhood trattoria, much like one found on any street corner in Italy, is inspired by the Torriti family of Cortona.…

New Hotel Opens in the Heart of the Pearl

Step out of this Pearl District hotel and find yourself surrounded by boutique shopping, galleries, dining, and attractions. To help celebrate its grand opening, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Portland-Pearl District (354 NW 9th Avenue, 503-222-5200) welcomed local Portland dignitaries and VIPs, including Jeff Miller, President of Travel Portland for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, refreshments, and

River Pig Derby Day

The spirited team at River Pig Saloon presented a rollicking three-day Block Party May 4–6 to celebrate First Thursday, Cinco de Mayo, and—featuring races among some truly adorable pigs—Kentucky Derby Days. Fantastic beer, food, and fun was had by all. Photos by Paul Wagtouicz  

Pints in the Pearl – 2017

The beloved craft-beer festival returned to NW 13th Avenue on June 3. Suds lovers enjoyed live music, great food, and stellar sips from 10 Barrel Brewing, BridgePort Brewing, Deschutes Brewery, Fat Heads Brewery, and BackPedal. The PDBA was especially excited this year to collaborate with Portland Northwest College of Art (PNCA) on creating the festival

Got a favorite business?

Vote for the 2017 Pearl District Business Awards! The PDBA is once again accepting nominations for outstanding businesses and community members in the Pearl District. Categories include Family Owned Business, Youth Entrepreneur, Minority Business Champion, and 13 others. The third annual Pearl District Business Awards luncheon, during which winners will be announced, will take place

Back for a Second Round

The Second Annual Pints in the Pearl returns to Portland on Saturday, June 3rd The Pearl District Business Association has announced the second annual Pints in the Pearl, a one-day craft beer festival that showcases some of the best beers that Pearl District breweries have to offer, while also celebrating many of the neighborhood’s superb restaurants and distinctive businesses.

Cider Summit Back in the Pearl

The Region’s largest cider tasting festival kicks off Oregon Cider Week The seventh annual Cider Summit PDX will take place June 16th and 17th at The Fields Park (1099 NW Overton St) in the Pearl District, showcasing more than 150 ciders, including regional favorites and international classics, from the industry’s leading cidermakers, many of which will be

Room & Board Opens in the Pearl

35-year-old company brings classic, contemporary American-made home furnishings to Portland’s Pearl District Room & Board, the Minneapolis-based retailer offering modern American-made furniture and accessories is opening a new store at 380 NW 13th Avenue at the corner of NW 13th and Flanders, in the former home of Cargo. To celebrate the new location, their first in Portland, Room & Board (380 NW 13th, roomandboard.com)

Anne Bocci Featured in New Boutique Guide

Portland Fashion Institute (PFI) has published the first-ever guide to Portland area boutiques. Entitled “boutique guide: Portland,” the book features 34 shops that sell clothes and accessories from local, independent designers. “Every week someone calls our school asking where they can shop to buy from local designers,” says Portland Fashion Institute (PFI) director Sharon Blair. 

What happens in Vegas comes to Portland!

Holsteins Shakes and Buns Set to “Beef Up” Portland’s Burger Options with their new venue in the Pearl District. Holsteins Shakes and Buns (1139 NW Couch Street, 503-616-4321) is bringing their creative burgers and signature boozy milkshakes all the way from glitzy Las Vegas to the heart of the Pearl with an opening planned for May 1st.

Sun Shines on the Annual Bunny Hop!

Pearl District businesses, generous volunteers, and a dose of sunshine made the Bunny Hop a huge success this year! The weather was perfect for the annual Hippity Hop Bunny Hop Through the Pearl held on April 15th. Over 500 children and their parents enjoyed activities like face painting, bracelet making and hunting for eggs at

Loving Room Fund is Helping Non-profits

Oregon Wild, p:ear, Urban Gleaners and North Tillamook Library Friends benefit from Living Room Realty  Living Room Realty (1636 NW Lovejoy Street,) a real estate company specializing in Portland, Vancouver, and the North Oregon Coast is pleased to announce the Loving Room Fund raised $50,825 in its first year. The Loving Room Fund was created in March 2016 as a

City Home Opens Second Location in the Pearl District

Eclectic vintage wonderland design showroom now open to the public City Home (825 NW Davis St, 503-888-8717) has opened the doors to an eclectic home furnishings wonderland in Portland’s interior design hotbed, the Pearl District. It’s the second City Home location opened by owner Kim Pelett, who has over 30 years of experience selling vintage

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