Oregon Lottery Benefits All

Our mission is to operate a lottery with the highest standards of security and integrity to earn maximum profits for the people of Oregon commensurate with the public good. Commensurate with the public good means ALL Oregonians. As Oregon’s communities …

Portland Center Stage at The Armory

Portland Center Stage at The Armory is the largest theater company in Portland and among the top 20 regional theaters in the country. This year the company celebrates its 10th anniversary in its home at The Armory, the LEED-Platinum-certified historic …

Malloy’s Jewelry

As proud supporters of Happily Ever After for everyone, we at Maloy’s Jewelry have created an environment that has been inclusive and supportive from day one. We have been celebrating all of the love for 30 years in the heart …

Cupcake Jones

By Olivia Olivia for PQ Monthly

Lisa Watson, owner of Cupcake Jones, showed up the day Oregon overturned its gay-marriage ban in May 2014 to deliver free cupcakes to thousands of celebrating couples and their families. She has continued marching (and …

From Stag to Ever After…

PQ Monthly’s first wedding edition came out two years ago on the cusp of voters ensuring and preserving marriage equality for all Oregonians. Therefore, it is with great honor that we are able to successfully offer our third annual wedding …

PABA Wins Spirit of Portland Award

By George T. Nicola, GLAPN

 

The Spirit of Portland Awards “recognize local individuals and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to positive change in our community. Award winners are those who have not only worked to improve the community but who …

Who wants to be the big cheese with us?

“Shark” Lori Greiner jumped on board within a Shark Tank record of a few minutes with an offer of $125k in exchange for 30 percent of the company, saying, “I love it. … I seriously think it is so delicious, …

Shop (Local) ‘Til You Drop

As we do each and every year, we’re encouraging you, dear readers, to support local businesses this giving season. Here are a few tips from PQ Monthly staffers:

Be sensual. She Bop: For a more intimate option. She Bop is a …

Business Briefs November 2014

Independent Theaters and Portland Center Stage

By Gabriela Kandziora, PQ Monthly

Over the weekend of November 7-9, I went to the “Portland German Film Festival” (http://www.portlandgermanfilmfestival.com/ ) happening at Cinema 21. As I stood in line, I felt very grateful for this …