Italian eatery coming to Hillsdale

Italian eatery coming to Hillsdale

Oak & Olive will offer handmade pasta and wood-fired pizzas A pair of Portland restauranteurs are...

Hillsdale's rental revival

Hillsdale's rental revival

Karen Schnoll buys Impulse Video to keep the DVD rental store alive Karen Schnoll's Hillsdale...


SW Portland's Business

Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Samir Naser is the co-owner of Indigo Traders, which sells Mediterranean goods in Southwest Portland.
March 02, 2015

Indigo Traders closes Hillsdale store, consolidates in Multnomah…

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Indigo Traders closed the doors at its Hillsdale store at the end of February to consolidate in Multnomah Village. Co-owner Samir Naser says that while business was good, he and his wife,…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Bishops Barbershop stylist Daysha Hamilton gives a haircut to Steve Tompkins.
March 02, 2015

Bishops Barbershop opens new store

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Bishops Barbershop, a walk-in-only, cut-and-color salon known for edgy décor and complimentary beer, opened a new franchise in Multnomah Village on Jan. 31. Manager Bri Crowfoot says the…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Niko Ziegler pulls a pizza from the Tastebud wood-fired truck at the Hillsdale Farmers Market.
March 02, 2015

Mark Doxtader of 'Tastebud' plans a wood-fired restaurant for…

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Mark Doxtader is ready to take Multnomah Village out of the frying pan and into the fire. Doxtader’s yet-to-be-named restaurant will open in The Village this spring, serving pizza, bagels and…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Sho Roberts, owner of Maggie Maes Kids Mobile Bookshop, reads to children at The Craft Factory in Multnomah Village.
March 02, 2015

Taking reading on the road

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Sho Roberts of Maggie Mae's Kids Mobile Bookshop travels across Portland to bring low-cost books to kids Sho Roberts brought more than her love of wombats to a Multnomah Village storytime event…
CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Jessica Lee of Reverie Boutique rings up a purchase at her new shop in the French Quarter.
February 12, 2015

Multnomah Village goes French

by Kelsey O'Halloran
New French Quarter market opens with Winter Bazaar MULTNOMAH VILLAGE — Yves Le Meitour saw potential in the former auto mechanic shop he purchased nearly two years ago. On Feb. 7, that vision…

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