How to start a new restaurant for less money, less risk

Sep 6, 2013
They are called restaurants within restaurants, and they are becoming a popular and more affordable alternative to starting a new restaurant from scratch.

FBI requests 'Portlandia' clip for training

Jun 24, 2013
The FBI has asked IFC sketch comedy show 'Portlandia' for rights to use a clip from the program in its advanced intelligence training classes.

What makes a city walkable?

Jan 3, 2013
According to urban planner Jeff Speck, designing cities for cars makes cities "crappy," but making a city walkable is no easy task.

Why the middleweight cities matter

Apr 20, 2012
Forget those mega-cities like Los Angeles and New York -- a new study shows the economic dynamism of middleweight cities like Pittsburgh and the Twin Cities.

Portland, OR tops 2008 eco-friendly city rankings

Sep 25, 2008
(Image courtesy of SustainLane) I love the annual SustainLane City Rankings, and the 2008 results came out this week, with Portland, OR at the t...

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