Portland

When Ruby Lewis was a little girl in the tiny remote town of Bonanza, Oregon, she never imagined her hometown’s name, which means “prosperity,” would one day become a reality for her.    At 16, Ruby was selected by the …

The Portland-Bologna Sister City Association celebrated their 10th anniversary this month.  Since organizing in 2003, PBSCA has raised awareness and appreciation for each city, connecting people and businesses in the sister city alliance.  Through their annual Youth Exchange, Educational Exchange, …

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They say you can’t please everyone, but “they” haven’t joined the Tuscan Association of Oregon.  The Portland-based club offers a broad array of topics and programs from month to month, hoping to satisfy the curiosity, aesthetics or appetite of all …

In the 1940’s and 50’s, the Gardener and Rancher’s Association, an organization of Italian produce dealers and farmers in Portland, held an annual summer picnic called the Gardener’s Picnic.  As the years went by and this picnic ended, a group …

You could say that Master Baker Dean Chiotti knows baking.  While this is a true statement, it is also a vast understatement.  Baking is what his family has done for generations – nine generations to be exact. “I love it,” …

According to the Travel Channel website, Portland, Oregon ranked as the number two cycling city in the United States in 2013.  Portland has long been a pioneer in cycling. In fact, no other city in the United States has more …

Located about 45 minutes south of Portland in the rolling hills above Dayton, Red Ridge Farms spreads out like a piece of Tuscany. The Farm is home to the carefully tended grapes of Durant Vineyards and the unlikely scene of …

“Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.” –Leonardo da Vinci This quote by Leonardo da Vinci sums up the journey that defines Antonio “Tony” Russo’s …

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