• Posts Tagged ‘books’

    As far as the eye can see – Yes Books

    by  • October 9, 2012 • Buy Local, Shopping • 0 Comments


    Located on Congress Street, directly across from the Portland Museum of Art, Yes Books is something of a local institution. Like a cat with nine lives, it has survived a location change, a change in ownership, changes in the face of the city, and the move toward digital content, and yet it continues to be […]

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    Artist & Craftsman Paradise

    by  • March 27, 2012 • Buy Local, Shopping • 2 Comments


    I think there is a misconception about the iconic Portland business Artist & Craftsman supply, and it’s this: that you need to be a “serious artist” or art student to enjoy the bounty that they have to offer. It’s simply not true.  For nearly 30 years, A&C has been selling not only top-notch fine art […]

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    Hidden Treasures at Shipwreck & Cargo

    by  • March 14, 2012 • Buy Local, Shopping • 0 Comments


    I’m going to be blunt. I was pretty dismissive of Shipwreck & Cargo before I walked in the door. There is a review on Yelp that kind of sums up my misgivings about even going inside: “It’s a tourist trap that definitely caters to the cruise ship crowd.  It has your typical assortment of tees, […]

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