98% of Portland’s 19,200 neighborhood businesses have 5 or fewer employees but provide more than 270,000 jobs. These small businesses create and keep more local … Keep Reading ››
Fall Into Local
Fall means that the sugar-coated, frightfully fun festivities of Halloween are right around the corner! Halloween is more popular than ever with an estimated 175 million Americans planning to celebrate. This year, Halloween spending is projected at $9 billion – making Halloween the second largest U.S. retail holiday behind Christmas. Whether you are looking for a creepy costume, devilish decorations or sweet treats, Portland’s neighborhood business districts have everything you need for a spook-tacular celebration.