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Around Town: Searching for Stars

Southern California is known for many things including beautiful beaches and beautiful people. While many come to Hollywood to realize their dreams of becoming the next big movie star, pop star or model and to find the ‘good life’, many of us are content with a peek into the celebrity lifestyle of the rich and famous. Read Full Story

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Exploring Chicago: It’s Views, Shopping and Lake
Exploring Chicago: It’s Views, Shopping and Lake
If you’ve never been to Chicago, you may only equate it to Oprah, the Cubs and windy and cold winters. Dig a bit deeper and you’ll realize this influential city offers locals and visitors alike some of the nation’s best jazz clubs a... Read More
Exploring Beverly Hills in High Style
Exploring Beverly Hills in High Style
Beverly Hills is a town that caters to the rich, but you don't have to be a millionaire to spend a day like one. Put on a comfortable, yet chic pair of shoes and enjoy all of the over-the-top opulence and Old Hollywood charm that the 90210 has to off... Read More
Family Fun in St. Johns
Family Fun in St. Johns
Most residents of Portland couldn’t tell you the best coffee in St. John’s. In fact, the old working-class neighborhood at the mouth of the Columbia feels like its own small town. Edged at the confluence of two rivers and popular with stu... Read More
Hipster Voodoo, French Burgundy and Maple-Pork Madness in Unassuming Portland
Hipster Voodoo, French Burgundy and Maple-Pork Madness in Unassuming Portland
On a recent business trip I experienced an unexpected perfect day that snuck up on me like serendipitous rain shower during a forest fire. When I first heard about my assignment to Portland, Oregon, I have to admit that I wasn't expecting much, since... Read More
Lane County Wine Tasting
Lane County Wine Tasting
Family Fun in Seattle: Butterfly Gardens, Carnival Rides, Music History and a Damn Good Burger
Family Fun in Seattle: Butterfly Gardens, Carnival Rides, Music History and a Damn Good Burger
As a resident of Portland, Oregon I have no excuse that I have never visited Seattle. I have always wanted to go but have never taken the time to plan the trip. Having only lived in the Pacific Northwest for four years I guess it’s reasonable,... Read More