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by david bentley

First thursDay on april 7th at Gallery 903 (903 NW davis st), you must experience the works of alan Fulle, and Christopher Truax. Their two-month showing runs until May 30th. Truax creates otherworldly metal figurines and wall art. Fulle uses paint itself as a subject, which interplays with other materials in his work.

Glisan St) has sold seventy-five percent of the units. This is a positive sign of a possible real-estate momentum in the Pearl, and perhaps the entire Portland metro area.

Vestas’ new headquarters. Erected in 1927, the building was added to the National Register of historic Places in 2001. Vestas said it also looked at sites in Texas and around the Portland area before deciding on the old Meier & Frank warehouse. Currently, Vestas employs 400 locally and is looking to add 100 new jobs over the next five years. Once remodeling is complete, the building will accommodate up to 600 employees.

six years anD COunting merChants antiCipate arriVaL OF majOr empLOyer it’s the right time tO Buy as the real estate market moves back in the right direction, it’s a good time to take advantage of specials in the market. For properties in the Pearl, look no further than Hoyt Realty Group (1130 NW 10th ave), the largest commercial and residential developer in the district. The Encore condominium building is now offering window coverings, washer and dryer, and a contribution towards closing costs for a limited time only. The 937 condominium building (937 NW

success is built on bringing customers back and building on that repeat business. That’s why we want to congratulate Vino Paradiso Wine Bar & Bistro (417 NW 10th ave) on its six-year anniversary. The owner Timothy Nishimoto is familiar with success as a member of the band

Many businesses are looking forward to the arrival of Vestas (1417 NW Everett st) and its 400 employees, in early 2012. The 172,000 square-foot, fivestory former Meier & Frank delivery depot was announced last year as

have a lot of money to enjoy wine at a restaurant,” says Nishimoto. Current chef Paul Losch received formal training at Vong in London under Jean Georges Vongerichten and the Culinary Institute of america. Losch’s dinner menu is modern american with an infusion of Northern Mediterranean flavors, featuring flatbreads, salads, cheeses, seafood, and at least two or three house-made pastas. seafood, one of his passions and specialties, is often prominent. “The key to making the best-tasting food is to highlight the ingredients,” he says. “and being in the Northwest, you can get the best quality for basically everything you need within 100 miles of where you stand.” open Tuesday-Thursday 4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Friday-saturday 4:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Closed sunday & Monday.

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Pink Martini. Nishimoto had the idea of starting a wine business ten years before opening the doors of Vino Paradiso. “My mission is to shake the notion that one must know a lot about wine or



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Portland's interview Magazine - In this issue we interview China Forbes from the band Pink Martini, as well as Rachel Mara, fashion designer...