Portland is home to a wonderful variety of enterprising spirits. In the process of pursuing their passions, both natives and transplants alike help create a vibrant creative community that is eminently accessible due to the city’s small size and engaged citizenry. Here we shine a light on some of the folks who make the city what it is.
The Jason Spooner Band has independently released five albums to date and maintains a busy concert schedule covering a wide range of territory throughout the US. The band has shared stages with B.B. King, John Mayer, Jackson Browne, Taj Mahal, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ray LaMontagne, Susan Tedeschi, Jackie Greene, G. Love, Guster, John Hiatt, Blues Traveler, Peter Rowan and Sara Bareilles.Read More >>
Andrea King, owner of Aristelle on Upper Exchange Street, is passionate about helping women feel comfortable and confident with their bodies. King launched Aristelle in 2012 and operates bra-fitting and lingerie boutiques in Portland, Maine, and Burlington, Vermont.Read More >>
Spencer is a Portland favorite, a musical jack of all trades whose work as a solo artist and as a member of Rustic Overtones has been noticed both locally and nationally.Read More >>
Just a short walk from the Press Hotel, Portland Trading Co. provides an impressive, thoughtfully curated selection of men's and women's clothing, along with an array of unique vintage items.Read More >>
Since 2008, Corey has provided his own unique photographic take on the city and its surroundings with portlanddailyphoto.com. His work has also appeared in local and national publications.Read More >>