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Favorite Portland Bridge
Portland Foodie, Beer Enthusiast, or Coffee Connoisseur
I don’t drink coffee.
Timbers or Blazers
Hidden Talent or Fun Fact about You
I enjoyed working, the retirement age is not a relevant factor to me. My role as a founder suits me.
In high school I came in second place for “Best Dressed” and I believe there may have been some voter fraud going on there. I’m having my lawyer look into it.
I really want to be Portland Foodie, but I’m realistically more of a coffee connoisseur.
Blazers- my one and only professional sports team for life.
My talents are still hiding from me, but my family members all say that I have a very witty sense of humor and many theatrical abilities. For me, finding the humor is key to surviving life’s many challenges.
Great food is my favorite.
Blazers but the Timbers are great too!
I love to produce/play and listen to music! I’m also a big fan of art.
Burnside – closest bridge to the office plus during Christmas they light it up.
Definitely a foodie. I eat really well at home so I have a highly developed palate.
Blazers, although soccer is my favorite sport
I can juggle (only 3 things at a time however) and je parle francais ademas poquito de espanol
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All are great – they connect us all to where we’re going from where we’re from.
I love all the vegan food!!
I used to have my own cake business and still enjoy baking and doing artistic activities in my free time.
St. Johns Bridge.
Double Caramel Macchiatio from Dutch Bros.
I love to go snowboarding on Mt. Hood.
St. Johns Bridge
IPA is a favorite and I grind my own coffee beans every morning
I am very passionate about Motocross and it was very much part of our family life until I had to give it up
I coach ASA Softball for young women trying to further their education and receive a scholarship for playing at a college that offers a softball scholarship. This year all of our seniors are signed with various colleges. I travel two solid months a year to various states competing in tournaments with the young women and parents.
All of the above.
I was born on Valentines day.
Los Angeles Rams.
Love sailing in the Caribbean.
All the above. Food, beer and coffee. Gotta Love Portland
Timbers (Although I am very happy how far the Blazers got this year)
My Father is a triplet. In 2015 out of 3.9mil births there were 4123 triplet births, which is 0.001036%
St. Johns. Those arches are magical.
Wine country. It’s like strolling through the Shire, but with alcohol.
Champion of Super Smashbros. 64 edition.
Hawthorne Bridge, very stately and retro
I have lived in Oregon my entire life and at age 63 I found out I have Celiac Disease and can no longer eat anything that contains Gluten.
My body is my temple, I do not pollute it with these toxins. Unless it’s Friday or Saturday night!
Blazers. Go Hawks!
I love archery. It’s a great discipline to try and master.
I love Lebanese food and Deschutes brewery
I’m working to build my farm in Estacada
Grant’s Cheesesteaks/Salt -N- Straw.
Spending my time off in the Columbia River Gorge. My favorite pastimes include Windsurfing, Rock climbing, and Hiking. I also enjoy restoring classic and newer collectible cars. Spending time and helping my children with their sporting events is also a passion of mine.
Food for sure.
Tekken 3 is my favorite video game of all time.
Love me some Food.
Blazers all day!
I'm a Gourmet cook.
Fremont Bridge and St. Johns Bridge.
I guess foodie? I don’t really consider myself any of these.
SPORTSBALL! (not big on sports)
Been living in Portland since 2013 – moved from Arizona. Youngest of 11 kids and Aunt of 25 nieces/nephews (became an Aunt when I was 8).
Foodie (Bamboo Sushi!)
Studies engineering geology and loves to ski
Definitely a beer enthusiast.
I keep bees and have a couple of hives that I tend at my house.
The Fremont Bridge – love that clean, classic arch
Yes to all three, but coffee holds a special place in my heart
I’m an avid gardener and replaced much of my lawn with blooming shrubs and perennials. I like to watch the different bees and butterflies that come to visit.
Bunk Sandwiches/Halibuts/Burnside Brewery/Dutch Bros.
I enjoy spending quality time with my wife, Colleen and our kids. I enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, traveling, skeet shooting, and site seeing. I love good food, good drink and good friends. I have a sports card collection of over 150,000 cards, spanning 5 decades.
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I’m a jack of all trades but I especially like finishing carpentry.
Cider over beer and I love my food with spices, color and diversity.
It’s the Futbol Life for me, but you have to enjoy the Blazers.
I’m a Speed-skating Coach and I enjoy growing things (trees, bee attractants, fruits and vegetables). Go Green Fingers!
Yes to all.
I love the Pacific Northwest.
Portland Foodie- Urdaneta is my go to
Any D.C. sports team
Probably the best foosball player in the company
St. John's Bridge
I was in a Rugby Club and I love Punjabi music
I used to pop lock dance, still dance a little when nobody is around.
Good food and a good pint (or two).
Timbers season ticket holder, also a big Blazers fan.
Addicted to playing soccer, enjoy playing guitar and listening to music.
all three (four)
I practiced architecture for 12 years before I went back to graduate school, got an MBA and transitioned to construction management.
Love espresso – I roast my own beans at home.
I drive to the coast most weekends to surf.
All of the above! This is Portland after all...
Both+The Thorns+UW Football
Born & raised in the Rose City. Love a good pair of sneakers, clean tattoos, and my French bulldogs.
The zig-zagging yatsuhashi bridge at the Portland Japanese Garden.
Bulgarian is my second language.
St. John’s Bridge
Coffee is life, and I love all food… I’m a big fan of cider as opposed to beer!
Neither… I don’t really follow sports!
I grew up in Alaska, I have 8 siblings, and a basset hound Chester.
Little big burger.
Loves to play and coach soccer.