Art Cortez

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Pinquito Bean and Quinoa Taco Filling

In the past, beans were considered a humble food, a source of protein for the common folk before it became affordable to eat meat daily. Today, beans …

Marijuana Legalization Across U.S. May Hinge on 2016 California Vote

A fight next year over whether to allow recreational marijuana use in California may serve as a tipping point as legalization proponents press their …

Reader Survey 2015: Best Thai Restaurant in Portland

Pok Pok PortlandIn my surveys over the years, this question has received more votes than any other category. No so for 2015’s Best Thai Restaurant in …

Oregon's MBank to abandon cannabis business, let 70 clients go - Portland Business Journal

Gresham-based MBank made waves last year by announcing it would service cannabis businesses as the drug continues to be legalized in more states.<p>The …

The 10 best places to get great beer and food in Portland

Here are the 10 best places across the city to get great beer and food:<p><b>Apizza Scholls</b><p>If you're looking for the best pizza in Portland, and arguably …

Seattle Eco-District Fosters Green Development

As green building practices spread, several cities are experimenting with 'eco-districts.' Applying the principles of environmental sustainability …

Video Walkthrough: Automatic Garden Watering and Data Logging with Arduino

Many of us have tried to plant a garden in one form or another. A good percentage of those people — including myself at times — end up killing their plants due to over or under-watering. Civil engineer Grady Hillhouse, however, decided to take complete control of his garden with a custom …