Business Beat December 2012

Sorel’s, 3713 SE Hawthorne Blvd., has been a neighborhood fixture for over 20 years, and about a year ago it was purchased by new owners. It continues to offer a selection of mid-century and new furniture, lighting, gifts, and décor. Since January the items offered on the new side of the store have been updated to complement the mid-century side without directly competing with it. Some of the gifts and lighting are exclusive to Sorel’s in the Portland Metro area. 503.232.8482;


Alleviate in Montavilla.  Kathryn Lowe, LMT, owner of Alleviate in Montavilla announces her certification in Active Myofascial Therapy -The Diamond Method. AMT greatly reduces pain and suffering of the clients. It relieves conditions like repetitive stress injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, lower back and neck strain/pain, shoulder conditions, rotator cuff injury, whiplash, and tennis and golf elbow.  To learn more visit or call 503.734.9804.


PEDAL PT is an innovative Physical Therapy office that  not only treats acute and chronic injuries from head to toe, but also specializes in cycling injury and bike fitting services. Founded by local Physical Therapist Kevin Schmidt, Pedal PT recently opened at 2622 SE 25th Ave, Suite B in the Clinton District.  Walk-ins are always welcome, and no doctor referral is necessary. Pedal PT also offers discounts to those without insurance or with high deductible plans. Indoor bike parking available, too!  For more information call 503.894.9038 or  visit:


Maven Collective is a collaboration between four women with a passion for old, beautiful things made by hand. The shop is located in a light-filled space in the thriving Montavilla neighborhood, 7819 SE Stark St. Part gallery, part digger’s paradise, Maven carries vintage homewares and clothing, and handmade goods from artisans near and far in the form of monthly pop up shops.


Eastbank Contractor Appliances, 800 SE Hawthorne, was created by the helping hands of Portland’s finest work force. Six people collaborated along with the help of  subcontractors from all over the Portland Metropolitan area to open the new showroom. Eastbank provides builders, remodelers, designers, architects, sub-contractors, and their clients a professional environment for in-depth consultation covering all aspects of kitchen and home design pertaining to appliances. They recommend products based on the customers habits, desires, and preferences. Contact Tom at 503.954.1192 or .


Business Beat December 2012

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