FIELD TRIPS: EPISODE 001 (PILOT) | PORTLAND

Exactly a year ago I began a project that was put on hiatus after we finished this pilot episode. I had to push pause on the project with the pregnancy of my wife and birth of my son along with a couple other things that held the project up. The idea was to create a…

Deadstock Coffee

Ian Williams is a Fatlace regular, with a Tastemakers feature and a post on his Deadstock Pop-Up last year. Although it’s only been a short time since the official brick and mortar store opened its doors for business, Deadstock Coffee and Gallery has received much love from Portland locals and the online community (i.e. Complex, Chris Brown, etc.).  So if you’re…

Portland Auto Show 2016

Last week I had an opportunity to preview the Portland Auto Show 2016; whether you appreciate modern machine or classic icons, rare exotics or full built race cars, there really was something for everyone here! Let’s start outside with a Land Rover Defender 110 And then go Back to the Future! The irony behind this…

A Tale of Two Winters

From Thanksgiving to Christmas, it rained pretty much everyday nonstop in Portlandia; lucky for us, we found sunshine in the middle of the Pacific Ocean! We said aloha, dusted off our slippers, had breakfast at Cinnamon’s, met up with old school friends, and celebrated Christmas at the beach 🙂 Aloha 🌞🌊⛱🌴🍍 A photo posted by…

Forest For The Trees & Beyond

For the past few years, I’ve been lucky to witnesses first hand the growth of Pow Wow Hawaii from a local neighborhood event on Oahu to now adding color and life to walls internationally in various events throughout America and Asia. Coinciding with our move from Hawaii to Portland, I asked Jasper and Amy if…

The 2016 Lexus RX, The Luxury SUV Redefined

The best-selling luxury crossover is reborn. The 2016 Lexus RX new design is sleek, bold, and overall stunning. Inside and out the RX has been re-imagined combining the latest innovations and luxury accoutrements to create the complete package of style and comfort. The fourth-generation RX, doesn’t hold back when it comes to style. The sharp…

Team McFly…2nd Place!

The past month leading up to the Red Bull Flugtag 2015 in Portland, Oregon has truly been adventure (http://fatlace.com/2015/07/red-bull-flugtag-2015-go-team-mcfly/); but yesterday was unreal! Especially because our journey brought us all the way to 2nd Place and also the first team of the day to beat the 2008 Portland record of 62′ (*unfortunately unforeseen circumstances cut…

Busyness & Blessedness

Busyness…this may or may not be a real word, but it’s an appropriate description of my life since my last post (my Instagram is fairly up to date https://instagram.com/yaeantho/ although not too much better).  In addition to busyness, we’ve been truly blessed in life! So besides work, here are the reasons for our busyness and…