Community Resources

Ale Fire

3520 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
Hours: Sun-Thurs 12pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-11pm
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AleFire is a specialty hot sauce shop and beer bar on Williams Ave. in North Portland. Our aim is to provide the best, most highly curated hot sauce selection the West Coast has to offer. We also want to provide the best beer and cider selection in the neighborhood. Stop on by for a pint and try some sauce!

Cloak & Dagger Barber Co.

3608 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
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Cloak & Dagger Barber Co. is Portland’s Premier Barbershop. Our team is made up of the best Barbers in Portland who take pride in their cuts, traditional straight razor shaves and whiskey cocktails all to ensure that you have the best possible experience.

Coming Soon! Opening in November.

Life of Pie – wood-fired pizza

3632 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
Thurs-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun-Wed 11am-10pm
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The pride of Life of Pie and the source of our amazing pizzas is our 6,900 pound wood fired pizza oven, hand-made by the legendary Stefano Ferrara in Napoli, Italy. It’s the intense heat this oven generates that plays a huge role in why our pizzas taste so great. The way the oven stores the heat, the smoky flavor imparted on the pizza from the wood and the speed at which it cooks are all the keys to producing true Pizza Napoletana.

What's the Scoop? – ice cream

3540 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, OR 97227
Sun-Thurs noon-10pm; Fri-Sat noon-11pm
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What's the Scoop? is a small batch ice cream shop featuring ice creams and sorbets made from scratch and frozen with liquid nitrogen. Our ice cream is all natural and hormone free; and our flavors are real, not chemicals dripped out of a squirt bottle. We focus on the best quality of ingredients, using local sources who use sustainable processes whenever possible.

In The Neighborhood

New Seasons Market Williams

3445 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227
Hours: 7am – 11pm
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New Seasons Market Williams is a full-service neighborhood grocery offering everything from frosted flakes to free range chicken. We were the first grocer in the world to become a certified B Corporation which recognizes businesses that place as much value on taking care of their staff, the community and the environment as they do on growing and operating their business. We’re the friendliest store in town, and we’re honored to be part of the neighborhood you call home.

The Box Social

3971 North Williams & Shaver
Portland, OR 97227
Open every day from 4pm-2am
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The Box Social is a cozy, warm, romantic neighborhood bar with well-made, artisanal cocktails, a sophisticated wine list, a sampling of beers and nice little tasty bites. We have a friendly, approachable staff that keeps the vibe mellow and relaxed. The Box Social is open every night of the week from 4pm-2am and we have both early and late Happy Hours. With our logo being "a drinking parlour" we strive to keep our guests feeling comfortable and at home, while they relax with an amazing drink and/or a perfect little snack. Except for minors under 21, we welcome all. Look forward to seeing you here.

Breighela James

4220 N Williams Avenue
Portland, OR 97217
Phone: TBA
Hours: Sun/Mon 11-6 Tues-Sat 10-7
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Breighela James is a boutique established by Northwest native Aubri Gega alongside her supportive arm candy, Portland born Byron Gega. Since a very young age Aubri has loved to play 'dress up' and never needs an excuse to do so! She shared her love of dress up with her daughter Breighela May and her son Gavin James! Together they choose an eclectic synergy of clothing, gifts and accessories sure to enhance your senses and your wardrobe! Breighela James has something for every male and female in Portland. They love getting to know locals, tourists and passers by. Please stop in and introduce are sure to meet one of the Gega's no matter when you stop by! Projected Opening: April 16th.

Grizzly Tattoo

3949 N Williams Ave.
Portland OR 97227
Tues-Sat 11am-8pm; Sun by appointment only; Closed Mon
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Grizzly Tattoo opened in the summer of 2011 on North Williams Avenue in the ecoFLATS building, next door to Hopworks Bike Bar. Although we're mainly appointment-based we always welcome walk-ins. Come visit and get tattooed at Grizzly.

ink & peat

3808 N. Williams Ave., Ste 126
Portland, OR 97227
Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12pm-5pm
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ink & peat is a lifestyle store which combines a clever mix of modern, vintage, and organically-inspired elements: a hand-selected array of unique home decor and gift products combined with fresh floral designs.


4140 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Hours: 11-7 everyday but 12-5 sundays.
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Here at Somethings we keep charming, beautifully made home goods, gifts and jewelry at every price point that you can’t find anywhere else. We sell a wide variety of handmade goods because we want to keep our fellow small businesses going strong. And furthermore, we sell as many locally made goods as we can find. We believe its important to support our Portland community by showcasing the ridiculously awesome creations of local artists and makers. From adorable stuffed animals made from repurposed sweaters and elegant hand stitched leather bags to meticulously crafted woodwork and handmade bath and body products to the most glorious jewelry, there is something for everyone at Somethings!

Tiger Tiger Salon

4228 N. Williams Avenue
Portland, OR 97217
Hours: 7 days a week 11-7, or by appointment.
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Since 2006, Tiger Tiger salon has been a style hub for great hair design. Affiliated with only the best in "hairstyle culture" brands, Bumble and bumble, R+Co, and Davines, the stylists at Tiger Tiger have had the expert training that supports the aforementioned illustrious reputations. We love what we do. Adding all-natural skincare, beauty, and wellness to our repertoire in this new location. (Opening May 2015.)