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August 9, 2011
A Day in the Life of the Grand Central Bakery Route

In recent months Grand Central Bakery decided to partner with B-line to deliver their late bake afternoon route.  This is their third bread bake of the day, which means the restaurants and their customers get the freshest artisan bread possible. Another plus is it takes one of their delivers vans off the road. So not […]

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July 3, 2011

Transitions June 2011 was a month full of transition for B-Line. For those of you who interact with our team in the real world it may have seemed like a new rider was delivering your goods every time your door opened! Steve Rowe and Roberto Casanueva moved on from B-Line to pursue interests and opportunities […]

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March 8, 2011
Shop Talk: Disc Brakes

Everywhere we go, folks have a lot of questions about the mechanics behind our trikes. This month, we are happy to bring you the first of a series of guest blogs from our mechanic extraordinaire, Bill Murdock. Bill is the man behind our machines, and is something of a superhero to the B-Line team, especially […]

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February 8, 2011
B-Line in the News

Thanks to the announcement of our new contract with the City of Portland and Office Depot to deliver office supplies to various city agencies this week, B-Line has been all over the news. Grateful for the opportunity to tell our story and spread the word about B-Line's innovative business model, it is always interesting to […]

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December 21, 2010
Season’s Greetings from B-Line!

Season’s Greetings from B-Line! I have always looked forward to the dawning of a new year and the opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the year behind. This year is no exception. In 2010, while the local and national economy stumbled, B-Line continued to grow and to positively impact our community. Now with several […]

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November 16, 2010
Doing Business the Portland Way

I am often asked how it is to do business in Portland. In response, I immediately begin talking about the collaborative nature of business in this city. There is a sense of opportunity and of building an even better place that pervades so many conversations associated with our business landscape and I am constantly amazed […]

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October 22, 2010
B-Line partners with Eco Dry cleaners to clip environmental impact

Fox 12 news featuring B-Line and Eco Dry Cleaners partnership.

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October 8, 2010
B-shares: Intersections for community

B-Line’s efforts to reduce our community's impact on the environment is apparent the minute our trikes roll out of the warehouse each morning. Laden with produce, bread, coffee, tea, water, bike parts, and now dry cleaning, our trike trucks consistently send a message to the community that relatively simple solutions exists for some our most […]

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August 23, 2010
A Missing Link to a Sustainable City

When I was a junior in college my perspective on sustainable living shifted. Up to that point, there had been a distinct division between rural and urban living; in my mind rural and small town living was clearly the more environmentally sound choice. One was “closer” to the land and the land clearly dominated over […]

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June 23, 2010
Welcome to the B-Line Buzz

During this long and rainy spring B-Line has been hitting the streets delivering the region’s finest organic produce, fresh bread, coffee, tea, and bicycle parts throughout Portland’s inner core.  Behind the scenes, our marketing and design team have also been very busy and I am very excited to welcome you to B-Line’s new website and […]

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