The past couple years in Portland we've seen our fair share of indie boutiques shutter. Local35—which was one of the pioneering establishments in a now-populous category—is not one of them. Nimbly adjusting their merchandise to accommodate fluctuations in local culture and economics, the Hawthorne Blvd institution has forged ahead, tonight celebrating having made it to another finish line with their sixth birthday:

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Come out and party!

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Adorable, PDX-made Geoffrey David bowties, $35 at the store