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What does Stumptown mean?

Stumptown is a nickname for Portland, Ore., which in the mid-19th century was dotted with the stumps of trees where they had to clear land to expand.

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In respect to this, what is Stumptown based on?

The series is based on the comic book series of the same name, created by Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth, and Justin Greenwood, and adapted for television by writer-producer Jason Richman. The title Stumptown is a nickname for the city of Portland, Oregon, where the series is set.

One may also ask, what is Dex short for on Stumptown? Dex (it's short for Dexedrine, which is a hint of how odd her life has been) Parios is a combat vet, in her mid-30s but acts younger, takes care of her mentally challenged brother, drinks and gambles too much and sleeps around to self-medicate her PTSD. In the first episode she sort of falls into doing a P.I.

Consequently, does Starbucks own Stumptown?

Stumptown, which until the Peet's deal was majority owned by TSG Consumer Partners, a private equity firm, has 10 stores in Portland, Seattle, New York and Los Angeles. Peet's has 376 locations. The purchase did not go unnoticed by executives at rival Starbucks.

Why is Portland called Rose City?

The official and most common nickname for Portland is the "City of Roses", or "Rose City". The nickname grew in popularity after the 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, when mayor Harry Lane suggested that the city needed a "festival of roses".

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