It's the penultimate day of the summer.
Which means, as fall creeps toward us and we prepare to hustle to meet our end-of-the-year goals, it's worth taking a look back to at what, for many, was a very productive summer.
And while we're not sure if there was a "song of the summer," per se, there was a definite theme in Portland: growth, with a sprinkle of prosperity as several projects came to fruition.
Click through for a look at some of the people, and businesses, that shined very brightly indeed during 2016's hottest months.
The Portland Business Journal is a KGW News partner.