Businesses Located at The Black Box

Unit 1 - The Cheese Shop of Portland

A family owned and operated specialty food shop seeking to elevate and inspire both your everyday meals and your most special gatherings by pairing exceptional foods with knowledgeable service. 

Unit 2 - North Optical

North Optical is an independent optical boutique located in Portland's East End specializing in curated handmade eyewear.

Unit 3 - Mulxiply and Campfire Studio

Campfire Studio: a collaboration by the Camps; A husband and wife ceramic design team centered around creating a collection of ceramic heirlooms designed to inspire the art of entertaining. 

Mulxiply: Pronounced “multiply”— our collection of modern, minimal accessories and gifts is designed in Maine, inspired by the Himalayas, and made collaboratively by fair-wage artists and craftsmen in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Unit 4 - Strata

Strata offers Japanese Whetstone sharpening services to professionals and home chefs as well as wholesale sharpening services for local restaurants and kitchens. We service an array of bladed tools and specialize in sharpening culinary knives and straight razors. 

Unit 5 - Rancourt and Company Shoecrafters

Meticulously crafted footwear, handmade in Maine by the Rancourt family for three generations. In addition to our footwear we offer a variety of goods that are handmade in the USA.