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Portland, OR: Most Popular Articles

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9 Best Free Things to Do in Portland
Learn about places to visit without spending a cent in Portland.
Portland's 11 Best Bike Shops
Portland couldn't be the best bike city in the country without a full host of excellent bike shops. Here are our 11 favorites.
Portland Oregon's 10 Biggest Celebrities
Celebrities love Portland, and some were even born here. Here's our top-ten list of famous musicians, actors, and authors with Portland connections.
Top Ten Portland Attractions
What you need to know about Portland's most popular gardens, museums, and other attractions.
Where to Shop in Portland, Oregon
Explore the best Portland shopping malls and shopping centers.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Portland Weather
Get a sense of the weather in Portland, Oregon—including average temperatures and rainfall.
5 Best Portland Shopping Streets
Instead of heading to the mall, why not hit up one of Portland's shopping streets? You'll support local businesses, find more interesting merchandise, and get to know a Portland neighborhood a little bit better.
Top 10 Ways to Meet People in Portland
Expand your circle of friends or find someone special to date. These clubs, social groups, and dating events are sure to help you meet people in Portland.
Your Best Guide to Oregon Radio Stations
Get a listing of the Portland area's radio stations and formats.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
Portland Farmers Markets - Schedule for...
Portland’s Farmers’ Markets have freshest produce in the Northwest. Find the market closest to you, from downtown to the suburbs.
Best Disc Golf Courses and Resources in and...
Disc golf courses abound all around Portland, Oregon and the Northwest. It's a low-cost, low-key and super-fun way to spend your day in a park with friends.
BrewCycle's Pedal-Powered Portland Pub Tours
BrewCycle, Portland brew pubs, Portland beer, microbrewery, bicycle tour
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
Portland for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
Portland Comedy Shows
Spend an evening at a comedy club in Portland, Oregon, and laugh your way all the way home. Here are the best Portland comedy shows and attractions.
Touring Portlandia: Locations Featured in the...
Check out some of the more prominent locations featured in seasons one and two of IFC’s satirical hit show “Portlandia.”
Where to see Portland Concerts
Portland is known for its incredible music scene. Here are the top ten venues to see the big names and up-and-coming talent.
The Best Tea Houses in Portland, Oregon
Portland may be famous for its coffee, but great tea venues abound. Check out the top tea-sipping destinations in Portland, Oregon.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
Top 7 Portland Movie Theaters
While Regal Cinemas runs most of the first-run movie theaters in Portland, there are many wonderful independent movie theaters with great perks.
Enjoy Tax-Free Shopping in Oregon
Not only are there great stores in Portland, but the shopping is tax-free! Here are the rules that apply to Oregon residents and visitors.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
Private Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Oregon’s private universities offer a wide range of courses and degrees. Use this list of links to learn about your options from over 25 opportunities.
Cycling the Historic Columbia River Highway:...
The Historic Columbia River Highway offers spectacular views and little traffic -- making it a favorite route for cyclists. Now a new segment of bike path makes it possible to ride all the way to Cascade Locks, Oregon, without needing to navigate Interstate 84.
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Alberta Arts District
Get familiar with one of Portland’s liveliest neighborhoods to live, work, shop, and play. Find out how to get there, nearby schools, and where to eat.
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help in Portland.
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
Portland's Cycling Businesses and Brands
Portland has a well-deserved reputation as the bicycle capital of America. Here's a roundup of some of the most prominent bike businesses in and around the city.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
North Portland Restaurants - Where to Eat on N....
North Portland restaurants are popping up quickly. Find out where to fill your belly along North Mississippi Avenue, a street that's making a name for itself in the Portland restaurant scene.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
Holiday Lights in Portland
Find the best professional lighting displays in Portland this holiday season. Portland hosts all kinds of places to see holiday lighting, so find one near you and bring the family.
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Portland Breakfast
Ten breakfast spots in Portland, Oregon that are worth the wait, including Mother's Bistro, Zell's and the Tin Shed Garden Cafe.
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
Portland Earth Day Events
Find out where to celebrate Earth Day 2011 in Portland
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
Portland's Best Brew Pubs: Westside
Face it, beer fans are super spoiled here in Portland. In fact, we had to split up our list of best brewpubs into an Eastside group and a Westside contingent (read about those below). We'll also be featuring in-depth reviews of as many of these brewpubs as we can.
July 2013 Events Calendar
The Fourth of July ramps up the month with plenty of festivities, color bursts and booms, but there are plenty of other events all month long to make the summer of 2013 a memorable one. There's an amazing assortment of free events this summer with a dizzying array in July, including OPS Shakespeare Fest, Free Movies in the Park, Free Concerts in the Park, Sundown at Ecotrust, two beer festivals and several street fairs. Good luck with keeping up with it all -- but it's a great problem to have!
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
Resources for First-Time Home Buyers
The Portland real estate market is booming. Learn about resources available for first-time home buyers. Get in on Portland real estate.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Patagonia's Worn Wear Clothing Repair Tour...
Learn how to repair damaged clothing -- whether you have some in need of fixing or just want to pick up some rehabbed gear -- all courtesy of Patagonia's Worn Wear program.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
Memorial Day Weekend – Portland
What to do in Portland, Oregon over Memorial Day weekend.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
We All Scream for Portland's Ice Cream!
Portland has gone from a dearth of good ice cream options to having a plethora of some really exciting, delicious options. Join the ice cream revolution, spoon (or cone) in hand.
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
June 7th is Goonies Day in Astoria, Oregon to...
June 7th is Goonies Day in Astoria, Oregon to celebrate the cult classic ’80s film The Goonies.
Portland Concerts at the Oregon Zoo
Get the 2011 schedule for summer concerts at the Oregon Zoo.
Portland Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
24-Hour Fitness
This gym is open at any time of day you like to workout.
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Portland's Best Brew Pubs: Eastside
Portland isn't called Beervana for nothing. The Pacific Northwest is very much at the heart of the microbrew craze that picked up momentum and continues to pick up steam right through the current day, and Portland now claims in the neighborhood of 50 brew pubs in the city alone. We've featured some of our favorites here, and have split the listings into Eastside (below) and Westside.
Multnomah County iTax FAQ
What you should know about the personal income tax.
Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
McMenamins Edgefield's 14th Annual Celebration...
Syrah and Rhone-style wines, and sumptuous feasts are the main attractions at McMenamins Edgefield's 14th Annual Celebration of Syrah.
Ether
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
Thirst Fest 2014 LGBTQ Wine, Beer, Spirits...
Thirst Fest will bring national and local distilleries as well as wine and beer labels together with members and friends of Portland's LGBTQ community.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
The Festival of Lights and Christmas Choral...
The Grotto illuminates 500,000 lights for the aptly named Festival of Lights and hosts the largest Christmas Choral Festival in the world, from November 29th through December 30th.
SE Portland Breakfast on Belmont
Get a delicious breakfast on SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
Hood River's Hard-Pressed Cider Fest
Take a one-hour trip east of Portland and enjoy Hood River in full bloom while sampling the best ciders, food, music, and arts & crafts in the region at the Hard-Pressed Cider Fest.
Skiing, Sledding and Tubing Around Portland
Find out what you need to know before you head out to ski, sled, and tube at the Sno-Parks near Oregon’s Mount Hood.
Events in Portland
What's happening in Portland this month
Portlandia FAQ
Answers to frequently asked questions about Portlandia.
Portland Running & Walking
Running and walking are very popular ways to stay fit in Portland. Joining a local running group is a great way to get involved.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
Portland Park - Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Check out this hidden gem of a park in SE Portland.
Kiehl's
Portland, OR. Page 11.
Mother's Day in Portland
What to do for Mom on Sunday, May 10.
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Learn about Portland's science museum, OMSI.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Portland Farmer's Market
A photo tour of the Portland Farmer's Market
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
Eastside Distillery Review
Eastside Distilling, a member of Distillery Row PDX, is among Portland's leaders in the city's micro-distillery movement. Increasingly more bars and restaurants are carrying local micro-distillery's offerings -- and based on the quality and prices, with good reason.
Review: Ruby Jewel Ice Cream
Ruby Jewel uses gourmet, local ingredients to craft top-notch ice cream at affordable prices.
Portland Japanese Gardens
Explore one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan.
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
Robert Carver Guest Author for Portland...
Biography for Robert Carver, guest writer on Portland Oregon's About.com website.
Beaverton 2013 Summer Farmers Market Kicks Off...
The Beaverton Farmers Market is the biggest all-agricultural market in Oregon. For 2013 the market will expand with a rotating cast of local wine makers, distillers and brewers, and will also add a dog sitting service so pooches can tag along as well.
Down and Dirty: Cyclocross Races in and Around...
While most cyclists yearn for spring and summer, in Portland a good contingent prays for puddles and achieves peak fitness in the fall for cyclocross. The sport of cyclocross is growing rapidly across the country, but nowhere is it as popular as in Portland, where race participation often tops 1,500.
Cyclepedia Iconic Bicycle Design & World Naked...
Cyclepedia hits the Portland Art Museum from June 8th through September 8th. Forty bicycles will showcase this amazing form of transportation's many purposes as well as its evolution, and a plethora of cycling-themed events from lectures and discussions to the huge World Naked Bike Ride and Bicycle Big Top and Rat Trap Circus will add to the festivities throughout the duration of the show.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Downtown Portland Restaurants
Which downtown Portland restaurants are worth visiting?
Portland's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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Bike Industries and Brands in Portland
Portland has a well-deserved reputation as the bicycle capital of America. Check out our recent roundup of some of the most prominent bike businesses in and
Car2Go: A New Way to Car Share
Car2Go is making an impact in Portland since launching in March 2012. The service sets itself apart by offering one-way rentals and allowing drivers to terminate their rental and leave the Smart Cars anywhere in central Portland.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Portland Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
Pedal or drive the Historic Coumbia River...
The Historic Columbia River Highway is a quick and easy escape from Portland, and it offers spectacular views all along its route. Whether by car, motorcycle or bicycle, this popular excursion offers unparalleled views of the Columbia River Gorge, as well as up close looks at stunning waterfalls and hikes galore -- from challenging to mellow. Page 2.
Public Gardens in Portland
Find out which gardens to visit in Portland, OR
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
La Sirenita's Cheap, No-Frills Mexican Food in...
La Sirenita's two locations serve up reasonable, plentiful and good Mexican food in the Alberta Arts District and Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood.
Portland Mexican Restaurants
Which Portland Mexican restaurants are worth trying?
Portland's Concerts in the Park: A Summer Free...
Portland Parks & Recreation opens up the city's parks on evenings throughout the summer to bring more than 50 free shows all over the city.
NW Portland Restaurants - Nob Hill Neighborhood
Where to get a casual bite around Northwest 21st and 23rd Avenues
iPhone Apps for Portlanders
Use your iPhone to navigate the city, get local weather and news, or find a happy hour in Portland.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
Experience incredible beauty of Portland's Classical Chinese Garden.
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
Portland Cocktail Bars
What's your favorite cocktail in the city? Here are some ideas for thirsty Portlanders.
Portland Neighborhood – North Mississippi...
See what's happening on one of North Portland's most hoppin' streets.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
Springtime Events in Portland
The annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is just one of the ways Oregonians usher in the springtime.
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
Portland Distillery Roundup Part I: Distillery...
Portland has become a haven for all things food and drink -- and that now extends to craft distilleries and their diverse offerings.
Shop the Neighborhoods
Find unique items at shopping events in Portland's neighborhoods.
Posted!
Photos of North Mississippi Avenue. Page 9.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.
2013 Portland World Naked Bike Ride in Photos
Close to 10,000 cyclists took to the streets for the annual Portland World Naked Bike Ride to advocate for cyclists' rights, speak out against reliance on oil and usher in the new Cyclepedia exhibit to the Portland Art Museum.
The Ins and Outs of Oregon Marijuana Law:...
Oregon voters passed a measure making recreational marijuana growth, possession and use legal. Here's a primer on marijuana in Oregon.
Pioneer Courthouse Square
Get the scoop on Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Where to Watch Fireworks in and Around Portland
Where will you be when the sky lights up with fireworks this July 4th?
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around Portland, Oregon
Portland Plastic Bag Ban
Portland's plastic bag ban has been in effect for one year, and recent legislation has just strengthened the ban. Find out why the ban was put into place and what the effects are.
Gourmet Shopping on Hawthorne
Browse cookbooks, gourmet kitchenware, and ingredients for a delicious feast.
Gorge Roubaix: Oregon's Spring Classic Bicycle...
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Nob Hill Portland - Neighborhood Profile
Historic homes, tree-lined streets, and plenty of upscale shopping and dining await in Nob Hill, a Portland neighborhood.
Sellwood-Moreland
Find out where to go and what to do in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood in Portland, OR.
Swift Watch: Thousands of Vaux's Swift Birds...
Tens of thousands of Vaux's Swifts descend into the Chapman Elementary School's chimney in Northwest Portland every evening in September. It's a very cool spectacle unique to Portland that's well worth checking out.

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