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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.
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.
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.
Top Ten Portland Attractions
What you need to know about Portland's most popular gardens, museums, and other attractions.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
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.
Your Best Guide to Oregon Radio Stations
Get a listing of the Portland area's radio stations and formats.
Restoration Hardware
A photo of the distinctive lighting at Restoration Hardware. Page 3.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
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.
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.
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.
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 for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
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.
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.
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.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
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.”
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
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.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
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.
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.
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.
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
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 Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Portland Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
2013 Portland World Naked Bike Ride in Photos
Pedicabs provided an interesting option for those who may like bikes and to be naked, but are less inclined to pedal. Page 9.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
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.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Ether
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
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.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Things to Do in Portland When it Rains
Ideas for rainy-day activities in Portland, Oregon
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
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.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help in Portland.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
Winter and Summer Whale Watching Weeks in Oregon
Head to the Oregon coast during the spring or winter Whale Watching Weeks to witness the gray whale migration.
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.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
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.
Pottery Barn
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Pottery Barn. Page 2.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
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.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
Smash Putt, The "Mega Miniature Golf Apocalypse...
Smash Putt brings together miniature golf, robotic obstacles, an art installation, an irreverent, for-adults presentation and cocktails.
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.
Behind the Scenes at Trailhead Coffee Roasters...
Coffee shops, roasters and just caffeine options in general pervade in Portland. Trailhead is a cool small batch roaster that opens its doors to the public for tastings from Tuesday through Friday. Come check it out, sample some brews, and learn about the process along the way.
SE Portland Restaurants
Everything's homeade at this friendly neighborhood eatery. Page 6.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
Portland Tea Houses
The best places to drink tea in Portland, Oregon
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
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.
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
Portlandia FAQ
Answers to frequently asked questions about Portlandia.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
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!
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
Curves for Women
See why this gym is so popular with women all over the country.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Alberta Arts District in Photos, Part 1: Art,...
The Alberta Arts District, located in Portland's inner Northeast section, is one of the city's prime destinations. The neighborhood has a bit of grit and funk to go with its great galleries, restaurants and shops, and NE Alberta Street features about 25 blocks of great walking explorations and people watching.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
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.
Portland Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving:...
Northeast and Southeast Portland house some of the finest restaurants in the city -- and the country. Maybe you'd like to spend your time enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday and socializing with family and friends, rather than cooking and cleaning. Here are some of the best east-side options for holiday dining.
Pepper Box food cart brings amazing, inexpensiv...
Pepper Box brings a taste of New Mexico to Portland -- complete with fantastic red and green chile, and breakfast tacos that rival those served in their home state.
Portland Music Festivals
An overview of annual music festivals in Portland, Oregon
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.
Mayor Hales Launches Portland's Ugly Sweater...
Portland brings unique flavor to Pioneer Courthouse Square with live yarn bombings of a dozen statues and ugly sweater events.
Multnomah County iTax FAQ
What you should know about the personal income tax.
House Spirits Distillery Review
House Spirits Distillery has been at the forefront of Portland's craft distilling scene since 2005. With spirits ranging from gin to aquavit to whiskey to raki, visitors are sure to find something to please their palates.
24-Hour Fitness
This gym is open at any time of day you like to workout.
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.
Summer Concerts at McMenamins Edgefield
Find out who's playing at Edgefield this summer.
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
Downtown Portland Restaurants
Which downtown Portland restaurants are worth visiting?
Pizza! Get a Slice -- or 2 -- of Heaven
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.
Portland Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Portland Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.
Half-Price Theater Tickets
No tickets? You could go to the theater tonight for half the regular price.
Twist
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
SE Portland Breakfast on Belmont
Get a delicious breakfast on SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Volunteer Opportunities
Where to donate your time during the holiday season in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Park - Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Check out this hidden gem of a park in SE Portland.
Portland Winter Activities
There's a chill in the air. Time to get outside and enjoy the Portland winter.
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Learn about Portland's science museum, OMSI.
Mount Tabor Park
There are lots of reasons to visit this SE Portland park.
Top 5 Articles About Gay-Friendly Portland
Coverage of the Rose City's growing reputation as a gay-friendly spot.
Portland's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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Portland Bars with Pub Quizzes and Trivia Nights
Find out where to test your trivia skills every night of the year.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
Portland Scores Top-10s in Running, Triathlon
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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.
What are the best companies to work for in...
Find out which companies get the highest marks from employees.
National Websites for Finding Portland Jobs
Use these national sites to browse thousands of Portland job listings.
Sellwood-Moreland
Find out where to go and what to do in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood in Portland, OR.
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.
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
Performances at the Historic Old Church -...
The Historic Old Church hosts music ranging from Classical to folk, world music to rock, as well as plays and other events in Portland's West End neighborhood. Be sure to check out the free Sack Lunch shows.
Springtime Events in Portland
The annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is just one of the ways Oregonians usher in the springtime.
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.
Resources for Portland Business Owners and...
Get help starting or running a small business in Portland, Oregon.
Public Gardens in Portland
Find out which gardens to visit in Portland, OR
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.
Portland Art Museum Show: Venice, the Golden...
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' show, Venice: the Golden Age of Art and Music, is on tour and will be in residence at the Portland Art Museum from February
Things to Do in February
What's happening in Portland, Oregon during the month of February, 2009.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
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