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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.
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.
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.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
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.
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.
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Portland for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
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.
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
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.
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.”
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help in Portland.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
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.
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.
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.
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.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
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.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
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.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
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.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
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 Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
Ether
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
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.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
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.
Gorge Roubaix: Oregon's Spring Classic Bicycle...
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Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
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.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
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.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around 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.
Portland Tea Houses
The best places to drink tea in Portland, Oregon
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
Events in Portland
What's happening in Portland this month
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Portland Wedding Venues
If you're planning your big day, start with this list of the top Portland wedding venues.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
Easter Events
Where to find the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts, and more.
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 Neighborhood – North Mississippi...
See what's happening on one of North Portland's most hoppin' streets.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Learn about Portland's science museum, OMSI.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
Portland Music Festivals
An overview of annual music festivals in Portland, Oregon
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Springtime Events in Portland
The annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is just one of the ways Oregonians usher in the springtime.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
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.
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.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
24-Hour Fitness
This gym is open at any time of day you like to workout.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
Restoration Hardware
A photo of the distinctive lighting at Restoration Hardware. Page 3.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
Kiehl's
Portland, OR. Page 11.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
Portland Oregon - Photos of Portland Icons
A photo gallery of signs, statues and landmarks in Portland, OR.
Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.
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.
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.
The 4T Trail: Discover Portland by Trail, Tram,...
The 4T Trail offers a fun, active, inexpensive way to see Portland from the trail, above on the tram, on foot through the city's heart, and aboard trolleys and trains.
Portland Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
Pottery Barn
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Pottery Barn. Page 2.
Portlandia FAQ
Answers to frequently asked questions about Portlandia.
Multnomah County iTax FAQ
What you should know about the personal income tax.
iPhone Apps for Portlanders
Use your iPhone to navigate the city, get local weather and news, or find a happy hour in Portland.
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Bars with Pub Quizzes and Trivia Nights
Find out where to test your trivia skills every night of the year.
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!
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters 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.
St Patrick's Day 2014 in Portland
Portland celebrates St Patrick's Day with everything from free concerts to four-day festivals. Some events are family friendly, while others are more adult-themed.
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.
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.
Public Gardens in Portland
Find out which gardens to visit in Portland, OR
ClubSport
This isn't just a gym, it's a complete sports complex.
Portland's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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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.
Twist
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
Portland Japanese Gardens
Explore one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan.
Oregon Skiing and Snowboarding
Oregon's skiing is nationally renowned -- in large part due to the facts that there's skiing on Mount Hood all summer long, and that Mount Bachelor has grown into one of the biggest resorts in the nation. There's a whole lot to discover, including the country's biggest night skiing area, some smaller -- but still excellent -- resorts, and family friendly options for relatively cheap. Get the skinny about some of the top winter resorts -- and many of them are an easy roundtrip day trip from Portland.
Top 5 Articles About Gay-Friendly Portland
Coverage of the Rose City's growing reputation as a gay-friendly spot.
Portland Off-Leash Dog Parks
Where to take your dog for off-leash adventures in Portland, Oregon
The Kells Brew Pub: Portland's New Microbrew...
The Kells Brew Pub adds a microbrewery to the Northwest's top Irish pubs. The new location in Northwest Portland offers great beer made on premise as well as both traditional and more adventurous fare.
The Secret Society
Get a spot at one of Portland's most sought-after bars: The Secret Society.
Top 5 Reasons to Shop at Powell’s Books
Learn why the locals love to shop at Powell's books.
Irvington/NE Broadway
Get to know this historic NE Portland neighborhood.
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.
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.
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
Experience incredible beauty of Portland's Classical Chinese Garden.
Downtown Portland Restaurants
Which downtown Portland restaurants are worth visiting?
Passover 2013 in Portland
Passover, the Jewish festival commemorating Exodus when the Jews were freed from Egyptian slavery, falls from March 26th to April 2nd this year. There are several events throughout Portland this Passover, and we feature some of the best.
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.
Portland Dining Month Makes the City's Top...
For the entire month of March, top restaurants throughout Portland offer a fixed price menu of just $29 for three courses.
Portland Park - Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Check out this hidden gem of a park in SE Portland.
Portland Restaurant Review - Authentica
A profile of Authentica, a Mexican restaurant in Portland, OR
Artisanal Coffee in Downtown Portland
Downtown Portland offers variety of independent coffee roasters, such as Barista Coffee, Case Study, Courier Coffee and Heart Roasters. Check out roundup of
SE Portland Breakfast on Belmont
Get a delicious breakfast on SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Restaurant Review: Oregon Public House Pours...
The Oregon Public House in Northeast Portland's Woodlawn neighborhood pours pints -- and serves food -- for charity. Net proceeds go to one of 8 to 10 rotating charities the pub is working with at any time, and customers get to pick which one to support with each purchase. It's a cool new model, and the quality beer, great vibe and pub grub doesn't hurt the initiative, either.

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