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Portland, OR: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
9 Best Free Things to Do in Portland
Learn about places to visit without spending a cent in Portland.
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.
Where to Shop in Portland, Oregon
Explore the best Portland shopping malls and shopping centers.
Top Ten Portland Attractions
What you need to know about Portland's most popular gardens, museums, and other attractions.
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.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Portland Weather
Get a sense of the weather in Portland, Oregon—including average temperatures and rainfall.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
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.
Portland for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Hawthorne District - Southeast Portland's Hotspot
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
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.
Best Independent Movie Theaters in Portland,...
While Regal Cinemas runs most of the first-run movie theaters in Portland, there are many wonderful independent movie theaters with great perks.
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help in Portland.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
Where to Find Portland's Best Live Music
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 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.
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.
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.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
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.”
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
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.
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Learn about Portland's science museum, OMSI.
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
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.
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Portland Wedding Venues
If you're planning your big day, start with this list of the top Portland wedding venues.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
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 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 Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.
LA Fitness
LA Fitness is giving 24-hour fitness a run for its money.
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.
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.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
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.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
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.
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
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SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
Downtown Portland Restaurants
Which downtown Portland restaurants are worth visiting?
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around Portland, Oregon
Curves for Women
See why this gym is so popular with women all over the country.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Multnomah County iTax FAQ
What you should know about the personal income tax.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
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!
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
Best Pizza in Portland
Find out where to tet the best pizza in Portland
Exquisite Montreal/Portland-Style Bagels in...
Portland's Spielman Coffee Roasters Cafe, Bagels and Bakeshop is quickly becoming a favorite for bagel-seekers in the city, and the style is a unique twist on a classic.
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.
Portland Japanese Gardens
Explore one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan.
BrewCycle's Pedal-Powered Portland Pub Tours
BrewCycle, Portland brew pubs, Portland beer, microbrewery, bicycle tour
Memorial Day Weekend – Portland
What to do in Portland, Oregon over Memorial Day weekend.
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
The Portland Red Bull Flugtag Takes Flight...
Forty teams will compete in quirky, human-powered flying contraptions in the 2015 Red Bull Flugtag on August 1st, 2015.
Free Movie Nights
Catch a free flick at one of these cool Portland movie nights.
February 2013 Events
February 2013 is packed with events in Portland. The Portland International Film Festival and Portland Jazz Festival bring amazing film and music to town; Zwickelmania gives beer aficionados a chance to tour and taste at many of Oregon's breweries; Valentines Day breeds romance, and Mardi Gras lets us all party down.
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.
Portland Farmer's Market
A photo tour of the Portland Farmer's Market
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.
Restaurant Review: Breakside Brewery
The Breakside Brewery brewpub in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Northeast Portland, Oregon, offers phenomenal beer, a laid-back atmosphere, outdoor seating and great food.
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's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
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.
The Secret Society
Get a spot at one of Portland's most sought-after bars: The Secret Society.
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.
Motorsports at the Historic Portland Internatio...
Portland International Raceway hosts more than 650 events per year, with motorsports at the heart of the calendar. Start off in go karts, then progress through the classes, or learn your skills from the pros. There's drag racing as well as motorcycle road racing and motocross as well -- or you can come out and watch all the action from the grandstands.
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.
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
Portland Hotels
Which downtown Portland hotels are worth staying in?
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
Events in Portland
What's happening in Portland this month
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.
Restoration Hardware
A photo of the distinctive lighting at Restoration Hardware. Page 3.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
Gorge Roubaix: Oregon's Spring Classic Bicycle...
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11th Annual Filmed by Bike Festival
Back for the 11th time, Portland's Filmed by Bike Festival assembles short films from around the world that celebrate the bicycle in all its forms and for many of its diverse uses.
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.
Oregon Humane Society
A description of the services provided by the Oregon Humane Society
Portland Burger Week: Prodigious Patties for...
Many of Portland, Oregon's top restaurants serve up gourmet burgers, for one week only, for just five dollars. Event runs August 10th through 16th, 2015.
Portland Events
Find out about Portland events for the month of June
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
Easter Events
Where to find the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts, and more.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
Portland Concerts at the Oregon Zoo
Get the 2011 schedule for summer concerts at the Oregon Zoo.
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
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.
Things to Do in Portland When it Rains
Ideas for rainy-day activities in Portland, Oregon
Coffee Shop Review: Heart Roasters in West End
Heart Roasters coffee, with locations in both the east and west side of Portland, brings a lighter touch to Portland's growing list of local, small batch coffee roasters. Founder Wille Yli-Luoma is perfecting the art of the light roast, offering a smooth, fruity take on the espresso shot.
Pix Patisserie
Chocolates and pastries made with French flair.
Sustainable, Delicious Beer: Portland's North...
The North American Organic Brewers Festival is a beer fest with a conscience, blending delicious beer with a sustainable ethic every June at North Portland's Overlook Park.
Summer Concerts at McMenamins Edgefield
Find out who's playing at Edgefield this summer.
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.
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.
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.
An Evening at Zoolights
Experience one of Portland's favorite holiday traditions, Zoolights.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
Pottery Barn
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Pottery Barn. Page 2.
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.
Gourmet Shopping on Hawthorne
Browse cookbooks, gourmet kitchenware, and ingredients for a delicious feast.
Kizuna: the Rebirth of Mashiko Ceramics...
The Kizuna: the Rebirth of Mashiko Ceramics exhibition comes to Portland's Japanese Garden from June 6th through July 5th, 2015
Riverplace Athletic Club
This downtown health club is one of Portland's premier places to get fit.
This isn't just a gym, it's a complete sports complex.

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