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Where to Shop in Portland, Oregon
Explore the best Portland shopping malls and shopping centers.
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.
Top Ten Portland Attractions
What you need to know about Portland's most popular gardens, museums, and other attractions.
9 Best Free Things to Do in Portland
Learn about places to visit without spending a cent in Portland.
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.
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.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Portland Weather
Get a sense of the weather in Portland, Oregon—including average temperatures and rainfall.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
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.
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.
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 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 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 Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
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.
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.
Outdoor Movies in Portland's Parks
Get the 2009 schedule for movies in Portland's neighborhood parks.
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
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.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around Portland, Oregon
Portland Parks Summer Concert Series
Summer 2011 concert schedule for Portland Parks in Portland, Oregon
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, 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.
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
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.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Portland Street Fairs
Find out about the neighborhood street fairs 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.
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates 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.
Portland Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
Oregon Humane Society
A description of the services provided by the Oregon Humane Society
Portland Music Festivals
An overview of annual music festivals in Portland, Oregon
Portland Oktoberfests
Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Portland, OR
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.
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.
U-Pick: Berry, Fruit and Veggie Picking in and...
U-Pick farms and farm stores abound in the Portland Metro area. We picked some favorites for a family-friendly, fruit-filled day.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
iPhone Apps for Portlanders
Use your iPhone to navigate the city, get local weather and news, or find a happy hour in Portland.
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.
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.
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
Portland Concerts at the Oregon Zoo
Get the 2011 schedule for summer concerts at the Oregon Zoo.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
An Evening at Zoolights
Experience one of Portland's favorite holiday traditions, Zoolights.
Portland Japanese Gardens
Explore one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
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.
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
NW Portland Restaurants - Nob Hill Neighborhood
Where to get a casual bite around Northwest 21st and 23rd Avenues
Where to Watch Fireworks in and Around Portland
Where will you be when the sky lights up with fireworks this July 4th?
Puckerfest: Portland's Festival of Sour and...
Puckerfest, held at Belmont Station in Portland, Oregon, celebrates sour and wild beers every July.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Top 5 Reasons to Shop at Powell’s Books
Learn why the locals love to shop at Powell's books.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
Peninsula Park Rose Garden a Hidden Portland Gem
Tucked away in a corner of Northeast Portland, at the intersection of Rosa Parks and NE Albina Street, sits
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help 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.
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.
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.
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
The Sixth Annual Zwickelmania: Find Out What's...
During Zwickelmania, over 100 breweries throughout Oregon -- and almost 40 in Portland -- host special events, tastings and opportunities to meet the brewers and look behind the scenes.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
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.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Portland Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
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 Rock Climbing Gyms
A run-down of the top Portland Rock Climbing Gyms.
Irvington/NE Broadway
Get to know this historic NE Portland neighborhood.
Multnomah County iTax FAQ
What you should know about the personal income tax.
BrewCycle's Pedal-Powered Portland Pub Tours
BrewCycle, Portland brew pubs, Portland beer, microbrewery, bicycle tour
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
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.
Outdoor Movie Night in Portland - Flicks on the...
Free movies in Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Portland's International Rose Test Garden Puts...
Washington Park Portland International Rose Test Garden is the oldest public test garden in the United States, and helps give Portland its title of City of Roses.
Early Season 2014 Bicycle Races in and around...
Bicycle racing in the Portland area kicks off with the Jack Frost Time Trial, ramps up with the Dirty Circles Road Races in March, and hits a peak with the big Gorge Roubaix road race weekend at the end of March.
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.
Portland's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
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.
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.
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.
Portland Holiday Activities
Looking for family-friendly holiday activities in Portland? Enjoy these events with your friends, family, and visitors. Portland is a great place to find holiday activities to celebrate with your family this year.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
Ice Cream Shop Review: Staccato Gelato
Staccato Gelato mixes a traditional-style gelato with locally-sourced ingredients to create fresh, exciting, delicious creations on this side of the Atlantic.
New Year's Eve 2013 Events: Ring in 2014!
There are a ton of options for celebrating the coming of 2014 on New Year's Eve, and here are our favorites.
Downtown Portland Restaurants
Which downtown Portland restaurants are worth visiting?
ClubSport
This isn't just a gym, it's a complete sports complex.
SE Portland Breakfast on Belmont
Get a delicious breakfast on SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Review: Ruby Jewel Ice Cream
Ruby Jewel uses gourmet, local ingredients to craft top-notch ice cream at affordable prices.
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.
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 Neighborhood – North Mississippi...
See what's happening on one of North Portland's most hoppin' streets.
Restoration Hardware
A photo of the distinctive lighting at Restoration Hardware. Page 3.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters: Portland's Iconic...
Stumptown Coffee Roasters, one of the oldest small-batch roasters in Portland, maintains its iconic status with its downtown location.
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.
Venice, the Golden Age of Art and Music, Hits...
Venice: the Golden Age of Art and Music comes to Portland from February 15th through May 11th, 2014, to celebrate the heyday of that storied city's creativity.
Gourmet Shopping on Hawthorne
Browse cookbooks, gourmet kitchenware, and ingredients for a delicious feast.
Portland Farmer's Market
A photo tour of the Portland Farmer's Market
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 Haunted Houses
Find out about the scariest haunted houses and other spooky attractions in Portland, OR.
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
Experience incredible beauty of Portland's Classical Chinese Garden.
Nob Hill Portland - Neighborhood Profile
Historic homes, tree-lined streets, and plenty of upscale shopping and dining await in Nob Hill, a Portland neighborhood.
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
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.
24-Hour Fitness
This gym is open at any time of day you like to workout.
Michele's Chocolate Truffles
Visit the chocolate factory and retail store in Clackamas or order Michele's confections online.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Shop the Neighborhoods
Find unique items at shopping events in Portland's neighborhoods.
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!
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
Barhopping Santas: SantaCon Celebrates...
Bring a little naughty along with the nice and join in on one of the SantaCon barhopping flash mobs that celebrate the holidays in their own style.
Twist
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
2013 Washington Park Summer Festival
The Washington Park Summer Festival offers 10 consecutive nights of terrific music. That's quite an impressive stretch of tunes, and it's all free! The Rose Garden Amphitheater provides the ideal venue and backdrop for a summer night spent listening to opera, grooving to jazz, funking to an Eastern-European-style cabaret, or dancing and bopping to Cuban traditional music.
Portland Halloween for Kids - Trick or Treating...
Where to Take the Kids to Celebrate Halloween - Portland
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.
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