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Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Haunted Houses
Find out about the scariest haunted houses and other spooky attractions in Portland, OR.
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.
9 Best Free Things to Do in Portland
Learn about places to visit without spending a cent in Portland.
Portland Halloween for Kids - Trick or Treating...
Where to Take the Kids to Celebrate Halloween - Portland
Where to Shop in Portland, Oregon
Explore the best Portland shopping malls and shopping centers.
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.
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.
Portland Thanksgiving - Where to Eat
Make reservations for Thanksgiving dinner in Portland, whether you're hungry for a traditional turkey dinner or something out out of the ordinary.
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.
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.
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.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
Pumpkin Patches around Portland
Find out where to go around Portland to pick your own pumpkins, find your way through a corn maze, and hop on a hayride.
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.
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.
An Evening at Zoolights
Experience one of Portland's favorite holiday traditions, Zoolights.
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.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
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 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 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.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
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.
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
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.
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 Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
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.
Top 5 Reasons to Shop at Powell’s Books
Learn why the locals love to shop at Powell's books.
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, 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.
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.
SE Portland Restaurants
Mexican food, bursting with flavor. Page 4.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
Portland’s Downtown Artisanal Coffee...
Downtown Portland offers variety of independent coffee roasters, such as Barista Coffee, Case Study, Courier Coffee and Heart Roasters.
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
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
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.
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.
Northeast and Southeast Portland's Best...
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.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Oregon Humane Society
A description of the services provided by the Oregon Humane Society
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 International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
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 Volunteer Opportunities
Where to donate your time during the holiday season in Portland, Oregon.
Portland's Best Beer Festivals
Portland has beer festivals ranging from the biggies -- the 25-plus-year-old Oregon Brewers Fest and Holiday Ale Fest -- to the pinpoint specific -- such as Puckerfest, Rye Beer Festival and Fruit Beer Festival.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
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.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
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.
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.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
Pottery Barn
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Pottery Barn. Page 2.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
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.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
A Festival of Local Food, Drink, and Entertainm...
A Photo Tour of the Bite of Oregon
Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
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.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
Portland Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
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.
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, 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.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Portland's Top Thanksgiving Destinations and...
Portland's a great town year-round, and there are special events every Thanksgiving to make us extra thankful. Check out the best places to eat, shop, wine taste and get some exercise over the Thanksgiving weekend in Portland, Oregon.
Oregon Rum Runners: Local Micro-distilled Rum...
Oregon Rum Runners brings Polynesian fare at Hale Pele's tiki bar together with cocktails by Oregon's top rum distillers. It's a great lead-in to the 2014
TOAST 2014: Top Micro-Distillers Descend on PDX
TOAST returns for its fourth edition in 2014, bringing together the top micro-distilleries in Oregon -- and from throughout the world -- in downtown
NW Portland Restaurants - Nob Hill Neighborhood
Where to get a casual bite around Northwest 21st and 23rd Avenues
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Portland Holiday Activities: Theater!
Portland holiday theater: the top shows to see in Portland this holiday season
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.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
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.
Kennedy Cup Brings Top Northwest Soccer Talent...
The J.F. Kennedy Memorial Tournament pits the top amateur talent from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia against one another as they each attempt to bring home the prestigious Kennedy Cup. The event takes place at Portland's Buckman Field in conjunction with the Cascadia 7v7 Tournament on August 9th and 10th, 2014.
Twist
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
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
Portland Halloween
Your guide to Halloween costumes, events, and pumpkin patches.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
Portland Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
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.
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.
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.
Northwest and Southwest Portland's Best...
Portland abounds with excellent restaurants. Don't feel like cooking for yourself? Here are some of the best options in Northwest and Southwest Portland, Oregon.
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
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
Things to Do in Portland When it Rains
Ideas for rainy-day activities in Portland, Oregon
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
Concerts at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA
Find out who's coming to this beautiful venue in Washington State.
Multnomah County iTax FAQ
What you should know about the personal income tax.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Distillery Roundup Part II: Portland's...
Portland has become a haven for all things food and drink -- and that now extends to craft distilleries and their diverse offerings. We round up Distillery Row and six other of Portland's top distilleries.
Sellwood-Moreland
Find out where to go and what to do in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood in Portland, OR.
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.
Portland Oktoberfests
Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Portland, OR
Review: Case Study Coffee Gives Downtowners...
Portland is famous for its coffee roasters and coffee shops, but there's a relative dearth of greatness in the downtown area. Case Study Coffee is a notable exception.
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 12.
The Secret Society
Get a spot at one of Portland's most sought-after bars: The Secret Society.
March is Portland Dining Month!
Portland Dining Month moves from June to March for 2014, and over 100 restaurants will be offering a $29 fixed price menu all month long. Have a restaurant
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Portland Cocktail Bars
What's your favorite cocktail in the city? Here are some ideas for thirsty Portlanders.
Portland Beer Festivals
Get detaails about the top Portland Beer Festivals.
Curves for Women
See why this gym is so popular with women all over the country.
Portland Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids 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.
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
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.
Restaurant Review: Portland Penny Diner
The Paleys recently launched their third restaurant in Portland, and their focus is on having fun and presenting effective, American-influenced cuisine and cocktails.
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