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Portland, OR: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.”
Easter Events
Where to find the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts, and more.
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.
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
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.
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 for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
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.
Hood River's Hard-Pressed Cider Fest
Take a one-hour trip east of Portland and enjoy Hood River in full bloom while sampling the best ciders, food, music, and arts & crafts in the region at the Hard-Pressed Cider Fest.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
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.
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.
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help in Portland.
Springtime Events in Portland
The annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is just one of the ways Oregonians usher in the springtime.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
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.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around 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.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
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.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
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.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
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 Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
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.
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.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around Portland, Oregon
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
BrewCycle's Pedal-Powered Portland Pub Tours
BrewCycle, Portland brew pubs, Portland beer, microbrewery, bicycle tour
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
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'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.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
Portland Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
Things to Do in Portland When it Rains
Ideas for rainy-day activities in 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.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Gorge Roubaix: Oregon's Spring Classic Bicycle...
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Events in Portland
What's happening in Portland this month
Ether
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Portland Neighborhood – North Mississippi...
See what's happening on one of North Portland's most hoppin' streets.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
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.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Learn about Portland's science museum, OMSI.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Irvington/NE Broadway
Get to know this historic NE Portland neighborhood.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
Portland Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
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 Tea Houses
The best places to drink tea in Portland, Oregon
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.
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 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.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
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.
Kiehl's
Portland, OR. Page 11.
24-Hour Fitness
This gym is open at any time of day you like to workout.
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.
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
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.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
Downtown Portland Restaurants
Which downtown Portland restaurants are worth visiting?
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
iPhone Apps for Portlanders
Use your iPhone to navigate the city, get local weather and news, or find a happy hour in Portland.
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.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Screen Door
A Review of Screen Door Restaurant in Portland, OR
Lompoc's Sidebar Early St. Patrick's Celebratio...
Start the St. Patrick's Day celebrations early at Lompoc Brewing's Sidebar. Dagda Pan Gaelic Red Ale, music and food specials will put you into the Irish mood on Friday, March 13th, 2015.
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 Music Festivals
An overview of annual music festivals in Portland, Oregon
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
A Festival of Local Food, Drink, and Entertainm...
A Photo Tour of the Bite of Oregon
National Websites for Finding Portland Jobs
Use these national sites to browse thousands of Portland job listings.
Summer Concerts at McMenamins Edgefield
Find out who's playing at Edgefield this summer.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Pioneer Courthouse Square
Get the scoop on Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon.
SE Portland Breakfast on Belmont
Get a delicious breakfast on SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
Memorial Day Weekend – Portland
What to do in Portland, Oregon over Memorial Day weekend.
Public Gardens in Portland
Find out which gardens to visit in Portland, OR
Multnomah County iTax FAQ
What you should know about the personal income tax.
Riverplace Athletic Club
This downtown health club is one of Portland's premier places to get fit.
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!
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.
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.
Thirst Fest Wine, Beer & Spirits Event...
Thirst Fest brings together top distillers, brewers and wine makers to support the LGBTQ community.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
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 7.
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.
Portlandia FAQ
Answers to frequently asked questions about Portlandia.
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
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.
Pix Patisserie
Chocolates and pastries made with French flair.
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
Portland Japanese Gardens
Explore one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan.
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
Woodlawn Neighborhood Photo Tour: Walking,...
The Woodlawn neighborhood, in Portland, Oregon's inner Northeast section, is an up and coming area that offers everything from great morning coffee and baked goods to excellent microbrew beers. This photo essay points out some of the highlights; come take a stroll for yourself to see what Portland has to offer when you get off the well-trodden paths. Page 4.
Portland Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.

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