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Portland, OR: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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.
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.
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.
An Evening at Zoolights
Experience one of Portland's favorite holiday traditions, Zoolights.
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 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving:...
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.
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.
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.
Your Best Guide to Oregon Radio Stations
Get a listing of the Portland area's radio stations and formats.
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.
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 Volunteer Opportunities
Where to donate your time during the holiday season in Portland, Oregon.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Portland Weather
Get a sense of the weather in Portland, Oregon—including average temperatures and rainfall.
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.
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.
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.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
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.
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.
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 Holiday Activities: Theater!
Portland holiday theater: the top shows to see in Portland this holiday season
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
Portland for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
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 Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
Oregon Humane Society
A description of the services provided by the Oregon Humane Society
Pioneer Courthouse Square
Get the scoop on Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown 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.
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 Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
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.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
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 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Vietnamese at its Best
An overview of Pho Van Restaurant in Portland, OR
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
LA Fitness
LA Fitness is giving 24-hour fitness a run for its money.
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 Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
Celebrate the Harvest and Thanksgiving with...
Willamette Valley's Wine Country Thanksgiving features tastings from more than 150 participating wineries and a great opportunity to celebrate the harvest in style.
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.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
Best Portland Vegetarian Restaurants
Where to go to get a great veggie meal in Portland.
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
This isn't just a gym, it's a complete sports complex.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Learn about Portland's science museum, OMSI.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
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.
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 shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
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.
Portland, OR. Page 11.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
A review of Saucebox restaurant and bar in downtown Portland, OR.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Portland Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
Alberta Arts District in Photos, Part 2: 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.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Blossoming Lotus: Raw, Vegan, and Amazing
Find out what makes Blossoming Lotus one of the most innovative restaurants in Portland, OR.
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.
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.
Holiday Ale Festival
Get the details about this year's Holiday Ale Festival.
Pix Patisserie
Chocolates and pastries made with French flair.
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
Portland Zip Codes
A listing of zip codes for neighborhoods in Portland, OR
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
Northeast Portland Coffee Shops Capture Unique...
While Portland’s Downtown has many independent coffee shops to draw both worker and tourist alike, some of “Stumptown’s” oldest shops sprouted on the other side of the river, in the neighborhoods of Northeast Portland. Here we survey the best of these Northeast shops.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
Portland Street Fairs
Find out about the neighborhood street fairs in Portland, Oregon.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around Portland, Oregon
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
Portland's WhiskeyTown USA Event, in Photos
WhiskeyTown USA returned to Northwest Portland's North Pearl neighborhood to create a whiskey festival, music festival, and slice of Americana that was greater than the sum of its parts.
Portland Bars with Outdoor Seating
When the weather is beautiful, find a seat outside at one of these Portland bars.
Best Pizza in Portland
Find out where to tet the best pizza in Portland
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.
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!
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.
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.
Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.
Portland Neighborhood – North Mississippi...
See what's happening on one of North Portland's most hoppin' streets.
Resources for Portland Business Owners and...
Get help starting or running a small business in Portland, Oregon.
Restaurant Review
A review of Laughing Planet, a restaurant in Portland, OR
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.
Curves for Women
See why this gym is so popular with women all over the country.
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.
Portland's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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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.
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 Portland Sign
A photo gallery of signs, statues and landmarks in Portland, OR. Page 3.
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
Shop the Neighborhoods
Find unique items at shopping events in Portland's neighborhoods.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
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.
Blitz Ladd Sports Pub
A profile of Blitz Ladd, a sports bar in Portland, OR
Portland New Year's Eve: Ring in 2013!
What to do in Portland, Oregon for New Year's Eve -- ring in 2013!
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
Portland Winter Activities
There's a chill in the air. Time to get outside and enjoy the Portland winter.
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
McMenamins Edgefield's 14th Annual Celebration...
Syrah and Rhone-style wines, and sumptuous feasts are the main attractions at McMenamins Edgefield's 14th Annual Celebration of Syrah.
Screen Door
A Review of Screen Door Restaurant in Portland, OR
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.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
Oregon Coast Photo Gallery
See the Oregon Coast through photographer Debbie Ferreira's eyes.

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