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Portland, OR: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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.
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.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Portland Weather
Get a sense of the weather in Portland, Oregon—including average temperatures and rainfall.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Portland for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
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 Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
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.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
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.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
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 Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
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.
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
BrewCycle's Pedal-Powered Portland Pub Tours
BrewCycle, Portland brew pubs, Portland beer, microbrewery, bicycle tour
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
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 Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
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
Oregon Humane Society
A description of the services provided by the Oregon Humane Society
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
Portland Oktoberfests
Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Portland, OR
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
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.
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
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 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 Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
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.
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.
Portland Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Outdoor Movies in Portland's Parks
Get the 2009 schedule for movies in Portland's neighborhood parks.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Portland Street Fairs
Find out about the neighborhood street fairs in Portland, Oregon.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
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.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around Portland, Oregon
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.
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
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.
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.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
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.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
Where to Watch Fireworks in and Around Portland
Where will you be when the sky lights up with fireworks this July 4th?
(Kentucky) Derby Days, Pope House Bourbon...
The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner, or May 3rd, 2014. The Pope House Bourbon Lounge brings out plenty of Kentucky's most famous spirit -- bourbon, of
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
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving 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.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
Sellwood-Moreland
Find out where to go and what to do in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood in Portland, OR.
Portland Wedding Venues
If you're planning your big day, start with this list of the top Portland wedding venues.
Portland Neighborhood – North Mississippi...
See what's happening on one of North Portland's most hoppin' streets.
An Evening at Zoolights
Experience one of Portland's favorite holiday traditions, Zoolights.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
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.
2014 Major League Soccer All-Star Game Comes to...
Portland, Oregon hosts the 2014 MLS All-Star Game, where Major League Soccer's brightest stars will face off against the 2013 FIFA Club World Champions, Bayern Munich
NW Portland Restaurants - Nob Hill Neighborhood
Where to get a casual bite around Northwest 21st and 23rd Avenues
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.
Outdoor Movie Night in Portland - Flicks on the...
Free movies in Pioneer Courthouse Square.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LA Fitness
LA Fitness is giving 24-hour fitness a run for its money.
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!
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
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.
Get Pumped: Ventura Park Offers Cyclists a Dirt...
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Irvington/NE Broadway
Get to know this historic NE Portland neighborhood.
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.
Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.
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.
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.
Michele's Chocolate Truffles
Visit the chocolate factory and retail store in Clackamas or order Michele's confections online.
Portland Parks Summer Concert Series
Summer 2011 concert schedule for Portland Parks in Portland, Oregon
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
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.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
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.
Blitz Ladd Sports Pub
A profile of Blitz Ladd, a sports bar in Portland, OR
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.
Portland's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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Portland Park - Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Check out this hidden gem of a park in SE Portland.
Top 5 Film Festivals
Get your cinematic thrills at one of Portland's film festivals.
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
iPhone Apps for Portlanders
Use your iPhone to navigate the city, get local weather and news, or find a happy hour in Portland.
Public Gardens in Portland
Find out which gardens to visit in Portland, OR
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
2013 Portland Pride Parade in Photos
Over 130 groups participated in the annual Portland Pride Parade, presented by the nonprofit Pride Northwest. The Parade kicked off in Old Town and meandered its way to the Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Page 6.
2013 Portland World Naked Bike Ride in Photos
Just the sheer numbers -- 10,000 naked riders -- meant that they owned the roads, for a while. Page 5.
Criterium Bicycle Races in and around Portland
Our round-up of the best criterium bicycle races in and around Portland, Oregon -- from the Volkswagen Stumptown Crit to the Franz Bakery Crit to the Cirque du Cycling on North Mississippi Street.
Shop the Neighborhoods
Find unique items at shopping events in Portland's neighborhoods.
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
24-Hour Fitness
This gym is open at any time of day you like to workout.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
West End's Heart Coffee Roasters
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
Portland Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.
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.
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help in Portland.
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.
Portland Halloween for Kids - Trick or Treating...
Where to Take the Kids to Celebrate Halloween - Portland
Pub Review: The Red Fox Bar
A barely marked bar called the Red Fox lurks in the bushes behind a produce market in North Portland. Once you discover it, you may find that the welcoming atmosphere and cheap and good food and drinks keep you coming back for more.
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.
Things to Do in Portland When it Rains
Ideas for rainy-day activities in Portland, Oregon
Where can I get online for free in the city of...
The city of Portland offers free wireless Internet in the city center. Get the details and get online.
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.
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