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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.
Memorial Day Weekend – Portland
What to do in Portland, Oregon over Memorial Day weekend.
Top Ten Portland Attractions
What you need to know about Portland's most popular gardens, museums, and other attractions.
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.
Where to Shop in Portland, Oregon
Explore the best Portland shopping malls and shopping centers.
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.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
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.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
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 Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
Portland for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
Portland Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
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.
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 Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes 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.
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
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.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
Where to Watch Fireworks in and Around Portland
Where will you be when the sky lights up with fireworks this July 4th?
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.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around 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.
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.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Portland Japanese Gardens
Explore one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside Japan.
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
Portland Music Festivals
An overview of annual music festivals in Portland, Oregon
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
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.
Ether
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
Portland Neighborhood – North Mississippi...
See what's happening on one of North Portland's most hoppin' streets.
Public Gardens in Portland
Find out which gardens to visit in Portland, OR
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
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 Hikes
Discover ten places for Portland hikes. Explore our beautiful city.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
I.W. Harper Bourbon Relaunches in the U.S., Via...
Diageo, the world's largest spirits company, recently hosted a relaunch event for I.W. Harper bourbon, which returns to the U.S. after a two-decade absence.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
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
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
National Websites for Finding Portland Jobs
Use these national sites to browse thousands of Portland job listings.
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.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
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.
Gorge Roubaix: Oregon's Spring Classic Bicycle...
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Portland Classical Chinese Garden
Experience incredible beauty of Portland's Classical Chinese Garden.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
Salt & Straw: Portland's Leading Ice Cream...
Salt & Straw's food-to-cone philosophy has created an ice cream explosion in Portland.
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 Bars with Outdoor Seating
When the weather is beautiful, find a seat outside at one of these Portland bars.
Portland's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
Big Whiskey, Craft Cocktails at Home in...
George Dickel whiskey teamed up with pre-eminent barbecue specialist Adam Perry Lang, author of Serious Barbecue and a regular guest on national television and radio programs. Lang took over the kitchen of Ox to create a seemingly endless feast.
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 Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
BrewCycle's Pedal-Powered Portland Pub Tours
BrewCycle, Portland brew pubs, Portland beer, microbrewery, bicycle tour
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 11.
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
An Evening at Zoolights
Experience one of Portland's favorite holiday traditions, Zoolights.
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
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.
2013 Portland World Naked Bike Ride in Photos
Pedicabs provided an interesting option for those who may like bikes and to be naked, but are less inclined to pedal. Page 9.
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
Outdoor Movies in Portland's Parks
Get the 2009 schedule for movies in Portland's neighborhood parks.
Restaurant Review: Breakside Brewery
The Breakside Brewery brewpub in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Northeast Portland, Oregon, offers phenomenal beer, a laid-back atmosphere, outdoor seating and great food.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
SE Portland Breakfast on Belmont
Get a delicious breakfast on SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon.
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Summer Concerts at McMenamins Edgefield
Find out who's playing at Edgefield this summer.
Twist
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
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.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
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 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.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Curves for Women
See why this gym is so popular with women all over the country.
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Learn about Portland's science museum, OMSI.
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.
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 2.
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.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Restoration Hardware
A photo of the distinctive lighting at Restoration Hardware. Page 3.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
Kiehl's
Portland, OR. Page 11.
Portland Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
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.
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.
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.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Get Pumped: Ventura Park Offers Cyclists a Dirt...
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Pioneer Courthouse Square
Get the scoop on Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
Portland Events
Find out about Portland events for the month of June
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.
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.
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.
Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Portland Cocktail Bars
What's your favorite cocktail in the city? Here are some ideas for thirsty Portlanders.
Pottery Barn
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Pottery Barn. Page 2.
Downtown Portland Restaurants
Which downtown Portland restaurants are worth visiting?
Portland Cracks Top Three in Healthiest Cities...
Thanks in large part to an abundance of urban parks, commuters walking, cycling or using public transportation, and a whole lot of farmers' markets, Portland slotted in as the third healthiest city according to the American Fitness Index.
Eastside Distillery Review
Eastside Distilling, a member of Distillery Row PDX, is among Portland's leaders in the city's micro-distillery movement. Increasingly more bars and restaurants are carrying local micro-distillery's offerings -- and based on the quality and prices, with good reason.
Nob Hill Portland - Neighborhood Profile
Historic homes, tree-lined streets, and plenty of upscale shopping and dining await in Nob Hill, a Portland neighborhood.
Portland Farmer's Market
A photo tour of the Portland Farmer's Market
Portland Oregon - Photos of Portland Icons
A photo gallery of signs, statues and landmarks in Portland, OR.

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