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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.
9 Best Free Things to Do in Portland
Learn about places to visit without spending a cent in Portland.
An Evening at Zoolights
Experience one of Portland's favorite holiday traditions, Zoolights.
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'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.
Restoration Hardware
A photo of the distinctive lighting at Restoration Hardware. Page 3.
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.
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.
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 Ten Portland Attractions
What you need to know about Portland's most popular gardens, museums, and other attractions.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
Your Best Guide to Oregon Radio Stations
Get a listing of the Portland area's radio stations and formats.
Kitchen Kaboodle
Portland shopping tour - Kitchen Kaboodle. Page 4.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
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.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
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: Theater!
Portland holiday theater: the top shows to see in Portland this holiday season
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.
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.
Ether
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
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 Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
The Lumberyard Indoor Bike Park: A Family-Frien...
The Lumberyard Bike Park in Portland provides an indoor venue where cyclists of all ages can sharpen up their riding skills in a controlled environment.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
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.
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 New Year's Eve
Don't want to sit home on the last night of the year? You don't have to!
Holiday Ale Festival
Get the details about this year's Holiday Ale Festival.
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 Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.
Ipnosi
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables in Portland, Oregon
Oregon Humane Society
A description of the services provided by the Oregon Humane Society
Portland Volunteer Opportunities
Where to donate your time during the holiday season 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.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters 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.
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.
Portland for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Lush
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
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.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
Motorsports at the Historic Portland Internatio...
Portland International Raceway hosts more than 650 events per year, with motorsports at the heart of the calendar. Start off in go karts, then progress through the classes, or learn your skills from the pros. There's drag racing as well as motorcycle road racing and motocross as well -- or you can come out and watch all the action from the grandstands.
Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
Kiehl's
Portland, OR. Page 11.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
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 Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
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.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
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.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
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 Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Christmas Ships Sail in Portland throughout...
The annual Christmas Ships events illuminate the Willamette and Columbia Rivers with a parade of independently owned and operated, festively lighted vessels.
Pottery Barn
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Pottery Barn. Page 2.
The 4T Trail: Discover Portland by Trail, Tram,...
The 4T Trail offers a fun, active, inexpensive way to see Portland from the trail, above on the tram, on foot through the city's heart, and aboard trolleys and trains.
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.
Moonstruck Chocolate
This Portland-based company's chocolates are a favorite with the rich and famous.
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.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Irvington/NE Broadway
Get to know this historic NE Portland neighborhood.
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 International Film Festival
Get details on the Portland International Film Festival in Portland, OR.
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.
NW Portland Happy Hour - Pearl District
Get deals on eat and drinks in Portland's swanky Pearl District.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
Pioneer Courthouse Square
Get the scoop on Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon.
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.
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.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
Easter Events
Where to find the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts, and more.
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of 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.
Shop the Neighborhoods
Find unique items at shopping events in Portland's neighborhoods.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
Twist
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
Summer Concerts at McMenamins Edgefield
Find out who's playing at Edgefield this summer.
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.
Portland Hotels
Which downtown Portland hotels are worth staying in?
ClubSport
This isn't just a gym, it's a complete sports complex.
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.
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
Portland's Tool Lending Libraries
Save money, space and the environment by making use of your local Portland tool lending library. Find info about the libraries here.
Portland Haunted Houses
Find out about the scariest haunted houses and other spooky attractions 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.
Portland Winter Activities
There's a chill in the air. Time to get outside and enjoy the Portland winter.
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
Top 5 Articles About Gay-Friendly Portland
Coverage of the Rose City's growing reputation as a gay-friendly spot.
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.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Portland Events Calendar
Find out about Portland events this month.
Portland New Year's Eve: Ring in 2013!
What to do in Portland, Oregon for New Year's Eve -- ring in 2013!
Sellwood-Moreland
Find out where to go and what to do in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood in Portland, OR.
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.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
Portland Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
New Year's Eve 2013 Events: Ring in 2014!
There are a ton of options for celebrating the coming of 2014 on New Year's Eve, and here are our favorites.
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.
Top 6 Portland Happy Hours
A guide to some of Portland's best happy hours.
Riverplace Athletic Club
This downtown health club is one of Portland's premier places to get fit.
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.
Springtime Events in Portland
The annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is just one of the ways Oregonians usher in the springtime.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
Top 6 Portland Food & Drink Blogs
Love to read about food? Tap into the best food and drink blogs in Portland.
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 Cocktail Bars
What's your favorite cocktail in the city? Here are some ideas for thirsty Portlanders.
Public Gardens in Portland
Find out which gardens to visit in Portland, OR
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
Resources for Portland Business Owners and...
Get help starting or running a small business in Portland, Oregon.
The Best Portland Sandwiches
Where to get the best Portland sandwiches
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
Portland Day Spas
The Best Day Spas in Portland
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving 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.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
Barhopping Santas: SantaCon Celebrates...
Bring a little naughty along with the nice and join in on one of the SantaCon barhopping flash mobs that celebrate the holidays in their own style.
June 2013 Events
The Rose Festival and Pride Parade and Festival are perennial June highlights in Portland. Joining them this year are Pedalpalooza and Cyclepedia, and plenty of alcoholic opportunities, including Sake Fest, Cider Summit and Portland Beer Week -- with four different beer festivals all hitting town.
Portland Music Festivals
An overview of annual music festivals in Portland, Oregon
Portland Park - Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Check out this hidden gem of a park in SE 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.
Blitz Ladd Sports Pub
A profile of Blitz Ladd, a sports bar in Portland, OR
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