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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.
Restoration Hardware
A photo of the distinctive lighting at Restoration Hardware. Page 3.
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.
Where to Shop in Portland, Oregon
Explore the best Portland shopping malls and shopping centers.
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.
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.
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.
Northeast and Southeast Portland's Best...
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.
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.
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.
Top Ten Portland Attractions
What you need to know about Portland's most popular gardens, museums, and other attractions.
Portland Coupons and Discounts
Find out where to get discounts and coupons for Portland restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.
Discover Portland's Best Employment Agencies
Find Portland jobs through one of Portland top Employment agencies.
Portland Volunteer Opportunities
Where to donate your time during the holiday season in Portland, Oregon.
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.
Everything You Need to Know about Parking in...
Learn how to use public parking in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Shoes at Ether. Page 5.
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
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 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 for Lesbians
A go-to guide for lesbian life in Portland, Oregon, including bars, coffee shops, bookstores, and groups and organizations.
Movie Night at Pix Patisserie
Watch a flick and nibble on some delicious treats every week at Pix.
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.
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Ipnosi. Page 6.
Romantic Portland Bars
Get a drink in an intimate atmosphere at one of these romantic Portland bars.
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.
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 International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Formerly Amphitheater at Clark County
See what shows are playing at the Clark County Amphitheater this season.
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 Thrift Stores
A Portland Shopping Guide: Best Thrift Stores
Play Portland Table Tennis
Find a listing of bars with ping pong tables 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.
Portland's Historic Amusement Park
Go Roller Skating or ride the rides at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon
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.
Hawthorne District
See what makes the Hawthorne District one of Portland’s favorite neighborhoods, including how to get there, shopping, and best restaurants.
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.
Free Computer Classes at Portland Public...
Gain valuable computer skills at one of the libary's FREE classes.
Bar & Restaurant Review: Pope House Bourbon...
The Pope House Bourbon Lounge offers Portland's best whiskey drinking experience in a unique, welcoming Victorian house.
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.
Portland Shoe Stores
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.
Pottery Barn
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Pottery Barn. Page 2.
Discount Movie Tickets in Portland
Find out how to get discounted movie tickets and find listings for free movie events in Portland, OR.
Hello Portland
Portland Shopping Tour - Photo of Hello Portland. Page 7.
Top 4 Ideas for Buying Gifts Locally
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.
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.
Organic Produce Delivery
Get fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your house.
Romantic Portland Restaurants
Planning a special night out? Check out one of these ten romantic Portland restaurants. No special occasion needed!
Portland Voting FAQ
Frequently asked questions about voting in Portland, Oregon.
The Best Chocolate Shops in Portland
Where to find the best chocolates in Portland, OR
Oregon Humane Society
A description of the services provided by the Oregon Humane Society
Portland New Year's Eve
Don't want to sit home on the last night of the year? You don't have to!
Portland Ice Skating Rinks
Find out where the Portland ice skating rinks are.
BoltBus Service Connects Portland to Seattle...
BoltBus provides a low-stress and extremely affordable connection between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C.
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 Date Ideas
Get Portland date ideas here.
Portland Things to Do for Foodies
Find out how to explore the culinary side of Portland, Oregon
SE Portland Restaurants
A culinary walking tour of SE Division Street.
Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants
Eating out with the kids should be fun. Where are the best places to take the kids to eat?
Top 10 Places to Search for Portland Jobs
If you're looking for employment in Portland, start here.
Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.
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 Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.
Zelda's Shoe Bar
Portland shopping tour: photo of Zelda's Shoe Bar. Page 8.
Top 10 Rental Resources
Use these resources to find the apartment or house of your dreams.
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.
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.
Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.
Photo - Playful yet functional toasters discovered on a Portland shopping tour.
Oregon Food Products
Where to go for Oregon-based food products.
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 Breakfast
Ten breakfast spots in Portland, Oregon that are worth the wait, including Mother's Bistro, Zell's and the Tin Shed Garden Cafe.
Three More Monkeys
Portland Shopping Tour - Three More Monkeys. Page 9.
Holiday Ale Festival
Get the details about this year's Holiday Ale Festival.
Top 6 Portland Gyms
We'll help you decide which health club is best for you.
Portland shopping tour - Lush beauty products. Page 10.
Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Zipcar.
Outdoor Concert Venues in Portland
The best places to see outdoor shows in and around Portland, Oregon
Portland Public Transportation
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.
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.
Regal Cinemas Portland
Find the Regal Cinemas theaters in Portland, Oregon.
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.
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 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's Hippest Neighborhood: The Pearl...
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Lloyd Athletic Club
This neighborhood gym is a great place to get moving.
NE Portland Restaurants
With all the restaurants on Alberta, find out which ones are worth eating at.
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
The Pearl District
Discover the many reasons why locals and visitors alike flock to this hip hood.
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
Portland Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
Pioneer Courthouse Square
Get the scoop on Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Portland Coffee Houses
Coffee is everywhere in Portland. Learn about the best Portland cofeee spots to get buzzing.
Portland Oregon - Photos of Portland Icons
A photo gallery of signs, statues and landmarks in Portland, OR.
Healthy Portland Restaurants
When you don’t feel like cooking but you’re watching what you eat, Portland has some tasty options.
Top 5 Reasons to Shop at Powell’s Books
Learn why the locals love to shop at Powell's books.
International and Cultural Festivals in...
Celebrate cultures from around the world without leaving Portland.
Laurelhurst/28th + Burnside
A profile of one of the Portland's quickly flourishing eastside neighborhoods.
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'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.
Top 10 Portland Blogs
Check out some of the best weblogs written by Portlanders.
Public Colleges and Universities in Oregon
Get a list of Oregon's public colleges and universities.
Portland Farmer's Market
A photo tour of the Portland Farmer's Market
(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
Portland Breweries
Want to see where Portland beer is made? Get a list of the Portland breweries worth visiting.
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.
iPhone Apps for Portlanders
Use your iPhone to navigate the city, get local weather and news, or find a happy hour in Portland.
A review of Saucebox restaurant and bar in downtown Portland, OR.
Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine
A review of Hoda's Middle Eastern restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
Get Free Tax Help in Portland
Find resources for free tax help in Portland.
Portland Saturday Market
Portland Saturday Market is a weekly event that features crafts from local artisans, an international food court, and live entertainment.
Downtown Portland Hotels
Best places to stay overnight in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Portland Winter Activities
There's a chill in the air. Time to get outside and enjoy the Portland winter.
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.
24-Hour Fitness
This gym is open at any time of day you like to workout.
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 Rose Garden
What you should know before you go to Portland's most loved garden.
Best Indoor Things to Do with Kids in Portland
Where to take your kids in Portland, Oregon.
Best Portland Vegetarian Restaurants
Where to go to get a great veggie meal in Portland.
Irvington/NE Broadway
Get to know this historic NE Portland neighborhood.
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 Bicycling Clubs
Find a group of Portland biking enthusiasts and ride into the sunset.
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
Things to Do in Portland When it Rains
Ideas for rainy-day activities in Portland, Oregon
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.
Oregon Skiing and Snowboarding
Oregon's skiing is nationally renowned -- in large part due to the facts that there's skiing on Mount Hood all summer long, and that Mount Bachelor has grown into one of the biggest resorts in the nation. There's a whole lot to discover, including the country's biggest night skiing area, some smaller -- but still excellent -- resorts, and family friendly options for relatively cheap. Get the skinny about some of the top winter resorts -- and many of them are an easy roundtrip day trip from Portland.
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.
SE Portland Breakfast on Belmont
Get a delicious breakfast on SE Belmont Street in Portland, Oregon.
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.
Kennedy Cup Brings Top Northwest Soccer Talent...
The J.F. Kennedy Memorial Tournament pits the top amateur talent from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia against one another as they each attempt to bring home the prestigious Kennedy Cup. The event takes place at Portland's Buckman Field in conjunction with the Cascadia 7v7 Tournament on August 9th and 10th, 2014.
Summer Concerts at McMenamins Edgefield
Find out who's playing at Edgefield this summer.
A Weekend at Cannon Beach
Places to go and things to see in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Top 5 Film Festivals
Get your cinematic thrills at one of Portland's film festivals.
Restaurant Review: Sake Zilla
Sake Zilla features Portland's largest sake menu and an excellent array of super-fresh, delicious sushi.
Portland International Film Festival
Get details on the Portland International Film Festival in Portland, OR.
Easter Events
Where to find the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts, and more.
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.
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.
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.
Michele's Chocolate Truffles
Visit the chocolate factory and retail store in Clackamas or order Michele's confections online.
International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes in...
The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes has its world premier in Portland, Oregon, from October 10th, 2013, through January 5th, 2014.
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. Page 6.
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