Articles for What’s New

H&M Now Open in Portland

H&M Now Open in Portland December 3, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Swedish retailer H&M opened a store in Pioneer Place Mall downtown on Thursday, November 11. Hundreds of people camped outside the night before in eager anticipation of exciting wardrobe additions. The store gave gift certificates to the first 300 people that passed through the gleaming glass and...

Pumpkin Patch in Portland

Pumpkin Patch in Portland October 26, 2010 | Events, Food, free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island has fun, family friendly activities to celebrate harvest time and Halloween. Sauvie Island is technically part of Portland, and a short drive up highway 30 from downtown. The Pumpkin Patch has free hayrides, a barn full of animals to visit, a café that serves up delicious...

Vibrant West Coast Premiere of ‘Blush’ by Gallim Dance

Vibrant West Coast Premiere of ‘Blush’ by Gallim Dance October 14, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Exceptional dance performance transcends boundaries of viewed and viewer and involves the audience in a sensory exploration. I expect no less from Blush choreographed by Andrea Miller and set to an eclectic score from Radiohead to Chopin. According to White Bird Dance Blush, “is an evening length...

Rachel’s Featured Gems: Ace Hotel Portland Fundraiser for Bikes to Rwanda

Rachel’s Featured Gems: Ace Hotel Portland Fundraiser for Bikes to Rwanda September 30, 2010 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
“Rachel’s Featured Gems” is written by (you guessed it!) Rachel Greenberg, NileGuide’s Marketing Coordinator. Her opinions may be biased, but her taste is impeccable. Think of Portland. What comes to mind? After you disregard the “it’s rainy” bit, tons of...

Summer in Portland Voted #1 by Travel & Leisure Magazine!

Summer in Portland Voted #1 by Travel & Leisure Magazine! July 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Yes, it’s true, Portland was voted the #1 vacation spot by Travel and Leisure Magazine!  Travel and Leisure Magazine has been a reputable vacation resource for many years, but only recently have they begun polling favorite summer spots.  This year, Portland has won the Best Summer Vacation Spot...

A Night of Off-Beat Belly Dancing

A Night of Off-Beat Belly Dancing June 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Words fail to do justice to the Off-Beat Belly Dancing show at the Blue Monk.  Located in the heart of Southeast Portland, the Blue Monk is always a fantastic spot for happy hour drinks, deliciously fresh meals, and a hopping atmosphere.  But this is upstairs.  Downstairs, deep in the basement and...

A Day on the Shore

A Day on the Shore June 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
If you grew up the 90’s, you’re probably familiar with a little ol’ movie called The Goonies.  Made in 1985, the Goonies was about a group of teenage boys from Astoria, Oregon, who embark on an adventure to find the buried treasure of the pirate One-Eyed Willy.  A classic coming-of-age-story,...

The Naked Bike Ride: Dare to Bare in Portland!

The Naked Bike Ride: Dare to Bare in Portland! June 18, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Ever wanted to participate in the World-Wide Naked Bike Ride?  Well in Portland, you can!  Join us at 10:00pm tomorrow night in Southeast Portland.  Bring a bike, shed your clothes, don some fantastic knee socks, and bare all as you bike across Portland!  Don’t worry if you’re a little...

Portland Chow Under $5

Portland Chow Under $5 June 17, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Just because you’re expecting great food doesn’t mean you need to spend big bucks.  Regardless of what section of Portland you find yourself in, cheap Mexican food abounds.  If you’re new to the Portland chow, don’t miss El Grillo; with burritos starting at $4.25.  El Grillo...

Where to Watch World Cup Soccer in Portland

Where to Watch World Cup Soccer in Portland May 28, 2010 | What's New | Read More
*Attribution to BrandSouthAfrica For those unfamiliar with the world of competitive soccer (me until a few hours ago), the World Cup is currently set to be played in South Africa.  It is officially the first World Cup ever to be held in Africa.  There are 32 teams total competing for the title, and...