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Look Like a Local in Portland, OR

Look Like a Local in Portland, OR October 23, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Portlanders like their fashion with a dash of comfort and a pinch of originality. Portland has a mild climate, a little on the damp side, with warm summers and cold winters. We are currently enjoying gorgeous crisp fall days with lots of sunshine and a chill in the air that encourages layering, sweaters,...

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...

Steamer Portland and Oregon Maritime Museum: $5

Steamer Portland and Oregon Maritime Museum: $5 October 8, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
How Cheap Is Cheap? Portland is not the most expensive city, but $5.00 doesn’t go as far as it used to. It will buy you some tasty fare at one of the city’s many food carts, a decaf soy mocha at Stumptown Coffee (including tip), a bean and cheese burrito at Laughing Planet or a day pass on the city’s...

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...

Helping Honey Bees in Portland

Helping Honey Bees in Portland September 27, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Did you know that honeybees are responsible for pollinating 40% of the food we eat? These amazing domesticated creatures do so much for us yet they are maligned, misunderstood and inadvertently starved by many methods of modern cultivation. Colony collapse disorder is rampant. The bees are disappearing....