Explore Portland (OR)

Articles Tagged ‘portland’

Holiday Cheer Infusion for the Whole Family

Holiday Cheer Infusion for the Whole Family December 10, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
Can you believe it’s December already? Christmas is coming, and there are many enjoyable holiday festivities that do not cause nerves to fray. This Saturday from 1:30-3:00pm check out Tuba Christmas in Pioneer Courthouse Square (or Pioneer Square, as we call it). Approximately 200 tubas will join...

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...

Where to go when you have to go in Portland

Where to go when you have to go in Portland November 10, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Every traveler knows it is difficult to properly enjoy wandering around town with a full bladder. If you get caught up sightseeing and need a bathroom don’t worry. You have options. Even though Portland doesn’t have many public bathrooms, there are a number of places where you can use the bathroom...

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...

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...

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....

Smooth Garage Sailing in Portland

Smooth Garage Sailing in Portland September 17, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
When I was three years old, my family and went yard sailing with Arthur, my Dad’s best friend. Arthur was an Anthropology professor and art collector. It was a beautiful sunny Saturday morning in San Francisco, and I had my eye on a sock monkey. It was a fine specimen – bright red mouth, large...

Guide to Portland Public Transportation

Guide to Portland Public Transportation September 3, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Three years ago my car stopped working. I donated it to the Humane Society and never looked back! Portland has an excellent public transportation system including buses, light-rail (MAX), commuter rail (WES), streetcars and an aerial tram. TriMet oversees these resources, and they have a helpful website....
x
Next Post:

Read More »