Oregon

Tips and Articles in Oregon

As of July 1, it is now legal to carry up to an ounce of marijuana on flights from Portland International Airport to other destinations within Oregon. Officials confirm that the airport revised its policy as the statewide recreational marijuana la...
Portland is big on farm to table—but what if that distance between the farm and the table is only about 30 feet? That's the idea behind the growing popularity of the area’s farm dinners, where you eat at the location where the night's food was gro...
Sure, you could come to Portland and stay in a generic hotel tower downtown—or you could set up shop in a cool neighborhood, renting a unique space that lets you feel like you live here, often for less. Portland's AirBnB scene is especially vibran...
When most people think of quintessential American pizza cities, New York and Chicago jump out for their single-slice and deep-dish varietals. But in Portland, Oregon, the style of authentic, wood-fired, pizza native to Naples, Italy, rules, making...
Some of Portland, Oregon’s best shopping for vintage clothes, jewelry, and home goods is at the Portland Flea, held at the Union/Pine event space in the Southeast neighborhood on the third Sunday of the month. Mark your calendars now for June 21, ...
Robin Williams Memorial Costume Ride June 12, Irving Park, NE 7th Avenue and Fargo Street, leaves 7:30pm Celebrate the life and work of Robin Williams in a ride where costumes are strongly encouraged—picture a brigade of cycling Mrs. Doubtfire...
Check out the Goonies house. Cars aren’t allowed up the hill where Mikey's house sits, but you can park on the street (there's a sign that says Goonies visiting by foot are welcome) and walk the driveway to 324 38th Street—the gang’s informal head...
Portlanders are so wild about ice cream that even our vanilla isn't vanilla—it's single-origin Tahitian vanilla bean. Fun flavors in the city usually feature savory ingredients, and many scoop shops rotate seasonal specials or collaborate with che...
May is Oregon Wine Month, and Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest times of the year for throwing back pinots—both gris and noir—at wineries in Oregon’s famous Willamette Valley. Chapter 24 Vineyards, one of the scene’s latest newcomers, is ...
Well before the landscaping herd of goats protected by a llama and “Fish” the runway-clearing dog, the Portland International Airport had another star: the ironically fashionable carpet lining its hallowed terminals. The sad news: the airport h...
Travel Pulse reports that Portland International Airport is now using a herd of landscaping goats to remove (read: graze on) invasive plant life—blackberries, thistle, and Scotch broom—from the airport’s grounds. What’s more, to protect the goa...
Hotels love a good attention-grabbing amenity, especially one that involves health and wellness. We looked at some of the latest offerings to see which are worth your time. At many JW Marriott properties worldwide, turndown service includes a v...
“We have a circus and sideshow mentality to the way we do business,” says Brandon Hodge, owner of the retro-inspired Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, TX. “When customers walk in they can have a few minutes where time stands still.” The yellow and ...
Pursuing a life as close to nature as possible would have been madness to the seventeenth-century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who sensed “continual fear and danger” in such an existence. Hobbes felt certain it would be “poor, nasty, brutish...
Lay of the Land North Portland: This rapidly gentrifying arts district is dotted with galleries and shops. Northwest: Victorian town houses and boutiques line the streets of this leafy neighborhood. Old Town: Welcome to Chinatown, where street ...