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Everybody has those iconic vacation photos posing by major attractions the world over—jumping in front of a famous sky-high landmark, balancing in tree... Read More

Airplane aficionados, take note: a man named Bruce Campbell from Oregon turned an out-of-service Boeing 727 into his actual home. Take about extending... Read More

What's not fun: Waiting in line for an hour (probably in the rain, because it rains a lot in Portland) to get a stale donut with a sexually suggestive... Read More

Considering it snows about once a year in Portland, chances are you won't be waking up to a white Christmas. But that also means it's easy to get to fun... Read More

While fighting other shoppers over half-priced socks at Fred Meyer is a time-honored Portland Black Friday tradition, there's more to the day after... Read More

Wanting to travel is never the problem; finding the time and the money often can be, though. But in these days of flash sales and incentives,... Read More

In a city that caters to artists, students, and a steady supply of visitors, there’s plenty to do in Portland on a budget-year-round (though there’s... Read More

After a visit to Portland, you’ll hopefully head home with a few things: a belly full of Voodoo Donuts and Hopworks beers; memories of fun times... Read More

New York, Boston, and Philadelphia all had their fair share of distilleries as far back as the Colonial era. The rise of prohibition, however, meant the... Read More

Most celebrities live in L.A. or Manhattan. Not Carrie Brownstein. She’s big enough to be throwing out the first pitch at a Mariners game, but in case... Read More

Everyone knows Portland is a great coffee town—and what goes better with a morning cup, or a 4 p.m. one, than a little something sweet from one of the... Read More

Portlanders like to walk—whether it's on city streets or in the woods of Forest Park, whether it's sunny and 75 degrees, or gray and drizzly.... Read More

The least surprising part of Portland’s upcoming Vegan Beer and Food Festival is that they will be giving out free kombucha to festivalgoers.The most... Read More

As the executive chef and co-owner of two lauded Portland restaurants, Lincoln and Sunshine Tavern, Jenn Louis makes sure to get into her kitchen every... Read More

Portland's beauty reputation is a tad crunchy: no makeup, a ponytail, and toenails wrecked from hiking boots. But it's also not accurate—the city is... Read More

It’s said that Portland, Oregon, has something for everyone, whether you’re a craft beer aficionado, live music junkie, arts supporter, or outdoor... Read More

Weatherly Creamery BuildingNoteworthy newcomers to this 1921 structure include Ancient Heritage Dairy, where 11 different styles of sheep-milk cheese... Read More

Fans of the ’80s film The Goonies may no longer make the pilgrimage to see the home featured in the film.The house, which is located in Astoria, Ore.,... Read More

Portland has warm, dry summers and soggy, gray winters, meaning depending on the season, you'll want to change your activities to have the ideal weekend... Read More

The Portland Farmers Market on the grassy campus of Portland State University is one of the largest and best greenmarkets in the country, running every... Read More

In the decade since Sarah Hart opened Alma Chocolates, a visit to taste her beguiling treats—bittersweet chocolate–dunked pistachio brittle, gold-leafed... Read More

MUSIC: Revolution HallThis 840-seat music spot in the rehabbed Washington High School on the Central Eastside was an instant hit when Neko Case... Read More

When I lived in Portland briefly in the late 1990s, East Coast friends kept calling to ask me how life was in Seattle. Fast-forward 20 years, and... Read More

For all its residents requesting gluten-free buns and veggie patties, Portland has a vibrant burger scene, from classic smashburgers to ones piled with... Read More

Portland is generally temperate and comfortable in the summer, except for a few days here and there; on average, only half the days in June, July, or... Read More

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