The Pacific Northwest’s “little band that could” added yet another award to their shelf this week when the 2016 Global Music Award winners were announced and Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Risings band leader Kathy Boyd brought home a Silver Medal for Outstanding Achievement for her original song “Who Will Pray For Me” in the categories of song and lyrics/songwriter.
“The song “Who Will Pray for Me” was written during a time when my Mother passed away and then my brother died a…Continue
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Here is a compilation of some fun things to do in Portland this week!
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If you're traveling to Portland Oregon, either to visit or in preparation for moving there, you need to have a place to stay. Many people stay out at the Portland Airport, making a common mistake in thinking that it is "centrally located to everything."
No... not even close. It can easily take 45-60 minutes in normal traffic to drive the few miles from the airport to downtown. Longer if it is rush…Continue
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Want to try a new form of exercise that gets you in shape, is fun, and reduces stress?
Fitness boxing at Sweet Science Boxing in the North Portland neighborhood of Kenton is the greatest place for the best boxing workouts in PDX. We offer 18 classes per week, which include 12 adult and 2 teen boxing classes plus strength & stretch…Continue
Added by Laurie Gold on March 9, 2015 at 1:51pm — No Comments
Hey, Portlanders! Happy new year! It's 2015, and we're kicking off another great year with tons of ideas of fun things to do in Portland! I started the new year with a hike at Upper Macleay Park in Portland.
Here are some featured Portland events in January 2015. View the Portland…Continue
Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
A friend posted a link to this article, "12 Portland Hikes Worth Getting Out of Bed For" (Full article here: http://www.newscastic.com/news/12-portland-hiking-trails-worth-getting-out-of-bed-for-2472641/ )
At dawn, the view from the top of Council Crest makes the whole city look like a bed of sparkling jewels nestled in the most verdant valley of an enchanted…
Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
If you've been inspired by the movie Wild, and would like to enjoy some Mt Hood and Columbia Gorge hikes, check out Friends of the Columbia Gorge: http://www.gorgefriends.org/section.php?id=6…
Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
We just got through the holiday season, but we still have quite a few dark wet days ahead of us. It's always eating season in Portland, and great food and drink abounds. But I am always excited to hear of new restaurants, bars, and even new food carts. There are quite a few notable new places, as covered in this article from Willamette Week: Most Anticipated Portland Restaurant/Bar Openings Of 2015.…Continue
Added by Lorri E. on January 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
I thought I would report back on how business is going, and so far it is booming!
We have a team of 5 amazing, energetic, highly qualified, and enthusiastic nannies all ready to play and love on your little ones. I can't believe we have only been in business for two and a half weeks and we have already drudged up quite a bit of interest in our little business. I guess it really shows when you love kiddos.
We still have just a few spots open in our Holiday…Continue
Added by Nicolette Herberger on November 18, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments
Hi everyone, I am a recent transplant to Portland from Seattle. After graduating from the UW I moved here for graduate school, my fiance, and for the really incredible opportunity to open the second branch of an exceptional nanny subscription service called Spilt Milk Nannies.
Spilt Milk Nannies is a subscription service that recruits and maintains a community of babysitters so parents have free time when they need it. Modern family life is hectic. We get it. Balancing work,…Continue
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It's getting to be that time of year where the streets will soon be filled with Zombies, Monsters, Pirates, Princesses and all kinds of outrageous costumes. Halloween is our favorite time of year at Time Honored Designs! This year is extra special because we…Continue
Added by Naomi Smith on September 30, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments
Everybody loves a good story. Well, the stories don't come any better than those at the heart of Portland Story Theater. This September 13th -- in a very special event celebrating the 10th anniversary of Portland Story Theater -- the Urban Tellers Invitational features the founders of PST along with a few favorite storytellers in their new home, the Alberta Abbey. Drink in these energizing, real, true stories ... and nibble at the complimentary appetizers at the Alberta…Continue
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We are currently building a tiny house on a 20 foot trailer and are looking for a place to call home in Portland.
We are a couple in our late twenties (blackjack dealer/baker and a school teacher) with a friendly 34 pound dog. The house is an attempt to simplify our lives and will allow us to focus on important things besides our finances.
The house is 139.5 square feet and comes complete with a kitchen, living area, sleeping loft, 32 inch…
Added by Susan Danh on July 22, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
On June 30, Clip Radio held their first Just Jammin’ music event at the Alberta Rose Theatre. The show featured Jordan Harris, Elise LeBlanc, Sawtell and Balto who claimed the title of Clip Radio’s first Jam Master and walked away with $3,000.
The first-ever Just Jammin’ Jam Master was chosen by Portland music fans who voted through the Clip Radio app.…Continue
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When Portland Story Theater launches its 10 th Anniversary 2014/2015 Season this September, it will be in their new home, the Alberta Abbey. Built in 1924, this mixed-use building offers the growth opportunity that Portland Story Theater has been looking for over the last couple of years. It's a fantastic opportunity and bittersweet at the same time. Portland Story Theater's current home, the intimate black box space of Hipbone Studio, has been perfect in almost every way for the past…Continue
Added by Portland Story Theater on May 31, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments
Only two more shows at Hipbone Studio (1847 East Burnside) until we move over to the Alberta Abbey!
But if you love personal stories, don't miss this one! Six strong women tell their personal stories. Urban Tellers is a fast-paced event, passionate, poignant, so perfectly Portland. You'll hear stories from ordinary people who finally have a chance to be heard, telling their stories and sharing their personal narratives.
Featuring: Lena Moon, Cole Struhar,…Continue
Added by Portland Story Theater on May 31, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments