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February 2009 Blog Posts (11)

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland February 28 - March 7

Dearest Portland,



If you're reading this, you somehow survived Mardis Gras! Fat Tuesday, for me, went largely unnoticed (ok, completely unnoticed) as I was in bed at 9pm, long before many of you donned your beads and crowns... I've been battling the Portland Plague which has done nothing but zapped my energy and turned me into a total zombie. At least I don't have the nagging-deep-lung-cough or the nose-faucet which is, in a word, awesome. I thank L-Lysine and and lots of hand… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on February 28, 2009 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Good Neighborhood

Hello! My name is Meredith. My boyfriend and I are looking to relocate to Portland in about a year. We're both in our late 20's; artistic type people. Currently we live in Minneapolis. I wanted to do some research of the area now. I like being prepared... :)
What are some good areas to live in? aka- reasonable and nice. When the time comes to move- I want to be able to have a decent grasp of the area. Thanks for your time and input!

cheers,

m

Added by Meredith on February 23, 2009 at 4:49pm — 3 Comments

Can anyone help us find Tony?

We've been looking so hard for so long, that I'm getting desprate now! My brother is still missing and I need to give him the news that my father passed. My wife posted a story on Katu.com's you news, and this is our story:

I met my husband 4 years ago and have since named a son after his brother. My husband lost contact with his little brother 5 years ago and desprately wants to find him. This past September 11, they lost my husband's father to heart disease. We have not been able to… Continue

Added by Frank on February 22, 2009 at 10:57am — 7 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland February 21 - 28

Dearest Portland,



Spring Saturday morning ritual: wake up, feed dogs (if that could be done in reverse order, say, feed dogs then wake up, my dogs would be happier and less annoying!), make coffee, write the Saturday morning Portland blog and take a long awesome bike ride. It is officially spring in about a month-- but I feel like ordaining it so this morning! This has been a strange, beautiful winter in Portland. We've had more sunny days than I can wrap my mind… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on February 21, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland February 14 - 21

Dearest Portland,



Happy Valentines Day! Love it or hate it- celebrate it! If you have somehow missed our comprehensive blog of Portland Valentines Day Events, here it is once more! We hope you have an awesome V-Day no matter what you do or who you're with. Remember, even for you total procrastinators, its never too late to… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on February 14, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

Coraline Review and Behind the Scenes Video Clips

I went and saw the film Coraline yesterday, and wanted to share my Coraline review with other Portlanders. Coraline is a stop-motion animation film made in 3D, produced by Portland's Laika animation house. It opened the Portland International Film Festival this week. If you want a one-sentence description of the film, I would sum this movie up as: "imaginative, surreal, magical, eerie, spooky, fantastical, funny, and delightful." It was one of those rare… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on February 8, 2009 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Clinton Neighborhood Walk







Clinton is not a "neighborhood" in and of itself as it officially belongs to…

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Added by Angela Higgins on February 7, 2009 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

This Week in Portland, Feb 7-14, 2009

The winner of our January Portland Photo contest was Paula, for her "Zoo Duck" entry. Paula has selected the theme for the February Portland Photo contest: Portland Parks. Read about the contest, here. Come upload your favorite Portland… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on February 7, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

HGTV is coming to Portland!

BUYING YOUR FIRST PLACE?

Then HGTV is looking for you!



MY FIRST PLACE, HGTV’s hit series, is coming back for a Seventh season and we’re looking for first-time homebuyers in the Greater Portland area RIGHT NOW!



We are looking for fun, high-energy people who are just starting the home-buying process for their first place! Our goal is to capture all the… Continue

Added by MyFirstPlace on February 5, 2009 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Know anyone with a little "silly" in their step?

The Rose Festival is now recruiting for its second class of Character Clowns, and you might be a perfect candidate for this zany assignment!



Have you ever dreamed of escaping the predictability of the 'real world' to become a live-in-the-moment performer in order to express your creative side? Do you enjoy making people laugh? Then apply and audition for the 2009 Character Clown Corps, a chance for 'everyday citizens' to learn how to be professional entertainers and to participate in… Continue

Added by that girl, Laura on February 5, 2009 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Technology Emergencies

We posted this here because it's gooe information for everyone from individuals to small businesses! Have fun reading!



We all go into the office, and turn our computers on in the morning. Everything works. But what if one day you went in, and everything didn't work? Or maybe there's been a deletion of files?



Whatever it is, this is an emergency and you don't know what to do. There are many great consulting firms out there to choose from. If this situation arises look for… Continue

Added by All The Time Computer Services on February 3, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments

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The Wind & The Wild | BodyVox & Imani Winds | April 24-25, 2018 at Revolution Hall

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CONTACT Dance Film Festival III | BodyVox & NW Film Center | April 12-14, 2018 at BodyVox

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Gathering of the Guilds at Oregon Convention Center

April 27, 2018 from 10am to 7pm
More than 350 Northwest artists will be showcasing their work in beads, ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood at the 2018 Gathering of the Guilds featuring the Oregon Potters Association's Ceramic Showcase.Features: daily art demonstrations, live music, hourly door prizes, family-friendly crafts & education.Event runs from Friday, April 27 to Sunday April 29.  Event times vary per day.See More
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May Primary: Your Vote is Your Voice - Use It! at Celebrate Conference Center

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   W2D is pleased to welcome the candidates in the upcoming May primary for Clackamas and Washington County Commission and Metro. They are Joe Buck for Metro, Sonya Fischer for Clackamas County Commission and Kathryn Harrington, Greg Malinowski, and Kimberly Culbertson for Washington County Commission.   County Commissioners and Metro officials have a significant impact on our daily lives, however, if there is low voter turnout, a commissioner or Metro candidate, can be elected by receiving…See More
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2018 Wizard World Comic Con Portland at Oregon Convention Center

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Sophisticated Beads Spring Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

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Refreshments, prizes and more. Find the perfect gift for that special person for Mother’s Day or unique treasures for yourself!The Sophisticated Beads collection is handcrafted with semi-precious stones accented with a vibrant assortment of gems and sterling silver. Beads On a Mission - One of our specialty jewelry lines include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds goes to five cancer foundations.We also support Nairobi tribal women in Kenya by purchasing their beads. Stop by and see our…See More
Feb 12
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Clean Energy Jobs Bill: Curbing Pollution Creates Clean Energy Solutions at Celebrate Conference Center

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Tera Hurst of Renew Oregon and Nancy J. Hamilton of the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate will discuss Oregon’s Clean Energy Jobs bill with Lisa Adatto, Board Member of Climate Solutions.   The Clean Energy Jobs Bill is one of the most important bills in this year’s short legislative session. It puts in place a cap and trade program for carbon emissions, and charges companies that exceed their allowance. These funds pay for the expansion of wind and solar power, public transit and for other…See More
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