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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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Rogue Pack Yoputh Theatre Open House at Sellwood Playhouse

December 1, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
Rogue Pack storytelling theatre for youth at the Sellwood Playhouse will be having an Open House to introduce our lineup of spring classes, play games, and eat some food! We will be telling our stories through writing, drawing and collage. Drop in; write your six-word memoir, a tweet story. Act out your story by playing some improvisational theatre games; or draw and collage your story. There is no one way to tell your story, so you get to choose.See More
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Winter Break Camp at Portland Audubon at Audubon Society of Portland

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Oregon Sinfonietta Performs Mahler Symphony No. 4 in Free Concert at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church

November 4, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm
The award-winning Oregon Sinfonietta, now in its 46th season and conducted by Dr. Donald L. Appert, is a full symphony orchestra of 75+ members that draws together community musicians from the greater Portland metro area. The Sinfonietta performs four free concerts per season. On Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm, the orchestra presents Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No 4. in G Major. Joining the orchestra for this…See More
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Holiday Wine Sale: 12 for $12 at Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar

September 28, 2018 at 12pm to September 30, 2018 at 6pm
Come stock up on delicious wine for the holidays! Here's how it works:• 12 handpicked wines all selling for $12 a bottle• $12 to taste all 12 wines• 12% off EVERY BOTTLE on our shelves• BONUS GIFT: Two tickets to a Food & Wine Pairing Class when you buy 12+ bottlesJoin us:Friday Sept 28--12 to 10 pmSaturday Sept 29--12 to 10 pmSunday Sept 30--12-6 pmSee More
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Artistic Portland introduces “Art After Dark” at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk in October 2018 at Artistic Portland

October 4, 2018 from 2pm to 9pm
Artistic Portland, a downtown co-operative gallery of 40 local artists, will open its doors for “Art After Dark,” from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, on October 4, 2018.  The evening of music, wine, food and art will give the public a chance to meet many of the artists behind the creative work at the gallery. Husband and wife duo The Sweet Peas will play from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, and everyone is welcome to the free event. This summer Artistic Portland celebrated its five-year anniversary at 318 SW Taylor Street,…See More
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Sophisticated Beads Holiday Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

November 17, 2018 from 10am to 5pm
Homemade refreshments, holiday beverages, prizes and stress free shopping all in one location!Our designs are handcrafted with a vibrant assortment of semi-precious stones accented with Austrian Swarovski crystals, pearls and sterling silver. We design with unique gemstones to create wonderful women’s jewelry that can be worn for a special occasion or every day.Beads On a Mission are two of our jewelry lines that include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds go to five cancer foundations and…See More
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Artistic Portland Celebrates the Gorgeous Gorge at First Thursday Art Walk on September 6, 2018 at Artistic Portland

September 6, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm
The Art Co-operative will honor the gorgeous Columbia Gorge at the First Thursday Art Walk between 4-6 p.m. on September 6, 2018.  The 50-foot frontage windows will artfully play on the mighty Columbia River that helped formed the region.  Many of the 40 member artists will be present to talk about their latest works and will again encourage visitors to express their own creativity for free by painting a ceramic bisque-fired bowl.  The very popular Community Bowl Project is sponsored by…See More
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