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May 2008 Blog Posts (8)

This Week in Portland, May 31 - June 7

This Week in Portland, May 31-June 7


Keep track of all of our current contests on our new Contests page. Come over and learn how you can win a Portland gift certificate. This week, our member Beca referred our 100th member, Josh. Beca scored a gift certificate from Portland's Pix Patisserie, and Josh will be eating his slice of Portland happiness at Hot Lips Pizza. Want to win? It's easy!…


Added by Lorri E. on May 31, 2008 at 10:43am — No Comments

Featured Portland Event- Benefit for Mercy Core - Peter Yarrow

I love our events calendar, because our own members get to add their own cool Portland events. Thanks to our member, Beth for adding this new event.


June 11, 2008 from 7pm to 10pm

at The Monkey & The Rat - fine & friendly objects from faraway places

Featuring a performance by PETER YARROW

(of… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on May 29, 2008 at 6:22am — No Comments

Healing Garden

This is something I wrote a couple of years ago (seems like another life though)

The rediscovery of gardening (in the middle of a city no less) was a great thing for my family and I

What you see here has since overtaken the rest of the space and

has drifted into what was once a front yard filled with grass

here's a list of what's coming to our table this… Continue

Added by John on May 26, 2008 at 11:09am — 3 Comments

This Week in Portland - May 24 to May 31

Our New Portland Weekend Guide is Published!

We are very pleased to announce that our first guidebook to Portland has just been published. PortlandNeighborhood's Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend breaks Portland down into several suggested weekend itineraries - whether you're a sports nut, a romantic, love to shop, or want to do Portland on a budget, and more--we've got a chapter just for you. With a focus on many locally-owned Portland businesses and restaurants,…


Added by Lorri E. on May 24, 2008 at 10:26am — No Comments

PortlandNeighborhood.com is pleased to announce the official release of...

PortlandNeighborhood.com Announces Its First Published Volume Entitled PortlandNeighborhood’s Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend.

(Portland, Oregon) – PortlandNeighborhood.com is pleased to announce the publication of its comprehensive guidebook to one of the most multifaceted and intriguing cities in the nation. Now available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble, PortlandNeighborhood’s Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend reveals… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on May 23, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Portland Audio Tours

Hey, Portlanders (or those just visiting ;-) Check out these cool Portland audio tours! I got an email this morning from Troy, who started this new website of Portland audio tours. This is a great idea--put the MP3 on your iPod, download and print the walking map, then head out and learn more about the city (or, give the audio tour to your visiting in-laws, hand 'em the map, and send them on their way).

Check it out at…


Added by Lorri E. on May 20, 2008 at 6:23am — 1 Comment

This Week in Portland - May 11-17, 2008

New Portland Events

There are lots of new events on the Portland events calendar this week. Here are just a few we'd like to highlight:

On Wednesday, check out "Cocktail Hour at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon" - a free event featuring a trio of singer/songwriters. Show starts at…


Added by Lorri E. on May 12, 2008 at 8:10am — No Comments

This Week in Portland

Welcome to Portland's new Social Network

Hello, Portland friends, and thanks for joining the new www.PortlandNeighborhood.net. The site is brand spankin' new, so it is great to see so many people have joined the network already. Woot! Let's get this site rockin' - don't forget to invite your friends (the more the merrier)!



Added by Lorri E. on May 3, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

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