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September 2010 Blog Posts (13)

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland September 25 - October 2

Hey sunny Portland! Welcome to the latest edition of our weekly Portland blog covering:


  • Vaux's Swifts at Chapman school
  • Beaumont-Wilshire neighborhood report
  • The Portland Photo of the Week
  • Chits and Chats
  • The Polish Festival
  • Dogtoberfest
  • Other cool Portland events
  • A glimpse into Nob Hill
  • and…
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Added by Angela Higgins on September 25, 2010 at 9:57am — No Comments

Last Chance to See Migrating Vaux's Swifts this Year!

Ok, I am kind of bummed it is already fall, but fall brings some wonderful things: like the migrating Vaux's swifts birds to the Chapman School chimney, and a handful of other locations in Portland (maybe even your own chimney!). I saw them last night and they were amazing. They are probably only here a few more nights, so get over there at dusk to see this amazing site! …



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Added by Lorri E. on September 24, 2010 at 7:20am — No Comments

Running To Catch Up

It's approaching a month since we've returned home, and being “idle” (are people who are searching for work “idle”? I think NOT) has started to gently nibble at my joie de vivre.



I just a couple of days ago received a form letter via email from a prospective employer thanking me for interviewing but informing me that the position has been filled. Most other applications I've made have been via website and email, a process I find much more stressful than face-to-face interviews (for… Continue

Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on September 19, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland September 18 - September 25

Welcome to the latest edition of our weekly Portland blog covering:


  • The Portland Photo of the Week (who was selected this week? What local PDX business will you get treated to?)
  • Mt Angel Oktoberfest
  • PICA
  • Pirate Festival!
  • Forest Park
  • Portland 2010 Real Estate Report
  • Insiders View to Portland
  • Pear Loop in Hood…
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Added by Angela Higgins on September 18, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Portland Eats Out

I came across this website and it seems like a cool idea, plus benefits the Oregon Food Bank so I wanted to pass it along. All content below from Portlandeatsout.com







Portland Eats Out (PEO) is a community of like-minded eaters, coming together as members of a discount dining club to support the… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on September 18, 2010 at 6:52am — No Comments

Smashing Pumpkins

Wow! Five days in a row at MusicFest NW and we couldn't have had more fun. We saw/heard some amazing bands and had a great time. My favorite concert was Smashing Pumpkins who played at the intimate Wonder Ballroom (pretty much walking distance from my house, something I never imagined). If you missed MusicFestNW you can catch it again next year, it seems to get bigger and better each…

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Added by Lorri E. on September 14, 2010 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland September 11 - 18

Here is the latest edition of the weekly Portland blog covering:


  • Portland events with a focus on FREE PDX events
  • Rose City Park neighborhood report
  • Portland photo of the Week (someone gets a $20 giftcert to local darling, Screen Door. Is it you?)
  • Coldest summer in 17 years
  • Portland Pirates Festival
  • Best deals in PDX this week
  • Chits…
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Added by Angela Higgins on September 10, 2010 at 7:48pm — No Comments

ZoneTV

We are in pre-production on several series and inviting local PDX peeps to get involved. Community TV with a twist!

If you want to learn about digital media, are interested in auditioning as a host, hosting your own series, or just hanging out with the tech staff on a shoot, then come join us as we set out to show off the very best of the Columbia Zone area!

Added by William Johnson on September 10, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Looking for Contacts

Hello everyone,



My wife and I are planning to move to the Portland area next spring. We've begun some of the preparations but there's one very specific type of help I'm interested in.



I've been working for several years as a server (as well as some bartending) in a locally owned booming restaurant business in Lexington, KY. I get the feeling from some posts that job hunting in Portland is significantly more difficult than where I currently live, but I wonder if that… Continue

Added by Todd Montgomery on September 7, 2010 at 10:25am — 2 Comments

Bee loving the Solidago flowers


Bee loving the Solidago flowers


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Added by PDX Fanatic on September 5, 2010 at 12:05pm — No Comments

One of the most beautiful roses in my garden.

One of the most beautiful roses in my garden.

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Added by PDX Fanatic on September 5, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments

PDX Fanatic

I have been living in Portland, OR since 1998. During that time I owned and operated my own taxi business and played in a band called the Fireballs of Freedom. In my taxi I really got a feel for Portland, it's great food, music, arts, attractions and the people who live here and make it such an amazing city. My… Continue

Added by PDX Fanatic on September 5, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland

Heya Portlandia! Your weekly Portland Blog has just been posted. This weeks edition covers:


  • Mt Tabor Neighborhood Report
  • 2010/2011 Season @ Artists Repertory Theatre
  • The Portland Photo of the Week
  • Best Real Estate Deals this Week
  • Portland - Fact or Fiction?
  • Name that Bike Rack
  • Fun Portland Events
  • Overheard on…
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Added by Angela Higgins on September 4, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

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