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September 2013 Blog Posts (8)

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, September 28, 2013, RAIN?!

Welcome to our weekend Portland events blog, with a nice roundup of things to do in Portland this week!  Brave the rainy weather, or not--there is plenty to do in Portland this week:

  • SW Portland Sunday Parkways - Canceled due to rain :-(
  • SOLV Beach Cleanup at the Coast - Postponed due to storms :-(
  • Free Museum Day in…

Added by Lorri E. on September 28, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Comic Relief

I love comix. And now a long aside about that spelling, after which I'll start all over. C'mon, you're used to this by now.

I use the spelling “comix” when I refer to the illustrated story medium, as opposed to the terms “comics” and “comic books”. “Comics” are sweaty people standing in front of a roomful of mostly strangers and trying desperately to make them laugh. “Comic books” is a phrase often used to describe comix, but lend the idea that said books are funny. Not all…


Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on September 26, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, September 21, 2013

Hey, Portlanders!  Welcome to another weekend.  Our weekly Portland Events Blog has just been posted with some ideas of fun things to do in Portland this week.

  • Feast Portland
  • Dogtoberfest
  • Tons of Featured Portland Events
  • A Case of the Monthlies by Rob Creighton…

Added by Lorri E. on September 21, 2013 at 8:45am — No Comments

A Case of the Monthlies

A friend of ours, who has highfalutin tastes, recently visited and left a magazine on our cocktail table (that is, our coffee table, as we are not ourselves highfalutin folk and therefore do not imbibe cocktails unless we're elsewhere other than home and others are providing them). This is, as far as the species goes, a handsome magazine full of elegant and enthusiastic prose accompanied by excellent photography; fashion, home décor, dining, helpful and tasteful gardening tips, all is…


Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on September 18, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: The Return of Fall, Ride Yo' Bike and Months That End in 'er'

Welcome to the weekend, PDX! We have a sweet blog for you this weekend, Portland!

  • Great events like the Time Based Art Festival, brewery tours and more
  • The Portland Photo of the Week gets treated to Powells Books!
  • Welcome to the World of Portland 
  • Months That End in 'er' 
  • Save This by The Rob
  • Incredible homes, images and…

Added by Angela Higgins on September 14, 2013 at 11:11am — 1 Comment

Save This

Call me impaired in any fashion you like, but I'm looking forward to November 3rd.

What happens on November 3rd? Why, at 2am in the dark dark morning, the silly Daylight Saving Time endeth, and yeth, I'm quite happy about it.

What, you aren't? That's weird. You're weird.

Me, I think it's a pity it lasts so damned long,…


Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on September 12, 2013 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: The Master Gardener, Bee Keeper and Wilson

Master gardener, bee keeper, chicken keeper extraordinaire: a tale of our new neighbor kicks off our weekly Portland blog.

Plus: the Portland Photo of the Week, Caffeination, Storm und Drang, excellent events, great images and local stories to share.

Read on, friends! …


Added by Angela Higgins on September 7, 2013 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Storm und Drang

It's Thursday evening. The big news of the day (other than the bus ablaze on Sunset Highway) is the coming storm.

Oooooh. Storm. Oooohhh.

                                                Not this Storm.  Freakin' COOL…


Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on September 5, 2013 at 8:47pm — 2 Comments

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