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October 2009 Blog Posts (17)

Portland Blog - This Week in Portland October 31-November 7 - Happy Halloween Portland!

Happy Halloween, Portland. Head down to the Portland Saturday Market for Halloween festivities today. The weather today seems mild, and the rain is supposed to taper off so it might be nice tonight for trick or treaters. If you have parties and other events to go to tonight, be safe and have fun. If you haven't made plans yet and are looking for something fun to do tonight,… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 31, 2009 at 8:41am — No Comments

Featured Portland Business - Studio Thirty - Portland Concordia Neighborhood

We've decided to start a series of featured write-ups focusing on Portland businesses, to give props to our local independently run businesses that are a part of what makes Portland so unique, and so great! If you have a Portland business you would like to see featured, contact us.



First in the "Focus on" series, I headed over to the Concordia Neighborhood and met Kristenlee Morton, owner of Studio Thirty Salon.… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 26, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Portland Concordia Neighborhood - Photo Walking Tour - Photos of Concordia Portland

I visited our Portland Concordia neighborhood yesterday, and met a couple of new businesses and wonderful Portlanders who own or work in them (I will post more about those later today). Concordia is in North/NE Portland and is a perfect example of one of our great Portland communities--full of independent business, quirky shops, great little restaurants, coffee shops and bars, and loads of creativity and positive energy put forth by the business owners and people who live here. As a part of the… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 26, 2009 at 7:54am — No Comments

Day of the Dead Celebration Oct. 29th - Nov. 20th

Onda Gallery and Gaurdino Gallery are hosting their annual Dias de los Muertos celebration with an art opening and procession on October 29th from 6 pm - 9 pm.



Vince and I are honored to participate in both events. We are installing the altar "Doy Gracias" or "I give thanks" to anchor one corner of the gallery at Onda, and the Mexican Consulate is building an incredible altar to anchor the other corner. There will be performers singing traditional songs, reciting poetry, including… Continue

Added by Justine Avera & Vincent Ramirez on October 25, 2009 at 1:36pm — 1 Comment

This Week in Portland - October 24 to October 31, 2009

Hello, Portland, and hello rain...it's b-a-a-c-k. Yesterday I was driving downtown and wet leaves were falling from the trees and onto my windshield. Ugh...there still might be some leaves left for a couple last chances of photos of the autumn leaves changing, but we are running out of time this season. Today's weather forecast is partly cloudy so this might be a good day to get outside!



I don't know about you, but I am in the mood for fall. The cool air has me already lighting a… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 24, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Portland Ultimate Frisbee - Stumptown Throwdown

I came across this site yesterday, Portland Ultimate Frisbee, it looks like fun!

Stumptown Throwdown




Registration for the 2nd Annual Stumptown Throwdown opens Wednesday, October 14th. The tournament is a one day event pitting neighborhood against neighborhood. This year's tournament will be held Sunday, November 8th at Fernhill Park (NE 37th and NE… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 23, 2009 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Fields of Fear - Portland Halloween Events

This sounds like silly scary Halloween fun... http://www.bagnbaggage.org/



"A meteorite has landed in the Hillsboro area, releasing a deadly gas that has infected thousands of residents. The United States military has commandeered the Washington County Fairgrounds as an emergency treatment facility, and hundreds of people flee for their lives as the alien chemical transforms their friends and family… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 21, 2009 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Coava Coffee Roasters Sponsors the Portland Photo of the Week

Coava Coffee Roasters is sponsoring PortlandNeighborhood's "Portland Photo of the Week".



Starting this weekend, if your photo is chosen as the Portland Photo of the Week in our blog, This Week in Portland, you will win a pound of freshly roasted Coava coffee!



Rules:

Photos submitted must taken in and around Portland

Photos must be taken by you

Winners are announced via the weekly blog every weekend



To enter a photo, simply… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on October 20, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Welsh pumpin carving stencils for Halloween

I made some stencils for jack-o-lanterns that anyone who likes can download and use:


http://americymru.ning.com/profiles/blogs/free-printable-welsh-pumpkin

There's easy, medium and hard level of difficult versions and another entry has a VERY easy stencil of Castell Coch in Wales, also, for an easy castle on your pumpkin.

Added by gaabi on October 20, 2009 at 10:19am — 1 Comment

Beaumont Wilshire Neighborhood - Photo Walking Tour - Beaumont Wilshire Portland

I snapped a few images of Beaumont Wilshire while out and about this past weekend. This is such a charming Portland neighborhood, located in NE Portland North of Fremont St. Beaumont Village is the popular shopping and dining strip along Fremont St. featuring many great Portland businesses and restaurants. If you would like to learn more about this area, visit our Beaumont Wilshire… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 20, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Photo Walking Tour - Sabin Neighborhood - NE Portland Neighborhoods



I am carrying my camera every place I go these days trying to catch some last images of Portland before the rain. Of course I will take photos in the rain, too, but October brings such bright contrasting colors and the photos are so pretty. Be sure to enter our photo contest--upload any Portland fall photo to the Photos section of the site (just click Photos on the menu bar above, then Upload), and you could win a $50 gift card. Woo hoo!



Yesterday I was all… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 19, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Pearl District, Portland Oregon - Photo Walking Tour - Pearl District Photos



I took a stroll through the Pearl District this morning, on my way to meet a friend for a cup of coffee at Barista. I beat the rain and snapped some lovely images of the Pearl as the leaves are beginning to change and the colors really pop! I love the tiny little enclaves of nature in the city with the flower pot gardens spilling color forth, and of course the red bricks, green patches of lawn, and blue sky reflected back in the windows of the lofts and… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on October 17, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland October 17- October 24

These days are fast and few-- Portland in the fall, that is. We've had incredible weather these last several weeks- dry and sunny for the most part- and I feel thankful for it. Walking the dogs in nice dry weather is about to end and I am savoring every last non-muddy-paw step of the way.



The leaves are turning and they are spectacular. I am itching to get out there with my Nikon D40 this weekend, rain or shine! This is also a reminder that we are half way through October and that… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on October 16, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Still laughing, a year later

Awakenings Laughter Club to celebrate first anniversary



Portland, OR—

The Awakenings Laughter Club has been filling a small studio in the SE Portland Buckman Neighborhood with peals of laughter since last October. Led by Andrea Crisp, a certified Laughter Yoga Teacher and Holistic Health Counselor, the club currently has members ranging from ages 23 to 70. All ages are welcome and regular attendance is not required. Some members come alone, some in pairs; some every…

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Added by Andrea Crisp on October 13, 2009 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland October 10- October 17

The last few days have been beautiful and today promises to be the same. Its a toss up as to what to do today. Blog, walk the hounds, coffee at The Red E Cafe (yum!), grab some lunch at New Seasons and its either an afternoon of fishing at Sauvie Island or hiking somewhere spectacular like Tryon Creek State Park, Eagle Creek or… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on October 10, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Sellwood & Moreland Neighborhoods in SE Portland: A walking tour


Read the full Sellwood Moreland neighborhood profile here

Added by Angela Higgins on October 4, 2009 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland October 3 - October 10

Happy weekend, Portland-- and welcome to FALL. I was in denial for as long as I could be and finally, probably just today, have accepted it. It's here alright. The fall chill has descended, I wore gloves walking the dogs a few mornings ago, the heat has been turned back on for the first time in nearly 4 months and the leaves are starting to turn. Oh and of course, its raining more and more...not quite the constant drizzle we will expect to see in the winter months (I always say Portland winter… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on October 2, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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Winter Break Camp at Portland Audubon at Audubon Society of Portland

December 17, 2018 at 8:45am to December 28, 2018 at 4:15pm
Don't miss Portland Audubon's Winter Break camp! Whether campers are snowshoeing on Mt. Hood and staying overnight at our new Marmot Cabin, learning the art of candle-making, visiting a wolf sanctuary, or making nature inspired art, our educators are dedicated to helping every camper build an authentic and meaningful relationship with the natural world, all while playing games, making friends and exploring!See More
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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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