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October 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Watch The Skies!

We had yet another fireball fly-by on Wednesday. I heard a report of it on KINK as I drove to my work gig that morning, and since then I've read and heard via the news that sightings have been rife the world over lately. The answer we're getting from Those Who Should Know (or is it Those Told To Tell Us?) is that the Earth has swung into the path of comet debris. That's the easy…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 31, 2013 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: How to get ready for Halloween, Portland Events & more

Hey friends, here is our latest blog on How to Get Ready for Halloween. It involves fresh brewed beer, chowder (with bacon!), you winning the ultimate pumpkin carving contest, delicious pumpkin seeds and more!

http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/portland-blog-10-26-2013.html

  • Other fun stuff:
  • Great Halloweenie and other Portland events
  • The Portland photo of the…
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Added by Angela Higgins on October 26, 2013 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Spooky Spots

Bella approaches every party with the zeal of Patton crossing the Rhine, and never more so than when it's a Halloween party.

See all that? That is why we can only seat three people comfortably at the dining room table without someone dislocating a hip. As I write this, said party is…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 24, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: An unplanned trip to Alsea Bay, Portland Events & more

Read our latest Portland blog which takes you on a trip to Waldport, Oregon where you can live vicariously through us as we trap dungeness crab and get a surprise catch of the day: a thirty pound salmon! 

We've also got...

  • Portland events + Halloween fun
  • The Portland Photo of the Week gets treated to Powell's City of Books -- is it you?
  • AmsterDAMMIT by…
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Added by Angela Higgins on October 19, 2013 at 12:08pm — No Comments

AmsterDAMMIT!

I'm reading this excellent book about Amsterdam. The title of it is In the City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist, and it explores the impact the bicycle has had on the culture and economy of the Dutch capitol throughout its history and into modern times (the chapters that detail the absurdities and terrors experienced by the populace while under the heel of the German occupation during…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 17, 2013 at 8:58pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, October 12, 2013

Hello, Portlanders.  Come check our weekly Portland events blog, for ideas of things to do in Portland this week.  We've got:

  • Portland Pumpkin Patches
  • Portland Corn Mazes on Sauvie Island
  • Reel Music Festival
  • Member Featured Portland Events
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • Rob's Blog - What are your PDX favorites?
  • Portland Real Estate…
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Added by Lorri E. on October 12, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Tapping the Typery Thing

How to bust the blank page thingy.

You just do this. Type. Typey-type-type. Sooner or later something will bubble to the surface that is worthy of eyes other than mine.

I realize that this has not yet occurred here. Thanks.

I blame the government…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 10, 2013 at 9:29pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, October 5, 2013

Hello, Portlanders. This Week in Portland we're featuring Portland Theater events and more:

  • Anything Goes Musical
  • Superheroes at the Symphony
  • Sweet and Sad
  • The Mountaintop
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • The Big Meal
  • Prost's 4th Annual…
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Added by Lorri E. on October 5, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments

Family of Six (Thanks, Oregon Humane Society!)

What? I've never shown you pictures of our family? That can't be right. Sure, I don't carry the wallet-size photos with me everywhere I go, but thanks to the World Wide Wimbledon I would think surely I'd have lobbed a pic or two of the clan your way at least once. Really, if this is true that I haven't shared with you the apples of mine eyes, this shall be rectified at once!…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on October 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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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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