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November 2012 Blog Posts (10)

A Portland Blog: This Week in Portland...PDX events, photos, tree farms, Portland hipsters & more!

Our Portland blog is UP and newsflash!! Rob's blog Going Down in Hipstery will plain and simple crack you up!

What else do we have this weekend, Portland?

  • TONS of Portland events- all contributed by locals! Here are just a few:
    • Sherlock Homes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
    • "The Santaland Diaries" at Portland Center…
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Added by Angela Higgins on November 30, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Going Down In Hipstery

I was talking to the missus the other day about nostalgia stuff, probably inspired by some television show we were watching, or an ad during a commercial break; these days the thing that gets under her skin the most is when I ask her not to fast-forward through a commercial because I want to see what the ad is about, and pointing out that the actor/spokesperson in the ad is also in this other ad only she was wearing glasses in the other one and she might not have recognized her.  Yes, okay,…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on November 29, 2012 at 11:39am — 2 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland November 24 - December 1

What?! Last week of November already? You MUST be kidding! I was hardly prepared for Thanksgiving and to discover we are one step closer to Christmas has the old mind boggled. At least the weather yesterday was divine (and yes...the weather today was appropriately horrifying to make up for the sunny Thanksgiving treat, I know). 

So what do we have for you this week? Jump on into our latest…

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Added by Angela Higgins on November 23, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Thanks

It's Thanksgiving Day.  The turkey is charring away in the oven, the side dishes are prepped and ready to be stewed, whipped, boiled, chilled, bowled and meted out in Himalayan mounds come the ringing of the midday chow bell.  There will be only five ravening humans at the table this time, so my chances of being elbowed in the throat are considerably less this year.…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on November 22, 2012 at 11:05am — 2 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland

Well hello, PDX! Welcome to another edition of our all-local Portland blog! Here's a summary:

  • This week we have a ton of great Portland events from brewery tours, to holiday festivals to art shows and live music!  
  • We look at the Kenton neighborhood's real estate report
  • The Mushroom Series photographer gets a $20 treat to Coava Coffee Roasters
  • Rob…
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Added by Angela Higgins on November 16, 2012 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Gifts

'Tis the season, when many of our fellow Americans celebrate the fact that they actually have expendable funds by standing in long lines for hours and hours, DAYS even, so that they may indulge in the privilege of blowing the whole lot on stuff for themselves and friends and family, who in all likelihood don't really need said stuff.…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on November 15, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland

Good morning, Portland! It's another dry, crisp Portland fall day. The colors are amazing! 

We  have a great blog for you this weekend! Here's a summary:

  • The Portland Photo of the Week gets treated to Coava Coffee Roasters- is it you?
  • Remembering Kirk Reeves-- a Portland icon.
  • November 2012: What's Happening in Portland real estate?
  • Four More…
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Added by Angela Higgins on November 10, 2012 at 11:26am — No Comments

Four More

I feel I should preface this entry by saying that I'm an unabashed Obama supporter.  There may be some few of you reading this who supported the opposition and may take umbrage at this post, thinking that I'm crowing in victory and thumbing my nose at you.  There's no way you can prove that.  I even closed my blinds and stuck some electrical tape over my display's camera.  So you'll have to take my word for it.…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on November 8, 2012 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, November 3, 2012

Hello, Portlanders!  Our weekly Portland events blog has just been posted.  This Week in Portland:

  • Portland Election Night Parties
  • Portland Japanese Garden
  • Portland Autumn Bike Ride - Sellwood
  • Creston Kenilworth Neighborhood
  • PDX Noir - by Rob Creighton…
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Added by Lorri E. on November 3, 2012 at 9:42am — No Comments

PDX Noir

The tendrils of fog are trying to embrace the night like a circus midget trying to climb the bearded lady.  The brim of my fedora is a muffled snare drum for the pattering rain.  It's after dark in Portland, Oregon, and I'm wandering the streets breathing in the damp, dark air of a city that wears this weather like a cloak bought at a second-hand shop on Hawthorne that received it from an SCA member down on his luck.  My shoes create eddies and tides on the…

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on November 1, 2012 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

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