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December 2009 Blog Posts (18)

Happy New Years Portland!

Here's wishing you all a HAPPY and safe New Years! Looking forward to a great 2010!

Thanks for making this site awesome!

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Added by Angela Higgins on December 31, 2009 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Portland Blog- This Week in Portland December 26 - January 2

So, here's hoping your holiday was warm and wonderful- full of love, friendship and good food! My holidays are engineered to be lowkey and we had a nice time this year. Somehow, I was slow on the uptake and was still registering the fact it was nearly Christmas just a few days before. So, on the very night before Christmas Eve we ventured out and found a tree lot in St Johns. We walked away with a gorgeous 8 foot Noble (I think) for $10. Wow! And its a real looker as you can see:…



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Added by Angela Higgins on December 26, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Merry Christmas!

Wishing a very Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season to everyone in Portland, those I've had the pleasure of meeting online and those I haven't met yet! I will be there in just a few months and am looking forward to a wonderful NEXT Christmas, and many Christmases thereafter, in the Pacific Northwest!

Added by Patricia Anne Moomaw on December 24, 2009 at 12:48pm — 5 Comments

Portland Last Minute Holiday Shopping Ideas - Gift Ideas for Portland Procrastinators

Hmm, did you wait until the last minute to start your holiday shopping? Well, so did I! I went to the Post Office in Downtown Portland last night to hurry up and ship my holiday gifts. Oh my God, there were at least 100 people in there in line waiting to ship their gifts! But, the good news is that they now have a 24 hour ship-your-own station where you can weigh/print, and ship right from the lobby. I really can't fathom the logistics of how my gifts will make it from Portland Oregon to… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 22, 2009 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Portland Blog - This Week in Portland, December 19-26, Holiday Edition

Hello, Portlanders. If you're still shopping for holiday gifts, then you'll be happy to know that the Portland Saturday Market Festival of the Last Minute is on! If you're like me, you probably wait until the last possible second and then buy gift cards on Amazon.com, but this year I would really love to support our local economy and help the artisans and craftspeople at the market. (If nothing else, buy your gift cards at… Continue

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

Winter Activities at Portland Parks and Community Centers - Register for Classes Now

I got this email newsletter from Portland Parks and wanted to pass it on!



WINTER Classes are Now Online

Register Now…

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Added by Lorri E. on December 19, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

New Years Eve Portland Oregon - 2010 Portland New Years Eve Parties - New Years Parties in Portland

This year has flown by. In fact, I have not even started Christmas shopping, have not mailed any holiday cards, and it took a co-worker to remind me that Christmas is like...uh next week! So...since I am obviously going to be late getting ready for Christmas, I thought I would think ahead to New Years.



So...are you ready to ring in the 2010 New Year, Portland style? I thought so. I went and found as many juicy New Years Eve Portland parties as I could and slapped 'em up on our… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 17, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Portland Trivia Night - Portland Pub Quiz - Portland Bar Trivia? We've got a new list...

We just posted our Portland Trivia Night Guide. Woo hoo, it's pub quiz night! Portland features two qualities that make it perfect for trivia night: 1) we have long, dark, wet winters, and 2) Portland is one of the best microbrew capitals of the world. What could be more fun than spending a rainy night at your favorite local Portland bar trivia night while tossing back a cold one and laughing… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 15, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Portland Christmas Lights - Portland Christmas Events

If you're in search of the best Portland Christmas Lights this year, we've got the rundown. Our Portland Christmas Lights display includes information, maps, and videos of Portland Christmas Lights whether you're looking for Zoo Lights, Peacock Lane, Winter Wonderland at Portland Raceway, Christmas Ships Parade, or others.



Check out our… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 14, 2009 at 7:46am — 1 Comment

Portland Blog- This Week in Portland December 12 - December 19

So this cold snap is pretty flippin' cold. Seriously. My furnace feels like it has been running for a week straight. Weather reports say the "actual temp is 23- feels like 23". Ha! It "feels" like Nebraska- it "feels" like my old Bungalow is not insulated well enough to make this bearable! I did hear some folks chatting about a drop in natural gas prices and that is definitely good news.



From the Public Utility… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on December 11, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Lost Dachshund found 12/10/09

Lily, the lost Miniature Dachshund was found yesterday near Skyline in Portland. She is safe at home and we are very grateful for this Christmas miracle.

Added by Brian on December 11, 2009 at 10:54am — 1 Comment

Things to Do in Portland - Portland Holiday Events and More

If you're trying to come up with some ideas of things to do in Portland this weekend, or need a boost of holiday spirit, here are a couple of ideas.



The Portland Spirit and the Christmas Ship Parade offer a unique way to enjoy Portland holiday light displays--on the boat. You can watch from the waterfront, or book a cruise on one of the Portland Spirit boats and enjoy a cruise yourself. Read more… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 11, 2009 at 7:52am — No Comments

Lost Miniature Dachshund - Northwest Portland

Black and Tan Miniature Dachshund named Lily. She wiggled loose from her harness and ran the evening of 12/8/09 in the Glisan Park area. She is a very little girl and it's so cold out. Please contact me if you have any information. Brian 971-221-9687.

Added by Brian on December 9, 2009 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Bull Dog Lost in Gresham

Moxie was lost 11/29 around 201st and Burnside. There is more information on Fido's Lost and Found http://fidoscityguide.com/noah/list/18

If you have seen here, her owner is very worried.

Thands
Jackie

Added by Jackie Catto on December 6, 2009 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Portland Blog- This Week in Portland December 5 - December 12

Hey PDX,



I can't believe how cold it is out there! I checked the weather to see if there was snow on the horizon and sure enough, we might see some around the 13th. I hope we get snow and lots of it! The snowstorm we had last year was awesome...For me, there's nothing like cooking up a nice pot of soup or chili, making some cocoa and heading out for a snowy adventcha. When it snows in Portland, the city shuts down and the world becomes quiet outside of the *crunch*crunch*crunch of… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on December 5, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Holiday Pet Photo Contest

Everyone has cute holiday photos of their dog. Now those photos can win you great prizes. Enter the Holiday Dog Photo contest at http://fidoscityguide.com/wp/?page_id=249



This is a chance for your dog to shine and to win great prizes, including a $50 Wellness dog food Gift Certificate, or a Gift Certificate from Lexi Dog Boutique and Social Club.



We all know Portland Dogs are the cutest so show them off and vote for… Continue

Added by Jackie Catto on December 4, 2009 at 10:09pm — 2 Comments

Holiday Stretch or Stress?

The Importance of Self during this Selfless Season



During this presumably joyous time of year it is remarkable how stressed and preoccupied we can become. Physiologically we have varied responses to the stress of the holiday season, ranging from everyday forgetfulness and holiday weight gain to breathlessness, agitation, and compromised immunity.



Creating a self movement practice can help you step out of this threshold of stress. Whether your practice is 5 minutes… Continue

Added by Bodies in Balance on December 3, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

FREE Movie Screening at Madison High School! THE POLAR EXPRESS

The Madison SUN Program is hosting a FREE movie this Friday! Bring the whole family to THE POLAR EXPRESS!

Day: Friday, December 4th 2009

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Madison High School Auditorium (2735 NE 82nd Ave. 97220)

Admission: FREE

For Sale: Popcorn, hot cocoa and raffle tickets!

Suggested Donation: Bring a non-perishable food item or an article of warm winter wear (scarf, gloves, socks or hat). SUN in partnership with IRCO’s SSSES and Madison High School will… Continue

Added by Gwendolyn White on December 1, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

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