PortlandNeighborhood.com

Welcome to YOUR Portland Neighborhood Community

December 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, December 29, 2012 - New Year's Edition

Hey, Portlanders.  Welcome to our weekly blog, featuring things to do in Portland each week.  Happy New Year!  This Week in Portland we've got:

  • Portland New Year's Eve parties and Portland NYE Events
  • Resolutions - Guest Blog by Rob Creighton Garrison
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • Featured…
Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 29, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments

Resolutions

It's time for me to start thinking about how to make 2013 a better year than 2012.  This year has been a bit of a challenge for yours truly, in the gainful employment-slash-keep your big mowf off the icecream-slash-is your bike a room accent or what?-slash-it's not cool to take out the recycling in your jammies-slash-I was surfing for job opportunities but look, funny cats! sense.  It's been a pretty tough year for all of us 47-percenters, certainly, what with…

Continue

Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on December 27, 2012 at 12:05pm — 2 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, December 22, 2012 - Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Hello, Portlanders!  We've got some last minute shopping ideas and more holiday fun on our all local Portland blog.  This Week in Portland features:

  • Portland Last Minute Shopping Ideas
  • Portland Holiday Events Galore
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • Goose Hollow Neighborhood…
Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 22, 2012 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Snow (Hold the Ice)

I want a white Christmas.

I know, I've stated here before that snow and I don't get along.  It's hella annoying to get around in, it creates laundry, it conspires with my capricious center of gravity to render me suddenly horizontal with a muffled thud (or not so muffled if snow's evil familiar, ice, has a vote), and it has this dark power it wields over motorists whereby it transform them into complete morons seemingly bent on crashing themselves into trees, houses, and each…

Continue

Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on December 20, 2012 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, December 15, 2012 - Holiday Lights & Events

Hey, Portlanders! Our weekly Portland blog has just been posted, and this week it's all about holiday cheer.  This Week in Portland:

  • Portland Holiday Lights Displays - Portland Christmas Lights
  • Portland Holiday Events - A Huge List from the Portland Events Calendar
  • Portland Saturday Market - Festival of the Last…
Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 14, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

A Litterary Device

I'm too young to be a hippy.  I missed that bus by about ten years.  I mean to say, I don't have the means to carry the look off.  I hate the odor of patchouli; when we lived on Southeast Belmont, our downstairs neighbors' liberal use of the stuff was made evident by that miasma wafting upward into our apartment (that couple eventually birthed their child at home, and so now I associate the smell of patchouli with blood-curdling screams).  I can't wear my hair long anymore because it'll just…

Continue

Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on December 13, 2012 at 2:19pm — 4 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, December 8, 2012: Portland Holiday Giving & More

Hello Portlanders!  The weekly edition of our local Portland blog has just been posted: This Week in Portland.

  • Portland Holiday Giving
  • Portland Holiday Events
  • Portland Photo of the Week
  • What does "Portland" mean to you? By Rob Creighton Garrison
  • Brooklyn Neighborhood…
Continue

Added by Lorri E. on December 8, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

Observe and Report

Last night I asked friends via Facebook what came to mind whenever they thought of Portland.  This gambit was in aid of two ends:  First, I was interested to see what they would choose that typified their perceptions and experiences of Portland, particularly those living outside the state of Oregon (some of mis amigos e familia live in Texas and New Mexico).  I expected to read broad strokes from them; Portlandia (and “Portlandia”), bicycles, coffee, bridges.  Secondly, it's always…

Continue

Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on December 6, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Latest Activity

Elisabeth Allie posted an event
Thumbnail

Illimat Launch Party with Keith Baker and Carson Ellis at Guardian Games

November 15, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Illimat is the new classic card game created by Keith Baker and presented by the Decemberists! Celebrate the release of the game with members of the Decemberists, artist Carson Ellis, and designer Keith Baker. Learn to play, get your copy of Illimat signed by the creators, and grab some exclusive Illimat items! Learn to play: 6-9 pm. Creator signings: 7-9 pm.See More
Nov 12
Marti Mendenhall posted an event

Date Night - Marti Mendenhall at the Jack London Revue at The Jack London Revue

November 17, 2017 from 9pm to 11pm
Join Marti Mendenhall in this debut performance at the renowned Jack London Revue. Experience Marti's new «Date Night/Body Talks» series at the Jack London Revue with jazz standards and originals themed around love and dating and the ups-and-downs that come along the way. Recently featured in Oregon Music News' «Coffeehouse Conversations,» Marti adds four new originals to this passionate, entertaining show. “Marti is not only a talented singer and writer, but she understands the audience is…See More
Nov 6
Marti Mendenhall posted photos
Nov 6
Erinne Goodell posted an event
Thumbnail

2nd Annual Ecology Trivia Night at Lagunitas Community Room

December 5, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Our next round of Ecology Trivia is in just over a month, on December 5! Teams of 5 will face off for glory and prizes. There's a round of kids trivia, too. Buy your tix online & get a free drink:…See More
Nov 6
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event
Thumbnail

Oregon’s Economic Temperature, PERS, and the Budget at Lakewood Center Community Room

November 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
    Mark McMullen, State Economist and Director of the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, will discuss Oregon's economic challenges. His office provides objective forecasts of the state's economy, tax revenue and population to advance the goals of the Governor, Legislature, state agencies, and the public.  Oregon experienced faster economic growth than most other states coming out of the 2007 recession, but significant challenges lay ahead. The budget pressures on the state continue to grow as…See More
Oct 25
Elisabeth Allie posted events
Oct 22
da Vinci Arts Middle School updated an event
Thumbnail

13th Annual da Vinci Arts Fair at da Vinci Arts Middle School

December 2, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
This treasured community event is one of the more popular arts fairs in Portland, promoting and celebrating local and student artists and raising money for a beloved Portland school -- da Vinci Arts Middle School.Shop for holiday gifts from fine artists and makers of art, crafts, ceramics, clothing, sculptures, paintings, pottery, photos, soaps and more. Admission is free. There will also be live music, a cafe and student artwork for sale.See More
Oct 10
Connor Laubenstein posted an event
Thumbnail

Duniway Holiday Home Tour & Boutique at Duniway Elementary School

December 1, 2017 from 9am to 9pm
A selection of graciously decorated neighborhood homes will be on display during the Duniway Holiday Home Tour & Boutique on Friday, December 1, 2017. From historic stunners to modern creations, tour goers will enjoy their visit to impressive homes while supporting Duniway Elementary School. Attendees can also enjoy neighborhood trolley rides and live music. The Home Tour and Holiday Boutique are important fundraisers for Duniway’s PTA. All tour proceeds go directly to Duniway Elementary…See More
Oct 6

Badge

Loading…

Powell's Books Picks

© 2017   Created by Lorri E..   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service