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Growing Gardens Chef in My Garden in Portland this Summer!

Hey, Portlanders!

Are you enjoying the amazing warm weather this week?  I have been busy gardening, BBQing, and generally just being outside in the sunshine.  I wanted to tell you about a great local charity event that is happening in and around Portland this summer.  Growing Gardens is a great local charity that helps Portlanders grow their own food.  One of their most popular fundraising events is the "Chef in My Garden" dinners hosted in local Portland gardens by several of…

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Added by Lorri E. on May 16, 2014 at 6:45am — No Comments

Moving to Portland area in July-August

Hello Portland,

My daughter and I are moving to the Portland area at the end of July beginning of August.  I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and I have grown tired of Phoenix.  The heat and dust grate my spirit.  I know it's rainy and cloudy in Oregon but I have had enough of sunshine to last a lifetime.  I'm hoping to find an affordable 2 bedroom apartment somewhere between 600 to 750 a month.  Downtown I'm sure is not going to fit in that range.  I have looked in Beaverton…

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Added by Chris Burt on April 27, 2014 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, March 22, 2014

Happy SPRING break week, Portland!  This week in Portland we've got your Spring Break events rundown.

  • Portland Spring Break Events
  • PSU Farmers Market
  • Spring at Mt. Hood Meadows
  • Spring Break at Oaks Amusement Park
  • Spring Break at Portland Lan Su Chinese…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 22, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Carpe Libre....seize the FREE....in YOUR neighorhood.

Little Free Library - Beaumont - Wilshire neighborhood - Fremont Street

It's fair to say that the "LITTLEST" of things make me happy, both in…

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Added by Rachel Carlson on March 20, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Portland Blog: March 15, 2014 - St. Patrick's Day Events & More

Happy (almost) spring and Happy St. Patrick's Day in Portland!  Our weekly Portland events blog has just been posted.

 

  • Portland Irish Festival
  • Portland St. Patrick's Day Events
  • Portland Spring - Return of the Pink Trees
  • Member Featured Portland Events
  • Portland Photo…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 15, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

The calm before the BLOOM.....let's do this thing called SPRING hey!!

Tom McCall Waterfront Park - photo taken March "2013"

I should preface by saying that YES, I snapped these photos in "2013"...alas, I hang my head in shame as I've had writer's block this ENTIRE week (I blame the…

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Added by Rachel Carlson on March 13, 2014 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland March 8, 2014

Hey Portland!  I am en route back to Portland from Los Angeles today, where I spent the last couple of days visiting a friend.  Of course LA was great for the sunshine and warmer temps, but the contrast of LA to Portland also makes me happy to be returning home.  March is Portland Dining Month, for one thing, and I can't wait to eat at some of my favorite Portland restaurants.  

Come read our…

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Added by Lorri E. on March 8, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

It's MARCH and food month is upon us!

*photo from Portland's Dining Month*

FOOD.…

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Added by Rachel Carlson on March 5, 2014 at 10:10pm — No Comments

This Weekend in Portland: A trip to St. Johns

Come over and tour St Johns with us this weekend with a much deserved focus on the St Johns bridge!

 

+ The Portland Photo of the Week gets $20 to Powells

+ Find and create your own Portland events

+ Ross and Leah share their home picks of the week

+18 days until spring!

and more!

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Added by Angela Higgins on March 1, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Bridgetown Series: St Johns Bridge

2013 A rare photo I captured SANS traffic...not an easy task.

The St. Johns Bridge

The second…

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Added by Rachel Carlson on February 28, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

Portland blog: This Weekend in Portland!

Welcome to another weekend, PDX! Join us for a great blog covering:

  • Spring fever!
  • Words on Woodstock
  • Audubon Outings: Free Field Trips
  • 37th Annual Portland International Film Festival
  • Portland Jazz Festival 2014 
  • Feast and Famine at the Portland Art Museum 
  • Black Out Beer Fest at the Lompoc Sidebar  
  • Saturday Brew Lovers Tour at PDX U-Brew, Breakside Milwaukie, Sasquatch Brewing 
  • Saturday Imbibing Tour at…
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Added by Angela Higgins on February 21, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Words on Woodstock...

"Southeast Portland"

aka "SE" Portland

From time to time I am asked why I always state my 'compass location' so to speak. While I don't give you precise coordinates to my EXACT location as I go from client sit to client sit....a mobile nomad must have some anonymity as I might be care taking for local celebrities at times...true story!!…

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Added by Rachel Carlson on February 21, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland

Tune in this week for Portland events, gorgeous PDX homes for sale, beautiful local images, the Portland video and picture of the week...Plus, a moving tribute to ours truly, good ole Oregon on her 155th birthday!

 

http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/portland-blog-02-15-2014.html

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Added by Angela Higgins on February 15, 2014 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Happy LOVE of OREGON day...

Happy FRIDAY, happy WEEKEND. Coincidentally, Happy Day of {{LOVE}}...'for the state of Oregon' at least....as I don't necessarily celebrate the 'other' reason, darn it all that Hallmark holiday. Instead, why not spread love year-round. I'm so excited that I'm in a state that can…

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Added by Rachel Carlson on February 14, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hillsdale Resident Heads For Himalayas

After 30 years as a small business owner, Hillsdale resident Scott Rice faced a dilemma; what would retirement look like? At age 64, Scott’s future plans did not include golf, home improvements or chess, but what’s a geezer to do? His answer came during an annual trip to India with his wife Clare. Scott was invited to join a disaster-relief team to photograph the construction of 500 houses…

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Added by Clare Simons on February 9, 2014 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: Snow, Portland vs Seattle and more!

After you're done cross country skiing to the coffee shop, stop and explore this fun Portland blog. We've got a great write up on Portland vs. Seattle, awesome Portland events to share, the Portland Photo of the Week, and much more!

 

http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/portland-blog-02-08-2014.html

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Added by Angela Higgins on February 8, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, February 1, 2014

Hello, Portlanders.   Happy Chinese New Year!  Our all-local Portland blog has just been posted, with several ideas of fun things to do in Portland this week.

  • Portland Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden
  • Winterfolk
  • The Moth StorySlam
  • 9th Annual Portland Seafood and Wine…
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Added by Lorri E. on January 31, 2014 at 9:11pm — No Comments

Hood River Happiness...

Happiness:

hap·pi·ness
ˈhapēnis/
noun
noun: happiness; plural noun: happinesses…
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Added by Rachel Carlson on January 31, 2014 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Press Release: Growlers Hawthorne

One of our members forwarded this press release:

Dedicated growler fill station to open
on SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Growlers Hawthorne offers 40 taps of fresh craft beer to go,
plus ciders, mead, braggot and kombucha in bustling…
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Added by Lorri E. on January 29, 2014 at 5:40pm — No Comments

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