This weekend is the Waterfront Blues Festival It starts tomorrow (July 2nd) and runs through Sunday, July 5th! Like every year this should be a great time for everyone! The Watefront Blues Festival is ranked by Outside Magazine as one of the nation’s top 15 outdoor music festivals. And you can’t beat the price!
Archive for June, 2009
Dust off the pint glasses! July is officially Oregon Craft Beer Month. With 39 breweries in the greater Portland area alone, this will make for a very busy month for even the most avid beer drinker. There are a whole bunch of beer-related events taking place this month including the Oregon Brewer’s Festival (or OBF [...]
Finding it hard to stay beautiful and stress-free in the era of penny pinching? Leave it to Citysearch to find spa services on the cheap. Did you know that beauty and massage schools and under-the-radar spas provide the same services as top of the line spas, but for half the price? Yes, it’s true!!!
If you’ve ever been on one of our Epicurean Excursions, then you know that around here we love our good food and drink! This Saturday, June 27th, from noon to 7 p.m. will be the Best of Oregon Food & Wine Festival. Meet local artisan producers, taste lots of good local food and drink, and [...]
Here at Portland Walking Tours, we love the staff that marks the bicycle lanes in Portland as they always come up with funny and unique designs. This time, they have outdid themselves. According to Shannon Henry, who took this picture and posted it on Flickr, they like unicyclists too!
The North American Organic Brewers Festival ( http://www.naobf.org) returns the last weekend in June; on the 26th (12PM – 9PM), 27th (12PM – 9PM), and 28th (12Pm – 5PM), to Overlook Park. Participation in beer tasting is $6 for a reusable, yet compostable, cornstarch tasting glass and samples are $1 a ticket. A full glass [...]
This Sunday (June 21st) is Father’s Day. Carrotmob will be holding its first Portland event for the Hawthorne Avenue Hot Lips Pizza (2211 SE Hawthorne Blvd) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Carrotmob aims to provide “carrots,” not sticks to businesses to get them to adopt sustainable business practices. Hot Lips Pizza is already a [...]
We’ll if you live anywhere in the greater Portland Metro area you’ve probably seen one of the black and yellow “Keep Portland Weird” bumper stickers. If you haven’t, then, well, you just haven’t been paying attention. The Portland Tribune just ran an article debating whether or not Portland is truly weird or not. Not to [...]
According to a 2009 report from the American Fitness index (www.americanfitnessindex.org), Portland is ranked #7 as one of the fittest cities in the US.
Men’s Journal named Mount Tabor as one of the best neighborhoods in the west. For those that live in Portland, we know that Mount Tabor is not only the name of this close-in neighborhood of Southeast Portland, but also the name of a volcano and the city park on the volcano. Don’t worry about eruptions [...]