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Find Your Perfect Piece of Portland at the New Gift Shop at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Chachkies, souvenirs, artisan gifts … whatever your preferred nomenclature, you’re sure to find a perfect piece of Portland to take home at the new gift shop located in the Portland Walking Tours box office under Pioneer Courthouse Square. You’ll find a large selection of more than 80 unique and clever expressions of Portland for your […]

Fun Activities in Portland That Will Bring You Way Back

Monday, January 18th, 2016

For you adults out there who are just a bunch of kids at heart, check out these fun activities happening all across Portland. Trust us, you’ll feel younger just reading this! 1. Grownup drinks and science hijinks Think OMSI, a truly amazing science museum in the Portland Metro area, but at night with beer and […]

Unique, Affordable, Hipster-Approved Lodging in Portland

Friday, January 8th, 2016

We’re seeing it more and more… people want to visit Portland — and who wouldn’t?! Portland has a city feel with a twist of nature thrown in the mix, and there is so much to do here. Of course when you come to Portland, you could stay in one of our many outstanding, conventional hotels […]

Hello 2016! Local Portland Businesses Help Us Keep Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Happy New Year! 2016 has started off with a bang, and even brought some unexpected snow to Portland! We made it through, and we know more exciting things are in store. If you’re like most people, you’re feeling the thrill of a fresh beginning as you welcome the chance to wipe the slate clean from […]

Four Great “Buy Local” Resources

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

We fully support the sentiment to “buy local” this holiday season. Easier said than done, right? Actually, no. It’s easy – if you have the right information. So… here’s some great information on how to buy local: ChooseLocal.Com: Tools to support the local Oregon economy BuyLocal.Net: Sustainable Business Network of Portland “Buy Local” guide Oregon […]

Have a Guilty ‘Green’ Conscience?

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

For those with a guilty ‘green’ conscience, recycling ain’t gonna cut it anymore. While certainly an important everyday action, it’s being overtaken by the other two Rs – reduce and reuse. But even in Portland, where green sprouts from every crack in the sidewalk, finding local, environmentally sound alternatives to your monthly Target shopping spree […]

Here Comes The Bride

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Did you become engaged over the holidays? Then you have to attend the Portland Bridal Show on January 16th and 17th at the Oregon Convention Center. Entering its 31st year, the show gathers more than 150 businesses for a marketplace of all things weddings: cakes, limos, honeymoon destinations, DJs, photographers, and the like. There is […]

Our Favorite Websites – July 1st

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

We were doing a tour last week with a someone from Travel Portland, the local Convention and Visitors Bureau, and we brought up a few fun and fascinating factoids things that blew them away. After the tour, they quizzed us as to how we would know a half-dozen things that they were not aware of. […]

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