Portland Walking Tours

Archive for March, 2009

Portland Art Museum: Free Admission for Children

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Wow! It looks like do to a very generous endowment by Gordon D. Sondland and Katherine J. Durant the Portland Art Museum has begun to offer free admission to children under 17 years-old. (There may still be small fees for special exhibits.) PAM is also planning on offering quarterly free “Family Days” where the whole […]

Portland Hanami Season is Here!

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Hanami is the Japanese term for “flower viewing.” In Japan hanami almost always refers to viewing the cherry blossoms. In Japan the blooming of the cherry trees is followed on the evening news with the same passion that we see here in the states for “March Madness.” Cherry blossoms are only at their peak for […]

Mexico City gets the Portland feeling

Friday, March 20th, 2009

We regularly get mentioned in U.S. newspapers and magazines, but it’s a special treat when we find out that foreigners have taken notice of us too! This excerpt from March 9, 2009 appeared in “El Universal,” considered to be the most influential of the daily newspapers published in Mexico City, Mexico. The title of the […]