Portland Walking Tours

Archive for April, 2009

Eastside Streetcar on track for Fall 2011!

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Right now in 2009, the Portland Streetcar stays firmly planted on the Westside of the city, looping from the South Waterfront through Downtown and the Pearl District and the Nob Hill neighborhoods. Today, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a $30 million federal investment in the Eastside Portland Streetcar Project, providing a key portion […]

Portland in Top Ten for Walking

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

According to a recent study by Prevention Magazine, Portland rang in at the number 9 slot on walkable cities. Selection of the best cities for walking were based on 19 criteria, including population density per square mile, use of mass transit, crime rates, and square miles of local and state parks. Considering all of the […]

Cooperation & Collaboration are Team Essentials

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a loop at work being passed around to several different people only to find that your problem is no nearer to being solved?  Some people identify their power in their job as the ability to say “no”, or to route work away from themselves. This creates a culture […]

Portland Ranks in the Best 29 Cities for Men to Live

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Ask Men magazine, rated a bunch of cities all over the world to determine the top 29 best cities for men to live in. By using lifestyle categories including livability, sports/entertainment, culture, fashion, health, money/power, dating/sex, and “the good life”, Portland came in at #22 with Chicago (?!) taking the top spot. We suffered a […]

Mother’s Day is Coming!

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Spring is definitely here! That means spring flowers, sunshine and that Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you are still looking for that perfect gift for Mom, why not give her the gift of the city this year with a tour with Portland Walking Tours. We have tours guaranteed to delight any Mom! […]

Oregon has 5 breweries in top 50 for the U.S.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Even though we’re known for our small artisan breweries, we’re thrilled to say that Oregon has placed 5 breweries in the top 50 breweries in the country according to the Brewer’s Association. Based on 2008 sales volume, the local breweries include Craft Brewers Alliance (aka Widmer) at #7, Deschutes Brewery at #12, Full Sail Brewing […]

Celebrate Spring with Beer and Cheese!

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

For all of you foodies this Friday and Saturday, April 10th and 11th, is the 15th Annual Spring Beer & Cheese Fest.  It should be a great warm-up for all of you beer-lovers out there for the summertime Oregon Brewers Festival. But don’t worry, even if you are not a big beer drinker there will […]