Portland Walking Tours

Archive for August, 2009

Art in the Pearl

Friday, August 28th, 2009

“Art In The Pearl” is back next weekend, September 5th – 7th. Over one hundred artists show and sell work ranging from fine wooden furniture to beautiful paintings to photography, glass, clay, metal, jewelry, and much more! The new World Music Stage has a variety of music, and the education pavillion has hands-on art activities […]

Last weekend for the Street of Dreams!

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Want to treat yourself to a little eye-candy? Do a little vicarious living and just maybe get an idea or two on some remodeling ideas? Then this is your last chance to visit the Street of Dreams. This year the Street of Dreams is in the Pearl. It is featuring 4 different condominium developments with […]

A Little Taste of Italy

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Taste a little Italy in Portland next weekend! Festa Italiana Portland is a wonderful celebration of Italian Culture in Pioneer Courthouse Square on August 29th from 11:00AM – 11:00PM. Enjoy great Italian food, music, vendors, wine and several children activities. Non stop entertainment and it is free. See Festa Italiana for more details and all […]

New Mission!!! Target…Hot-Pink Truck. Do You Accept?

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Here’s a hint: if you see a hot-pink truck in your vicinity..RUN..do not walk. Go right past GO!!! The wheels are in motion at Voodoo Doughnuts and the new Voodoo Van is sneaking around town. The new Van is a team effort with Urban Opportunities that provides job-readiness training for homeless and at-risk youth and […]

Free rides on the new MAX Green Line!

Monday, August 10th, 2009

TriMet’s newest light rail line, the MAX Green Line, will soon carry riders from Clackamas Town Center to downtown Portland. The trip only takes 39 minutes even though there are a total of 29 stations along the way. Join all of us for the opening-day celebration September 12 with free rides on the Green Line […]

25 Year Old Beer

Friday, August 7th, 2009

BridgePort Brewing Company is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary as Oregon’s oldest craft brewery. On Saturday, August 15th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., the BridgePort Brewpub & Bakery in the Pearl are throwing a free outdoor event commemorating the brewery that has been serving thirsty Portlanders since the beginning. Partygoers will also be supporting a […]

And we’re walking………

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Portland is the 10th best walkable city in the nation. According to the website, Walk Score, the website ranked the largest 40 cities based on how easy it is to live a “car-lite” lifestyle. And the most walkable neighborhood is the Pearl District, followed by Old Town-Chinatown, Downtown, Northwest, Lloyd District, Hosford, Buckman, Eliot, Richmond, […]