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Archive for July, 2010

Hawthorne Bridge Festival

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Come celebrate the Hawthorne Bridge Centennial this year at the First Annual PDX Bridge Festival. This city-wide cultural arts festival celebrates the Willamette River Bridges while harnessing the power of Portland’s creative capacity. The PDX Bridge Festival will reinvent the bridges as a staging grounds for individual works of art and performance. While showcasing the […]

OMG its OBF!

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

You’ve waited all year… it arrives this weekend… the 23rd annual Oregon Brewers Festival. It gets bigger and better every year, so don’t miss it. As always the event will take place in Waterfront Park. They will be pouring over 80 craft beers from around the country. (Remember: No industrial brewers allowed!) The weather is […]

Sunday Parkways in East Portland This Weekend

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Sunday Parkways will take place in East Portland for the first time this weekend. Some streets east of I-205, and around Lents Park will allow people to bike, walk, run, in a 4.5-mile loop that will be closed to cars. This popular event will feature food vendors, music, and other entertainment within the Ed Benedict, […]

Noon Tunes today at Pioneer Courthouse Square!

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Noon Tunes is back. (Ok. It’s been back for week… but we’re still excited!) Today it is Miriam’s Well. They’re local and have a great bluesy soulsy sound. If you’re downtown today stop by Pioneer Courthouse Square and check them out. It’s going to be great weather.. plus its free! If you want to get […]

Portland Ranks 2nd For Volunteer Rate

Friday, July 9th, 2010

When it comes to volunteering, Portland is #2. A new study reveals that Portland is ranked 2nd in the country for volunteerism rate, according to the Volunteering in America website. The study revealed that 37.1% of Portland residents volunteer. That was slightly behind first place Minneapolis which had a volunteer rate of 37.4%. Salt Lake […]

Food Lover’s Guide to Portland

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Come join us this Saturday, July 10th, and meet four unique local artisans at In Good Taste Cooking School to celebrate the release of Liz Crain’s new book, Food Lover’s Guide to Portland. Signed copies of the book will be available. We’ll be stopping by during our Epicurean Excursion Culinary tour and the more the […]