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Archive for April, 2011

Mother’s Day is Fast Approaching!

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

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! […]

Portland’s One Great Citizen Poorer

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

If good citizens are the riches of the city, then as of this morning Portland is definitely poorer with the loss of Harold Schnitzer. Our best wishes go out to his family. A special belated thank you to Harold for all that he and his family have done for Portland and for the city’s cultural […]

Signs of life at the Crystal Hotel

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Looks like the McMenamin Brothers’ projections about opening up at the Crystal Hotel on May 3 might be on track. Our friend Laura Guimond at Travel Portland shared some photos of the sign-raising last Friday and we thought we’d pass them on to you. The Brothers will celebrate with a three-day party that will include […]

Earth Day in Portland

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Earth Day, April 22, fast approaches. What will you do to help celebrate and return the love Mother Nature gives us? Here are some ideas: Urban Earth Day, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Monument Square, Portland. Enjoy local, organic food; compost demonstrations; dance, art and music, from 30 organizations; and more. South Portland Earth […]

Spread the tax rebate love

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Getting a tax refund? Sweet! Assuming you haven’t already spent it over spring break, what are you going to do with it? Well, there are lots of great things to do right here in Portland that won’t have you spending all of your hard earned rebate on $4 gas. Walking tours, of course! The Spring […]

Be part of Beervana

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Portlanders love their beer festivals, not least the ones with great food, music, and other treats. Most of us attend these events with the aim of tasting a number of new brews and spend a fair amount of time asking the folks pouring our samples for tasting notes or interesting tidbits about the drinks they’re […]