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Archive for October, 2011

We’re #1!

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Portland named America’s most Natural City by Safeway.

We’re number 23!

Monday, October 10th, 2011

The Portland-Hillsboro-Vancouver metro area has kept its place as the country’s 23rd largest population center.

We’re number 22!

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

According to the Nielsen New TV Market Universe, Portland is now the nation’s 22nd largest TV market with 1.2 million TV-viewing homes, right behind St. Louis and right ahead of Pittsburgh. Eugene was the 2nd largest market in Oregon at 121st place and little old Bend dropped to 193rd.

Words talk!

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Portland has been deservedly called a “foodie” town, a beer-lover’s town, and a bicycle nirvana. But we’re also into books, and this weekend we show it with the Wordstock Festival. According to their website, “Wordstock is a literary art and education organization that celebrates and supports writing in the classroom and in the community. Our […]

Portland Fresh Hop Tastival

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Portland Hop Heads rejoice! Did you miss the Hood River Fresh Hop Tastival last week? No worries… this weekend the Tastival makes its appearance in Portland at Oaks Bottom this Saturday, October 8th, from noon to 8 p.m. More information and a map can be found on the Oregon Brewers Guild website.

Astoria’s #2!

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Belated congratulations to our little neighbor on the coast, Astoria, for getting picked as America’s 2nd “Coolest Small Town” by Budget Travel. The winner was Lewisburg, WV, apparently the fact that they have a mineral spring in town and are the smallest town to boast of a Carnegie Hall gave them the leg up on […]