Portland Walking Tours

Archive for February, 2012

Area theater roaring with new shows

Friday, February 24th, 2012

“Wicked,” the musical by Steven Schwartz based on the Gregory Maguire novel of the same name, has obtained significant publicity for its upcoming blast through Portland next month. And it’s a great show, definitely worth seeing. It’s strong evidence that Portland is on the map theater-wise and on the radar for national companies seeking enthusiastic […]

Two fun ways to celebrate Black History in Portland

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Portland’s history is just as rich and diverse, if not moreso, as its current population (although perhaps not quite as “diverse” as portrayed on the hit IFC series, “Portlandia”). Because we are such a forward-thinking city, however, many people remain unaware of the contributions of our African-American historic figures. This Black History Month, why not […]

Still need a Valentine gift? Don’t panic. Indulge.

Friday, February 10th, 2012

This year, don’t just celebrate Valentine’s Day. Indulge, with the Chocolate Decadence Tour. Over two hours of chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate for your sweetheart. If you’re all booked up for the weekend (good for you, Romeo!), don’t worry. You can still treat her any time this year – but get credit now. Gift Certificates […]

Seafood and Wine Festival this weekend!

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Hungry? Thirsty? You might want to head on over to the Oregon Convention Center this Friday and Saturday (Feb 3-4) for the Portland Seafood and Wine Festival. Enjoy live music, sand sculpture demos, award-winning wines and, of course, seafood. (It’s Dungeness Crab season, so expect a fair number of our pincer-clawed friends to be on […]