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Archive for December, 2012

Where will Portland’s Christmas Ships be tonight?

Friday, December 14th, 2012

As promised, we’re keeping you up to date on the progress of the fleets that navigate Portland’s waterways, bringing a floating festival of lights to Stumptown. Tonight on the Columbia, the parade will assembles at 7 p.m. in the area of the James. M Gleason boat ramp (NE 43rd/Marine Dr), and heads downriver to North […]

Where are the Christmas Ships now?

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

We love the Christmas ships. (Not so much the bridge lifts during busy traffic, but the ships, yes.) The ships float down the Columbia and Willamette in all sorts of splendor, making for great viewing from various restaurants, watering holes and walkways along each river. The ships launched on December 1 and are ready for […]

Nine tips for great gifts made in and around Portland

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

December is high season for holiday shopping, and if we shop right, we can support our local businesses and economy while giving memorable, thoughtful gifts that will be cherished by all. Buying local not only helps support the local economy and creates local jobs, but also reduces the load on our transportation system and environment. […]