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Archive for May, 2013

The Fleets are coming!

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The Rose Festival Fleets are coming! Yes, really. There was a nasty rumor floating about (heh) that the fleets were canceled this year due to budget cuts. Not true. Certain federally-funded ships won’t have the funds to float up the Willamette in 2013, but there are a whole lot of them who will. They start […]

Happy Memorial Day, Portland!

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Monday, May 27 is a great day to relax, fire up the barbie and grill up some great northwest grub. We’re thinking salmon, fresh asparagus, or some local organic beef. While you do, say thanks to the great men and women who served in our armed forces and made the sacrifices, great and small, to […]

Portland cool event #18,067: NW Animation Festival

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

We all know by now that Portland is as cool as it gets, not least because it’s becoming such a huge favorite for indy film and TV producers to shoot hip, leading-edge productions here. We also have some awesome film events like the International Film Festival. But did you know we are host to the […]

Does the mother in your life have enough chocolate?

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Does the mother in your life have enough chocolate? (Hint: The answer is always “No.”) Well, in case it has crept up on you unawares, we felt you ought to know that this Sunday, May 12, is Mother’s Day. And we have the perfect solution for her insufficient supply and variety of chocolate. Give her […]

Portland – we’re number nine!

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Say what you will about the economy – Portland is a “boomtown,” according to the financial whizzes on Yahoo.com. Portland ranks ninth in the U.S. in a recent study that used a “boomtown” measure that combines population growth and growth in gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation. We were also the top-rated city on the […]

Did you see us on TV?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

If you got up early this morning and turned your TV to “Good Day Oregon”, you’d have seen some exciting news – and gotten a great sneak peek into our newly unearthed subterranean territory on our Underground Portland and Beyond Bizarre tours. KPTV “On the Go” reporter Joe Vithayathil took a below-the-streets look at the […]