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Archive for December, 2015

New Years Eve 2016: Portland Events for Everyone!

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

The holiday season is moving along swiftly, and one of the craziest most celebrated holidays is almost here…New Year’s Eve! If you don’t yet have plans, don’t worry, there are events in Portland for everyone, including something fun for the kiddos. Here are just a few of our favorites. 1. Night in with loved ones Have a […]

Spectacular Pittock Mansion Is All Decked Out for the Holidays!

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Where can you get panoramic views of Portland, ooh and ahh over French Renaissance style architecture, enjoy the grandeur of Victorian interiors, and feel like you’ve stepped back in time? Why, Pittock Mansion of course!  A true treasure of Portland, this magnificent 101-year-old 22-room gem set on 46 acres in the West Hills at 1,000 […]

5 Creative Holiday Activities in Portland

Friday, December 11th, 2015

You can feel it in the air…Christmas is coming and we are counting down! Here are some super fun outside-the-box activities to do around town with loved ones. 1. Ugly Christmas Sweater Photo Shoot Hit up a thrift store asap and get an ugly Christmas sweater before they’re all gone. If they don’t have the […]

Here We Come A-Caroling! Free Caroling Events Abound in Downtown Portland

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Thanksgiving is behind us, and you know what that means . . . we are officially and unapologetically letting ourselves get swept up in Portland’s holiday spirit. Between the majestic Christmas tree in Pioneer Courthouse Square, the lights decorating the shops downtown, the sweater bombing of beloved statues, and the general good cheer that is […]

Meet One of Portland’s Premier Chocolate Purveyors: An Interview with the Owner of Cacao

Friday, December 4th, 2015

We love chocolate, and we love Cacao, one of the premier establishments in Portland to consume this favorite food in its many delicious variations and forms. Co-owners Jesse Manis and Aubrey Lindley are behind the magic of Cacao, which has two downtown locations, both open seven days a week. Noteworthy is their drinking chocolate, which […]