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Steampunkers unite!

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

This weekend is a great time to step back into a modern (?) Victorian age that never happened and join a celebration of all-things steampunk and neo-victoriana. The Portland GEAR Con starts on Friday and features fashion, music, dancing, and more. Plus, there’s an appearance from the Wanderlust Circus. Get your para-industrial gear on and […]

Compare Haunted Options for Halloween

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Which is the better “haunting” option for your Halloween outing – a haunted house or a ghost tour? We compare the options.

Another Portland (Weird) First.

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Well… Portland scored another first in the nation accolade this week when the country’s first pot cafe, called appropriately enough the Cannabis Cafe opened in North Portland. Now a second is looks to be on the way in SE Portland, called Highway 420. But Portland has not turned into Amsterdam, yet. These two new cafes […]

Monster March

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

It’s that time of year again. This Saturday, October 25th,  is the Monster March in the Sellwood/Moreland neighborhood. The march starts at 3:00 p.m. at the Llewellyn Elementary school. So get the kids into their Halloween costumes, dress up the dog and get ready to hit the streets in what is one of Portland’s scariest […]

Looking to have an “A-Maizing” Weekend?

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Well… it’s that time of year again. Our local grocery stores all have stacks of pumpkins out front and big bags of Halloween candy conveniently located by the check out aisles.  That also means that it is time for the Corn MaiZE at the Pumpkin Patch at Sauvie Island. This year’s MaiZE is dedicated to […]

Arrghh! We be number 1!!

Monday, September 21st, 2009

This weekend at Cathedral Park in St. Johns a bunch of dedicated Portlanders got into the Guinness Book of World Records by assembling the most pirates in one location with an official count of 1,651.  To be counted as a pirate you had to be wearing a bandanna on your head (Argh!), wear an eye […]

Seattle Post-Intelligencer August 2, 2007

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Portland walking tour hits the ghost trail By DESTON NOKES Special to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer If you want to learn about the seamier, spooky side of Portland’s rustic, riverfront history, there’s a new tour that uncovers well-documented tales of horrible hauntings, sprinkled with murderous tales of mayhem. The “Beyond Bizarre” tour, operated by Portland Walking […]

Blood Runs Cold in New ”Beyond Bizarre” Tour Exploring Portland’s Haunted Hideaways and Supernatural Stories

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Portland Walking Tours Introduces Bone-Chilling Ghost Tour July 1 PORTLAND, Ore. — Unexplained mysteries, ghostly adventures and spooky stories fill the new “Beyond Bizarre” evening tour from Portland Walking Tours. The tour begins July 1 and offers both family-friendly and over-18 versions.