FOOD & DRINK
Is this the Ultimate renovation project? FREE Winnebago available for pick up near PDX
They say there’s no such thing in life as a free lunch. However, it seems that this saying isn’t exactly truthful. It turns out that sometimes if you look hard enough, you can get some pretty cool, free stuff. In this case, we found a free Winnebago Chieftain that is located in Hood River, which is roughly a one-hour drive from Portland.
Where to find the best doughnuts in Portland
Doughnuts are one of Portland's defining foods. Sure, tourists go to Voodoo Doughnut to take pictures of the pink box, but the rest of us know where to find our favorites, sans long lines. Meira here. I have a sweet tooth, so I don't discriminate. But my pick is hard...
Shake Shack picked this Portland-area mall for third Oregon location
Shake Shack, the international international burger chain that debuted its first location in Portland proper last month, is already working on a new restaurant at the Bridgeport Village mall, the company announced in a press release this week. When it opens later this year, the Bridgeport Village Shake Shack will...
'A kid from Portland has his own sneaker': Grammy-nominated rapper Aminé announces New Balance collaboration
PORTLAND, Oregon — A noticeable brown-and-yellow-toned billboard with an image of bananas in a crate and a forceful message, "A Kid From Portland Has His Own Sneaker," has many in the Pacific Northwest taking notice. Portland-born rapper, singer, songwriter and now fashion designer Adam Aminé Daniel — professionally known...
Bish Who? @ The Get Down: Portland's Hottest Queer+ Party with Drag Race Stars!
🎉🏳️🌈 Hey friends, get ready to party at the hottest event in Portland this weekend! 🏳️🌈🎉. Bish Who? @ The Get Down is the NEWEST Queer+ Party in town, featuring stars from RuPaul's Drag Race, Camp Wannakiki, and Dragula. This powerhouse of a dance party is taking place on June 3rd at The Get Down Music Venue, located at 615 Southeast Alder Street #Suite B, Portland, OR 97214.
Portland concert countdown: Duran Duran, Janet Jackson and more to perform this June
Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers Duran Duran will be joined by Bastille and Nile Rodgers & CHIC in the Rose City’s biggest concert venue.
Celebrate National Doughnut Day with free treats and local favorites
National Doughnut Day is upon us once again. The first Friday is June is traditionally the national day for celebrating doughnuts, and in 2023 that’s Friday, June 2. Local and national doughnut purveyors offer freebies and special deals to celebrate. Fans of Krispy Kreme can pick up one free...
Aggressive Sign THREATENS Dog Poop culprits – “We WILL find you”
Recently, you could argue that tensions have been riding high when it comes to uncollected dog poop in Portland. As a result, anonymous individuals have been leaving signs berating those who leave the poop of their dogs. In fairness, this is a disgusting thing to do and is also illegal. Nonetheless, it still goes on and is sadly a pretty common occurrence throughout the city.
What city has the most expensive slice of pizza? It’s not NYC!
According to betting.com - the city with the most expensive slice is Portland, Oregon.
What's a jojo? Ask outside the PNW and prepare for confusion
Colloquialisms are tasty.
A Landmark Restaurant Spot Still Isn’t Cooking
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2,620 (two buildings) MARKET VALUE: $1.78 million (two properties) Prior to the pandemic, there were few better-known restaurants in Portland than Pok Pok, which, from its opening in 2005, popularized a brand of authentic Northern Thai food that won critical raves and, for a time, served as the base of an empire.
Unwind and Reconnect with Your Inner Self: Join Our Restorative Soundbath Immersion Event This Weekend! 🎵🧘♀️
📣 Hey everyone! Are you ready for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience? Then join us for the Restorative Soundbath Immersion event happening this weekend! 🎵🧘♀️
Join Us for an Exciting National Trails Day Hike in Washington Park!
🌲👟🌳🎉 Hey there, outdoor enthusiasts! This weekend, get ready for an exciting adventure with Trailkeeper Challenge: National Trails Day Hike. Join us on June 3rd at 11:00 am at Arc'teryx Portland Store, 605 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland, OR 97210, to meet your Trailkeeper Challenge goals and celebrate National Trails Day. 🥳
DolFun Swim Academy Opening on SE Stark
Later this Summer, DolFun Swim Academy will open in the former Cascade Athletic Clubs location at 9260 SE Stark Street. The recently shuttered gym will become the swim business’s first dedicated commercial location after nearly three decades of offering classes in private pools and shared spaces. Work is underway resurfacing the existing pool and transforming the now-empty exercise equipment room into an educational gymnastics space. The expanded services will accommodate children and adults, greatly expanding this business’s client base and restoring some gym access for Montavilla residents.
Critics Call Proposed Camping Ban "Impossible to Comply With"
A proposed ordinance that would effectively ban daytime camping in Portland drew five hours of public testimony, but no vote Wednesday, May 31. After a first reading, the Portland City Council is expected to vote on the ordinance Wednesday, June 7. Mayor Ted Wheeler’s office introduced the camping ban proposal,...
Kohr Explores: The Bloody Mary Festival returns to Portland
Brunch fans across the city are celebrating because on June 10 The Bloody Mary Festival returns to Portland.
All Power to The People: Walk Through History with the Black Panther Party Legacy Tour in Portland!
📢 Hey there, Portlanders! Are you ready for an amazing weekend experience? 🤩. Join us on Saturday, June 4th, at 11:00 AM, for the All Power to The People: Black Panther Party Legacy Tour of Albina 🐾, starting from the parking lot of Matt Dishman Community Center and ending at Northeast Coalition of Neighbors.
Live Music: Who to go see and hear in Portland concerts in June
Portland venues are rockin’ and rollin’ — and filled with musics of all genres, actually — and we’ll have some suggestions each month on who to go watch and hear and enjoy. Here’s a day-to-day list of Portland concerts (check websites for details, links below, including June 20 when both Janet Jackson and Diana Ross will be performing in Portland; we'll have a summer concerts list soon on this website): ...
'Youthful' salon to open in Lake Oswego
The Lake Oswego community can visit a new salon that owner and Lake Oswego resident Madison Dunham said employs a youthful vibe. “We want people of all ages, but our approach to how we created the salon and portraying ourselves is more fun and bright and youthful. We want everyone to have fun and feel comfortable,” she said. Moonstone Salon is set to open at 1270 SW Parrish Street Suite...
Summertime Fun in Portland’s Parks and Recreation Is Once Again Here!
There will be 50 events (multicultural festivals, free outdoor movies, concerts, and other special events across the city) as part of Portland Parks & Recreation’s Summer Free For All, which will return in 2023. On June 21st, 17 Portland Public School district parks will host a “Free Lunch +...
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