FOOD & DRINK
The #1 Chinese restaurant in Portland, Oregon, according to Tripadvisor—plus, see the runners-up
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Chinese restaurants in Portland, Oregon from Tripadvisor.
Locals BLAST East Glisan pizzeria for whopping 20% pick-up fee
Recently on social media, Portland locals voiced their frustrations regarding East Glisan and their astonishing 20% pick-up fee. According to the pizzeria, this fee is split between staff – but regardless, locals aren’t very happy and have branded the fee ‘extortionate’. Overall, East Glisan pizzeria has...
Half-price adoption sale sparks ‘love connection’ at Oregon Humane Society
It had only been a few minutes, but Elisabeth Gauthier was falling in love. The 25-year-old Tigard resident knew Sunday afternoon when she made eye contact with Walter, a 10-year-old black and gray chihuahua, at Northeast Portland’s Oregon Humane Society that his mellow energy would be a perfect companion to her other “backyard kids” – another dog, a goose and three ducks.
Hillsboro history now available in book form
Hillsboro’s Arthur Sommers hopes more people learn about his hometown by reading his latest book.
Tom Hanks made a surprise visit to a Southeast Portland typewriter shop
PORTLAND, Ore. — Anthony Valoppi has owned the Southeast Portland typewriter shop, Type Space, for about two years. He spends his days selling antique typewriters and servicing them. Valoppi also answers plenty of emails. None more important than the one that came in last week. "Said, 'Hey, I'm Tom...
‘Friends of Dorothy’ opens at Beaverton’s The Reser
An exhibit at Beaverton's Patricia Reser Center for the Arts is showcasing artists from the LGBTQ+ community, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and film.
Serving up a non-traditional feast made from Oregon's wild edibles
FOREST GROVE, Ore — I’m an Oregonian who prefers the roads less traveled! That is most likely the result of a childhood largely spent exploring Oregon’s rugged Cascade Mountains and vast high desert landscape. Couple that with abundant fishing and hunting adventures and the net result is a strong appreciation for the idea of “living off the land.”
Memorial Day Dog Adoptions at Oregon Humane Society Are Half-price
The Portland location of the Oregon Humane Society is having a sale on puppies during the Memorial Day weekend that is sure to pique your interest. All adoptable dogs and pups at the May 26-28 events will have been recently vaccinated, spayed or neutered, microchipped, and come with a free health exam voucher.
Favi’s Fabulous Cakes makes custom cake dreams come true at new Hillsboro shop
Favi’s Fabulous Cakes celebrated its grand opening this month at its first brick-and-mortar in Hillsboro’s charming historic downtown. While the storefront is new, owner Fabiola Medina is not new to the business of cakes. For the past decade, the pastry chef and cake designer ran her custom dessert business out of her home in Hillsboro. “I was growing so much I just ran out of space at home. It was taking over my living room, my dining room, my kitchen,” Medina said.
Kohr Explores: Salt and Straw debuts new ‘Upcycled Food Series’
Salt & Straw is taking the old and making it new with their new 'Upcycled Food Series' pints of the month.
Portland's Rose Queen of 1965 | KGW Vault
Some of Portland's Rose Festival traditions go way back, even if they've changed significantly over time. Here's a look back at the Rose Festival Court of 1965.
The Benefits of Fresh Air
This article brought to you courtesy of Lolly Eliot of Beaverton Lodge, Beaverton Valley Times Insider Senior Living Expert. Sponsored content. Spring is finally here in Beaverton, and we can go outside! Fresh air and sunshine offer many benefits for our residents here at Beaverton Lodge. Natural environments are comforting and reduce stress caused by boredom, isolation and loneliness in seniors. Listening to the breeze or watching the bees at...
Trash-loving black bear spotted 6 times in 8 days in NW Portland, wildlife experts say
It’s time for people living near Forest Park to take down their bird feeders, lock up their trash and secure their beehives; there’s at least one bear in town, and it’s hungry, wildlife experts said. As of Thursday, Portlanders had reported six black bear sightings within eight...
Experience an Unforgettable Evening of Classical Music with Pianist Edward Bak
I am thrilled to announce an upcoming event that is sure to be a treat for all classical music lovers! This weekend, on May 28th at 4 pm, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics will be hosting a Classical Piano Concert featuring the talented pianist Edward Bak.
5 places to get a beer near NASCAR race at Portland International Raceway
NASCAR returns to Portland for a second consecutive year with races on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, at Portland International Raceway. If it’s not raining, there’s a good chance it’s going to get hot for those sitting in the stands. So at the end of the day, race attendees might be looking for a beer — and likely many will want something other than Bud Light.
Delilah, a chimp at the Oregon Zoo and a friend of famed primatologist Jane Goodall, turns 50
Delilah, an Oregon Zoo chimpanzee who helped launch a decades-long friendship with renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, turned half a century old Thursday. The post Delilah, a chimp at the Oregon Zoo and a friend of famed primatologist Jane Goodall, turns 50 appeared first on KTVZ.
Stop and smell the rosé: CJ McCollum hosting meet-and-greet to highlight new wine
Wine entrepreneur and former Portland Trail Blazer CJ McCollum is adding a third rosé to his portfolio -- and he's inviting you to come check it out.
Portland is Home to Two of the Best Burger Joints in the United States
Two restaurants in the Portland region have earned the right to call their hamburgers “some of the best in the country” because of their placement on Yelp’s top-100 list. For National Burger Day on May 28th, the user review website Yelp issued a list of the best 100 burgers in America on Tuesday, May 23.
Hotcakes & Heels: A Drag Brunch Extravaganza in Portland
Attention all Portlanders! This weekend, you won't want to miss out on the Hotcakes & Heels Drag Brunch presented by Rose City Drag. This is an event like no other, featuring an incredible showcase of some of the city's best Drag Queens, along with a delicious Southern-style breakfast provided by Southern Grill catering.
Things 2 Do: Memorial Day Weekend
The Rose Festival officially kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. when CityFair opens at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. There's a live concert and then fireworks after the sun sets. The theme this year is Focus On Fun!. CityFair is filled with carnival rides, fair foods, interactive exhibits, and constant entertainment...
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