Portland Weekend Amusements (28-30 August 2015)

North By Northwest

The fantastic Festa Italiana, Movies in the Park, Drive-in at Zidell Yards, and Support Black Restaurant Days – all weekend!

Things to do in Portland on Christmas Day 2014

Christmas Day doesn’t have to be about family™ SHOPS Powell’s Books (1005 W Burnside). The downtown Powell’s is open 10 AM to 6 PM on Christmas Day (all other locations, save the one at the airport, are closed). ACTIVITIES Seedy, Seamy & Sinful Portland Tour: Join Kick Ass Oregon History‘s Resident Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin for […]

Breakfast: From Silver Screen to Small Screen (1 October 2013)

Portland ecologist and food writer Heather Arndt Anderson presents Breakfast: From Silver Screen to Small Screen, on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder) Why was Scarlett O’Hara depicted enjoying breakfast in bed after being subjected to marital rape? Why does Walter White make pancakes […]

Things to do in Portland on Christmas Day (2012)

Some shops and activities and bars and restaurants do stay open on the holiday – you just need to know which ones. I’ve done the leg work, now get out of the house on Christmas Day 2012!

ScanFair 2012

Celebrate the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of a Scandinavian Christmas at the 28th annual Portland ScanFair, presented by the Scandinavian Heritage Foundation, this Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2, 2012.