Portland Why I Love Portland! The Mountain Home Canoe Club Mountain Home Canoe Club (MHCC) was formed in 1993 as a co-ed dragon boat racing team with a primary focus of competing in the Portland Rose Festival Dragon Boat Races. The team was comprised of members of the Kaiser Permanente dragon boat team of 1992 and various friends and associates. […]
Real Estate Updated Housing forecast for 2020. Here’s the updated 2020 Housing forecast from realtor.com.  In mid-December realtor.com released the annual 2020 housing forecast. Fast forward five months and it’s no surprise the numbers have changed. “We got derailed on the forecast as we expected,” realtor.com Senior Economist George Raitu explains. The updated data forecasts shows “sales of homes to fall 15 percent […]
Restaurants Why I love Portland! A Great Take-Out option during the COVID-19!! Located in the historic St. Johns area of Portland, Chop offers an innovative spin on some classic menu items, as well as a bevy of new items that’ll have you wanting to try the whole menu. Specializing in breakfast and lunch items, Chop is open every day except Tuesday from 8am – 7pm. Dining is […]
Bars Why I Love Portland! Mc Cormick & Schmicks Our History Bill McCormick and Doug Schmick teamed up in the 1970s before going on to establish more than 80 restaurants throughout the country. Over time, McCormick & Schmick’s became the nation’s premier family of seafood restaurants. The combination of an open imagination and a respect for tradition is what makes McCormick & Schmick’s the […]
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Arts and Culture Why I love Portland! The Oregon Symphony Adventurous programming. Inspiring collaborations. Bridging art forms. Connecting lives. Sparking conversation. Every day, and with each exhilarating performance, the Oregon Symphony is moving music forward.
Portland Why I love Portland! Portland Rock Gym Specialties Serving the Portland climbing community for over 30 years, Portland Rock Gym offers rock climbing, bouldering, yoga, fitness, and a rock climbing guide service. Now with over 25,000 sq.ft. of climbing terrain including auto-belays, top-ropes, and leading you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied and in shape! Quality instruction and fun events are a […]
Arts and Culture Why I love Portland! International Youth Silent Film Festival
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Arts and Culture Why I love Portland! Living Room Theaters https://pdx.livingroomtheaters.com/about_us.cfm Visionary. Extraordinary. Earth-friendly. Living Room® Theaters is a visionary new concept created by longtime filmmakers. We set out to reinvent the way films are viewed and distributed. And to change everything we didn’t like about conventional and art house movie theaters – from the film selection to the lobby ambiance, food, seating and service. […]
Architecture Why I love Portland! St. Johns Neighborhood St. Johns is located in North Portland and is bordered by Linnton, Cathedral Park, University Park, Portsmouth and Kenton neighborhoods. View Larger Map St. Johns Features St. Johns feels very detached from Portland proper and has a distinct small town feel to it. The post office, coffee shops, breakfast places, restaurants, movie theaters, grocery stores, […]
Architecture Why I love Portland! Portland Japanese Garden ABOUT History Photo by Robbie Robinson Inspired in the late 1950s by growing cultural ties between Oregon and Japan, Mayor Terry Schrunk and members of the Portland community conceived the idea of building a Japanese garden on the site of the old zoo in Washington Park. Their reasons for building a Japanese garden were twofold: […]
Arts and Culture Why I love Portland! The Portland White House About Us Welcome to Portland’s White House, one of the Rose City’s  most luxurious and elegant historic homes that now houses a high-end bed & breakfast.  Dating back to 1911 when it was originally built for wealthy lumber baron Robert Lytle and his family, the neoclassical mansion is situated in the heart of the exclusive Irvington neighborhood […]
Arts and Culture Why I love Portland! Simplify with Lisa Simplify Your Home Intelligent Interior Design to help you Declutter and Simplify. Joy and peace of mind are two common side effects of the simplified home. Your interior decor is as unique and as individual as you are and your home should reflect that. We will help you create a decluttered living space that exudes […]
Restaurants Why I love Portland! Mothers Bistro & Bar ABOUT Mother’s Bistro & Bar is Chef Lisa Schroeder’s dream come true. Back in 1992, working full-time and raising her daughter, she realized that there was no place to get “Mother Food;” the kind of food she would cook for her family if only she had the time. That’s when she began to work toward […]
Bars Why I love Portland! The Goose Hollow Inn Goose Hollow Inn is a classic Portland tavern (so don’t call to book a room) opened in 1967 by Bud Clark. The pub is going strong and is still owned and operated by the Clark Family. Background: Fifty years ago, in May of 1967, when the neighborhood had fewer buildings and less traffic, Bud Clark bought […]
Architecture Why I love Portland! The Metropolitan Youth Symphony About MYS Metropolitan Youth Symphony educates, develops and promotes young musicians. MYS provides music education and performance opportunities for young musicians of all ages and levels of experience. Now in our 44th year, we enroll over 500 youth from the Portland Metro and SW Washington areas in 14 ensembles including orchestra, band, jazz, and percussion. New this season, […]
Portland Why I love Portland! Mission Theater Walking down NW Glisan Street at 17th offers few hints about the intriguing past of the Mission Theater. The building’s straightforward, brick construction and fortress-like entryway make it appear more like an armory than a theater. It should come as no surprise, then, that the Mission was not originally built as a theater or playhouse, but as a church. For over […]
Portland Why I love Portland! Green Zebra Grocery GREEN ZEBRA Grocery!! www.greenzebragrocery.com We love great food Who doesn’t? And at Green Zebra that’s where it all starts. We carefully source the best local and organic food around, and we stock it right alongside everyday staples. Our in-store kitchens craft hot and delicious grab-and-go meals made from scratch, as well as custom and signature […]
Restaurants Why I love Portland! Signal Station Pizza SIGNAL STATION PIZZA      8302 N. LOMBARD  PORTLAND, OR PHONE 503-286-2257 St Johns’ favorite pizza: Dine-in or take out ​ Hello! We are an independent, family-owned business operated since 2006 by local Portlanders Tim and Kristi. We do our best to provide customers with an amazing pizza at an amazing value and hope you enjoy dining […]
Architecture Why I love Portland! The St. Johns Bridge is a steel suspension bridge that spans the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, United States, between the Cathedral Park Neighborhood in North Portland and the Linnton and Northwest Industrial neighborhoods in Northwest Portland. It carries the U.S. Route 30 Bypass. It is the only suspension bridge in the Willamette Valley and one of three public highway suspension bridges […]