Still just a dream, The Pacific Hyperloop, which aims move passengers between Portland and Seattle in 15 minutes, is a finalist in a global challenge contest. While we’re waiting for that to be built, it’s lucky that we have PDX Airport, which has earned Time Money’s most stress-free flight hub in the nation. And ballers […]
According to Thrillist, Oregon ekes out Colorado for America’s booziest state. With that sort of consumption, it just makes sense that job growth in the booze industry would need to grow to keep pace. Portland‘s potholes have gotten so bad, even anarchists are stepping up to help. Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland […]
One of Portland’s best ideas: Removing a freeway that ran along the waterfront. Can I make a grilled cheese with my iron? The Bend Library is offering Adulting 101 classes.
The Oregonian presents 99 meals for less than $10. Portland lands in the top 10 in Lending Tree’s survey of Most Changed Cities, based on factors such as rent, home values, diversity, & new business. And at 4.3%, Oregon’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since the state began keeping records in the 70s. […]
More snow in your forecast? Don’t worry, it’s *probably* no big deal. Portland is trying to land Outdoor Retailer, the outdoor industry’s signature trade show, after organizers have decided to abandon Salt Lake City. And, not news to us: a recent study has named the Rose City the 12th worst commute in the country. Here’s […]
Forbes has valued the Portland Trail Blazers at $1.05B – a relative bargain compared to the New York Knicks ($3.3B) and Los Angeles Lakers ($3B). And sure it’s pretty, but most forget that Mount Hood is an active volcano that could erupt in your lifetime. Check out this video simulation complete with beeped profanity. Here’s […]
Feeling a little lonely this Valentine’s Day? Be alone no more! Willamette Humane Society is offering free adoptions this weekend! Oregon City has been hiding a huge natural wonder that will soon be revealed. Keep an eye out for Willamette Falls, the second most powerful waterfall in the country, which will soon be freed from […]
A Portland woman landed in the hospital (& international headlines) when her pet snake slithered into her gauged earlobe and got stuck. Doctors were able to remove the ball python without injuring the animal or the owner. The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is getting a new name. After renovation, the building will be known […]
The Wall Street Journal this week took a stab at Portland’s lack of prowess in the snow. Whatever; At least we have some damn good wine & weed. And no, salt isn’t the best solution to keeping the roads clear. We should pickle the streets next time! Cheers to Grimm, after 6 seasons, the hit […]
Temperatures are finally rising and even Weather.com is calling Portland America’s Most Winter-fatigued city this season. Even goats are saying screw it and marching into 7-Eleven for Skittles. Although the FBI has closed the file on DB Cooper, investigators aren’t giving up. They’re releasing new evidence to the public in the hopes citizen sleuths can […]
The City has released raptors on the murders of crows in downtown Portland in an attempt to remove the icky birds. That old story of shanghaiing sailors in Portland is probably true, but likely didn’t involve any tunnels. And although it seems like a snow of has hit Portland recently, the amount is only a […]
Portland landed in the NY Times’ top 52 places to go in 2017. According to Atlas Van Lines, Oregon continues to be a top relocation spot. And Oregon lawmakers are determined to pass a bill this session that will address Portland’s awful traffic problem. Considering all the new visitors we can expect in 2017 and […]
If population growth continues, Oregon might get another congressional seat after the 2020 census. Running low on bud? Marijuana couriers are now legal in Portland. And Traveler’s Today has named Portland one of the top 5 places to ring in the new year in America, citing Portland’s 17-bar Champagne Ball as a must do! Here’s […]
Never miss a cat again with Portland’s Catmapper. Still looking for a gift? Try these sustainable options including eating locally, or donating to a local nonprofit with your child. And the city of Portland made several international lists of the top places to visit in 2017. Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this […]
Portland is UPS’s pilot city for bicycle delivery system. Although Germany easily beats the US in amount of garbage kept out of landfills at 65 percent, as a city, Portland has a higher rate of recycling of 70 percent. And once again, Portland proves it just can’t handle its shit when it comes to snow, […]
PDX has landed the top spot as the most instagrammed spot in Oregon. Followed by Seaside Beach and then Multnomah Falls. The Fair-Haired Dumbbell, Oregon’s First Crowd-funded Building, offers the non-wealthy an investment option. And Oregon police recently brought two jailbirds in for mug shots: a man and his pet parrot. Here’s a roundup of […]
You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here! An Oregon woman called the cops on a man who wouldn’t stop whistling “Closing Time” near her house. An app recently launched that hopes to take the cash out of the cannabis industry. CanPay accepts payments that go directly into the bank accounts of […]
Want to get to know the real Portland? Hop on the bus. If kitty hacks up a hairball, it’s not his fault, his tongue has tons of tiny hooks on it. And, as long as you don’t live in it, your garden shed can be prepped as an emergency shelter in Portland.
Get out of the house on Black Friday and head for the hills! Oregon State Parks are waiving fees for the day after Thanksgiving. Check out these fabulous photos of all kinds of breeds of rabbits from the Rabbit Breeders Convention held last year in Portland. Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this […]
If you haven’t returned your ballot yet, you’d be better off dropping it off at a dropbox. If you put it in the mail now, it won’t make it in time. Manzanita’s tornado made Weather.com’s roundup of extreme weather in October., and Portland nearly tripled its average rain total for October. And according to the […]
Halloween is here, get your chills at one of America’s most haunted place, The Shanghai Tunnels, where according to legend, local men were stolen away to work on Ships headed to Asia in the early 19th century. Although Vogue has upgraded Portland to the State’s capital city, it doesn’t exaggerate just how amazing Pine Street […]
So you’ve got PDX carpet mugs, pints, coasters, socks and even a chunk of it hanging proudly near your beer wall, but life just isn’t complete until you get the license plate? Now you can! A Kickstarter needs 3,000 backers to get a “Keep Portland Weird” License plate approved & produced by the DMV. Speaking […]
All hail the Marionberry, Oregon born & raised! The delicious fruit, a cross between Chehalem and Olallie blackberries, was created at Oregon State and introduced in the 1950s. Portland Art Museum is growing! They’re looking to add a 3-story pavilion. And WalletHub ranks Portland the 8th greenest city in the Nation. Here’s a roundup of […]
Hide yo kids, hide yo wife, hide yo husband ’cause the clowns are comin! Reports are coming in across the country of scary clown sightings and now it’s reached Oregon, including in downtown Portland. Get more chills by visiting these reportedly haunted locations in Oregon. And fewer chimneys along the west coast mean fewer Vaux’s […]
Have you met Mr. Dude? He’s Portland’s mascot in Japan. Check out this fanciful video full of dancing ice cream, donuts and rainbows about Odnarotoop (Portland pronounced backward). If you’re heading to Forest Park, watch our head! An aggressive barred owl has been dive-boming joggers. And that data backs it up, Portland is a place […]
Bicycling.com has named Portland the No. 3 city in the nation for bikes. Contributions to the ranking into the Nike Biketown bikes, a 7.2 percent bike commute rate and the new Vision Zero plan, which aims to make streets safer for non drivers. Money Magazine has named Portland one of the best 6 large cities […]
Looking for a fall reading list? Maybe pick up these 9 books that were challenged by library patrons across Oregon. Portland State Coach is so confident in the Huskies this year that he said if he could bet, he’d mortgage his house on them winning the National Title this year. And really can’t get through […]
You + Goats = A Match made on the yoga mat? It can be now with Goat Yoga at the No Regrets Farm in Albany. Book your spot soon, it sells out fast. It’s still unclear what the giant fireball was that crossed the skies of the Pacific NW last Friday. And mark your calendars, […]
There’s a lion patrolling in NE Portland. A family has added a lion mane to their English Mastiff Winston and the transformation is adorable. Portland is a magic word in Japan. And it turns out that yes, you can get air with a Biketown bike.
Stephen Hawking Timbers Stephen Hawking is a Timbers Fan! Portlanders can now text 911. Be sure to leave out the emojis! Manbun pants thief. So, that’s a thing. And after New York City, Portland was the most popular city to visit this summer.
Watch your back! An exotic species of earthworm called an “Asian jumping Worm” has been spotted in Oregon. Big congratulations to Darcelle, who’s been crowned the World’s Oldest Drag Queen Performer by Guinness World Records. And looking to sell your home? Better pack them up, because leaving your pot plants behind won’t really increase your […]
If you’re looking anywhere this weekend, it better be up. Forecasters are projecting the Perseid meteor shower to be one for the record books this year! This next story might want to make you quit your job: This 26-year-old Portlander get paid in the thousands to make joints. Huffington Post spills the beans about how […]
I’ve Only Been Wrong Twice, a weekly advice podcast co-hosted by Danny Palmer and Elizabeth Martin, is being released August 9 on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spreaker, and other podcast networks.