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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Egg Hunts, Bunny Hop, Spring Beer & Wine Festival & More! | April 2-5, 2015

The weekend has returned and so have spring festivals: Spring Beer & Wine Festival is at Oregon Convention Center Friday & Saturday, and the The Cocktail Demystified is on Saturday at Melody Ballroom. Comedian Chris Kattan is at Helium for tonight only! KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days continues this weekend with tonight’s Kickoff Party & A Boat Party Friday! Find amazing finds at more than 600 sales at NW’s LARGEST Garage Sale and Vintage Sale! And it’s Easter Weekend! Easter Bunny, Hunts, Treats Cruises, Brunch, Tea, History & More!

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Ecliptic Beer Mile, Wine & Jazz Festival, Festival of Color & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Sinful History Tour, Festival of Color, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful History: Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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2015 Portland St. Patrick’s Day Events: Parties, Festivals, Music, Food & Drink Specials

In 2015, St Patrick’s Day is on a Tuesday, meaning many parties and events will happen the weekend before. As always, we have a large list of Portland St Patrick’s Day events including parties, dinners, shows, etc.

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Ecliptic Beer Mile, Holi Hai, POW Festival & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including James Bond Dinner Show, Holi Hai, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Get Lost in Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will meet at Thirsty Lion Pub. Feel free to stop by early for a pint and grub! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you can join Doug inside for an adult beverage!

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Limited Tickets Left for Portland Thanksgiving Weekend 2014 Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Spend 2014 Thanksgiving weekend with Portland, Oregon’s sinful past! In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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MANY Portland Halloween Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($750+): Parties, Dances & Cruises, Haunted Houses, Trick-or-Treat & More! | October 30-November 1, 2014

Halloween weekend is finally here and Portland really knows how to celebrate! Check our our HUGE list of Halloween Events and Scary happenings to fill your weekend with dancing, spirits and just plain spooky stuff! Recover into Saturday with the Portland Spirit Gorge Cruise or the WineUp Day of the Dead Hangover Celebration. Don’t miss Oregon’s big game vs Stanford and Now’s the best time to get your Season Passes for Mt. Hood Meadows! Portland’s Largest Garage Sale is at Portland Expo and comedy masters Sarah Colonna & Anthony Jeselnik are in town, too!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Halloween Parties, Burlesque, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Erotic Ball, Haunted Pub Crawl, 80s Video Dance Attack & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): 2014 Halloween Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($800+): Home & Garden Show, PSU Football, Cheesefest, Oktoberfest & More! | October 2-5, 2014

The weekend is finally here and we have loads to things to check out this week. The Fall Home & Garden Show starts today and continues through Sunday. Learn some new things about Portland on Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery sinful past walking tour. Several Corn Mazes are fully operational, so take advantage of this lovely weather and grab your pumpkin! And get in the Halloween spirit this weekend at H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & Cthulhucon or at a creepy showing of The Turn by the Reformers!

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Win Portland Tickets ($550+): Corn Maze, Fresh Hops Beer Festival, Handmade Bike & Beer Festival & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Bridgetown Comedy, H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival, The MAiZE & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($950+): Color Run, Jade District Night Market, Football & More! | September 4-7, 2014

The weekend is back and so is the heat! Stay cool inside at several theater productions including Festival of One Acts, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, & Murder on the Ganges! Celebrate the bounty at Portland Farmers Market Tomato Turn On or get lost in the Corn Maze @ Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch. Jade District International Night Market returns Saturday and the Vaux’s Swifts are back in town! + Run with thousands of happy people at the Color Run!

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Win Portland Labor Day Weekend Tickets ($700+): Mt Angel Oktoberfest, PDX Film Festival, The Skatalites & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Portland Film Festival, Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Win Portland Tickets ($700+): Street of Dreams, Winery Summer Concerts, Back Fence PDX & More

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Street of Dreams, Back Fence PDX, Winery Summer Concerts & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Harefest, Summerland & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Hop & Vines Beer Supper, Oregon Zoo, Oregon Brewers Festival & more.

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Cancelled: Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Electric Run, Oregon Zoo Concerts, Maryhill Winery & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Electric Run, Oregon Zoo, The Great Namaste & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): 2014 Portland July 4th Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,700+): Cider Summit, What the Festival, Pedalpalooza & More! | June 19-22, 2014

The weekend is finally here and so is summer! The Cider will be pouring in the Pearl District at Cider Summit NW, and Sherry of all kinds will be featured at SherryfestWest @ Bar Vivant. Also, if you are looking for a nice trip check out the LARGE Astoria Music Festival at the coast or What The Festival in Dufur!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,700): Organic Beer Fest, Pemberton Music Fest, Sake Fest & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Pemberton Music Festival, Sake Fest PDX, Organic Beer Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,900+): Last Thursday, Rose Festival, Beer Festivals, Last Thursday & More! | May 29-June 1, 2014

The weekend is finally here and there’s plenty of things to do! Try something new at the Bearded Lady Competition! Sample some nice Belgians at Cheers to Belgian Beers! Learn more about your city on A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past or with Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,900): PDX Urban Wine Experience, Fruit Beer Festival, Neon Dash & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Northwest String Summit, Neon Dash, Portland Fruit Beer Festival & more.

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Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,450): Memorial Day Weekend Events, Rose Festival CityFair, Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Northwest String Summit, Rose Festival CityFair, Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,500+): Taste of the Nation, Cider Festival, What the Festival & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Taste of the Nation, Soul’d Out Music Festival, Portland Cider Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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