Tag Archives: Portland

Brunch at Petite Provence

Sometimes you need to go out of town to discover the “hidden gems” in your own back yard. Such was the case with Petite Provence. Late last fall, I headed east to The Dalles, Oregon, in a quest to find … Continue reading

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Wild Arts Festival

Portland Audubon Society’s Wild Arts Festival–the Pacific NW’s premiere exhibition of nature-related art and books. Continue reading

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Mill Ends – World’s Smallest Park

Welcome to Mill Ends, officially designated as the world’s smallest park by none other than the Guinness Book of World Records. How small? Less than two feet wide. Yep, you heard right! The circular park is only about 20 inches in diameter, give or take an inch or two. Continue reading

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Bacon Lovers II

We’re always on the lookout for great products made right here in the Pacific NW. Here are some we “met” recently through Portland’s 3rd Annual Baconfest. Continue reading

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Bacon Lovers Festival

Portland’s BaconFest is like attending a cozy little block party with over 2000 of your closest bacon-loving friends. Live music, laughter, the sizzling sound of meat cooking on an open grill. Continue reading

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The Tempest at Lovejoy Fountain II – Meet the Cast

Welcome to the Portland Actors Ensemble’s 2011 summer production of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Continue reading

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The Tempest at Lovejoy Fountain

Welcome to the 2011 Portland Actors Ensemble’s summer production of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Continue reading

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Virgil Earp (1843-1905)

Virgil W. Earp had only one child, a daughter by the name of Nellie Jane Bohn. When notified of his death, she asked that his remains be transported north to Portland, OR, where he was finally laid to rest in Section 15 of River View Cemetery. Continue reading

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The Magic of Beltaine

Beltaine is a Pacific NW musical trio who perform Celtic and other traditional folk songs from around the world. Their music is light and lively–with bright, clean tones and toe-tapping beats that make it hard to sit still! Continue reading

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Voodoo Doughnuts

Voodoo Doughnut is a Portland icon. Since opening its doors in 2003, this quirky, irreverent little doughnut shop has developed quite a reputation. Continue reading

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