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If you’ve been present this week, you know that it’s been raining. Like, soak your sneakers and turn your umbrella inside out –if you actually carry one– kind of rain. Don’t be discouraged, my fair-weather friend. I will share with you a quick list of what I will be partaking in this week. Tulip fest […]
Enjoy free art today! The Portland Art Museum offers free admission on the fourth Friday of every month from 5-8 p.m. You can enjoy portraits galore, along with other permanent exhibits. Even if you think you’re not an appreciator of the arts, just go, because it may make you smarter… and did I mention that […]
There are a few “kid” places I enjoy going to sans kids. For example, OMSI After Dark offers adults (21 and over) the opportunity to parade the museum kids free. Personally, I enjoy thinking about the miracle of life in the Life Science Hall, without the miracle of life obnoxiously bumping into me and screaming […]
I ride the MAX blue and red lines several times a day, from Pioneer Square to the SW ‘burbs. Even after years of riding with Trimet, I was incognizant to obvious tips that would make my daily trips more pleasant. For example, I have caught the red line by accident and then been completely taken […]
Remember that the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is in Woodburn until the end of the month. Fun for friends, families, or just couples. Probably not as fun by your lonesome… but what is? All orders of $40 or more will receive 10 free Iris Reticulata, from now through June 1st. I recommend taking a look […]
Times are tough. And when the wallet is tight, people search for cheap food. Food carts are rapidly filling Portlanders’ stomachs with cheap, delicious food. Even Frugal Traveler from the NY Times agrees! I know the ambiance isn’t for everyone, but I love food carts. I love greedily devouring the food on the sidewalk or […]
Since all the kiddies were out of school on spring break, I thought, why not visit the zoo? Oregon Zoo’s Spring Break Party runs through April 2nd. The zoo schedule brings you lions, penguins, polar bears, ocelots and elephants. Tips You Should Know: Parking is atrocious (and costs $2). Yes, you can park further away […]
At noon, you can grab a free cone of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream today. Four locations in the area to serve you. Ben & Jerry’s Hawthorne 1428 S.E. 36th Avenue Portland, OR 97214 Ben & Jerry’s Uptown Center 39 NW 23rd Place Portland, OR 97210 Ben & Jerry’s Portland Pearl District 301 NW 10th […]
Please donate to Metblogs to keep things afloat. To keep with the penny-pinching theme, here is a short list of happy hours to keep you busy during the Memorial Day weekend. Farm Café 10 SE 7th Ave Notes: Offers fresh, local organic food and beers. $2 Hand-cut fries with house-made ketchup Iron Horse 6034 SE […]
Sun! Blue Sky! Whoda thunk? That is all I have to say. Updated…from a fan: “Yes yes, I rode my bike to work today and the ride home was glorious.” Thanks Tinymeat. Sun and blue sky in Puddletown Originally uploaded by ...
Walking home the other evening, I noticed a couple standing near this sculpture looking inquisitive. I was listening to one of my podcasts, so couldn’t hear what they were hearing. As I walked by, I felt the sound that was e...
Awhile ago, at Ignite, I send a quick email to ISITE and won a sushi dinner for two. I think it was because the wifi signal at the Baghdad had failed and I was emailing via the Blackberry. Nevertheless, I won and on Sunday, we ...
As you know dear reader, when we revamped the site a few weeks ago, Metblogs instituted a new policy requiring registering to comment. That caused a lot of kvetching within Metblogs and across the Portland blogosphere. We’re s...
Yup. I am indeed one of those people who loves dogs more than kids. People at work bring their kids in, friends have new babies, I look once, say “oh cute” and walk away. These tiny shriveled (really - all babies are weird looki...
So tonight is First Thursday in the Pearl - most likely the first big one of the season. Sure - the traditional galleries still do first Thursday openings throughout the winter months, but not until the Sun comes out and folks want ...
The 2008 Portland Beavers season kicked off in style last night. I was at the opening game along with over 8,000 other fans, some of which were probably drawn by it being the first Thirsty Thursday (Miller Lite Thursdays is now the ...
Please donate to Metblogs to keep things afloat. To keep with the penny-pinching theme, here is a short list of happy hours to keep you busy during the Memorial Day weekend. Farm Café 10 SE 7th Ave Notes: Offers fresh, local organic food and beers. $2 Hand-cut fries with house-made ketchup Iron Horse 6034 SE Milwaukie Notes: 3 mini tacos or 5 [...]
One day special at Kenny and Zuke’s. It’s called the DDD reuben and it may cause a self induced cardiac arrest. This triple-decker is described by them: In the middle is the standard reuben with 9-10 ozs of house-made pastrami, two slices of swiss, russian, and kraut. On top and bottom is another reuben, each [...]
It’s on everyone’s mind right now: Snow has come to Portland. The National Weather Service tells us there’s up to an inch of accumulation, and it’s only supposed to get colder. This means that tomorrow will likely bring frozen roads, and thus treacherous conditions. Here’s what you should know: FlashAlert - Many Portland-area schools, businesses, and other [...]
Giving someone a good book for a holiday gift is giving them something that they’ll experience for hours. A good book can also be an amazing experience, and experiences will always trump any physical gift you can ever give someone. Have You Seen The Horizon Lately, was written by Portland author Jamie S. Rich and published [...]Show More Summary