Next thing trending on Pintrest: Weed Bar. An Oregon couple set the bar pretty high recently with their summer reception, complete with a pot tent & budtender.
International tourists are increasingly adding Oregon and Portland to their itineraries. New York and Disneyland still top trip picks, but for a slice of authentic America, Portland serves it up.
And last weekend’s smokey skies were nothing compared to what the city saw in 1940. A huge blaze broke out in the West Hills and left the city looking apocalyptic, with flames and smoke framing the sky.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Monthly: Feast Portland: “We Do Best When We Focus on What Makes Portland Cool”
- Oregonian: Vintage Oregon: Think Portland is smoky now? 1940 West Hills wildfire was destructive, ominous (PHOTOS)
- Technology Review: When Virtual Reality Collides with Reality, It’s Surreal
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