Although Portland will be outside the path of totality, the Rose City will see 99 percent of the sun covered during the August eclipse.
Portland has opened a new swimming beach downtown, complete with lifeguards and life jacket available.
And despite a nationwide bee decline, urban bee keeping is blossoming in the Rose City.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Tribune: Rose City lands at No. 11 on best cities for recreation list
- Portland Tribune: Portland learns how to be a smarter city
- Travel & Leisure: Why Portland Is America’s Best Airport
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