Did August feel unbearably hot? It might been even hotter due to Portland’s weather hot spots, where temperatures can vary as much at 20 degrees throughout the city.
Speaking of weather, scientists believe Portland will have a warmer & drier than average winter due to a strong El Nino.
And Portland loves its green! According to a new report, the city spends more per resident on parks than any other city in the nation!
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Washington Post: Sip your way through the teahouses of Portland
- Oregonian: Eyesores, budget-busters and boondoggles: The Portland-area’s 15 most-controversial buildings
- Willamette Week: After a Summer of Smoke and Panic in Portland, a Local Climate-Change Scientist Says to Calm Down
- Portland Tribune: Portland is No. 1 in U.S. for public park spending
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