Last week, a crash on Hwy 101 made headlines across the country for the slimy mess it left behind, but Oregon roads have seen a plethora of crazy spills including molasses, raspberry puree, fish guts and more! An abandoned railroad could soon be a trail that links the coast to the outskirts of Portland. And […]
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.
Portland’s police horses will no longer be a familiar sight in the Rose City after their funding wasn’t renewed. This was their last week of operation. Six Oregon IPAs have been ranked among America’s 50 Best according to Draft Magazine. And contrary to popular belief, Oregon economists believe most of the new people moving to […]
Portland Thorns have the best women’s soccer fans in the nation according to The Washington Post. LinkedIn shows that Portland is 4th on the list of cities gaining workers. And a recent analysis from Allstate says Portland drivers are getting worse.
To speed up mass transit, city leaders are considering a subway. TriMet asked Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West to stop using an old TriMet logo on their line of children’s clothing. And Summer is officially here, so that means the pool is open!
Do you have an old film camera lying around with film inside? Get the film developed: You never know what sorts of treasures are on it! A Portland woman recently discovered early images of Mount St. Helens on a camera from Goodwill. Time to stock up on bug spray: Oregon officials say the conditions are […]
Joining several western states, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has committed that Oregon will continue the path of the Paris Accord. Graduate students at PSU are proposing turning Mt. Tabor Parks water reservoirs into a small geothermal plant that could include soaking pools. And Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer believes the time is good in Oregon to […]
Pedalpalooza starts today! See these tips for maximum enjoyment! Portland’s old flying saucer shaped YMCA building is taking off again as Under Armour’s new offices. And Thrillist has labeled Portland, particularly the Pearl District, as one of the nation’s most walk-able cities!
Although parking in Portland can be a headache, at least the new app is cute. Parking Kitty allows drivers to pay for parking via the app + it purrs when you pay and meows when you’re running out of time. Get lost in the illusion with this video filmed recently in Hoyt Arboretum. And Portland’s […]
Portland tied with Los Angeles for 4th place as best energy efficient city in the US. Interested in buying an electric car? Portland now has the nation’s first electric vehicle showroom. And having a hard time finding local pot? Let the Craft Cannabis Alliance help!
Back when it was first built, Providence Park could hold up to 10,000 more seats than it can now. The Trail Blazers have donated their playoff bonus to their support staff. And for the first time in history, Oregon’s Supreme Court will have a majority of women justices.
Photo booths are so last decade. Now you can have llamas dressed as a bridge and groom attend your wedding. Oregon is a hot spot for Chinese tourists looking for rugged natural beauty. And Bicycle Magazine named Portland one of the 10 most safest places in the US for bikers. Here’s a roundup of the […]
Portland Timbers are adding 4,000 new seats to Providence Park! Spend as much time on the pot as you want! Portland is going to turn poop into power! And Portland has had a record rainfall this year, making it the second wettest winter since records started.
Oregon landed No. 1 in a phone use study as the “least distracted” drivers. HBO is filming a pilot episode for a new drama next week along North Mississippi Avenue next week. They’re looking for extras including pets and cars. And Portland officials are taking steps to open the Rose City for self driving cars.
The Oregonian reminds of how Portland got here with a romp through 1970s Portland, including disco, a budding liberalism and Portlanders’ increasing fancy for smut. Joining 25 other cities, Portland leaders have committed to 100% renewable energy. We’re already on track: Portland has the 17th highest amount of solar panels in stalled among US cities.
Good morning, Portland, or should we say Hi! Portlanders buy more weed than the rest of the state combined. ODOT wants us to drive like James Corden. Meanwhile they get to blow up huge boulders!
The Tonight Show puppies have inside info on who will win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Starting this weekend, bottle returns in Oregon are worth double. And as you mourn the end of Grimm, take a filming locations tour.
Still just a dream, The Pacific Hyperloop, which aims move passengers between Portland and Seattle in 15 minutes, is a finalist in a global challenge contest. While we’re waiting for that to be built, it’s lucky that we have PDX Airport, which has earned Time Money’s most stress-free flight hub in the nation. And ballers […]
According to Thrillist, Oregon ekes out Colorado for America’s booziest state. With that sort of consumption, it just makes sense that job growth in the booze industry would need to grow to keep pace. Portland‘s potholes have gotten so bad, even anarchists are stepping up to help. Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland […]
One of Portland’s best ideas: Removing a freeway that ran along the waterfront. Can I make a grilled cheese with my iron? The Bend Library is offering Adulting 101 classes.
The Oregonian presents 99 meals for less than $10. Portland lands in the top 10 in Lending Tree’s survey of Most Changed Cities, based on factors such as rent, home values, diversity, & new business. And at 4.3%, Oregon’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since the state began keeping records in the 70s. […]
More snow in your forecast? Don’t worry, it’s *probably* no big deal. Portland is trying to land Outdoor Retailer, the outdoor industry’s signature trade show, after organizers have decided to abandon Salt Lake City. And, not news to us: a recent study has named the Rose City the 12th worst commute in the country. Here’s […]
Forbes has valued the Portland Trail Blazers at $1.05B – a relative bargain compared to the New York Knicks ($3.3B) and Los Angeles Lakers ($3B). And sure it’s pretty, but most forget that Mount Hood is an active volcano that could erupt in your lifetime. Check out this video simulation complete with beeped profanity. Here’s […]
Feeling a little lonely this Valentine’s Day? Be alone no more! Willamette Humane Society is offering free adoptions this weekend! Oregon City has been hiding a huge natural wonder that will soon be revealed. Keep an eye out for Willamette Falls, the second most powerful waterfall in the country, which will soon be freed from […]
A Portland woman landed in the hospital (& international headlines) when her pet snake slithered into her gauged earlobe and got stuck. Doctors were able to remove the ball python without injuring the animal or the owner. The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is getting a new name. After renovation, the building will be known […]
The Wall Street Journal this week took a stab at Portland’s lack of prowess in the snow. Whatever; At least we have some damn good wine & weed. And no, salt isn’t the best solution to keeping the roads clear. We should pickle the streets next time! Cheers to Grimm, after 6 seasons, the hit […]
Temperatures are finally rising and even Weather.com is calling Portland America’s Most Winter-fatigued city this season. Even goats are saying screw it and marching into 7-Eleven for Skittles. Although the FBI has closed the file on DB Cooper, investigators aren’t giving up. They’re releasing new evidence to the public in the hopes citizen sleuths can […]
The City has released raptors on the murders of crows in downtown Portland in an attempt to remove the icky birds. That old story of shanghaiing sailors in Portland is probably true, but likely didn’t involve any tunnels. And although it seems like a snow of has hit Portland recently, the amount is only a […]
Portland landed in the NY Times’ top 52 places to go in 2017. According to Atlas Van Lines, Oregon continues to be a top relocation spot. And Oregon lawmakers are determined to pass a bill this session that will address Portland’s awful traffic problem. Considering all the new visitors we can expect in 2017 and […]
If population growth continues, Oregon might get another congressional seat after the 2020 census. Running low on bud? Marijuana couriers are now legal in Portland. And Traveler’s Today has named Portland one of the top 5 places to ring in the new year in America, citing Portland’s 17-bar Champagne Ball as a must do! Here’s […]
Never miss a cat again with Portland’s Catmapper. Still looking for a gift? Try these sustainable options including eating locally, or donating to a local nonprofit with your child. And the city of Portland made several international lists of the top places to visit in 2017. Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this […]
Portland is UPS’s pilot city for bicycle delivery system. Although Germany easily beats the US in amount of garbage kept out of landfills at 65 percent, as a city, Portland has a higher rate of recycling of 70 percent. And once again, Portland proves it just can’t handle its shit when it comes to snow, […]
PDX has landed the top spot as the most instagrammed spot in Oregon. Followed by Seaside Beach and then Multnomah Falls. The Fair-Haired Dumbbell, Oregon’s First Crowd-funded Building, offers the non-wealthy an investment option. And Oregon police recently brought two jailbirds in for mug shots: a man and his pet parrot. Here’s a roundup of […]