Portland In the News: Ranked Choice Voting; Best Place to Raise a Family; Visiting Wildfire Areas & More | June 1, 2023
Portland is again one of the top places in the US to raise a family.
Experience a rare side of nature by hiking through a wildfire burned forest.
And Oregon voters could next year decide on switching to a ranked choice voting system.Read More
Portland in the News: The Zoo’s New Dinosaur Tree; Bears in Forest Park; New Beer Garden Downtown & More | May 25, 2023
The Oregon Zoo is now home to an incredibly rare prehistoric tree called a Wollemi Pine, or a dinosaur tree.
Creston Park in SE Portland will soon get a new skate park.
And the downtown food carts are about to get a major makeover, reopening as a 300-seat beer garden.Read More
Portland in the News: Local Splash Pads; Edible Wild Greens; Blazers Get No. 3 Draft Pick | May 18, 2023
Craving a burger? take a look at Portland’s history of burger joints.
The Blazers landed a top-3 lottery pick in the NBA draft.
And as Portland insists on continuing to be hot, check out these local fountains and splash pads to cool off.Read More
Portland in the News: Those Valuable Timbers; Best Place to Travel; Salmon Sidewalk & More! | May 11, 2023
The Portland Timbers have been ranked the world’s 29th most valuable soccer franchise by sports business website Sportico.
Portland made Forbes’s list of The Best Places To Travel In The U.S. for 2023.
And Portland is home to a salmon sidewalk.Read More
Portland in the News: City Green Lights Street Dining; Extreme Pollen Season; Foodie Passport & More | May 4, 2023
Explore new dining options w/ Black Business Association of Oregon’s “Foodie Passport”.
Oregon’s legislature recently banned foam takeout containers.
And Portland has OK’d the extension of the pandemic relic of street seating.Read More
Portland in the News: Best Food Truck City & Best Food City; Rose Festival Season Kickoff; Zero-emission Delivery Zone | April 27, 2023
After 3 years, the 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade again kicks off Portland Rose Festival season this weekend.
Portland is considering a 16-block area of downtown that will be closed off to traditional, gas-powered delivery vehicles.
And Portland was recently voted in the top ten Best Food Cities in America by Food&Wine readers.Read More
Portland in the News: Best Weed City; Best Food Truck City; New Shops & Eateries Coming to PDX & More! | April 20, 2023
The murder of crows that used to cause a headache in downtown Portland appear to have moved on.
A recent study has named Portland the “Best Weed City” in the US.
And see the list of new restaurants and shops coming to the renovated terminal at PDX over the next few years.Read More
Portland in the News: Wildflower Hikes; A Lot of Rain; Flying Fox Babies & More! | April 13, 2023
The city is on track to have more rain this April than last year, which was the wettest April since the 30s.
Featuring 9 vendors, Flock food hall is scheduled to open in November in Downtown Portland.
And Oregon has some of the richest soil diversity in the world.Read More
Portland in the News: Portland Japanese Garden Ranked Top Spring Visit; 200 Mile Trail System in Gorge & more! | April 6, 2023
The country’s best place to skinny dip is right outside Portland.
Portland Japanese Garden is among the country’s best spring travel destinations.
And celebrate your birthday bigly with these freebies!Read More
Portland in the News: Renaming Street After Darcelle XV; Wolverines Near Portland & More! | March 30, 2023
Commissioners are looking into the steps the city can take to rename NW Davis after Darcelle XV.
For the first time in 30 years, a wolverine was recently spotted on the Columbia River near Portland.
And, Oregonians are losing their taste for roadkill.Read More