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Portland in the News: Is Sandy the Next Hawthorne?, Could Portland Host Amazon?, & Lillard on the Late Late Show! | September 14, 2017

Damian Lillard was a pretty good sport during a recent interview on The Late Late Show w/ James Corden + Super Fan Ian Karmel. According to United Van Lines, Portland was the top 3 destination for people moving this summer. And the New York Times played a little game of elimination for where Amazon’s next […]

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Portland in the News: Central City Growth Plan, Jantzen Beach Carousel, PDX Airport Ice Cream | September 7, 2017

Straw has created a limited edition ice cream flavor for Portland Airport. It captures “Portland’s beautifully rainy, gorgeous scenery into a scoop.” City Council has decided a tiny 3% piece of the city should absorb 30% of all growth between now and 2035. And the Jantzen Beach carousel is looking for a new home.

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Portland in the news: Multnomah Falls Lego, Feuding Swimmers, Self-Cleaning House Genius and more! | July 27, 2017

Weekend plans? If you’re tired of the crowds at Oregon’s most famous waterfall, check out this replica of Multnomah Falls, made from 80,000 Lego bricks. Or perhaps you can make like Cheech and Chong and follow this guide for the Ultimate Cannabis Roadtrip through Oregon. If you think the beef between Oregon and California is […]

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Portland in the News: New Swimming Beach, Making the Most of August’s Eclipse, Urban Beekeeping & More!

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.

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Portland in the News: Farewell to Portland’s Mounted Patrol, Award-Winning IPAs, Celebrating 2 Years of Legal Pot & More! | July 6, 2017

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 […]

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Portland in the News: Climate Commitment, Mt. Tabor Soaking Pools, Oregon’s 25 Biggest Brewers & more! | June 8, 2017

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 […]

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Portland in the News: Committing to Renewables, The Smutty 70s, Urban Density & More! | April 13, 2017

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.

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Portland in the News: Stress-Free Flying, Boring Portland, Pacific Hyperloop & More! | March 23, 2017

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 […]

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Portland in the News: Anarchists Fix Potholes, Ghost Towns & Shipwrecks, & Get Ready for Lots of Summer Construction! | March 16, 2017

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 […]

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Portland in the News: 99 Plates Under $10, Portland’s Public Art, ‘My Abandonment’ To Be A Movie & More! | March 2, 2017

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. […]

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Portland in the News: Terrible Traffic, Carrie Fisher Tribute, & more Snow? (No!) | February 23, 2017

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 […]

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Portland in the News: Blazers Worth $1.05B, Mount Hood Eruption Simulation, Is PDX Ready for the NHL & More! | February 16, 2017

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 […]

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