A new 3-story mural in downtown Portland celebrates LGBTQ icons.
This week, Oregon will begin sending payments to Oregon families that are intended to make up for the free or reduced-cost meals students missed out on last year.
And the woman who introduced Portland to escape rooms is publishing a book about them.Read More
MealPass is a new app that lets restaurants and grocery stores donate food they would otherwise toss out.
This weekend the Morrison Bridge will light up with the colors of the Portland flag.
And organizers of the Come Thru Market aim to lower the barriers to entering farmers markets for Black and Indigenous farmers, makers and healers.Read More
Multnomah County Library plans to have all branches reopened by August 24.
Starting July 20, visitors to Multnomah Falls will have to have tickets.
And US News & World Report has named Portland in its 2021 list of Top 10 Places to live.Read More
The authors of the upcoming Modernist Pizza has named Portland the Best Pizza City in America.
Oregon is celebrating 50 years of the Oregon Bottle Bill w/ a statewide scavenger hunt.
And the Crooked River Ranch in Central Oregon took second place at the Great American Water Taste Test.Read More
A redesign for Gabriel Park includes a ground-level-entry trampoline and spinners to make the park more accessible and inclusive.
Fireworks and fireworks sales have been banned across Portland due to crispy conditions after this week’s record-breaking heat, which saw Portland hotter than Dallas, Miami and L.A. have ever been, leaving bucked roads in north Portland.
And most of Oregon’s mask requirements have been lifted.Read More
Four members of the Portland Thorns will be representing the US Nationals Team at the Tokyo Olympics.
Keep an eye out for TriMet’s new Pride bus, which celebrates Oregon’s LGBTQ+ community.
And just in time for the hottest weekend ever recorded in the Rose City, Portland’s pools are officially open.Read More
Keep an eye on Portland singer Storm Large, who moved to the next round of “America’s Got Talent” this week, earning a standing ovation from all the judges.
Governor Brown has made to-go cocktails permanent in Oregon.
And city officials are considering what comes next for the pedestal atop Mount Tabor. Currently a temporary bust of York graces the monument but it won’t last forever.Read More
Starting next week, Timbers & Thorns games will increase capacity to 80% and will require proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for entry.
Portland Trail Blazers television broadcasts are moving to Root Sports through the 2024-2025 season.
And you didn’t imagine it, traffic really was worse than before times over Memorial Day Weekend.Read More
Let’s take a minute to celebrate that Oregon is nearing 70% COVID immunization. Unfortunately there’s still a lot of ground to cover in some rural counties.
Portland parks has shared their plans to improve the South Park blocks, which involves fewer cars, and more trees, seating & bike paths.
And next time you’re in North Portland, check out the new mural on the corner of Shaver & MLK dedicated to Portland’s Black Business pioneers.Read More
Daily long distance Amtrak routes are back in operation, including the Coast Starlight route connecting Seattle to Los Angeles.
The Oakland As have officially started exploring relocation options and team representatives will be visiting Portland next month.
And the odds of wining Oregon’s vaccine lottery are pretty good in Gilliam County, where one person out of fewer than 1,000 will will a $10,000 prize.Read More