Portland in the News: History Behind Portland’s Famous Cherry Blossoms; Entertainment Industry Hiring Again; Wildflower Hikes & More! | April 8, 2021
There’s a spring hiring thaw in Oregon as entertainment industries start adding workers.
All Oregonians 16 and older will be eligible for the vaccine starting April 19.
And do you know the history behind Portland’ famous Cherry Blossom plaza?
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Willamette Week: In Spring, Wildflowers Are Everywhere, From Graveyards to Waterfalls. Here Are Four Hikes to Give You Your Flora Fix.
- New York Times: Imagining the Timeless Childhood of Beverly Cleary’s Portland
- Oregonian: ‘Chad’: Another Portland-filmed comedy from a ‘Saturday Night Live’ veteran debuts Tuesday
- Willamette Week: “Top Chef” Came to Portland Amid a Pandemic, Protests and Wildfires. But for Local Contestants Gabriel Pascuzzi and Sara Hauman, the Pressure Was All Self-Generated.
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