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Portland Walking Tours

Win Tickets ($30): Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Free Tickets ($900+): Beer Fests, Home & Garden Show, Roller Derby & More! | February 20-23, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Dreaming of summer? Get some new ideas at the Spring Home & Garden Show. Like beer? Check out the Black out Beer Fest or vote for your favorite brew at Hillsdale Brewfest. The International Film Festival extended their run, so there’s more time to enjoy award-winning films through next week.

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: McMenamins Crab Dinner, Thirst Fest, International Film Fest, Smash Putt & More!

The weekend is in full swing and you’ve probably noticed the Blizzard outside your window. This is a great weekend to stay inside and enjoy Portland’s International Film Festival, or grab a tasty drink at THIRST Fest 2014. Make sure to check event websites or call ahead before you head out in case of cancellations. […]

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Portland Walking Tours

Dive into Portland’s Seedy History on the Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin of Kick A** Oregon History

As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: 2014 Global No Pants Day, Winter Farmers Market, JRR Tolkien Birthday & More

The weekend is in full swing! The rest of the country might be freezing but here in Portland we’re dropping trou on Sunday! There’s plenty of other things to do fully clothed this weekend such as stand up by Kyle Kinane and the J.R.R. Tolkien Birthday Celebration @ Kennedy School . Be sure to stock […]

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Portland Walking Tours

Win Tickets ($30): Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin of Kick A** Oregon History

As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose.

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