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2018 New Year’s Day Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery
21+
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

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. 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 that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day. (more…)

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Portland 2017 Christmas / Holiday Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery
21+
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

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. 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 that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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Portland 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery
21+
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

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. 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 that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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2017 Portland Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, 3 Floors, Fetish Demos, Live Band, Burlesque, Sasha Scarlett & More!

Portland Erotic Ball
21+
More info: crystalballroompdx.com

The 18th Annual Portland Erotic Ball returns to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 28th for a dazzling display of eye candy, dancing, glamour and tempatation! Headlining the event this year is the popular Portland band, Soul Vaccination, and Emmy-nominated comic and hostess, Sasha Scarlett. (more…)

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Portland 2017 Halloween Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery
21+
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

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. 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 that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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Milwaukie Sunday Parkways Info: Schedule, Route Map, Pictures & More!

2017 Sunday Parkways
May – October 2017
More info: portlandoregon.gov

The City of Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente kicks off its tenth year on May 21, 2017 in Southeast Portland. The 10th summer of celebrating Portland’s open streets will finish on September 24, 2017 with the Sellwood/Milwaukie event. Portlanders will have the opportunity to officially wish Sunday Parkways a happy tenth birthday at the North Portland Sunday Parkways on June 25, 2017.

Click here to see a map of all the routes.

 

September 24 – Milwaukie
Catch it while you can! This year is the last year of the City of Milwaukie and Portland partnership for the Sellwaukie route. Come out and join this 8 mile scenic route on September 24th and end the Sunday Parkways season with a bang!

This route provides four fantastic marketplace locations: Westmoreland, Sellwood, and Water Tower Parks, along with the Milwaukie Farmers Market + Milwaukie Business District. We will once again team up with the Native American Community Advisory Council and the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) for the Salmon Celebration. It’s going to be amazing!

Stop by this event to share in some Sunday Parkways history in the making, and also enjoy the live music, delicious food, and fun that awaits you! To read more about upcoming Sunday Parkways happenings, visit our Newsreel. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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Erotic Ball

2017 Portland Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, 3 Floors, Fetish Demos, Live Band, Burlesque, Sasha Scarlett & More!

October 28 @ Crystal Ballroom – The 18th Annual Portland Erotic Ball returns to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 28th for a dazzling display of eye candy, dancing, glamour and tempatation! Headlining the event this year is the popular Portland band, Soul Vaccination, and Emmy-nominated comic and hostess, Sasha Scarlett.

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FREE Comedy w/ It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE Weekly Stand Up Monday Nights, Gabe Dinger, Andie Main & More!

September 18 @ EastBurn – The show is funny, smart, progressive, feminist, positive, and often heartwarming. This is the 4th year of this amazing show, and we are going all out to celebrate the audience! The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with national acts and is hosted by Barbara Holm. There will […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Fall RV & Van Show, Tiny House Living Festival, Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Polish Festival, FEAST Portland, George Takei & More! | September 14-17, 2017

Hello Portland, the weekend is back and rain is on the way! Raise a drink for dogs at tonight’s Pints For Pups. Check out tiny living at Tiny Living Festival. Prost at Dogtoberfest, Mount Angel Oktoberfest & Oktoberfest Brewfest! Save some room for Pierogis and sausage at Polish Festival. Halloween is just around the corner!

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barrel room Jay Wash from St. Louis, MO,

Enjoy Barrel Room’s Dueling Piano Show Every Friday & Saturday in Downtown Portland for FREE w/ Our Promo Code! | Featuring Jay Wash from St. Louis, MO, Vegas Style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show

September 15-16 @ Barrel Room – The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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OSU Burger Taste Test @ Food Innovation Center | Get PAID for Participating in a Burger Taste Test

Burger Taste Test
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More info: fic.oregonstate.edu

Participate in cutting edge sensory research at the Food Innovation Center on September 7th and 12th and get paid for your opinions! The Sensory and Consumer group at the Oregon State University Food Innovation Center, located in downtown Portland, is looking for consumers over the age of 18 for an upcoming burger taste test. If selected, participants will be paid $30 cash for 30 minutes. The tests are on September 7th and 12th and test times run between 9 am and 4 pm. (more…)

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Free Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | Hosted by Barbara Holm, Skeeball, Prizes

It’s Gonna Be Okay
21+
More info: Facebook

It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

The show is always fun, smart, progressive, and unique and is a special love letter to Portland’s wonderful budding hotbed of alternative comedy sweethearts, hosted by Barbara Holm. (more…)

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Oregon Zoo Outdoor Summer Concerts Presents Mac DeMarco | w/ The Garden, Ock & Roll

Mac DeMarco, The Garden
Doors: 5 pm, All Ages
Tickets: zooconcerts.com

Before you ancients out there turn your heads and scoff at the premise of a twenty-something rock-and-roll goofball calling himself an old-anything, consider this: said perpetrator, he who answers to the name Mac DeMarco, has spent the better part of his time thus far writing, recording, and releasing an album of his own music pretty much every calendar flip, and pretty much on his own. The fresh meat you’re now feasting on, This Old Dog, makes for his fifth in just over half a decade—bringing the total to 3 LPs and 2 EPs. (more…)

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