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

October 28 in Downtown Portland – Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you […]

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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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Win Tickets ($36): A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland

September 16 in Downtown Portland – Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you […]

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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250+): Beloved Music Festival, Vancouver Brewfest, PDX Drive-in Spectacular, Cannabis Growers Fair & More! | August 10-13, 2017

Hello Portland, The weekend is back and Portland is full of summertime fun! Vancouver Brewfest kicks off Friday and Clark County Fair continues. Hip Chicks Do Wine hosts FREE Ladies Night Friday and see the best the state has to offer at Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair.

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Win Tickets ($36): A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland

August 12 in Downtown Portland – 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 […]

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A Walking Tour of Portland's Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery

Learn More About The Rose City’s Naughty Past w/ Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery – A Walking Tour in Downtown Portland

August 12 in Downtown Portland -Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you can […]

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Egg Hunts, Brunch, Soul’d Out Festival, SCRUMptious, Spring Beer & Wine Festival, Blazers & More! | April 13-16, 2017

Hello, Portland! Easter weekend is here! Hunt for eggs & treats and mystery or tour the city’s naughty past. Blazers are in the playoffs! Stock up on beautiful plants at Hortlandia Plant and Art Sale. Chefs battle for your vote at SCRUMptious and Soul’d Out Music Festival starts next week.

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

April 15 in Downtown Portland – 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 […]

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

January 1 in Downtown Portland – 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 Halloween Weekend Events & Giveaways ($750): Parties, Events, Costume Contests, Haunted Houses, Tattoo Expo, Thriller & More! | October 27-31, 2016

Hello Portland! Halloween is finally here and we’ve got dozens of parties to choose from all over town! The World Wide Thriller dance is Saturday. Get inked at the Tattoo Expo, or walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery tour. Last chance to see The Drowning Girls + Huge Haunted Houses […]

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Get Real Chills on Halloween Weekend w/ Portland’s Sinful & Spooky Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

October 30 – 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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On Halloween Weekend, Walk into Portland’s Sinful & Spooky Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

On Halloween Weekend, join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today!The tour will meet at Floyd’s Coffee at 118 SW Couch St. Feel free to arrive early and have a coffee! The tour will “end” outside […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Polish Festival, Evergreen Fest, Feast Portland, RV & Van Show & More! | September 15-18, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back Oktoberfest time is here! Mount Angel Oktoberfest opes today. Stuff your belly w/ deliciousness at Portland Polish Festival and Feast Portland! Drink Tank Washington Wines or Feast Portland! Drink Tank: Wine vs Beer! Celebrate music & cannabis at Evergreen Fest and weather should be perfect for this weekend’s Shanghaiers, […]

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Cancelled: Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

September 17 – 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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July 4th Weekend Tour Of Portland’s Sinful Past | Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

July 2 – 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 Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Pride Festival & Parade, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Cider Summit, Gaylabration & More! | June 16-19, 2016

The weekend is back and Portland is celebrating Pride and Father’s Day this weekend! + Cider Summit & Oregon Garden Brewfest! Walk Dad into Portland’s Sinful Past or run with him on the Grateful Dad Half.

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Ultimate 2016 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs & More!

The first day of summer arrives Monday, June 20th! During the next three months, Portland has one of the greatest summers in the United States, not that we’re biased or anything. From large festivals and street fairs to free concerts and movies in the parks, there are countless ways to enjoy these idyllic summer days […]

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Win Tickets ($36): Walk Dad into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

June 18 – 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 Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800): Egg Hunts, Brunch, Cruise, Spring Beer & Wine Fest, Circus & More! | March 24-27, 2016

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and Easter is here! Look for the golden egg at Easter @ Pix Pâtisserie or see Portland from another view on Portland Spirit’s Easter Cruise. Kids and Adults both will love The Hatter’s Easter Eggstravaganza and Hippity Hop Bunny Hop Through the Pearl. Find out more about Portland’s naughty […]

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Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour over Portland 2016 Easter Weekend | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

March 26 @ Downtown Portland – Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will meet at Floyd’s Coffe, 118 NW Couch St.. The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s […]

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Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour over Portland 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Weekend | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

March 19 in Downtown Portland – 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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2015 Day of the Dead Portland Walking Tour – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Halloween Weekend, Hauntings, Debauchery & More!

November 1 – 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. And as we all […]

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2015 Day of the Dead Portland Walking Tour – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Hauntings, Debauchery & More!

November 1 – 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. And as we all […]

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A Walking Tour of Portland's Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery

2015 Portland July 4th Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

July 5 – 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 […]

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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