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

October 27 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 Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450): Spirit of Halloweentown, 13th Door Haunted House, Beaverton Restaurant Week, OMSI Harvest Fest, Oktoberfest & More! | September 27-30, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and warm temperatures are sticking around! McMenamins is hosting more Oktoberfests this weekend and Halloweentown opens Saturday! Run for Beer at Pelican Brewing Salmon Run 5k & 10k in Tillamook. Learn how to do spooky makeup at Halloween Themed Makeup Workshop. Enjoy the warm weather and learn of Portland’s […]

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

September 29 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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Win Tickets ($36): Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

September 29 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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July 4th Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

June 30 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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Win Tickets ($36): Pride & Father’s Day Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

June 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!

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Egg Hunts, Brunch, Dinner, Tulip Festival, Tea, Drinks & More! | March 29-April 1, 2018

Hello, Portland! Easter is here and there’s lots to uncover around town this weekend! Stock up on treats and see if you can find Pix’s surprise Eggs. Take in brunch show w/ Drag Queen Brunch or soak it up on Yakuza’s Patio or Punch Bowl’s Bloody Mary Bar!

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

March 31 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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Win Tickets ($36): Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

March 31 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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Win Tickets ($36): Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Portland 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Weekend, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

March 17 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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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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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!

January 1 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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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

December 25 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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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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