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Where to Eat and Drink Like a Pirate in Portland, Mapped

Despite its proximity to water, Portland isn’t really the seafood town it once was. But there are still a solid handful of places to get a good fish supper, or to drink like a pirate, depending on your needs. Soak up the seafaring atmosphere at these Portland restaurants and bars, so every day can …

Oregon

Portland's Top Brunch Spots, Mapped

Portland is so loaded with excellent options brunch has become a bloodsport — likely because its fine citizens tend to sleep late and still enjoy delicious things involving eggs. In this update, our brunch picks feature restaurants that specifically swap out their dinner linens for one or two days …

Oregon

18 Bars Serving Boozy Slushies and Frozen Drinks This Summer

From frosé and frozen margaritas, to amaro-topped sorbets<p>When those dog days of summer come howling, you can be grateful that one of the biggest cocktail trends in Portland continues to be boozy slushies — not just margaritas, but piña coladas, daiquiris, and, of course, the ubiquitous, …

Oregon

24 Late-Night Restaurants in Portland, Mapped

Portland's army of nocturnal warriors is always growing: the date night duos, the musicians, the culture fiends, the students, and others craving decent late-night food options. Following in step, the city's after-hours restaurant scene is only getting more impressive, with a number of new options …

Oregon

Get Wet in these Seven Oregon Swimming Spots

<b>Soak in the century-old tubs at Carson Hot Springs.</b><p>As the legend goes, Isadore St. Martin was hunting in the Columbia River Gorge in 1876 when he …

Portland Airport Adds Hopworks and Deschutes Breweries

The Portland International Airport is always forcing passengers to eat and drink delicious things, and its latest phase sees two of Oregon’s most popular breweries joining its ranks: Portland-based Hopworks Urban Brewery and Bend-based Deschutes Brewery.<p>According to the press release, Hopworks will …

Portland Mercury

If you need us, we will be drinking underground for the next 72 hours until this heatwave madness is over.

Corgis invade Oregon coast for annual Corgi Day at the Beach

KATU ABC 2 offers coverage of news, weather, sports and community events for Portland, Oregon and surrounding towns, including Beaverton, Lake …

The 11 Best Bowls of Mac & Cheese in Portland Right Now

There's nothing better than reading this list of the 11 best bowls of mac & cheese in Portland, except maybe reading a list of the PDX's most …

Here’s Where to Eat in Portland’s Hawthorne District, Mapped

Sometimes compared to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, Portland’s Hawthorne District is known for its vintage shops, restored theaters, street performers, and overall creative characters, making it one of the city’s top destinations for both locals and visitors. A quality food scene has …

Oregon

Portland’s Chinese Food-Slinging Craft Brewery Has Closed

Having served microbrews and Chinese dishes since August 2014, BTU Brasserie and Brewery has closed for good, and there’s a new brewery taking its place, according to the New School Beer blog: Second Profession Brewing is aiming to open at 5846 NE Sandy Blvd. as soon as late-summer 2017. Second …

Optometrists urge eye protection for Oregon solar eclipse

LAKE OSWEGO, OR (KPTV) -<p>With a rare solar eclipse a month away, Oregon eye doctors are warning those who plan to watch the celestial event to have …

Solar Eclipse

Here's Where To Get Portland’s Finest Discount Nachos

<b>Breakside Dekum Pub</b> <i><br>820 NE Dekum St., 719-6475, breakside.com.</i> <br>$5 not-so-mini nachos from 3 to 5 pm and 9 pm to close daily.<p>The imperial nachos at …

Anker SoundCore 2 review: The sweet sounds of a summer speaker

There's a lot of competition in the portable Bluetooth speaker segment, with plenty of options to choose from no matter your budget. If you're …

19 Dog-Friendly Bars and Restaurants in Portland, Mapped

You no longer have to choose between your two greatest loves — your dog and your diet. Here are a number of Portland eateries that will happily accommodate your furry companions, because let’s face it, you probably can’t fathom being away from your dog for any longer than the time it takes to down …

Texas

13 Colossal Portland Meals You'll Never Finish

Even if you've already eaten all 11 of Portland's best sandwiches, or tried these sweet French fries, or if you weigh like, 350lbs, there's still no …

11 Portland Road Trips That Are Actually Worth Taking

Let's face it, being surrounded by road trips is one of the things that makes Portland Portland, but everyone's always talking about the same road …

An Essential Guide to Portland’s Breweries

Depending on what standard of measurement you want to use, Portland is arguably the Craft Beer Capital of the World. At last count, there were 60-plus breweries producing award-winning beers at a breakneck pace. But don’t worry, if IPAs aren’t your thing the brewmasters of Portland are covering all …

Beer

Burger Week 2017: 40+ Restaurants Where You’ll Cram Burgers Into Your Face 

Burger enthusiasts, assemble! On <b>August 7-12</b>, the city of Portland will once again become the burger capital of the world during <b>Portland Mercury's</b> …

Portland's Top Boozy Smoothies

<b>NOTHING SAYS SUMMERTIME</b> like blended cocktails. Blendies, slushies, icies, freezes—whatever you call them, they're a summertime staple. Here are our …

15 Places to Watch the Great American Eclipse 2017 in Oregon

On August 21 at 10:18 am, there will be a full solar eclipse, where the sky will go dark for two entire minutes. Oregon's small towns, which are in …

Oregon

Here are Nine Places in Portland to Watch Fireworks for 4th of July 2017

Happy Birthday America!<p>Well, almost. Rest assured, Portland is sure to go crazy with flammable objects tomorrow night. For those looking to stay away …

We Visited Every Neighborhood Movie Theater in Portland—Here’s a Rundown of the Best Cheap Seats

There's a reason Portland has only a few huge Regal behemoths within city limits. Our little neighborhood theaters serve up the same movies at $4 to …

Blockbusters

Seattle’s Rachel’s Ginger Beer Now Pouring on Hawthorne

The renowned Seattle ginger beer brewery and bar Rachel's Ginger Beer has officially made the move to Portland, opening today at 3646 SE Hawthorne Blvd.,reports <i>Portland Monthly</i>. Not only is it serving its shockingly robust ginger beers: It's entered Portland's highly competitive fried chicken …

How to launch a successful photography business in 48 hours or less

Washington, D.C., photographer Moshe Zusman has streamlined his workflow down to an hour. (Photo: Courtesy)<p>Hint: The photography is the easy part.

Photography

L.A. All-Star Game to be key moment in NHL's centennial celebrations

The NHL's All-Star festivities in Los Angeles will play a prominent role in the league's celebration of its 100th anniversary and will be the site of a gathering of the players voted the 100 greatest in its history. Those players are scheduled to be onstage during a gala at the Microsoft Theater on …

Ice Hockey

Articles about modern meets rugged grid retreat ontario on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum …