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Hempstalk boasts 'better vibe,' but still faces controversy in downtown Portland

Portland's free cannabis festival is back at Waterfront Park, but not without some issues with city officials.

Cannabis

The Portland, Oregon, Farmers Market: Your Source For Hyper-Local Treats and Souvenirs

The Portland Farmers Market on the grassy campus of Portland State University is one of the largest and best greenmarkets in the country, running …

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Cronuts, cloth coffee filters and Portland coffee shops

This week we’re excited about being let into patissier Dominique Ansel’s secret recipes, signing up for the Cookery School at Portland Street, and checking out the best coffee shops in Portland.<p>What have you discovered in the world of food this week? Share your finds with us in the comments …

How to Shower in a Coffee Shop in Portland

<i>by Matthew J.X. Malady</i><p>Portland coffee shop: “You can shower in our bathroom but don’t use Herbal Essences.” @meaghano help<p>— Mike Dang (@reportermike) …

Shop the Portland Flea Like a Pro

Some of Portland, Oregon’s best shopping for vintage clothes, jewelry, and home goods is at the Portland Flea, held at the Union/Pine event space in …

Top 10 food carts in Portland - Ruby

The genesis of the food cart phenomenon in Portland was unexceptional. A few street corner hot dog carts that grew into randomly placed burrito and …

Oregon
Oregon

Move Over, Voodoo: Blue Star Is Portland's New Doughnut King

While Voodoo Doughnut may be the best-known purveyor of the holey treat in Portland, a relative newcomer is starting to achieve doughnut dominance. Meet Blue Star Donuts.<p>Portland has attracted food tourists for several years now, and when word got out about this bacon-maple bar you just had to try, …

Why Portland Might Be America's Best City to Eat Out in

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>The West Coast has always been known for great food, but in recent years one city has started to gain attention disproportionate to its size.<p>Portland, Oregon has slowly become a capital for everything from coffee to produce to wine …

Gluttony at Portland’s food trucks

STANDING AT THE corner of 9th and Alder in the core of the downtown district, I was completely overwhelmed with the number of food carts.<p>There were …

Food Trucks

Peet's Buys Stumptown Coffee; Every Important Portland Cocktail Bar, Mapped

<i>PORTLAND</i> <i>—</i> When word got out that <b>Peet's Coffee & Tea</b> would buy Portland's beloved <b>Stumptown Coffee</b>, people were divided: Some were shocked, while others said the TSG investment firm's 2011 acquisition of Stumptown Coffee had already transformed the company. Now it's confirmed.<p><i>PORTLAND</i> <i>—</i> The Portland …

Serial killer sent to death row 3 times faces 4th sentencing

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three times Dayton Leroy Rogers has been sentenced to death, and three times his sentence has been overturned.<p>Rogers, one of Oregon's most prolific serial killers, returned to an Oregon City courtroom Tuesday to yet again face jurors who could send him to death row. Though …

Crime

Police ID Human Remains as Wanted Fugitive

PORTLAND, Oregon — On Tuesday October 13, 2015, Portland Police Bureau Homicide detectives learned that remains found in December 2014 in rural …

Modern Architecture

56 Homeless People Died On Portland's Streets In 2014

A study out of Multnomah County finds that 56 homeless people died in Portland last year.<p>The county started counting homeless deaths in 2011. Since …

12 reasons why living in Washington is better than living in Oregon

<i>Sunday update: Although the Huskies lost to the Ducks on Saturday, it is believed that the premise of the following post remains viable,</i> …

Portland police investigate fatal shooting downtown

Police responded to the report of a shooting about 11:15 p.m. Sunday. They found a victim in a parking lot behind Dante's, a club located at 380 West …

Oregon

The 16 coolest new businesses in Portland

From a boutique where everything's free to a startup that powers drones and a custom piñata shop, we rounded up 16 of the coolest new businesses in Portland, Oregon, focusing on those that opened in the last five years or so.<p>Scroll down to check them out.

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10 Reasons Portland Is The Coolest City In America

Earlier this month I finally checked Portland off my travel bucket list only to discover that I want to check it off again and again. This city is effortlessly fascinating and everything from the gritty street art to the farm to table culinary scene tops the charts. If you're from Portland you …

Oregon

Top 3 Healthy Restaurants in Portland, OR

Here are some of our favorite healthy restaurants in Portland's sea of great food.<p>In F&W's survey of America's Favorite Food Cities, you chose …

Why Portland Is Building a Multi-Modal Bridge That Bans Cars

The first of its kind in the U.S., the Tilikum Crossing will reflect the city's enduring transit culture.<p>PORTLAND, Oregon—It's an early-summer morning at the construction site for Portland's first new bridge in a generation, the Tilikum Crossing, and Dan Blocher is feeling good about its progress. …

My Street Grocery: Amelia Pape Puts Fresh Food on Wheels in Portland

My Street Grocery from Dark Rye on Vimeo.<p>Eating well is often a privilege reserved for people who can "afford" it, with the working class getting placed into a fast-food funnel. The only produce they can get is old, sold by convenience stores at a heavy markup. Meanwhile, chain restaurants in poor …

25 Inspiring Tiny Homes for Portland Residents Who Earn $15,000 or Less

The tiny home revolution has reached Portland, Oregon, as the city nears approval for a massive new tiny house community. The project, which is …

Whitecaps shut out in critical game against Portland Timbers

In one of the most important games of the season, the Vancouver Whitecaps suffered one of their worst Major League Soccer losses.<p>The Portland Timbers took advantage of several Vancouver defensive blunders to rout the Whitecaps 3-0 Saturday night and leap-frog over Vancouver into the final playoff …

A Foodie Guide To Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon, is possibly the most sustainable city in America. Farm-to-table isn't a trend, it's a given. Carbon neutral and energy-efficient building models aren't trends, they're the norm.Artisans work together instead of cut-throat competing in order to create interesting products and a …

Sustainability

How Portland Lives With, Not Against, Its Rats

The city's local, artisanal pest-control efforts have helped keep diseases in check.<p>To understand the rats around you, look in the mirror. Every human society determines how rats live among them. Portland, Oregon, made choices early in its history that have resulted in a more benign relationship …