In the early afternoon of Sunday, July 26, a few thousand people will climb into inner tubes and other human-powered watercraft and set sail down the mighty Willamette River through downtown Portland. This merry flotilla is known as The Big Float and this year is its fifth anniversary. The event’s […]
By Nancy Tannler and Steve Rice Steve Rice’s pre-dawn treks around Mt. Tabor, has brought the distinct sounds of ...
By Michelle Frost Portland has a softball league consisting of 16 teams from some of the most popular pubs, bars and...
By Stephyn Quirke Unless you’re new to the region, you’ve probably heard of a massive earthquake that could happen...
By Karen Hery “You never know where things will lead” is an understatement for first and second grade teacher Michelle Stobel and a group of students at Sunnyside Environmental School. The enthusiastic energy of this group of school kids helped Representative Rob Nosse, District 42, phase out the school district’s use […]Read more ›
By Michelle Frost Once upon a time, a massage therapist and a corporate software technician dreamed of owning a store that would offer ‘healthy kitchen’ solutions to the community. In 1999 that dream came true and Mirador opened in their first location at SE Market & 11th Streets. Owners […]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce Love or curse it, growth has come to Southeast Portland. And with growth, new transportation projects follow. Most notably, the Portland-Milwaukie high capacity light rail line is readying for its September inauguration and the opening of the Tilikum Crossing Bridge of the People, the largest car-free transit […]Read more ›
By Roland Lakey There are secret societies meeting all over Oregon, many right here in Portland. Some have been here for more than 100 years. And they are growing all the time. Don’t worry though. Despite old rumors that they are going to take over the world, Oregon Freemasons are […]Read more ›
By Michelle Frost At first glance, it’s a small, unassuming building, perched on the corner of Belmont & 43rd Streets. The marquis reads, “Portland’s landmark video store with over 90,000 rentals and growing.” Parking is usually easy, on the street or in the lot beside the building. Customers come and […]Read more ›