Portland, Oregon

LISTEN- Movie Madness Was Almost Lost!

Portland's Iconic Movie Madness almost went away. Owner Mike Clark found a really cool way to save his business.
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Looking forward to the weekend, there's more Oktoberfest!

So the festival season is slowing down, but there's still various Oktoberfest celebrations to go, and more beer and brats to enjoy. Cheers! ~Iris Now - Oct. 7: Oktoberfest at McMenamins. (Various locations) Enjoy beer, food, live music, etc. Sat, Sept 23, Hotel Oregon McMinville Sun, Sept 24,...
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Weekend Events around the Portland area.

This has been the longest short week ever. After Labor Day it's been all about the wildfires in the Columbia Gorge and another impending hurricane heading to Florida. Pretty daunting. But you know, sometimes the best thing to do is to go out and do something and see your neighbors, watch a game, or...
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Hot time in the City!

Tonight (Tuesday) is National Night Out. If it's just too hot to go anywhere, share some time and beverages with your neighbors. Events all around the city and suburbs. Wed. August 2 - Music on Main Street next to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Free. The BrassRoots Movement with Mysti Krewe Aug 4-...
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Portland makes another list, and this time it's a good thing!

After seeing lists of the worst drivers, most expensive homes, and other bad things for Portland, it's great to see us making a good list again! Or maybe keeping our beautiful parks, and rivers a secret is what some residents would rather have. Oh well, it's out there already. So we made the list...
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Weekend Things to Entertain You

Summer is full of great things to do! This week there's car racing, vintage car shows, a street fair, lavender appreciation, hippies, and a marathon. And there's beer and wine at most events so don't panic. July 7 – 9: Portland Rose Festival Rose Cup Races. Watch sports-cars race on a two-mile...
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Terry Currier Day-August 12th!

Terry Currier has not changed a bit since the first time I ever met him. He hasn't aged, he still wears the trademark black t-shirt and jacket, and has the same hairstyle. He's also the same in terms of his passion for music. His store, Music Millennium, is proof of that. He still provides a stage...
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Things to do in and around Portland this weekend.

The Waterfront Rose Festival experience is over for another year, but don't worry. There's plenty of festivals heading our way through the Summer. Beer, Wine, Margaritas, FOOD, sandcastles, medieval knights, running in your undies, and all kinds of festivals are going on this weekend. Here's the...
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More Rose Festival Events, and other things to do

Well, starting on Wednesday, Fleet Week begins. The ships start arriving at different times, so those experienced in such things, know that there will be bridge lifts throughout the day. Be aware and plan your route. I love seeing the ships at the waterfront, and back when KGON was always around...
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Sunshine, Rose Festival and Memorial Day Weekend, Oh MY!

After putting up with a long cold Winter, and a very wet Spring, did you think that the first weekend of Rose Festival would be a sunny 80 something degree 3 day weekend? Neither did I, but I guess we earned it, right? So, here's a list of things going on in P-town and around the area to go enjoy...
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