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SAVE OREGON, MOVE TO PORTLAND

Moving to Portland for the food and music? Or to save Oregon? It’s not Austin, Texas, but you’re heading the right direction. The Southwest here is a part of town, not part of the country. Food cart walk ups, innovative menus, and don’t forget the river. Without the Willamette River what would Portland be? It […]

LIVING UNDER A PORTLAND CHERRY BLOSSOM CANOPY FOR AN AFTERNOON

    Portland cherry blossom between Burnside and Steel This side of a drone video the best place to see the whole run of the Portland cherry blossom parade is the on ramp off Front to the Steel Bridge. Just enough space and height to see the beautiful curve of nature. It looks deserted at […]

BEAVERTON, PORTLAND’S EASTSIDE FOR ADULTS

  Beaverton sees Portland as a necessity of suburban life. They need a city nearby But it doesn’t work the other way around. Portland sees Beaverton in the same lot as Tigard, Lake Oswego, Gresham, even Vancouver. Suburbs feeding off the urban tube. You can defend any town, but a suburb takes more thought. Start […]

MAKING SENSE TO UNRELATED MILLENNIALS

    If you can talk to your kids, will unrelated millennials listen too? You could tell he was a good guy with good manners. He answered easy questions, but still added value. Twenty four, lives at home, looking for a job. And all you asked was his age? This is part of the millennial […]

PORTLAND MOVE REVIEW: WHERE TO LOOK

Things look different before a Portland move. The Portland move is actually a move to Portland, not the Portland of California, the Portland of the midwest, or the Portland of the South. Call it the Portland of Portland. But where do you start with someone else in the car planning a Portland move?

EATING PORTLAND: FROM PARKING LOT TO POSH

The question: Which is more appealing, a food cart meal on the go, an extravagant destination dining experience, or something in between. Portland has it all. I asked several people who know enough about food to cook something worth eating. The answers are very Portland. They walk by fast food places and keep moving. Why […]