I have been getting some questions lately from local people and online about how we pick our themes and how we learn about them together with multiple ages. I received this e-mail a bit back, which has better wording than...
Blogs In Portland OR
August 25th, 2014
August 24th, 2014
NewWorldNextWeek.com: Episode200 - Ferguson Violence, More Water Wars, Portland Portfolio
August 22nd, 2014
Portland's top transportation bureaucrat is part of a class of bike-friendly Generation Xers moving into the top perches of government. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
You never know what you’ll see at Sunday Parkways Southeast.(Photo J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery. Summer might be waning, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop riding bikes! Whether you miss Peda
SO SAD TO SAY, BUT THE SEARCH IS OVER. THEY DID NOT MAKE IT. The Tillamook County Sheriff’s office reports that the bodies of Justin Norton and Nick Santangelo were discovered last night, Friday, August 22nd, 2014, at approximately 8:30pm. Their vehicle had plunged off the gravel forest road ...
Two new opportunities have been posted to our Job Listings this week. Check them out via the links below… Graphic Designer – e-commerce Consumer Service Rep – Yakima Products, Inc. For a complete list of available jobs, click here. If you’d like more information about the BikePortland Job Listings
Have you ever found yourself staring in amazement at a word and its definition, realizing that it describes pretty much your entire life? Misophonia. It means you’re the kind of person for whom the sound of someone chewing, or tapping idly, or slurping is enough to drive you instantly and uncontrollably around the ben
I don’t know that you heard it. That whoosh was summer passing, glorious as it was, chock full of every little thing I love. Long walks and sunsets and star-gazing, and spending time with my favorite people. Solveig and company visited Portland for two weeks, with five fun days at our house. We chatted in […]
August 21st, 2014
Greetings Programs! It's an honorable opening as Scott reveals that some Klingons might come from Australia, sort of. Then, coast bar tales gives way to the Portland premiere of Dark Dungeons at the Academy Theater and why your soul depends on it. Next, Dally Demands you watch Twenty Feet From Stardom. Also, Dan has a quest
I stitched this birthday gift for a friend recently. I am 99% done with my latest cross-stitch, but I needed a break. I used Renaissance Dyeing wool thread on linen fabric, backed with muslin. It's my own design, a bunny...
Electronic signs will instruct drivers heading east at 26th Avenue to turn seven blocks south to Powell Boulevard rather than one block south to Clinton. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
"The race would cover about 115 miles, with a one-day format that would be run like a stage of the Tour de France." Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
Summer is winding down but there's still time to have some fun! This is AWOL's final weekend of of Art in the Dark + you can try all sorts of delicious samples in the Pearl while helping fight Cystic Fibrosis at Savor the Pearl. Tequila Fest PDX is bringing dozens of tequila varieties from around the world to Portland and
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. Henry Miller
A key bike connection between Southeast and Inner North/Northeast Portland keeps getting a bit better. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
August 20th, 2014
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Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Portland Film Festival, Tequila Fest 2014 & more.
Sunday Parkways continues for the 2014 season on August 24. Highs are expected to be in the upper 80s, so there'll be lots of people out. Even if you don't bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.
Nate McGuire is part of two worlds that Austin, Texas, is still pretty new at: digital entrepreneurship and biking. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
Wanting to establish a "more assertive advocacy group," Alex Reed has called for a community meeting. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
Please join us as we welcome Ballast Point Brewing from San Diego, CA for the August Beer Belly Dinner. This dinner will be on August 21st instead of the normal second Thursday to accommodate everyone's busy summer schedule.
Posted on August 20, 2014 by eBR Team Bob Sargent had worked for Computer Tech for ten years. The company has flourished and its stock soared. Billions were raked-in and employees were experiencing outside-gains in their 401Ks stuffed with Computer Tech stock. But Bob was feeling confined to their corporate daily d
The Skatalites are a Jamaican music group that played a major role in popularising ska, the first truly Jamaican music created by fusing boogie-woogie blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, mento, calypso, and African rhythms.
The evening will include networking, a PINK Ivy Foundation "State of Our Service" address, which will detail program initiatives and plans for upcoming service projects, local entertainment, hot hor d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Are you interested in a great day outdoors to spend with friends and family? Camp Namanu, one of Oregon’s most beautiful treasures, is celebrating 90 years of serving kids from all over the world. On Saturday, September 6th, Camp Fire will host a big celebration to commemorate the anniversary with a day at camp – filled
There have been four, very serious rear-end collisions in just four days in Oregon and nearby southwest Washington. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
The farm is the place for families to meet, share the bounty, enjoy nature and yes, listen to local sounds by local artists.
As West African nations grappled with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the death toll had exceeded 1,200 and announced increased efforts to forestall severe food shortages in areas isolated by quarantines. The post
A pair of Portlanders have organized a new group aimed at giving Latinas regular events for riding bikes together. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post
August 19th, 2014
The spirit of the Atlantic Ocean is ever-present in Holly Hansen’s wonderfully dynamic seascapes—no doubt reminiscent of her time spent growing up on Cape Cod. Now working in Boston, Holly’s love of both dreamy landscapes and hectic cityscapes has melded together to transform her work into a powerful tool for self-exp
Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 10th annual program of cinema under the stars. Doors open at 7 PM with food and beverages available for purchase from Gracie’s Restaurant, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and Honest Tea. The music begins at 8 PM, and the films begin around d
This is sure to be a game to remember! Don’t miss the Wheels of Justice when they take on the Rat City All-Stars from Seattle & the Axles of Annihilation when they battle Rat City’s Rain of Terror.
This past weekend I passed the 30,000 mile mark on my Viper. When I purchased it in March of 2012 it had 9300 miles on it so that makes just over 20,000 miles that I’ve personally driven the car, all of it for fun. 25,000 miles happened back in May so that’s pretty good progress […]
In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. A month after its release, we revisit
August 18th, 2014
Not the railroad I expected
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There’s a difference, explains DarSalam’s Ghaith Sahib, between Lebanese and Syrian falafel sandwiches and his Iraqi falafel sandwiches. Yes, sandwiches from Lebanon and Syria often get trumped up...
The health industry has become a major focus of attention in recent years as innovative practices and procedures have debuted, and the public focus has increasingly moved to patient care and improving the general efficiency of the healthcare system. New technology, including mobile computing systems, online patient porta
Bitter Arctic winds could plunge parts of Britain into the coldest spell of August weather for almost a century. Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north – with two weeks of wet, windy and cold weather on the horizon. There is even a chance […] The
This year Hopworks Urban Brewery will once again be hosting their annual bikes and beer festival but will be doing so under a new name and an exciting new partner. The 2014 Handmade Bike & Beer Festival will take place over two days on September 27th and 28th. Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) in partnership with […]
By Oregon Department of Justice Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and 41 other state Attorneys General reached a $35 million settlement with Pfizer Inc, the parent company of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., to resolve allegations that Wyeth promoted immunosuppressive drug Rapamune for off-label uses. As one of two lead st
August 17th, 2014
What would happen if the Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs transposed Nicolas Batum and Kawhi Leonard? That question and more covered in the Blazer's Edge Mailbag! After so
I'm underwhelmed by the foofaraw about the indictment of Rick Perry, the governor of Texas, on charges of abusing the power of his office. As I understand the story, the charge stems from an incident last year when the Travis...
Old Fort Bayou Road is not the busiest of highways, which is good because the shoulder you (d
As the Blazer's Edge All Time Blazer Draft week concludes, the five General Mangers reflect on the events of the draft. As we reach the final day of the Blazer's Edge All-Time Draft week, the Genera
August 16th, 2014
As the Blazer's Edge All Time Blazer Draft week concludes, the five General Mangers reflect on their experiences. As we reach the final day of the Blazer's Edge All-Time Draft week, the
There’s a word I don’t see often: “diaspora.” One meaning of the word derived from the Greek wordsdiaspeirein to scatter, from dia- +speirein to sow, is the movement, migration, or scattering of a people away from an established or ancestral homeland. Isn’t that what is happening on our southern border whic
Remember Rachael Price as she sings “What I’m Doing Here” The post Rachael Price Sings “What I’m Doing Here” appeared first on Mover Mike