Category Archives: Neighborhoods

Portland, Oregon is divided into five quadrants (yes, five) by the Columbia River and Burnside Street. Stories in this category talk about the different quadrants as well as the smaller subsections of those quadrants.

In Portland, badass is as the badass map says it is.

Think creating Google during your Ph. D. work is pretty badass? WRONG! Badass is two grad students creating a map of Portland showing badassery citywide. Continue reading

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Portland’s wacky and wonderful neighboring cities.

When New Seasons Market decided to open a location in Vancouver, it made us think fondly on all of Portland’s neighboring cities, towns and suburbs. Continue reading

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Northwest Quadrant

I’ve had the unique experience of living in almost all of them (and more) within a 3-year time frame, and Northwest is my personal favorite. Now, in no way am I trying to disregard any of the others (except for maybe the overrated and highly odoriferous Southeast which is filled with slackers, hippies, and, worse, Reedies), Northwest just happens to be home to a wide variety of things that I like to do and see. Continue reading

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