Portland is filled with a never-ending variety of events with a lot involving food… and beer. At the beginning of September each year, we turn our stomachs to the Bite of Oregon, an annual event featuring purveyors of food and beer from all around our amazing state.
Parenting in Portland can be a tough gig. Some parents want to encourage free expression and complete trust, while other parents may dream of locking their kids in a dungeon to prevent inappropriate behavior. Is drug-testing the answer?
Why is Portland called Portland? This must be an easy one, right? It’s called Portland because it’s a port city. Wrong! The Port wasn’t created until nearly 50 years after the city. So, we got curious – why is Portland called Portland?
Portland is #1 in the United States for strip clubs per capita – nearly 8 strip clubs for every 1,000 Portlanders. Why DOES Portland have so many strip clubs?
Frank Taylor, owner of Sweet Jam, the fantastic southern food and music venue, grew up in Dickinson, Texas and announced he will give all the money raised on the opening day of Sweet Jam’s new Northeast Portland location to the residents of Dickinson, Texas.
With typically mild temperatures, low humidity, and weeks without rain, Portland is a great place to be in the summer. However, many residents will tell you that you don’t need air conditioning here. Let’s investigate.
Get together your 100-sided die, your magician’s cap, and your appetite, a local Stumptown chef is rolling the dice on a new Dungeons & Dragons-themed dinner event.
Everyone has a dream of what they want to accomplish before they die. Some want to climb Mount Everest. Some just want to visit Paris or Hawaii. Still, others have stranger dreams – like visiting every Cracker Barrel location in the world.
Why is Portland the Silicon Forest and how did it start? Stumped in Stumptown took a byte out of this story to get every bit of the history.