It may come as no surprise that Travis Kelce was one of the most-searched people on Google this year, but what about the fact that Portland was fourth for searches of HBO Max’s hit post-apocalyptic thriller series, “The Last of Us”?
2023’s Google Year in Search is out, and its local search function provides an interesting peek into our city’s queries. Take a look at what we were searching most this year plus our answers to your searches — we may not be Google, but we know a thing or two about where to find dog-friendly businesses.
Unique local searches
- Top TV show | “The Last of Us”
- Top trending tour | Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour
Five top trending “near me” searches in the Portland area
- Pawn shops near me | How about some alternatives, like swap meets?
- Air quality near me | We dove into Multnomah County’s burn ban over the summer.
- Wildfires near me | Read our story on the Camp Creek Fire.
- Food banks near me | Check out our guide on ways to give back.
- Pilates near me | On a related note, check out these yoga studios.
The fact that “PDXtoday” wasn’t a top local search only hurts our feelings a little bit. There’s always next year.