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Multnomah County Library’s largest location, originally opened in 1913, has improved ADA access, new furniture and carpet, a dedicated teen space, and more.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Portand has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
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People 13 and older can apply to join the Rose Festival Clowns and add joy to the annual festivities which run for three weeks starting Memorial Day Weekend.
We’re feeling sentimental about the occasions that brought us together, but somehow ceased to exist.
It appears PDXtoday readers are a creative bunch; this is what they do to relax and/or express themselves.
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This family-friendly fest will be most enjoyed by ages 5 and up.
Go bargain hunting with our Portland happy hour guide, which highlights drink specials and food discounts throughout the city.
The long-running variety show was started in 2004 by two Portlanders with no radio experience; now it’s broadcast weekly on OPB.
The group’s former namesake was an American naturalist and slave owner.
Ditch the doomscrolling for a more creative or relaxing activity.
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Each year, the event builds community and adds some sparkle to the dark winter months with illuminating art installations across the city.
Meet your new best friend.
Check out this list of local spots to host your special event.
Shop Valentine’s Day chocolates, couple’s games, cookware, candles, and fuzzy socks to spread the love.
Artful arrangements make a thoughtful gift no matter the occasion
Plus, check out the runner-ups.
Set your sights on Hokkaido’s capital, which has rich sporting history and ramen culture, plus reasons to visit during all four seasons.
Embark on an adventure, solve a mystery, terraform a planet, create works of art, and much more from the comfort of your dining room table.
Peach Fuzz is the name, and kindness and tenderness are its game.
We asked, you answered. Here’s what locals think will happen this year.
Portland Parks & Recreation will prioritize in-person reservations on Monday, Jan. 8, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
We’re commemorating 2023 the best way we know how — highlighting local photos through our PDXtoday Picture of the Year contest.
Have as many as you want (trust us, you’ll want more than one).
Average daily walking trips dropped by 36% in the US between 2019 and 2022 — see how Portland compares.
Should you use sugar water? What happens to it when the holidays are over? We’ve got you covered.
From how to cheer on the hometown teams to an immersive art experience, here is the content that our readers flocked to this year.
The annual African American and pan-African celebration runs Dec. 26-Jan.1, culminating with Karamu, a communal feast.
Have friends or family in town this year? We’re here to help plan their visit.
Rooftops and skylines are great, but we all need a change of scenery from time to time.
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