This is not my baby’s first autumn. My son was born in early November 2016. That, however kept him from experiencing Portland in the fall. This season happens to be my favorite, and not just because it’s my namesake. There’s something about Portland autumns: the crispness in the air on a brisk morning, the golden […]
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When we moved to Portland in 2014, I didn’t realize that there was such a thing as choosing a side in Portland, but it turns out I’m a southwest side girl. We started out in a corner of downtown Portland near my husband’s job at Portland State University, relocated to Johns Landing the following year, […]
Looking for a great place to raise your sweet babies? Portland has no shortage of great neighborhoods, but I’m partial to Northwest Portland. I’ve been in the heart of NW for eleven years and I’m in love! Northwest Portland is perfectly walkable, and has access to great shopping, top notch hiking and wilderness, as well […]
It has been an incredible year at Vibe of Portland. Come join us as we unveil our new Studio AND celebrate our 10th year empowering Portland’s youth through art. Since programming began in 2008, Vibe has grown to work with 10 schools and serve over 3,000 kids. We could not have achieved this without our dedicated staff and the community’s generous support.
Bring the family to this free event on Saturday, September 23 between 10am and 2pm. Tour the new Vibe Studio (formerly the Cafe Au Play space), participate in family art projects, yard games, and raffles. Food cards will be on site with food for purchase. Come celebrate with us!
Northeast Portland is a wonderful place to live. Diverse and ever changing, this neighborhood is a hotbed of new restaurants, bars, community events, and family friendly activities. With parks for rose lovers, dog lovers, and nature lovers, we’ve got a park for everyone! There are bountiful places to grab a bite, a renowned avenue for […]
Summer’s almost over, and school will be back in session this and next week all over Portland. But there’s still lots of family-friendly fun to be had all over the metro area in September. Check out these Portland family events to keep the wild times going for you and your little ones. Free Events Vaux […]
One of Portland’s biggest perks is its proximity to world class wines and wineries. Before I had children, I took every opportunity to visit and go wine tasting in our region’s wine country. The rolling hills and miles of vineyards only a short drive outside the city offered a peaceful respite to city life and busy work weeks. […]
It’s time to hunt some geocaches! In Part One of our Geocaching Series, we explored the basics concepts of geocaching and what you need to get started. In Part Two, we’ll introduce you to four fun and varied caches from all different parts of the city that are great for beginners. Each cache is within […]
Trains seem to possess a magical quality that sparks the interest of every child. When my daughter was two, she could name every Thomas the Train character and always shouted “Percy!” every time she saw MAX pass by. I thought no kid could love trains more than my daughter until I had a son. He is […]
Summer is quickly approaching and there are many family-friendly Portland events in June that you should know about. There is always something to do here that everyone in the family is sure to enjoy. Our family loves to pick a few each month to put on the calendar. It give us something to look forward […]