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Global Grocery: Odds ‘n Ends

Global Grocery: Odds ‘n Ends

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today’s post expands on the regions we’ve “visited,” offering finishing touches. In future posts we will try simple recipes with grocery lists from the shops we’ve explored, furthering our conversation with the basics!   Edelwiess Sausage and Delicatessen (Bavarian) 3119 SE 12th edelwiessdeli.com Kids love the pepperoni sticks and they also carry Thai chili jerky. […]

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The Short List: June 29-31

The Short List: June 29-31

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

There’s only one more weekend in July…let’s make it count! July 29-31 56th Annual Rose Cup Races We’ve talked about road racing before, and I think we can all agree it’s awesome. This weekend, check out Portland’s premier amateur racing competition, featuring more drivers, more racing fields, Saturday Night Drags, and a cruise-in with live […]

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August 2016

August 2016

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Back to School Sack lunches Talking about diversity Online learning Resale guide

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Pokémon GO: How and why, for grownups

Pokémon GO: How and why, for grownups

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you confused by the sudden onslaught of Pokémon GO players roaming the streets lately? Do you find yourself waxing nostalgic for the days when games were simple and activities wholesome and didn’t require a data plan? Your reluctance to accept the Pokémon GO phenomenon is understandable, but before you open your window and shout, […]

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Rox in Sox Celebrates Music and Reading at King School Park July 30

Rox in Sox Celebrates Music and Reading at King School Park July 30

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kids who love reading and music will find lots to celebrate at the fourth annual Rox in Sox, a free festival at King School Park in Northeast Portland. This year’s festival is on Saturday, July 30 from 10am to 3pm. Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz will kick off the morning. Authors (presented by Green Bean Books: Cathy Camper, […]

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The Short List: July 22-24

The Short List: July 22-24

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hello, again! Well, here it is, another glorious weekend! Thinking about getting out and having some fun? Read on–there’s lots to do! July 22-24 PDX Pop Now! All weekend long, the 13th Annual PDX Pop Now! Festival will be taking place at AudioCinema, under the Hawthorne Bridge. This all-ages, non-profit event will feature performances from […]

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A Weekend Getaway to Ashland, OR: Fun for the whole family

A Weekend Getaway to Ashland, OR: Fun for the whole family

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Located just 14 miles from California and home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland is a small town nestled in the Bear Creek valley. The similarities between Portland and Ashland are numerous, making it an enjoyable getaway from the City of Roses. Both are border cities along I-5, both are centers of arts and culture […]

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Silverwood: The amusement park up north

Silverwood: The amusement park up north

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Amusement park bound parents often find themselves faced with a two thousand-mile round-trip drive, high park entrance fees, oppressive heat and even more oppressive crowds. Friends, there is another way! Silverwood Theme Park, just outside of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, may not have jolly mice and goofy dogs to charm your children, but what it does have […]

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