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Makerspaces to visit in Portland

A bustling hub for artists and entrepreneurs, Portland is leading the maker movement in America. See the creative process up close at these makerspaces.

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Shopping events in Portland

Browse colorful bazaars featuring dozens of local makers and score Portland-made goods and clothing at unbeatable prices. Better bring an extra suitcase!

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PDX Pop-Up Shops

PDX Pop-Up Shops return downtown every winter, making it easy to find locally designed and crafted gifts for your holiday shopping list.

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A Portland zine primer

Thanks to grassroots groups and the city’s creative, pioneering populace, Portland is a must-visit destination for zinesters from around the world.

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Luxe local leather

Portland artisans are using high-quality, beautifully tanned and sustainably dyed leather for their goods, crafting pieces that will last for decades.

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Holiday shopping events

Do your holiday shopping for locally made gifts at hip parties, makers' fairs, sprawling sales and garden grounds filled with handcrafted items.

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Union Way shopping arcade

Evoking Paris’ intimate passageways and Scandinavian architecture, this shop-filled alley connects downtown Portland’s West End with the Pearl District.

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Sellwood-Moreland shopping

The walkable retail stretches of historic Sellwood-Moreland evoke a bygone era, and have enough surprises to turn anyone into a collector.

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Chocolate in Portland

Chocolate is far from a once-a-year obsession in the City of Roses. For many locals, it is a lifetime pursuit.

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Alberta Arts District shopping

With its many boutiques, galleries and indie shops, Alberta Street is made for leisurely shopping strolls.

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