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Portland Open Studios

For two weekends every October, Portland Open Studios invites visitors to explore the houses and offices of artists across the city.

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Celebrity guide to Portland

Three noteworthy Portland residents (a chef, a soccer player and a designer) share inside tips on how to have the perfect day in their favorite city.

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Favorite Portland tattoo shops

A deep well of Portland tattoo shops and artists are primed to help craft your permanent Rose City memory.

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Portland’s best barbecue

Where there’s smoke, there’s great barbecue. Savor brisket, ribs and even vegetarian options at Portland's best barbecue restaurants.

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Kombucha in Portland

A new fermented beverage has taken Portland by storm. Here’s your guide to what exactly kombucha is, along with where to find the best kombucha in Portland.

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Portland bed & breakfasts

Whether you prefer an opulent Craftsman with a private wine cellar or an urban farm, Portland has the perfect bed and breakfast to suit your travel style.

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Fantastic feminist businesses in Portland

You may have heard about Portland’s feminist bookstore, but what about the city’s tomboy boutique, female-focused bicycle shop or radical nail salon?

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Eight coffee shops made for reading

Pick up a winning read at one of Portland’s many independent bookstores and curl up in a cozy corner of one of these eight local coffee shops.

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Portland’s foodie chains

Portland infuses independent spirit into everything, even its restaurant chains, offering locally grown counterparts to many favorite national brands.

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Feast Portland … any day of the year

Can't make the food and drink festival in September? Choose your own culinary adventure with our guide to the top local chefs at Feast Portland 2015.

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