Once a sleepy thoroughfare, Southeast Division Street is now one of Portland’s most dynamic and stylish neighborhoods. Spend a day wandering its many blocks, stopping along the way to snack, sip and shop.
Start your morning at the world’s first Stumptown Coffee location. The Portland-born brand now stocks coolers across the country with stubby bottles of cold brew, but you can score serious OG cred by taking a selfie with a frothy cappuccino at this pioneering café.
Named one of Travel + Leisure’s favorite bakeries in the world, Little T offers a mouthwatering selection of treats like apricot rosemary bars, sea salt brownies and walnut-citrus spice cakes. Those seeking a more substantial breakfast can nosh on croissant breakfast sandwiches or a gooey Croque Madame.
Two best friends, a ceramicist and a florist, founded this adorably twee gift shop specializing in air plant wall planters. Patrons can also peruse a selection of made-in-Portland bags, jewelry and home goods.
This eco-friendly independent publisher uses 100% recycled paper for its collection of illustrated books and paper goods. The mostly Internet-based business maintains this single retail shop stocked with colorful posters, calendars, cards and notebooks.
With wine country in its backyard, Portland overflows with wine bars and urban wineries, offering special varietals from around the world.
Tea drinkers can enjoy a favorite cuppa or sample exotic varietals in Portland's teahouses. Chai tea, bubble tea and classic green tea are just a few of the many teas brewed in and around Portland.
The local passion for fine ingredients and careful craft extends into coffee cups.
Chic women of all ages browse Northwest fashions with the help of friendly personal stylists at Portland boutique Adorn. The locally-owned shop is stocked with dresses, outwear and jewelry from dozens of tasteful brands, including a comprehensive collection of Prairie Underground pieces.
Peek inside this tiny art gallery to find a rotating exhibition of work by talented Northwest visual artists such as Carson Ellis and Amy Bernstein. A “merchants in residence” program allows visitors to shop for fabulous art while learning more about the artists’ background and inspirations. Each purchase also comes complete with a complimentary mix tape.
Plan ahead to score reservations at this award-winning Italian restaurant helmed by Chef Joshua McFadden, whose legendary kale salad has drawn raves from The New York Times. If you’re dining on the fly, opt for sophisticated Oaxacan moles at Xico or a spread of Indian street snacks at lively Bollywood Theater.
Stop by this beautiful urban winery focused on creating nuanced wines driven by terroir, using minimally invasive wine making practices. This shared tasting room for a number of urban wineries also hosts supper clubs, visiting winemakers and DJ nights.
End your evening on a sweet note with a trip to Portland’s trailblazing scoop shop. The artisanal ice cream makers at Salt & Straw delight in experimenting with peculiar ingredients such as olive oil, blue cheese and spring flowers, but visitors can always play it safe with Double Fold Vanilla or Freckled Woodblock Chocolate.
Whether you’re in the mood for skateboarding, comic books, a 20-course meal or late-night pizza, lower Southeast Hawthorne can hook you up.
Hip fashion, healthy brunch, home & garden books and Hollywood flicks — bohemian Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard has got it all.
This bike- and pedestrian-friendly Southeast Portland neighborhood (affectionately known as "FoPo") has a character all its own.
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