Archive for the ‘local events’ Category

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

What a beautiful weekend we had here in Portland!  When the weather gets this way it really makes me want to get outside as much as possible and it even makes me contemplate working out.  Here’s a list of all the upcoming Running Events in Portland for the rest of 2012. RACE FOR HOPE –Saturday April […]

Biking in Portland

Biking in Portland is one of the things that sets our city apart from others. It is well known that Portland is very bike friendly and that a large number, in comparison to other cities, commute by bike. Now whether you are a driver or biker or whether you loathe or love biking, you can’t […]

Improving your Local Portland Business District is a great site that combines business owners and neighbors to create local news for Portland.  I often check the site when I’m feeling the need to be inspired about the local happenings in our area.  Today I saw this article on, “How to Improve Your Neighborhood’s Business District.”  Likely you live near some […]

Tulip Festival March 30-April 30, 2012

I love this time of year when my tulips start blooming but what’s even better is checking out the Tulip Festival at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm. It’s hands down one of the best photo opportunities around. This year they have 40 acres of tulips and daffodils. On top of that they have daily events […]

Irvington Neighborhood Home Tour in May!

The 2012 Irvington Home Tour on May 20 will feature a tour of seven houses in this historic Northeast Portland neighborhood. Few city neighborhoods in the West have the variety and quality of early 20th Century residential architecture to equal Portland’s historic Irvington Neighborhood. Irvington has been designated a National Register listed Historic District. The […]

Coming Up: East Portland Home Ownership Forum

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 15th! Rose Community Development is bringing their second East Portland Homeownership Forum to David Douglas High School from 6 – 8:30pm. They will be drawing more finalists for the $4,000 downpayment grant, sharing information for first-time homebuyers and more. This forum is free and open to the public! 503-788-8052 […]

Portland Events and Festivals!

It is hard to not let the weather get you down. I definitely begin to get a little edgy this time of year when the color outside is 90% gray. Especially when I’m feeling like I need to get out of the house and do something fun! And even though it’s gross outside, there are […]

New Years Eve in Portland Oregon

It doesn’t always have to be about real estate! New Years is just 4 days away and if you want to do something and avoid sitting at home watching the ball drop on tv, here’s a few ideas. FYI, my favorite is definitely the Stormtroopers vs. Klingons Party! Portland New Years Eve Stormtroopers vs. Klingons […]