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Prowl the Portland Waterfront Park

Whenever I visit Portland, I must go down to the river – the Willamette, that is. I love to walk and wander the mile-long esplanade that parallels the river along Naito Parkway between Southwest Harrison and Northwest Glisan St. Acquired in 1927, this 30-acre Waterfront Park gives hometowner folks and visitors alike a marvelous place […]

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Know Your City Offers Free Tours of Portland

If you appreciate full-frontal fun with your Portland, Oregon history, tap into one of Know Your City’s free walking tours offered May through the middle of September. The only nonprofit organization leading walking tours in downtosn Portland, visitors have a choice of four different tours: A People’s History of Portland, Sing a Song of Portland […]

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Oregon Zoo Offers Discount Days, Walks, Activities

The Oregon Zoo in Portland offers a full range and menu of activities. Check out the website for kids’ events, walks, seminars and volunteer opportunities. Enjoy the Oregon Zoo for a fraction of the cost with $4 admission per person.  The zoo’s popular Second Tuesday admission-discount program, sponsored by the Walmart Foundation, offers a reduced […]

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Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum

Those who love history and how it relates to current life will totally enjoy a long stop at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum in the Dalles. Along with about eight permanent exhibits, it currently features a Renewable Energy Exhibit. Descriptions of Two Permanent Exhibits 10,000 YEARS OF CULTURE The mid-Columbia is the oldest […]