The Guinness Book of World Records recognized “Mill Ends Park” in Portland, Oregon as the world’s smallest park in 1971. Just one small tree sits on the 452 square inches of land in this tiny urban park that's two feet wide! The History of Mill Ends Park We love Mill Ends Park even more now... Continue Reading →
This is by no means a "best of" Portland list, but it is a pretty solid list of 50 things to do in and around Portland, Oregon. We encourage you to check out a few more Portland to do lists to find things that interest you, but if you don't know a thing about the... Continue Reading →
As August ends, I'm feeling nostalgic and so bummed that we couldn't run the Hood To Coast relay this year, yet another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately all the teams are deferred to 2021, so we're locked in and won't need to go through the lottery again. If you're not familiar with racing or... Continue Reading →
Train, trolley, trails, and tram, and in our case bus; the 4T Trail is a great way to spend three to four hours of an afternoon exploring Portland without using a car. The most commonly suggested route begins downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square catching the train, or MAX light rail, to the Portland Zoo and... Continue Reading →
Everyone knows about Friendsgiving, but what do you know about Thanksbacon? After experiencing it, we're hoping that ThanksBacon becomes the next big trend of the holiday season. This past weekend we were invited to the seventh annual Thanksbacon—a celebration of all things bacon—including the likes of bacon pumpkin pie, bourbon bacon cream puffs, bacon wrapped... Continue Reading →
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YAY, it's Halloween time, one of our favorites! Everyone is Googling for Halloween things to do in and around Portland. There's a million lists out there so you'll find no shortage of Halloween activities for all ages, from family-friendly to seasonally frightening. In this post we'll feature a few things we've actually experienced, along some... Continue Reading →