Portland

Oct. 28, 2020

Why is Portland Called PDX?

 Portland Oregon has a lot of different nicknames and is sometimes referred to as the "City of Roses" or even "Rose City", but another popular nickname is PDX.

 PDX is probably one of the most popular online and in print nicknames for Portland Oregon. It refers to the International Air ...

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Oct. 26, 2020

5 Reasons You Should Still Move to Portland

Located in the shadow of snowcapped Mount Hood, sitting on the rivers of Columbia and Willamette, Portland is the largest city in Oregon. It is a cultural hub where theatre, art and small businesses like coffeehouses and microbreweries thrive. Portland city is well recognized for its bicycle paths, bridges, parks ...

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Sept. 28, 2020

The 10 Best Neighbourhoods in Portland, Oregon

About Portland

Portland is an eclectic, vibrant city that is home to many professionals and families. The energy of Portland radiates throughout the city and can be felt through the charming streets and stunning skyline.

 

The city of Portland is separated into five quadrants, each with their own unique ...

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Sept. 21, 2020

The Best Walking & Jogging Trails in Portland

Portland, Oregon is a unique blend of outdoor activities and vibrant arts and culture. With such stunning features such as rivers, mountains, and forests, Portland has a vast collection of pathways and trails perfect for a morning run or an afternoon stroll.

These routes have been proposed by various Portland ...

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Sept. 19, 2020

Biggest Industries & Top Employers in Portland, Oregon

Biggest Industries & Top Employers in Portland, Oregon

Welcome to Portland, Oregon! A beautiful city nestled between the Columbia and Willamette rivers. This eclectic urban center radiates with small-town charm and all of the beauty that comes from the Pacific North West.

Portland is home to many thriving industries that support Portland residents and their families. With the ...

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Sept. 2, 2020

The 5 Best Beaches Near Portland

The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most majestic and captivating beaches in America, and many can be found right here in Oregon. These beaches are both tranquil and adventurous and offer an array of things to do and see.

Inner CityThe 5 Best Beaches Near Portland

If you’re looking for a relaxing ...

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Aug. 31, 2020

Top Schools in Portland Oregon

Top Schools in Portland Oregon

About the Portland Public School District

Home to almost 50,000 students, the Portland Public School District is rated the second-best school district in Multnomah County. The average student to teacher ration across the district is 18:1 and state testing score show that 48% of students are proficient in ...

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Aug. 19, 2020

Ways to Stay Cool in Portland Heat

Ways to Stay Cool in Portland Heat

It sure is heating up around the Portland area and with temps nearing 100° this weekend, people are trying everything possible to stay cool; and they should! Heat strokes, dehydration, and death by overheating is all too common this time of year. Here ...

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July 20, 2020

Best Place to Retire in Portland

Portland Oregon is becoming a hotspot not just for hipsters and young singles but for retirees and everyone in between. Portland has so many resources for active adults and by making it your retirement community you can benefit from its many advantages. With over 220 parks, urban wildernesses, bike-friendly trails ...

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July 13, 2020

How Do I Know if My Portland Home Has Asbestos?

 Asbestos is that scary word that we don't like to talk about too much and we certainly hope is not in our homes but a recent article by Oregon live.com suggested that hundreds of Portland homes that have recently been demolished had asbestos. Last year, a Southeast Portland house ...

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