Swimming holes, ribs, bocce, frolf and a tour of the metaphorical house that is Portland’s city parks.
Who really needs tips for enjoying summer in Portland? Grab
a knapsack, blanket, bottle and the novel that’s been lingering on your
shelf since Christmas and head to the nearest park. If you’v
When it comes to swimming holes, Portland’s outer lands
are blessed. The Cascades are criss-crossed with pretty little rivers
and streams filled with clean, cold water fed by ancient glaciers.
Something awesome to do in Portland every day between now and Labor Day.
Wednesday, June 18
Plan your summer
Read this calendar with pen and appointment book.
Thursday, June 19
See the best play you missed in 2013
Badass Theatre Company brings back last spring
Call in sick, quit your job—here’s how to party at 7am as the World Cup takes over Portland.
The average American switches jobs every four years or so.
We find it a startling coincidence that the World Cup also comes once
every four years. So this is your time to quit that job, “work fr
Pairing this week’s Pedalpalooza rides with Portland Beer Week events.
THURSDAY JUNE 5
DRINK: It’s going to be a long week
of beards, bikes and beer at both Pedalpalooza and Beer Week. Start
slow, clean and crisp with Masters of Lager at Imperial Bottle Shop
Pre-funcing the Cheers to Belgian Beers Festival with other delights from the land of tripels and mussels.
Welkom! Bienvenu! Willkommen! Allow us to greet you in several of the many tongues of Belgium on the eve of Portland’s annual Cheers to Belgian Beers Festival.
Portland has many beer festivals, bu
21st Avenue Bikes
916 NW 21st Ave., 222-2851, 21stbikes.com. 11 am-7 pm Monday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm Saturday, noon-5 pm Sunday.
A premier service shop, and we don’t just
say that because it�
Community Cycling Center
1700 NE Alberta St., 287-8786, communitycyclingcenter.org, Sunday-Friday 11 am-7 pm, Saturday 10 am-7 pm.
The trippy mural on the northwest corner of the Communi
1. Little Lifter
Walnut Studios, walnutstudiolo.com.
This very twee Portland-made leather
gizmo was the subject of a wildly successful Kickstarter ($20,000!)
campaign, and caused a minor imbrogl
Portland International Airport’s iconic terminal carpet is set to be replaced by the end of the year. Local cycle companies are paying tribute.
1. PDX Airport Bidon, $25
The Athletic, theathleticcommunity.com.
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