The national press is about to come knocking again. Dame, the Northeast Killingsworth wine bar and restaurant Frank will open Sept. 14 with business partner Jane Smith, is Portland’s first true destination for natural wines.
Kerns is a neighborhood seemingly built for lazy weekend meals and slow walks down tree-lined avenues, not too busy, not too quiet.
Technically a part of Kerns, East Burnside street is so packed with excellent bars, shopping and restaurants that we’re treating it as its own neighborhood.
In the geographic center of the city, the Lloyd District is worlds apart from the Portlandia vision of Portland.
When Quentin Tarantino visited Portland, he came straight to Hollywood.
Today, Roseway exists as a charming blend of bohemian enclave, Southeast Asian community, and Main Street U.S.A.
Cully—the land of satellite dishes and art cars, what-is-he-building-in-there sheds and prefab gazebos, ethnic communities enduring undisturbed for generations, and aspirational cultists—hasn’t entirely evaded the forces of change.
Originally platted in 1910, the sleepy Beaumont area is a place that seems less affected than other parts of the city by the the rapid expansion of a gentrifying Portland.
You can spend an entire afternoon sampling award-winning beers and ciders, have an excellent latte or pastry, even get your bike fixed. You’ll never see a scowl.