From the West Hills all the way down to the Willamette River, the neighborhoods of Northwest Portland are living snapshots of the city’s earliest days. Grand Victorian homes overlook the eclectic neighborhoods of Nob Hill, the Pearl District, Old Town Chinatown, and the civic and cultural regions of Downtown Portland. Read on to explore the museums, performance theaters, art galleries, distinctive architecture, boutique shopping and five star restaurants of these historic neighborhoods.
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, but you don’t have to wait any longer to enjoy the rich heritage of the Irish if you order up a hearty plate of the Emerald Isle’s best meals at Kells Irish Pub I celebrated my Gaelic roots early with a trip to Kells last weekend, where […]
From urban cideries creating their own small-batches onsite to cider houses with 20+ taps from around the Northwest, Portland’s five (and counting) cider-centric establishments are a place where you can relax, chat with friends and sample a variety of excellent ciders. Portland’s first and original cider pub is Bushwhacker Cider. Opened in September 2010 by […]
Nothing beats a great sandwich. You know what I’m talking about; savory meats and creamy cheeses stacked between slices of fresh baked bread just like Grandma used to make. It’s what a classic delicatessen is known for and it’s why Portlanders love Nob Hill’s Kornblatts Deli. All the best sandwich fixins tempt you from a […]
In a city filled with people who love being outside it’s no surprise that Wildwood Trail, Portland’s longest intercity trail system is more than just a walk in the park. The thirty-mile Wildwood Trail is packed full of switchbacks and steep inclines, making it a challenging trek. The payoff? is being immersed in a vast […]
Pittock Mansion, the French Renaissance-style château perched high atop the West Hills, is the crown jewel of Portland’s Northwest historic homes. Built for Henry and Georgiana Pittock, it was designed in 1914 by Oregon born architect Edward Foulkes, who created a home that incorporated grand architectural themes, the best technical innovations of the period, and the […]