The neighborhoods of Portland’s Southwest region are made up of close-knit communities with a focus on families. From its northern border along Hwy. 26 down to the communities surrounding the I-5 corridor, Southwest Portland is filled with miles of well-maintained trails, verdant parks, outdoor adventures and kid-friendly activities. Join us as we explore the communities, attractions, parks and family-oriented businesses and restaurants that thrive along the tree-lined streets of Southwest Portland.
Blending both sweet and savory treats, a steaming cup of tea, festive cheer and good friends, holiday high teas are one of my favorite traditions this time of year. So when I learned of the Heathman Restaurant’s annual Holiday Tea, I made reservations to go. When my friend and I arrive, the friendly staff whisks […]
The classic modern dining experience was born in the 1950s, when comfort food was served at equally comfortable booths, soda jerks concocted elaborate drinks, and evenings meant cocktails at an intimate lounge. Today, those same iconic experiences come together for a foodie’s trip back in time at downtown Portland’s all-day diner, The Original Dinerant. I […]
One of Portland’s best kept secrets, the World Forestry Center (WFC) and its discovery museum offer over 20,000 sq. ft. of interactive games, exhibits and simulations so visitors of all ages can explore the role of forests and trees throughout the world, their importance in our lives and the impacts of environmental sustainability. Located in […]