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Karla News

Top 10 Places to Visit in Portland, Oregon

I lived in Portland, Oregon for fifteen years, and loved it. Portland has many wonderful and beautiful attractions to recommend it, however, these are my ten favorites. I hope they’ll become yours as well! 1. International Rose Test Garden, 400 SW Kingston, Portland, OR 97201-This garden is a must-see if you are visiting Portland for ...

Karla News

Best Places to Live in Oregon (2011)

This article, the twenty-fourth in a 50-state series, ranks the best places to live in Oregon based on three criteria: (1) median household income (adjusted for cost of living); (2) educational attainment (% of residents 25 years and over who have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher); and (3) property crime rates per 1,000 residents ...

Volunteer Opportunities in Portland, Oregon

Volunteering is a great way to connect with your community and feel involved. It’s a way to make a difference and even learn new skills or make professional contacts. Volunteering has even been shown to reduce stress. According to some research, it creates a sense of well-being, much in the same way exercise or meditation ...

Karla News

Portland’s Top Sushi Hotspots

Portland, Oregon offers all kinds of cosmopolitan dining. Foodies can find a wonderful array of different types of food, including, of course, sushi. Delicious rolls and sashimi cuts abound at these restaurants. Of course, sorting out the best sushi eateries in this large Pacific Northwest city can be difficult, but here are three top picks ...

Karla News

Salsa Dancing Lessons in Portland, Oregon

The Portland dance community is rich with studios who offer both group and private ballroom lessons. The instructors are highly qualified and knowledgeable, and the prices are fairly reasonable. For the salsa beginner or the serious salsa dancer, Portland’s studios truly have something for everyone. Salsa is sexy and sizzling, and is a great way ...

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Historic Hotels in Portland Oregon

Portland. Oregon in the Pacific Northwest has a colorful history that began with a coin toss that named the land claim after Portland, Maine instead of after Boston, Massachusetts. The “Portland Penny” settled the coin toss that named the beautifully scenic land that was destined to become a great sea port. Portland’s colorful history includes ...