QUIZ: What’s Your Portland Home???

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Take our fun, interactive real estate quiz to help kickoff your Portland, Oregon home search. Okay well, maybe you don't want to make such an important life decision based on a silly quiz but we hope you at least get a chuckle about the interesting questions. As we Realtors always say, if the questions aren't questionable, then they're probably not very entertaining. All jokes aside, if you need help finding a home and appreciate experienced Portland real estate agents with dry senses of humor then call us to start looking for a home that actually fits with your lifestyle. [os-widget path="/richardlockwood/what-s-your-portland-home" of="richardlockwood" comments="false"] [expand title="Answers to the quiz inside:" tag="p"] Redneck Paradise The Swanky Condo: The 0bed/1ba Location, location, location! Would you like to live in the coolest, swankiest, hippest…
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Editor’s Choice: 2016 Top Pumpkin-Carving Failures

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"Spoopy" Halloween Humor For Portland, Oregon [caption id="attachment_7995" align="alignleft" width="300"] Too SPOOPY for Me... or is it 3 spoopy 5 me? [/caption] What's the one thing spookier than words written in eerie letters styles like skeletons??? Well, misspelling "spooky" as "Spoopy" on a major consumer-goods manufacturing order seems quite a bit more scary to us; but maybe we're a bit too literal. [expand title="Read More..." tag="p"] In any event, autumn has arrived here in Portland, Oregon and everywhere people are decorating their homes, going to pumpkin patches and yes... even enjoying the now-ubiquitous pumpkin-based beverage. We here at Exclusive Portland Real Estate would love to offer some fun holiday pumpkin-carving tips to our readers for this festive time. However, after reviewing some of the greatest pumpkin carving fails on the…
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Easy All-Natural DIY Backpacking Recipe!

Easy All-Natural DIY Backpacking Recipe!

Portland Entertainment
Links To Ingredients On Amazon Prime Dried Chicken Cooked/Dried Black Beans Dried Broccoli Florets Dried Red & Green Bell Peppers Bean Thread Vermicelli Noodles Coconut Aminos [caption id="attachment_7802" align="aligncenter" width="670"] Easy Recipe Instructions[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7797" align="alignright" width="220"] Oregon Backpacking: Eating Clean on The Trail[/caption] In Portland, Oregon we love getting outdoors and enjoying all that the scenic Pacific Northwest has to offer. We also love DIY (Do It Yourself) projects and recipes. In addition to the plethora of excellent day-hiking opportunities within an hour of Portland there are also several opportunities for multi-day backpacking. Whether your trip takes you up the Columbia River Gorge, the Mount Hood Wilderness or south to Three Finger Jack or Mount Jefferson, eating right on the trail is crucial to getting the most out of…
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The Historic Belmont Firehouse

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Belmont Firehouse Family Fun. Santa is at the Belmont Fire Station! The Historic Belmont Firehouse is open to the public with hands on fun for all ages. See up close and personal up to date fire response technology at its best in a treasured Portland heritage firehouse. Slide down a real fire pole then move to the 911 fire truck interactive simulator. When was the last time you drove a fire truck? Safety is the way of life for this station so you can expect plenty of educational opportunities presented by the Portland Fire Rescue Learning Center. The fire station itself is a treasure and be sure to check out the 1860 hose cart while enjoying the rich heritage of this ole station. Drop by on a Safety Saturday or…
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The Voicebox, Local Entertainment

Portland Entertainment, Portland Events
Portland is home to new type of Karaoke bar! The Voicebox is located in NW Portland and is both new and super creative! Instead of your typical Karaoke night, now groups can get together in their own private suite, or box, as they are referred to at The Voicebox. Each box contains a flat screen TV, two microphones, a remote that assists in sound adjustments, selections of songs and even light controls. Each box is also services by The Voicebox staff, offering your group food and drink throughout your stay! There are six boxes total and a bar outside of the boxes. The boxes range in size, with the largest one able to host a group of 20. The Voicebox also offers a full menu and specializes in sake cocktails…
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Waterfront Blues Festival

Portland Entertainment, Portland Events
Water Front Blues Festival Are you ready for some blues! For five days beginning on the fourth of July Portland’s Water Front will transform into the largest blues festival on the west coast and the second largest blues festival in the country. This year marks the festivals 25th anniversary and as always it is sure please. With performances by some of the best that blues has to offer spanning over five days. With the kick off commencing on the day of our nations mark of independence attendees can enjoy Portland, Oregon's magnificent firework display with the sultry sound of their favorite blues artists as the soundtrack. Aside from music, there will be educational workshops, jam sessions and programming for children. Also featured at the festival will be Oregon Potters Associations…
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Sustainability: Sundown At Ecotrust

Portland Entertainment, Portland Events
Sundown at EcoTrust In the month of July, on each Thursday, EcoTrust will be hosting an outdoor concert. Each week there will be a different theme, focusing on sustainable living in our region. The series will of course feature great local and regional talent as well as 40-50 sponsor booths that will provide educational and valuable information on the week’s topic. The entire concert series is powered my solar, wind and bio diesel generators. Hot Lips Pizza and Laughing Planet are on board to bring you some yummy eats and some great refreshments while you listen to some amazing tunes! This is a great opportunity for the people of Portland, Oregon to get involved in renewable energy and sustainability. There will also be great activities for the family as well.…
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Portland Milk-Carton Boat Races

Portland Entertainment, Portland Events
Milk Carton Boat Races “A Must Add to This Summers Calendar” Community Events In Portland, Oregon Are you ready for a special event for adults and kids alike? I think it’s safe to say that there will be no shortage of smiles and laughter at the milk carton boat races! June is National Dairy month, and this June the Milk Carton Boat Races are back as a part of the Portland Rose Festival! What is the mission? To build a human powered boat with nothing more than recycled milk jugs and cartons! Then compete to set sail, row or paddle across the West Morland Park Casting Pond. What is your objective? To win the “Best in Show” milk can trophy of course! So start now, get your friends, your family,…
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Good In The Neighborhood

Portland Entertainment, Portland Events
North Portland, Oregon: Good In The Neighborhood What started as a small neighborhood community gathering at Holy Redeemer in North Portland has blossomed into one of the summer's most anticipated community festivals. The Good in the Neighborhood multi-cultural music and food festival is celebrating 20 years of bringing the community together for a weekend of absolute fun. Featuring live bands on two stages, which include the likes of several Portland favorites; Patrick Lamb, Linda Hornbuckle, Oceans 503, and many more! Enjoy a variety of food vendors, from some of Portland finest barbeque to sweet homemade strawberry shortcake. Click here for more Portland Neighborhood info from Local Realtors. Beer Garden, Rock Climbing, Kids Games For those over 21, yes, there is quite the beer and wine garden, and for the little…
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Portland Children’s Museum

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Portland Children’s Museum While we are waiting for the weather to turn to where our focus is on all of the fun summer outdoor activities, there is still one place that is sure to be a blast rain or shine! The Portland’s Children’s Museum is located atop Sylvan Hill right next to the Oregon Zoo. It’s easy to get to by car, or our city's amazing transit system. With an amazing array of inspiring, creative and educational exhibits, there is no shortage of fun here. Take a trip to Grasshopper Grocery and Butterfly Bistro. Here kids can whirl around a kid sized grocery store fully equipped with a kid sized checkout stand and kid sized carts, they can also play restaurant in the kid sized kitchen and serve all of…
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