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    A Gathering Place

    by  • December 11, 2013 • Buy Local, Things To Do • 0 Comments

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    Tucked away in a nondescript building in Bayside is a business that is very different from most other shops and stores in Portland … because what you buy from them is not so much a finished product, but rather the tools and space necessary to make your own creative dreams come true. Open since March […]

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    Friday Features & Finds (Holiday Circus Edition)

    by  • December 6, 2013 • Things To Do • 0 Comments

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      Tonight is the First Friday Art Walk, an event which promises to be the most epic evening in the history of the Art Walk. In addtion to all the regular Art Walk activities, they are closing Congress St to vehicular traffic from 6 – 8 pm.  The street closure will extend from State Street (the intersection […]

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    Friday Features & Finds: Fringe Edition

    by  • June 28, 2013 • Things To Do • 0 Comments

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      Happy Friday!  Hope everyone is staying dry on this rainy, rainy day. Just a couple of quick reminders: PortFringe continues throughout the weekend with over 35 performances at four locations in Portland. PortFringe performances run the gamut from serious to silly, and include music, dance, comedy (including stand up), improv, film, and “improvised zombie […]

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    Quite a lot of Art on the Hill

    by  • December 1, 2012 • Buy Local, Things To Do • 3 Comments

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    Last night I had a wonderful time strolling around the Society for East End Arts’ 2012 Holiday ‘Art on the Hill’ show. Over 70 vendors — many of whom were not, I was totally pleased to note, the ‘usual suspects’ that I’ve seen at every vaguely craft-fair like show I go to.  Admission is free, […]

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    PICNIC in the Park

    by  • August 25, 2012 • Shopping, Things To Do • 1 Comment

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    So, how was your summer? Here are a few images from Saturday’s annual Picnic Music + Arts Festival, probably the premiere showcase for independent artisans and craftspeople in the city.  Enjoy!   Please visit the Picnic website (www.picnicportland.com) to learn more about the vendors whose work is featured here.  You can also follow them on […]

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