• Posts Tagged ‘for kids’

    Friday Features & Finds (Holiday Circus Edition)

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


      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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    PICNIC in the Park

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


    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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    Friday Features & Finds (love your mother edition)

    by  • April 20, 2012 • Things To Do • 1 Comment


    Hmmm. It’s going to be a beautiful weekend. Where to start? Well, there’s Portland Flea-for-All, open Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.  Here’s my photo essay on the sights of opening day. Saturday is the last day of the Wonderama steampunk exhibit at Victoria Mansion. (11 am – 4 pm, now through Saturday, […]

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    Slugger’s House

    by  • April 18, 2012 • Things To Do • 2 Comments


    Last night a friend and took my son to see his second Portland Seadogs game of the season. (We also went to the home opener because my son had earned tickets through a Seadogs reading promotion, and he got to be part of the on-field flag crew during opening ceremonies, but I won’t brag to […]

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    Oh Baby! How I Love Blanche & Mimi

    by  • March 13, 2012 • Shopping • 0 Comments


    My inside voice always subtitles Blanche & Mimi with the words “that great baby store” although it’s not really true — they certainly have a wide assortment of treasures that aren’t related to babies in the least. It’s just that, whenever I have a baby-shower related need (now that my own baby has grown tall […]

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