Archive for category: Portland

Portlandia, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Portland

March 7, 2012 at 10:15 am Portland

Portlandia used to get me down, but then I made piece with it and Portland

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One Night With Janis Joplin Review

May 28, 2011 at 8:28 am Portland, Theater

The concept behind Portland Center Stage's production of One Night With Janis Joplin is a good one, bring the Janis Joplin concert experience back on stage and give modern audiences a taste of what it was like to see her in concert. Unfortunately the production created, written and directed by Randy Johnson is one big hot mess.

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Why I Am Cancelling The Oregonian

January 20, 2011 at 2:01 pm Portland

There’s a point in almost any bad relationship when you know you’ve stuck around longer than you’ve should have. The moment came when you should have broken up but somehow you thought things might change, that whatever was weighing things down would dissipate if you only waited it out. This is how I feel about […]

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Legally Blonde The Musical in Portland

February 18, 2010 at 4:30 pm Events, Portland, Theater

It’s refreshing, from time to time, to treat yourself to a night of entertainment that is simply fun and lighthearted. This is what you can expect from Legally Blonde The Musical. The 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon has been adapted for the stage, infused with music and dance, and is touring February 16-21 here in […]

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Travel Portland – The Best of Portland Video

September 13, 2009 at 2:45 pm Portland

Travel Portland has put together a fantastic look at the city of Portland. I think it sums up some of the amazing things that makes Portland, Portland and why it’s becoming one of the premiere travel and tour destinations in the US. To keep up with the Best of Portland: Follow @OnPortland on Twitter Visit Travel […]

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SoupCycle – Local Organic Soups Delivered

May 27, 2009 at 2:06 pm Food, Green Living, Portland

I’ve seen a ton of great business ideas come and go.  Some of them were ahead of their time, others were great ideas poorly executed. Most often though, great ideas go down in burning flames because people aren’t patient enough to let their ideas blossom and grow. They want to get from small to huge […]

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On Portland Resumes

March 12, 2009 at 7:14 pm Portland

As many of you may have noticed I’ve taken a short hiatus from On Portland. I felt like I needed to step back for a while and make sure I was moving the site in the right direction. There are so many great Portland sites that I don’t want On Portland to just be another […]

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How Clean is That Portland Restaurant?

January 19, 2009 at 3:23 pm Food, Portland

In the past month I’ve had the unfortunate luck of getting sick after eating at a local restaurant (Bangkok Restaurant).  As I was feeling quite under the weather I spent some time searching the Internet for some site or resource that could have clued me in to the less than clean kitchen that my meal […]

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@PortlandRain Storms Twitter

December 12, 2008 at 11:02 am Portland, Technology

When I first saw @PortlandRain I was skeptical. I thought it was some sort of Twitter marketing ploy by one of the firms in town that specializes in Social Media Marketing. But the more I’ve followed @PortlandRain the more I’ve realized that it’s not marketer, but some sort of artist or poet using Twitter as […]

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Cool Tech at PDX

November 28, 2008 at 3:05 pm Politics, Portland, Vegan

On Wednesday I went down to PDX to pick up family vising in Portland for the Thanksgiving holiday. As I waited for them to get off the plane and clear the security checkpoint I played around with the window display at the new Columbia Sportswear store (which is right before the security checkpoint at the […]

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