Upcoming March Art Walks

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First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Chet Malinow Chet Malinow is a Portland-raised local artist who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting at University of Oregon. Chaos and control is an ever-present theme in his work, striving to create a juxtaposition of chaotic patterns and defined images. Chet’s art is primarily mixed media, utilizing spray […]

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Laurelhurst Neighborhood in Portland, OR: Beautiful Parks and Peaceful Streets

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Laurelhurst is a beautiful upscale neighborhood with many stunning single-family homes. Many of the properties are grand, with sprawling porches, long front walks, and fairytale elements like towers and extra wings. It’s common for a house in Laurelhurst to top a million dollars, but the neighborhood has more laid-back homes, as well. You can find […]

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Parkland Townhomes in Redmond, Oregon: Convenient Location, Exceptional Parks, Beautiful Community

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When you’re ready to buy a new place for your family, one of the questions that may come up is what type of home fits best for your goals and needs. A new townhome is a popular choice for a lot of buyers for many good reasons. Cost Townhouses are typically less expensive than single-family […]

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Beautiful Craftsman Homes in Portland, Oregon

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While walking through the neighborhoods of Portland, you might have noticed some recurring architectural themes. For example, you might have admired the design of Craftsman homes, an architectural style that’s been popular since the turn of the century. This style was especially popular in the early 20th century, when Portland was rapidly growing and thriving. […]

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Southeast Portland Living: Hawthorne and Belmont Restaurants, Shopping, and Homes

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The Hawthorne/Belmont area is one of the hipper enclaves in Southeast Portland, Oregon. Situated around two major streets, Hawthorne and Belmont, the neighborhood is a good mix of retail and residential, making it very pedestrian- and bike-friendly. You can find libraries, schools, parks, community gardens, coffee shops and grocery stores all within easy reach. The […]

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Prineville, Oregon History and Community Features

Prineville Oregon

Located at the mouth of Ochoco Creek on the Crooked River, Prineville is a small, prosperous city surrounded by nature. It was founded in 1868 by Francis Barnett “Barney” Prine, who started the town one day by constructing its first building by himself. This building was one story high and held all the town’s necessities […]

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Living in Astoria, Oregon: Community History and Features

Astoria, Oregon

Located at the mouth of Columbia River near the Pacific Ocean, Astoria is one of the most important towns on the Oregon Coast—both now and long ago. It has a long, influential history as a frontier outpost, founded by the Pacific Fur Company and named after its owner, John Jacob Astor. Built in 1811 as […]

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Upcoming February Art Walks


First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Jan Rimerman Jan Rimerman has been drawing & painting since she can remember. She grew up in an artistic and creative family who allowed her the freedom and supplies to pursue her passion. Her inspiration comes from observing nature’s evolution of changing forms in light & shadow in […]

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NorthWest Crossing Neighborhood in Bend, Oregon

NorthWest Crossing Homes

Located in beautiful Bend, the NorthWest Crossing neighborhood has been carefully designed to be sustainable and community-focused. Known as NWX among locals, the neighborhood was originally an old tree farm with 500 acres of ponderosa pines. This land belonged to a timber company, which once owned five mills in Bend. After its last mill closed […]

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The History of Farming in Oregon

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Oregon has historically been a magnet for farmers. The state has lush forests and fertile soil for raising crops and animals, as well as a temperate climate that’s well-suited for agriculture. These conditions have inspired many to start farming in Oregon, coming from all kinds of backgrounds. From keen-minded investors to creative botanists, agriculture in […]

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