100th Post – 50 Things I love About Portland and Oregon

This is my 100th post to this blog, and I have decided to use it by listing 50 things I love about Portland or Oregon. Here goes:

1. Chinese Gardens and Tao of Tea
2. Multnomah Falls
3. Cannon Beach (Cranky Sue’s Restaurant) & Seaside
4. Salt Water Taffy on the Boardwalk
5. Bridges (Especially Hawthorne and St. Johns)
6. Willamette River
7. Columbia River Gorge
8. Fresh Water
9. Wine Country
10. Washington Park
11. Mt. Tabor Park
12. Farmers Market at Portland State University
13. Coffee Shops (Palio, Vivace)
14. Ladd’s Addition
15. Hippies
16. Micro-Breweries
17. Clinton Corner Cafe
18. Bailey’s Downtown
19. Live Music
20. Shoebox Theater and The Northwest Classical Theatre Company (Shakespeare)
21. Victorian Houses
22. Naito Parkway
23. Keller Fountain Park
24. Bagdad Theatre
25. Ignite Portland
26. Beer & Blog
27. Powell’s Bookstore
28. Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC)
29. Oregon Historical Society Museum (“Oregon My Oregon”)
30. Green Living (Recycling)
31. Bicycle Riding
32. Portland Spirit River Cruise Dining
33. Fat Straw (Bubble Tea)
34. Mt. Hood
35. Mt. St. Helens
36. McMenamin’s Kennedy School
37. Northwest 23rd (“Trendy Third”)
38. Village Merchant’s Resale Shop
39. People’s Coop
40. Thai Food (Lots & Lots of Thai Food)
41. Public Transportation (Max, Bus, Street Car)
42. Pioneer Square and Pioneer Square Mall
43. Oregon Zoo
44. Central Library Downtown
45. Portland City Grill (Awesome Views & Incredible Mojitos)
46. Briggitine Monk’s Gourmet Confections (Fudge)
47. Pittock Mansion
48. Urban Iditarod
49. Clear Skies (No Smog or Ozone Alerts)
50. Utopia Cafe (Potato Cakes)

Here is a list of things that I can’t wait to see or participate in:
– Zombie Walk
– Pirate Festival
– Portland Rose Festival
– Sasquatch Music Festival
– Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland)
– Japanese Gardens
– Forest Park
– Skiing (Mt. Hood)
– Crater Lake
Tillamook (Cheese Factories)
– Back Fence PDX (storytelling)
– Kayaking
– Hiking
– Camping
Santacon

Advertisements

1 Comment

Filed under Oregon, Portland

One response to “100th Post – 50 Things I love About Portland and Oregon

  1. Congrats on 100 posts!