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Portland Summer Events Calendar 2015

An awesome event for every single day between now and labor day.

Summer Guide
Wednesday, June 17 Plan an awesome summer. By reading this guide. Thursday, June 18 Watch Macbeth die in a cemetery.  Set among the tombstones on Lone Fir Cemetery, d   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 WW Staff

Brews Made for Walking

Six urban hikes and where to get beer, post-trail.

Summer Guide
The Gorge gets all the glory. Mount Hood steals all the cover shots. It’s normal to covet what’s far away, so when summer hits, you hit the highway. But there are plenty of surprisingly beautiful    More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 ANDI PREWITT

Water Falling

Cliff jumps and high dives near portland.

Summer Guide
 When I was a child, manhood came at age 12. This was when I was first allowed to plummet from the 20-foot high dive at the Oregon City pool, thus proving my mastery of both fear and death. But i   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, Adrienne So, AP KRYZA

Totally Rad

How do Oregon radlers and bottled shandies match up with their old-world competitors?

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 Is there any summer beer better than the Stiegl Radler? One sunny day last week, we tried to find one by holding a blind tasting of a dozen different radlers and shandies—all fruited beers,    More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Seek Cider

Experience Oregon Cider Week June 18 to 28.

Summer Guide
Oregon Cider Week will kick off the summer from June 18 to 28, and it’s huge, with 50 cideries pouring at Cider Summit PDX, plus a multitude of cider tap takeovers and cider pairing dinners. Here ar   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Sausage Festival

Who has the best hot dogs in Portland?

Summer Guide
In the pages of Portland Monthly or The Oregonian, you’ll read it: The Year of the Hot Dog. Mostly this is the result of a Stray Dogs hot-dog pop-up (currently on hiatus) featuring foie gras on a sa   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Islands in the Stream

The Undiscovered Lands of the Great Willamette River.

Summer Guide
Islands are the kind of thing that Jay Z buys Beyoncé for her birthday. Why? Because they are the perfect thing to make people look at you longingly from a distance and softly mumble in jealousy. Whe   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 PARKER HALL

Omni Skate

The Many, Many Skateparks of Portland

Summer Guide
From the early pioneers who went renegade, installing ramps and bowls under the Burnside Bridge by using leftover concrete from their day jobs, to the current crop of officials, shop owners and skateb   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 BROOKE GEERY

Drinkin’, Smokin’ and Off-Leash Doggin’

Where to do forbidden things while picnicking in portland parks.

Summer Guide
Colonel Summers Park or the Skidmore Bluffs might as well be Portland’s collective backyard—with one glaring exception. In your backyard, as of July 1, you can legally crack a beer and smoke a rel   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 JENNIFER GILROY

Summer Guide 2015

Summer Guide
Last year’s was the hottest on record, and this June we’re flirting daily with 90 degrees. Outdoor pools in outer Powell are full on weekdays, a week before summer has officially begun. Soon, the    More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
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