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Portland Insider

Portland Insider

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••• Portland's Quirky, Hidden Gems •••

Hidden (and not so hidden) in the corners of the Rose City await surprises that Keep Portland Weird. Portland Insider is an on-the-go travel guide for visitors, those new to town, or even long time residents who seek unique activities beyond the mainstream.

With this guide to Portland, Oregon:
• First time tourists can go right to the locals’ favorite hangouts
• Frequent visitors who have more time to explore beyond the basics benefit from a local’s perspective
• Those new to town can get up to speed fast on the hidden gems in Portland’s colorful neighborhoods
• Long time residents, bored with their routine, can broaden their understanding of the Portland they THINK they know

Categories include:

“Who knew?” History
Oddities and lore about Portland’s place in the past.

In the Ether
Online and on-the-air destinations.

Places & Pursuits
Specialty stores, quirky museums and other under the radar activities.

Art & Architecture
Highlights of the public art program and Portland’s most wonderful buildings.

Festivals, Fairs, and Events
Once a year or recurring happenings.

Hidden Inside
Lesser-known aspects of popular attractions.

Offbeat installations
Whimsical interactive art! Giant statuary! Historic markers!

Unique Eateries
Views & fun fare. (No chain restaurants.)

Performers & Venues
Unique local talent.

Road Trip!
Events and activities a short (often scenic) drive from downtown.

Not the Trailblazers
Non-NBA local sports teams and exhibition games.

••• About the Author •••

Travel blogger and resident of Portland, Oregon for twenty years, Rhonda Coleman seeks out the hidden corners of the Northwest, across the country and abroad. A public relations and marketing professional, Rhonda contributes to Airstream Life Magazine and explores the 45th parallel and beyond in a tiny, crowded trailer with a tall mate and two wet dogs. Road trip! Suggestions and comments welcome—contact the author at or drop by her blog at

••• About Sutro Media •••

This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

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