Every year, the third Saturday in April sees fans line-up at mom-and-pop music retailers around the country. And while it’s all well and good to show love to your favorite record shop, why stop at just one day? Here, we highlight 10 of our favorite independent record-sellers where you can hunt for rare finds and classic vinyl releases year-round.
From some treasure hunting in the city's many vintage shops to browsing independent boutiques full of made-in-Portland goods, our handy shopping guides spotlight a selection of our favorite outfitters offering everything you need to dress like the laidback locals.
Anyone under the impression that Portlanders are an exclusively flannel-clad crowd should spend a day shopping in the city’s distinctive boutiques. Here, you’ll experience a pioneering fashion scene that has recently come into its own.
Nothing exemplifies Portland’s crafty spirit better than goods made right here, and no shopping itinerary would be complete without exploring a few shops filled to the brim with all kinds of made-in-Portland goods.
Portland boasts nearly 50 vintage retailers, each catering to a wide array of styles. So whether you seek a 1920s flapper gown, Mad Men-style suit or an old school Pendleton shirt, there’s a good chance you’ll find a shop that stocks exactly what you’re looking for.
Take a walking tour in these brewery-dense neighborhoods to get a good taste of the world’s most beer-crazy city.
Low-traffic wine touring and a craft beer trail beer around this lively college city.
In a city famous for two-wheeled commuters, this advice may seem counterintuitive: lock up the bike and set out on foot.
We’ve undertaken that grueling task of identifying the best locales for lazing away on a roof with a few good friends, visiting every bar with an open rooftop and asking ourselves a few simple questions at each stop: Sweet views? Yep. Great drinks? Mhm. Let’s just say we’ve done the hard work for you.
At first glance, planning an urban itinerary with your teen can seem cumbersome, but Portland has loads of attractions, both marquee and off-the-beaten-path, for you and your too-cool-for-school kids. Here, we’ve rounded up 10 favorites.