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Merry Madness in the Old Port

Merry Madness in the Old Port
December 13, 2013

They were merry. And they were ready to shop like mad. The Portland Downtown District’s annual Merry Madness brought shoppers…

Be merry, shop like mad in Portland

Be merry, shop like mad in Portland
December 09, 2013

Holiday shopping should be a delight. But it’s not like local boutiques are going to stay open late just for your convenience. Shop owners won’t fill up a wine or beer glass with a complimentary refreshment for your browsing pleasure or offer you tapas while you rummage the sale rack. Except on Thursday, they will. It’s Merry Madness time.

14 photos of the Valentine’s Day Bandit’s handiwork

14 photos of the Valentine’s Day Bandit’s handiwork
February 14, 2013

The Bandit strikes again. We snapped some photos of the Valentine’s Day Bandit’s work – and this year he/she/they also go the Time and Temperature building in on it.

Who’s the Valentine’s Day Bandit?

Who’s the Valentine’s Day Bandit?
February 14, 2013

Maybe Portlanders lack curiosity. Maybe that’s why no one’s ever staged a successful overnight sting to capture and identify the elusive Valentine’s Day Bandit. Nah. It’s just nicer to imagine there’s stealthy local cupid with supernatural powers walking among us. Because maybe there is. How else would such an awesome annual tradition stay alive for nearly four decades?

A view to savor

A view to savor
January 16, 2013

Enjoying a special, gourmet meal or taking a few moments to sip a nice hot cup of tea are simple pleasures in life. They are meant to be savored, just like a fine painting. Food and art might seem like an unexpected combination, but many of my regular Old Port haunts prove that the two are meant to be.

Where to shop on black friday without waiting in line

Where to shop on black friday without waiting in line
November 22, 2012

I’ll be braving the crowds in town on Friday to get started on holiday shopping. Here are some spots you might want to check out including local deals, sales, coupons and more. Just be sure to treat yourself at a local bar when it’s all over.