Portland, OR People

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  1. portlandspartan

    portlandspartan Well-Known Member

    Beaverton has been gone for a few months. Sucks. I liked wasting time on lunch breaks going through used bins.
     
  2. portlandspartan

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    Crossroads moved way too fucking far away for me
     
  3. BellottiBold

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    It's further for me ;)
     
  4. burnttatertot

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    Never heard of Crossroads, guessing they weren't around when music hit peak awesomeness in the 80's and early 90's.
     
  5. Señor Cockblock

    Señor Cockblock Eastside to the westside
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    Lovely’s fifty fifty then Interurban tonight.
     
  6. rcragg82

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    Hi guys, I read a couple pages on here but wanted to confirm my assumptions. Coming down from Seattle after a work trip in 2 months (early August). My plan is to:

    * Get to portland late Friday morning. Stay for 24-hours. I want a hotel near good eating/drinking and walkability. I gather the Pearl District is where I should stay. Right now I'm looking at the Dossier Hotel (Alder & Southwest Broadway).

    * Driving to Cannon Beach (open to suggestions by SEA co-worker suggested. None of those hotels accept a 1 night stay so right now I see an AirBNB right next to Pelican Brewery.

    * Drive back to the airport Sunday afternoon. Hit various scenic spots on the drive there and back.

    Any suggestions or edits? Basically this will give us one night doing eating and drinking downtown and one day with more hiking/nature stuff followed by eating and drinking. It will be my wife and I. The biggest confirmation is just wha part of the city to get our hotel and since I saw most breweries are in the Pearl District, that was where I was going to start.

    TIA.
     
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  7. OZ

    OZ Old balls

    I come in here and see somebody from across the river talking shit.

    One of the busiest intersections in all of Vancouver put up a Golden Corral in the last 2 years.

    That’s about all you need to know about that area of the world.
     
  8. burnttatertot

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    What you're not telling people is the parking lot is packed with Oregon license plates.
     
  9. Vito Corleone

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    Been to Portland a bunch, but staying downtown for Thanksgiving weekend. Want to stay at a nice hotel within walking distance of pioneer square for shopping, but don't want to pay a ton for parking. Anyone have any luck with downtown hotels or recommendations for parking for a few nights?

    Thanks,
    Vito
     
  10. portlandspartan

    portlandspartan Well-Known Member

    Ace Hotel or if looking to ball out, The Nines
     
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  11. 941Gator

    941Gator TMB's resident beach bum
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    forgot to plug a restaurant.....a fellow tmb'er runs it, but I think he would rather not connect his username to real name, but nonetheless: https://canardpdx.com/
     
  12. BellottiBold

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    It's not as bad as like SF, but it's always going to cost you $55 minimum extra per day to park if you stay downtown.
     
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  13. Vito Corleone

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    Are most hotels like 50 dollars a day for parking? I seem to be able to find ones ins Seattle for closer to 30
     
  14. Lyrtch

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    waaaaaat

    one of the best restaurants in town that I didn't get to nearly enough, but i'm also assuming Gabriel Rucker isn't the chef you're referencing and more the GM or restaurant specific Chef
     
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  15. BellottiBold

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    Again the qualifier is "downtown". Most of them don't even have on-site garages, so you're paying a premium for them to drive your car off-site and do the whole valet thing. If you stay on the other side of the river it gets better (from the parking/valet standpoint).
     
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  16. mc415

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    Stayed at the Hotel Eastlund last week was nice and pretty cheap but yeah parking was $30 day so it was like $149 with parking a night.........finally had Pok Pok wings pretty delicious and cheap
     
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  17. portlandspartan

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    Yoooooooooo Canard is so good
     
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  18. Celemo

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    I really need to check that spot out
     
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  19. portlandspartan

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    Steam burger. Like 6 of em.
     
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  20. Why?Pokes

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    Grabbing a lobster cake from my favorite fresh catch place on the island and they have a sign for a Portland pop-up on Nov 9th and 10th. Highly recommend it to any residences if you’re interested, they do great poke and the lobster cakes are phenomenal. It’ll be at the Daily Cafe from 5-9pm both days.
     
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  21. Why?Pokes

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    Shit forgot the name—Sundried Specialties (might also be called Kona Grill House)
     
  22. OZ

    OZ Old balls

    Was named restaurant of the year by Oregonian, need to get there.

    Rucker is a fucking beast. (langbaan still my favorite but anything he does turns to gold)