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Store Like a Portlander

October 10, 2019

Portland likes to keep it weird, but many of those who have lived here for a long time would argue the city has lost its edge in recent years. Across the city, at Instagrammable bars and Portland’s remaining few dives alike, debates that pit the old Portland against the new Portland rage on.  But if […]

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Cascade Locks, OR

5 Gorge Hikes and Brewery Pairings

October 1, 2019

The warm days of summer have dwindled, making way for autumn’s damp and chilly bite. And while that may spell the end of hiking season for some, a true Pacific Northwesterner knows that nature’s splendor is equally as vibrant in the fall. So pack a jacket, swap your hiking sandals for hiking boots, and make […]

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Recipes

5 College Dorm Ramen Hacks

September 13, 2019

Packing up and heading to college? Let’s face it: You’re poor. Don’t worry, though, it’s a good poor—a necessary poor in the name of higher education and its contributions to an informed citizenry. The sacrifices you’re making are of a noble nature. That $1 cup of instant noodles you’ve resigned yourself to eating for the […]

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Pacific Northwest Life

Tips for Storing Camping Gear

August 21, 2019

Camping is about finding peace in the remote wilderness. It’s about the animalistic freedom of going without a shower for days on end. The taste of smoky campfire goodness that somehow makes an ordinary hot dog feel gourmet. And for the risk-tolerant, it’s the thrill of playing giardia roulette whenever your open mouth comes in […]

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How to Summer Solstice Your Way: Tips for Every Kind of Person on the Longest Day of the Year

June 20, 2019

Summer solstice. Midsummer. Litha. The longest day of the year. The first day of summer goes by many names, with a history rooted in early hunter-gatherer societies that evolved through ancient civilizations to its present-day form. But you don’t care about that. You’re on a mission to make plans for how you’ll spend all 941 […]

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