• Portland Art Museum
    First Thursday of the month – FREE admission to Museum of Contemporary Craft, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. First Friday of the month – FREE admission to Portland Children’s Museum, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. First weekend of the month – FREE admission to Portland Art Museum and Portland Children’s Museum to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch card holders. First Sunday of the month – $2 admission to OMSI. Second Tuesday of the month – $4 admission to the Oregon Zoo, […]
  • Ice Cream
    Here are a few fun facts about ice cream: George Washington was the first American to purchase an ice cream maker. Thomas Jefferson was the first American to write out an actual recipe for ice cream. (He learned it from the French and it was vanilla.) All this is to say that your craving for […]
  • Sunday Parkways
    This Sunday, August 24, is the next up in a series of monthly Sunday Parkways events, wherein certain streets through certain Portland neighborhoods are closed to all but pedestrians and bicyclists. There are food booths, vendors, fun activities for kids, bike repair stations, live music and more. This month the fun travels to Southeast Portland, […]
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    With this promo, Olive Garden really does treat you like family. Through Sept. 21, the Italian restaurant is giving customers a FREE take-home entree for lunch or dinner the next day. First, enjoy an entree with unlimited homemade soup or garden-fresh salad and breadsticks — starting at $12.99. Then, choose another entrée to take home […]
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    Through Aug. 31, Quiznos is toasting up its small Classic Italian sub for just $2.99. The sandwich is made with pepperoni, salami, capicola, ham, mozzarella, lettuce, black olives, tomatoes, onions and red wine vinaigrette. Of course, you can make it your own and customize it to your liking. The sub savings are available all day […]
  • Oregon Zoo
    Oregon Zoo tickets will be half off the regular price after 2 p.m. on weekdays from now until Sept. 30. This deal is not available on Second Tuesdays and can’t be combined with other discounts, such as the discount for using Tri-Met. Arriving at the zoo after 2 p.m. still allows visitors four hours to see all […]
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    Subway is offering two Featured Values in August. All month long, get a BBQ Oven-Roasted Chicken Melt Footlong for $6 or Black Forest Ham Six-Inch Select for $3. The discounted subs are available every day through Aug. 31. As always, double meat is extra. The sandwich savings are valid at participating locations. Copyright Living on […]
Portland Art Museum

FREE & Cheap museum days — August

First Thursday of the month – FREE admission to Museum of Contemporary Craft, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. First Friday of the month – FREE admission to Portland Children’s Museum, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. First weekend of the month – FREE admission to Portland Art Museum and Portland Children’s Museum to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch card holders. First Sunday of the month – $2 admission to OMSI. Second Tuesday of the month – $4 admission to the Oregon Zoo, […]

Ice Cream

Best ice cream in Portland

Here are a few fun facts about ice cream: George Washington was the first American to purchase an ice cream maker. Thomas Jefferson was the first American to write out an actual recipe for ice cream. (He learned it from the French and it was vanilla.) All this is to say that your craving for […]

Sunday Parkways

Sunday Parkways Aug. 24 for SE Portland

This Sunday, August 24, is the next up in a series of monthly Sunday Parkways events, wherein certain streets through certain Portland neighborhoods are closed to all but pedestrians and bicyclists. There are food booths, vendors, fun activities for kids, bike repair stations, live music and more. This month the fun travels to Southeast Portland, […]

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Olive Garden: Free take-home entree and movie

With this promo, Olive Garden really does treat you like family. Through Sept. 21, the Italian restaurant is giving customers a FREE take-home entree for lunch or dinner the next day. First, enjoy an entree with unlimited homemade soup or garden-fresh salad and breadsticks — starting at $12.99. Then, choose another entrée to take home […]

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Quiznos toasts $2.99 Classic Italian sub in August

Through Aug. 31, Quiznos is toasting up its small Classic Italian sub for just $2.99. The sandwich is made with pepperoni, salami, capicola, ham, mozzarella, lettuce, black olives, tomatoes, onions and red wine vinaigrette. Of course, you can make it your own and customize it to your liking. The sub savings are available all day […]

Oregon Zoo

Zoo cuts ticket prices by half after 2 p.m.

Oregon Zoo tickets will be half off the regular price after 2 p.m. on weekdays from now until Sept. 30. This deal is not available on Second Tuesdays and can’t be combined with other discounts, such as the discount for using Tri-Met. Arriving at the zoo after 2 p.m. still allows visitors four hours to see all […]

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Subway’s Featured Values in August

Subway is offering two Featured Values in August. All month long, get a BBQ Oven-Roasted Chicken Melt Footlong for $6 or Black Forest Ham Six-Inch Select for $3. The discounted subs are available every day through Aug. 31. As always, double meat is extra. The sandwich savings are valid at participating locations. Copyright Living on […]

Kurt Russell

The Battered Bastards & local baseball

Have you seen the new Netflix documentary on Portland’s baseball heyday? It’s FREE to anyone who has a streaming account on Netflix. Titled The Battered Bastards of Baseball, it’s about the brief but brilliant history of the Portland Mavericks independent baseball team. The owner of the team was a Hollywood cowboy star, Bing Russell, whose […]

JAW

FREE staged readings at JAW Festival, July 24-26

Since 1999 the JAW Festival has taken over Portland Center Stage at the Armory for two weeks every summer to develop and revise the scripts of select playwrights, and for one weekend those scripts are presented by local theater professionals in FREE staged readings. This year, the JAW (Just Add Water) Festival kicks off Thursday […]

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FREE & Cheap museum days — August

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Ice Cream

Best ice cream in Portland

Here are a few fun facts about ice cream: George Washington was the first American to purchase an ice cream maker. Thomas Jefferson was the first American to write out an actual recipe for ice cream. (He learned it from the French and it was vanilla.) All this is to say that your craving for ice cream is downright presidential. Thanks to a … [Read More...]

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Top 10 free things to do in Portland

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