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    Portland Living on the Cheap is looking for an editor and publisher. On the Cheap publishers run their sites, create their own editorial calendars and working together with the national On the Cheap network. It’s like running an online newspaper. If you’d like to run a business as Portland’s top maven of deals, discounts and […]
  • 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, […]
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    Trivia Nights are popular gatherings where fun-filled competition between individuals and teams is fueled with great beer and food. There are multiple Trivia Nights around town nearly every night of the week. Trivia buffs play for FREE or for a small entry fee (usually $3) and in some locations win cash, bar credit, growlers and other […]
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    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 […]
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    Taco Bell just relaunched its very popular Happier Hour. However, this time, it only includes drinks. For a limited time, customers can get a regular Freeze or medium fountain drink for just $1 — every day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. If you combine the Happier Hour price with its new $1 Cravings Menu, […]
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    For those who like their lunch with a sweet treat, Dairy Queen continues its popular lunchtime promo. For a limited time, the DQ $5 Lunch is available daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at participating locations. Customers get two crispy chicken wraps, fries, a beverage and choice of a sundae for just $5. For […]

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Portland Living on the Cheap is looking for an editor and publisher. On the Cheap publishers run their sites, create their own editorial calendars and working together with the national On the Cheap network. It's like running an online newspaper. If you’d like to run a business as Portland's top maven of deals, discounts and free events, send y … [Read More...]

Portland Art Museum

FREE & Cheap museum days

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. Fir … [Read More...]

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Top 10 free things to do in Portland

Portland combines natural beauty, lush green parks, a historic old town and a progressive sensibility into a city that both residents and visitors love. You can explore so much of it without spending a lot of money. Learn about ten free things to do, both indoor and out, that will give you a taste of what Portland is all about. Tour.  Secrets … [Read More...]

Museums & attractions

Museum & attraction FREE days: mark your calendar

Here are the usual monthly FREE days at Portland museums and attractions. Plus, there's a heads-up for a few annual FREE days that are coming up in January and February. At the Lang Su Chinese Garden and the Portland Japanese Garden, FREE days come just once or twice a year, so mark your calendar for FREE days at the Chinese Garden (January 4 - 11) … [Read More...]

OMSI

It’s $2 Sunday at OMSI on first Sunday

Admission at OMSI drops to just $2 on the first Sunday of each month, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. OMSI, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, is located at 1945 SE Water St., near the east end of the Marquam Bridge. For more information call 503-797-4000. … [Read More...]

Oregon Historical Society

Every day is FREE at OR Historical Society

Residents of Multnomah County get FREE admission every day at the Oregon Historical Society. Bring a driver's license or ID to prove residency.  The history museum is located in downtown Portland at 1200 SW Park Avenue. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. For more information call 503-222-1741.   … [Read More...]

Museum of Contemporary Craft

First Thursday is free at Museum of Contemporary Craft

Admission is FREE on the first Thursday of every month at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in the Pearl District at 724 N.W. Davis Street. The Museum of Contemporary Craft in partnership with the Pacific Northwest College of Art is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information call 503-223-2654. … [Read More...]

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First Friday free at Portland Children’s Museum

Visiting the Portland Children's Museum is FREE for the hours of 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of each month at the Portland Children's Museum. The museum is one of a complex of family attractions in Southwest Portland on the Oregon Zoo MAX stop that includes the Oregon Zoo and the World Forestry Center. The address of the Portland … [Read More...]