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The Driftwood Room at Hotel deLuxe

Start your evening with a signature cocktail at the dark, exclusive-feeling Driftwood Room cocktail lounge in Hotel deLuxe.

Geezer Gallery

Head over to Portland’s ArtHub to view the lasting visual arts on display by Geezer Gallery.

Artists Repertory Theatre

Now, you are ready to grab your ticket and head into Artists Rep to experience intimate, provocative theatre at it’s finest.


Coco Donuts & Coffee

Wake up with a lavender glazed donut and a cup of house roasted coffee at Coco Donut. Sit by the window and watch Uptown Portland come to life!

Providence Park

Round up your Thorns gear (and scarf!) and mark you calendar for the Thorns season opener on March 11. Thorns fans are some of the most dedicated in the world.


Portland’s Favorite Tree

Find it at 818 SW Vista Ave. Give it a hug and then stroll around its historic neighborhood. You’ll catch vistas of the city and the mountains beyond.


It’s not exactly the old Wacky Willy’s on NW Vaughn, but this retail shop is filled with amazing “things”that were donated for creative reuse instead of thrown into the landfill. Challenge a friend to find the greatest treasure for $1.00.

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