Portland Articles

Zoo Animals on Vacation

by Sarah Rose. Posted Feb 18th 2011 05:30 PM
Zoo Animals on Vacation

Kansas City Zoo

We flock to zoos to see exotic animals from faraway lands, but those creatures may just be visiting, too. Some travel as goodwill ambassadors, others make a trip for a little long distance romance to mate and shake up the gene pool of a captive species. Here are some of our favorite critters who have taken their show on the road.
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Bank of America's Free Museums Deal Returns

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Jan 26th 2011 10:15 AM
Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Tony Rinaldo , Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bank of America's "Museums on Us" program will be returning for a 14th season this year, allowing B of A and Merrill Lynch debit and credit cardholders free admission for themselves (after presenting their card) to 150 arts and cultural institutions around the United States. The promotion kicks off the weekend of February 5, and is effective on the first full weekend of every month in 2011.
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Safe and Dangerous Places in Portland

by Kristin O'Neill. Posted Oct 5th 2010 09:42 PM
Areas to Avoid Portland

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In order to help you make the most of your trip to Oregon, here is some information on the safe places and areas to avoid in Portland.
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Adventure Activities in Portland - Try if You Dare

by Jessica Panian. Posted Oct 4th 2010 09:31 PM
Adventure Activity Portland

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Portland, Ore. is where I was born and raised. It is a playground for the environmentally friendly and the ecologically conscious. It is also a place full of daring activities. In Portland, we aren't afraid to swim in our raging rivers and climb our perilous mountains. Because I have experienced one after another adventure activity in Portland and its outlying regions, I can say with confidence that there are things here you have never seen or done before. So if you're a first-timer excitedly planning Portland travel adventures, here are a few to add to your list. I dare you to try them all!
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Portland Slang

by M. Ellen Foley. Posted Aug 27th 2010 03:13 PM
Portland Slang

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Portland, Ore. is a city of diverse and interesting people, great culture, and magnificent outdoor adventure opportunities. But before you visit, it's wise to brush up on Portland slang, even if you're only asking for directions.
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