This Black History Month — and every month — celebrate and uplift Black history in our community at these five places and resources in the Portland area. 1. Stop by “The Dream’’ statue outside of the Oregon Convention Center. This 8-foot-tall bronze statue, made by Michael Florin Dente, depicts Martin Luther King, Jr. and three […]
Portland has witnessed a boom in the opening of restaurants featuring tasty cuisines from across Asia and we are here for it!
Find stellar — and sustainable! — options to transform your kiddos into superheroes, fuzzy animals, magic fairies and more at these local resale stores.
It’s another victory in the fight against food insecurity across the state.
Learn more about small business owner Nora Murray.
Since 2005, the nonprofit has connected the Portland area community with bicycles and bike knowledge and empowerment.
Learn more about Mo Phillips and his “danceable goofballery.”
Find out the inspiration behind Portland author Nora Ericson’s latest, and award-winning, book.
Learn more about the fabulous Kelli Welli, and don’t miss her performance at the FREE PDX Parent Family Festival on June 18!
Got a kiddo who loves rocks and all things rock related? Here are the top five places around the Portland-area to explore with your budding rockhound.
The Judy, the new downtown Portland home of the Northwest Children’s Theater opens this month!
You’ve registered your kids for day camp — and everyone is counting down the days. Here are eight pro tips from the staff at PDX Parent for how to expertly prep and pack a backpack for all sorts of camp adventures.
Is your family itching to get out of the city? For those looking to swap the concrete jungle with some very old rock formations, visit the beautiful Painted Hills.
For many kids, camp is the highlight of summer break, and well-deserved peace and quiet for parents. Here’s how to know whether your child — and let’s be honest, you, too — is ready for the next step in their summertime adventures: Overnight camp.
Did you know that Portland has more than 90 formally recognized neighborhoods? These diverse communities fit snugly into geographic boundaries, known throughout the city as quadrants. Interestingly enough, there aren’t four quadrants, but rather six.
The neighborhood of Rose City Park was incorporated the same year as the inaugural Rose Festival. Today, this Northeast neighborhood comprises a diverse mix of established Portland, with gentrified updates and hip eateries. It’s also family- and dog-friendly with outdoor spaces, parks and shopping.
Like this North Portland area’s name suggests, this compact neighborhood is named after a university — the University of Portland. In fact, the Catholic campus takes up a large swath of realty in the neighborhood’s southern corner.
The charming town of Milwaukie, less than a 10-minute drive from southeast Portland’s Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood, is an ideal location for families looking for more space, lower home prices, a quaint downtown, and the proximity of Portland, without being directly in the city.
Here are our favorite, kid tested and approved bakeries around the Portland area.
The whole family can help get books in the hands of local children by donating books or volunteering at SMART Reading.
A win-win for all members of the family, two legged or otherwise.
Learn how local teen Aaron Li is tackling mental health struggles in the AAPI community and beyond.