PDX Parent Jan 2021

The first-ever PDX Parent City Guide is here! Get an in-depth look at neighborhoods from across the quadrants. You'll find family-friendly places to live, eat and play; walk, bike and transit scores; housing costs and much, much more.

Neighborhood We Love: Sellwood-Moreland

Sellwood-Moreland in Southeast is the quintessential, walkable, self-contained Portland neighborhood.

Neighborhood We Love : The Historic Alphabet District

Window shop northwest’s Alphabet District. Families say it offers a European feel — right in the heart of the bustling city.

Neighborhood We Love: St. Johns

Plenty of Portlanders are proud of their neighborhoods, but when it comes to community spirit, St. Johns is in a class of its own.

Neighborhood We Love: Highland

There’s much to celebrate in Beaverton’s Highland neighborhood.

Neighborhood We Love: Maplewood

We’re mad about Southwest Portland’s Maplewood neighborhood.

Supporting Local Black-owned Businesses

Here are a few local Black-owned businesses to check out.

Neighborhood We Love: King

Eclectic dining options, sky-high walking and biking scores, and a community of resident-advocates — there’s lots to love about King.

South Portland, What’s In a Name?

Portland has a new district: South Portland.

Download your copy of the City Guide!

Search for schools, camps, enrichment classes, pediatricians and more in our guide!

GreatSchools Ratings Aren’t the Whole Story

Are online rating systems a good way to learn about schools? One local principal suggests parents dig deeper.
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