PDX Parent. Jun/Jul 2016


Swing into summer with our special, double June/July issue! Our annual Best of Portland feature returns with great picks for friendly faces, open spaces and fun places. Plus, the votes are in for our Family Favorites awards, and our jam-packed Summer of Fun calendar is back, with a kid-friendly plan for every day of the summer in June, July and August. You’ll also find a review of the brand-new Pine Street Market, a DIY rocket craft from OMSI and lots more!


Play Room
Best balance bikes, the lowdown on Lopez Island and 5 questions for the podcaster behind Roam Schooled.


Best of Portland
Our second annual look at the secret spaces and friendly faces that make this city tops for kids and their grown-ups.

Summer of Fun
The sunny season, distilled. Our calendar features a pick for every day of summer 2016.

Family Favorites
Drumroll, please! Announcing the winners of our readers’ poll.

Field Trip
The berries are coming! The berries are coming! Where to pick what’s ripe.

Moving To
ATL –> PDX, with kids in tow.


Hands On
Countdown to blast off with this DIY rocket from OMSI.

Baby Steps
Savoring the small moments, before the littles get big.

Family Supper
The food hall trend puts down roots in PDX, with Pine Street Market.

Recipe File
Tater tots get a healthy (really!) makeover.


Summer Camps

Summer of Fun

On our cover:




So, we’re kind of obsessed with Hillsboro-based photographer Sunny Mancuso’s 365 project. Every day, she shares a photo from her family’s life — sweet moments of reality, from hula hoops on a muddy day in the backyard to being goofy at the grocery store. For our June/July cover, she chose a shot of her daughter that, to us, summons summer and all it promises. Follow her amazing work at facebook.com/SunnyMancusoPhotography.

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