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Keeping Portland Weird


Every joke you can make about Portland—from its obsession with artisanal coffee and its ludicrous weekend-brunch lines to its touchy-feely local government and preponderance of Etsy stores—is basically true. Portlandia, in fact, is a documentary. But the same quirks that open up Portland to ridicule have made it something of a haven for small businesses—a city where an odd little company can thrive for decades.

In the absence of much major industry, Portland has stayed in a strangely comfortable, low-budget zone for decades. (There’s relatively little conspicuous wealth here, but there’s also not much in the way of conspicuous grinding poverty.) That’s made it the last not-horribly-expensive city on the West Coast. The median rent in Portland last year was $969 a month, or about half what it runs in San Francisco.

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Eat, Drink and Do Laundry

The Spin Laundry Lounge

750 N Fremont St
Portland, OR 97227
(503) 477-5382

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Hours

  • 8am to midnight (later than any attended laundromat in Portland)
  • Wash & Fold = $1.50 per pound

Laundromat

  • first load @ 8am
  • last load @ 12am

Café / Bar

  • first brew @ 8am
  • last call @ 12:30am

The Spin Laundry Lounge

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