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Things that makes Portland, Oregon special.

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Aztec Willie’s Art Truck

Our local burrito shop has a very colorful delivery truck

Aztec Willie's Art Truck

Aztec Willie's Logo

Just a block away from the Lion and the Rose, Aztec Willie’s serves up burritos, tacos and salsa dancing. When their delivery truck was attacked with graffiti, in the spirit of “True Portland” it became an “Art Truck” — a through back to the 1960’s.

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Ture Portland: Kells Irish Pub Smoker

Portland’s surreal St. Patrick’s Day boxing match


“Cheers, shouts and billows of cigar smoke wafted through the warm streets of Portland Friday night. They all came from Kells, one of the city’s premier Irish pubs, but even if you stood in front if their ornate downtown building you might not know what exactly was going on. …”

Read full article in the Oregonian

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True Portland – Behind the Scenes at the Pittock Mansion

Our friend David gave us a special tour of the basement and attic

Today’s Electric Panel

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Original Electric Panel

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Original Furnace (Saw Dust & Coal)

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 A Central Vacuum System in 1915 (who knew?)

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True Portland: Hannah – The Pet Society

Pet Parenthood. Redefined.

One monthly fee covers it all:

- Pet Purchase

- Food & Supplies

- All Veterinary Care

- Training & Ongoing Support

Link to the Hannah Pet Society
 Link to Hannah FAQ


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Fifty Licks (Ice Cream & Sorbet)

All the world is not “Salt & Straw”


Fifty Licks
2021 SE Clinton Street
Portland, OR 97202

Current Ice Cream Flavors …

  • Candied Yam with Toasted Marshmallow Swirl
  • Butternut Squash with Spiced Apple Swirl
  • Buttermilk Blood Orange Creamsicle
  • Stumptown Coffee
  • Jasmine Rice with Fragrant Pandan Leaf
  • Cherry Bourbon
  • Toasted Milk
  • Caramelized Apple
  • Tahitian Vanilla
  • Jasmine Tea with Apricot

Don’t panic, the cones are deliciously gluten-free!


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True Porltand! Even the Light Rail Has Public Art

A fence at the MAX Light Rail Interstate stop at the Moda Center

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In Portland, Public Art Rules!

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True Portland!

 A “cozy covered” bike rack outside Peet’s Coffee on NE Broadway

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To prove that we’re the most bike friendly city in the country, some folks thought that this cold steel bike rack could be made a lot more inviting.

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