Archives for March 2010

Hands on Cafe

This last week I did a little shoe intervention with one of my friends.  She hadn't bought any new shoes in 7 years so we figured it was about time.  We had a great time at Nordstrom Rack and she walked out with 5 pairs of shoes!  We were quite famished from all that hard work so we headed over to the Hands on Cafe at the Oregon School of Arts … [Read more...]

Besaw’s Cafe

 Besaw's Cafe  has been a Portland institution since 1903. Originally the home of Portland's first beer parlor and gambling hall Besaw's cafe quickly became the most popular meeting place in the neighborhood, with a reputation for a pleasant drink, a scrumptious meal and lively conversation. More than 100 years later that is still … [Read more...]

Cooper Mountain Nature Park

Are you hanging around Portland for Spring Break? Need a fun activity to keep the kids from driving you crazy? Check out Cooper Mountain Nature Park located at 18892 SW Kemmer Rd., Beaverton. Overlooking the Tualatin Valley the park has 231 acres with 3 1/2 miles of gravel trails. The trails are very well marked and you may even run … [Read more...]

Rovente Pizzeria

The Tanasbourne location is now closed but there are locations in the Portland area.  Check their website. It's been a while since we visited a local pizza place so we decided to check out Rovente Pizzeria's newest location at the Streets of Tanasbourne (located off of Cornell and NW 185th) A local pizza chain, Rovente has two other … [Read more...]

Oregon Coast} Bruce’s Candy Kitchen

What are your plans for Spring Break?  Are you headed out of town, maybe somewhere tropical? If you are like us and you are sticking pretty close to home we want to spend the next few weeks giving you some fun ideas of place to go in and around Portland during the break. How about an overnight trip or a day trip to the coast? One not to be … [Read more...]