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    • Haunted Forest

      The Enchanted Forest is the Northwest’s version of Knotts Berry Farm but without the corporate undertones. Filled with rides, waterslides, whimsy, and fun, the Enchanted Forest located an hour south…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • 4th of July

      If the Rose Festival is the unofficial official kick off of the summer (which has long bene my contention), the Fourth of July is the highlight. Fourth of July in…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Second Profession

      One of the very best things about Portland is that if you’re a beer lover, like me, there is always a new brewery to try. They never get old nor…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Maryhill

      “What is it?” This is Rafael. He’s a bit of a boorish person, if you want to know the truth. At least when it comes to the finer things. “Its…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Pumpkin Ridge Zipline

      Human Beings have always been fascinated by flight. Since the dawn of time, seemingly, we have tried to harness the power of flight—and I think we have always been a…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Rose Festival

      I’ve always said that the unofficial official kick off for summer in Portland, Oregon is the Rose Festival. This year’s event is fast approaching—May 25th through June 10th at Tom…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Summer

      Summer is almost here in Portland, Oregon again. It comes so quickly. We enjoy the crisp colors and cool air of autumn, the rain and snow of winter and then…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • SuperPlay Reborn

      When I was a kid, Virtual Reality was the work of science fiction. The stuff Phillip K Dick wrote about. Now, flash forward many years later, not only is VR…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Springtime

      This time of year, I always write the same kind of thing. That’s not bad, though. There’s a comfort in the sameness. There’s a comfort in knowing that the way…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Funny Portland

      Living here in Portland is a funny thing. Not funny ha ha—though, there certainly are funny moments (and funny places, like Comedy Sportz club and Helium) but, you know, just…

      Written by Rick Sadle