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    • Swifts

      Northwest Portland, Oregon is known as a haven of art, of cool little boutique shops, of fine restaurants and just a generally cool vibe. In this urban setting, nestled amongst…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Swifts

      Northwest Portland, Oregon is known as a haven of art, of cool little boutique shops, of fine restaurants and just a generally cool vibe. In this urban setting, nestled amongst…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Stoneworks

      Ah, the breeze gusting through your hair, the astounding views, the feel of hard earth under your fingernails and under your feet, the triumph as you climb over that last…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • St. Mary’s

      I’ve always been fascinated by architecture. As a youngster, I wanted to be an architect. I could certainly relate to Seinfeld’s George Costanza and his erroneous claim, when asked what…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Spring

      Spring is just around the corner! You can feel it with that final bit of cold from Winter, looking to extend its life a little longer. But Spring always wins…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Spring Beer & Wine

      It’s exciting to be on the cutting edge. It’s exciting to discover something before anyone else. It’s exciting to say “I knew them back when…” or “I remember trying this…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Observatory

      “Let’s go to the Observatory for a last minute birthday thing” the text said. It seemed ominous, even though it was from my good buddy and I knew it was…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Splash Bar

      A number of years ago (though, if you ever meet my wife, she won’t tell you exactly how many years ago- likewise, I am sworn to secrecy), I took my…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Screen Door

      When we residents of Portland, Oregon picture the American South, we picture large wrap-around porches, white picket fences, mossy trees, and screen doors leading into kitchens. These squeaky screen doors…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Schnitz Portland

      Portland, Oregon has long been known as a patron of the arts; whether that art is visual, musical, architectural, or literary, if its art, Portland has it. Growing up here,…

      Written by Rick Sadle