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13th June 2013

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Portland Mayor’s Mansion: Portland’s Newest Bed & Breakfast

Portland Mayor’s Mansion: Portland’s Newest Bed & Breakfast

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28th May 2013

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Fred Armisen's Portland: It's Weird and It's Wonderful →

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15th May 2013

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New Stumptown and Intelligentsia Coffee Bars Opening in Manhattan

New Stumptown and Intelligentsia Coffee Bars Opening in Manhattan

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3rd April 2013

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You Have Got To Be Kidding Me With This OMSI Class

The Science of Portlandia – Tips for the Kindergarten Hipster 
Diapers are so OVER! The time is now to transform your kindergartner into a full-fledged hipster.You can’t deny that Portland is made for hipsters. Hipsters are more than a subject. Hipsters are everywhere we look, and understanding hipsters is essential to understanding our world. Join OMSI instructors in this exciting class designed for kindergartners to transform their lives. In this week-long class, your kindergartner will participate in hands-on hipster science including the following fun activities:- Craft Root Beer Brewing at Home- Fixed-Gear Tricycle Repair- Franchising your Artisan Lemonade Stand Business- Building Your Own Backyard Pony Stables- How to Grow Awesome Facial Hair Before Puberty- Custom Sippy Cups for your Etsy Shop- Creating Custom Lego Pieces Using a 3-D Printer- Hot Chocolate Foam Design Creation- How to Sell Your Old Onesies on Consignment and Make $$$Space is limited! Enroll your child today for the adventure of a lifetime.

 Cacao to this Kindergarten Hipster Class being a real thing that is real.
[Edit: Evidently this was an April Fools’ joke that just kept circulating. *side-eye*]

You Have Got To Be Kidding Me With This OMSI Class

The Science of PortlandiaTips for the Kindergarten Hipster

Diapers are so OVER! The time is now to transform your kindergartner into a full-fledged hipster.

You can’t deny that Portland is made for hipsters. Hipsters are more than a subject. Hipsters are everywhere we look, and understanding hipsters is essential to understanding our world. Join OMSI instructors in this exciting class designed for kindergartners to transform their lives. In this week-long class, your kindergartner will participate in hands-on hipster science including the following fun activities:

- Craft Root Beer Brewing at Home
- Fixed-Gear Tricycle Repair
- Franchising your Artisan Lemonade Stand Business
- Building Your Own Backyard Pony Stables
- How to Grow Awesome Facial Hair Before Puberty
- Custom Sippy Cups for your Etsy Shop
- Creating Custom Lego Pieces Using a 3-D Printer
- Hot Chocolate Foam Design Creation
- How to Sell Your Old Onesies on Consignment and Make $$$

Space is limited! Enroll your child today for the adventure of a lifetime.

 Cacao to this Kindergarten Hipster Class being a real thing that is real.

[Edit: Evidently this was an April Fools’ joke that just kept circulating. *side-eye*]

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8th February 2013

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Remembering Pioneering American Conductor & Poet James DePreist | NPR

Remembering Pioneering American Conductor & Poet James DePreist | NPR

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Source: NPR

18th November 2012

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Blitzen Trapper - “Furr”

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3rd November 2012

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Isaac Brock casts his ballot. 

Isaac Brock casts his ballot. 

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Source: facebook.com

14th October 2012

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Pony Village live on KZME - “Insider” (Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks Cover)

My homies have mad talent, as evidenced herein. 

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22nd September 2012

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"Now through Monday, September 24, enjoy free unlimited shipping on Powells.com when you use coupon code FREEFALL at checkout. No minimum purchase is required, and you can use the code as many times as you like.”

Always a great deal when Powell’s Books offers free shipping. 

"Now through Monday, September 24, enjoy free unlimited shipping on Powells.com when you use coupon code FREEFALL at checkout. No minimum purchase is required, and you can use the code as many times as you like.”

Always a great deal when Powell’s Books offers free shipping. 

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30th August 2012

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We were just a bunch of dudes walking across the bridge wearing camo getting rad."

“We didn’t mean to shake up the community or shut down the Burnside Bridge,” said Matthew Jenkins. “Just trying to save boobs, you know?

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