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<small>The community-powered knowledge commons for Portland, Oregon.</small></h1>
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''The community powered knowledge commons for [[Portland|Portland, Oregon]].''
'''[[PortlandWiki]] is a collaborative community information resource for Portland, Oregon that is powered by [[PortlandWiki:Introduction|''you'']]. We welcome your knowledge and creative input!'''
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Our aim is to <s>please</s> represent the [[Voice of Portland]] by providing a citizen-generated news, information resource, knowledge hub and historical archive for Portland, Oregon and surrounding region.
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<big>Go ahead; be bold! [[PortlandWiki:Community Portal|Get involved]] with PortlandWiki!</big>
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'''''[[PortlandWiki:About|PortlandWiki]] is built by you.''' Just [[Special:UserLogin|login]] and click the "<span class="plainlinks">[http://portlandwiki.org/index.php?title=PortlandWiki&action=edit Improve]</span>" button at the top of any page and share your knowledge.''
[[File:400px-caseorganic-bw-hi-res.jpg|thumb|[[Amber Case]], one of ''Fast Company's'' 2010 Most Influential Women in Technology]]
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* [[Portland Broadband]] - All welcome to attend the upcoming City Council Work Session on Portland's draft Broadband Strategic Plan, Connecting to our Future on July 26, 2011 at 9:30 am, either in Council Chambers at live stream on cable CityNet 30 [http://www.portlandonline.com/index.cfm?c=28262&a=230361]. Presenters include Anthony Townsend from Institute of the Future [http://www.iftf.org/user/20], and Amber Case, cyborgathropologist and co-founder of Geoloqi [http://caseorganic.com/about].
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* [[Local blogs]] - Portland's diverse and interesting web logs identified here. Please add to this list!
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[[File:Bicyclemask-bird-flipper.JPG|thumb|180px|Bicyclists are lovers.]]
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* [[Bicycling Etiquette]] - Handy bicyclist tips to win friends and influence motorists.
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* [[Shelter]] is a place for people to find refuge from the elements. It is one of the primary components critical to survival for every person: water, food, safety (shelter).
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* [[Iraq Veterans Against the War - Oregon Chapter]] - To hell with war, and to its demonic mongers.
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* [[Cascadia]] is a proposed independent nation in the Pacific Northwest, usually composed of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, that would be formed by seceding from the United States (and Canada).
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* [[Cascadia subduction zone ]], off the Oregon Coast, is home to the Juan De Fuca Ridge, where one tectonic plate moves under another. The Ocean Observatories Initiative landed in Pacific City on July 12th, beginning a new era in oceanography.
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* [[Green industry]] - In Portland it's easy being green.
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* [[Horse rings]] - The small brass rings attached to curbs don't tether horses anymore... unless they're small plastic ones.
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* [[Personal Telco]] - Portland's answer (so far) to "Internet as [[public utility]]."
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[[File:Tiger ring.jpg|right|180px|link=Horse rings]]
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* [[Yellow Bike Project]] - (Pictured here in black 'n' white.) A community cycling "first."
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* [[Charles Olds]] - Olds shot a man "just to watch him ...uh... succumb from injuries suffered as a result of an act of manslaughter."
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* [[CivicApps]] - An open data / open source project sponsored by several Portland-area government agencies.
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* [[Portlandia]] - The second largest hammered copper statue in America! (The largest is the Statue of Liberty.)
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* [[East 82nd Avenue]] - A major North-South arterial on Portland's Eastside. Gateway to [[Felony Flats]].
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== Things to see in Portland ==
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[[File:Horse-spotting.JPG‎|thumb|[[Horse_rings|Horse spotting!]] Just one of many fun activities you can do in Portland!]]
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* Check out [[Ground Kontrol]], a classic arcade and bar. Ground Kontrol is all-ages from Noon - 5pm daily, and 21+ only after 5pm nightly.
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* Drop by the [[Living Room Theater]] to check out a show.
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* If you are not into movies and want a cool hangout, drop by [[Backspace]].
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* [[Art]]! The first week of the month offers [[First Thursday]]. Browse through the many art galleries throughout gritty [[Old Town]] and the shiny and plasticine [[Pearl District]].
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* Meander through the [[Portland Police Historical Museum]].
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* Walk through the [[South Park Blocks]], which run through the [[Portland State University]] campus.
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== Places to go near Portland ==
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[[File:Largest-frying-pan.JPG‎|thumb|Long Beach, Washington: Convenient Portland getaway and home to the "[[World's Largest Frying Pan|world's largest frying pan]]."]]
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* Visit beautiful [[Timberline Lodge]], a National Historic Landmark. The lodge was constructed in the late '30s as a [[Works Progress Administration]] (WPA) project during the Great Depression.
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* Ski the slippery slopes of [[Mt. Hood]].
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* Explore the active volcano at [[Mt. St. Helens]].
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* Meander along the [[Pacific Coast]], less than a two day power walk from Portland.
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* During [[Cascadia]]'s wet months, succumb to a weekend bender in [[Bend]], where the sun ''do'' shine most o' the time.
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* Spend the July 4th holiday in [[Long Beach]], [[Washington]], a pinnacle of patriotism and home to the [[World's Largest Frying Pan]].
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* Find your perfect [[Halloween]] pumpkin at the [[Pumpkin Patch]]!
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* And don't forget about [[Oxbow Regional Park]]. According to PortlandWiki News, it's "[[Old_news#Monday_.7C_September_6.2C_2010|a wonderful place to raise your homeless family]]"!
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[[File:Portland panorama3.jpg|500px|thumb|center|Welcome to sunny Portland: "<span class="plainlinks">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki#History birthplace of Wiki]</span>"!]]
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=== Transportation ===
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[[File:Monday Meet May 3 2010.JPG|thumb|[[User:Kotra|Kotra]], [[MarkDilley|Mark]] and [[User:WardCunningham|Ward]] wrangle wild wikis at [[Backspace|Backspace Cafe]].]]
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=== Education ===
* Go see the new [[Baby Cougar]] at the [[Oregon Zoo]].
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* [[Northwest Academy]]
* Solitary ad''vice'': [[DIY|Do something yourself]].
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* [[Portland State University]]
* Chug a barrel o' locally brewed [[Microbrew|microbrew]].
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* [[Reed College]]
[[File:Single-Bowl-Bubbler-NW-18th-NW-Couch.JPG‎|thumb|'''Gargle some holy water.''' Single bowl [[Bubblers|Benson Bubbler]] on corner of NW Couch St & NW 18th Ave. Near entrance of [[Saint Mary's Cathedral]], Portland.]]
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* [[Multnomah County Central Library]]
* Lasso unruly bookworms at [[Powell's Books]].
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* Entertain the wildlife in beautiful [[Forest Park]].
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* [[Walks|Walk]] around [[Old Town/Chinatown|Old Town]].
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* Bike along [[Waterfront Park]].
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* [[Rally For Peace|Stage a peace rally]] at [[Pioneer Square]].
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* Skate on thin ice at [[Lloyd Center]]'s [[Ice Rink]].
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* Make your way through town riding the [[MAX]].
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* [http://wizbangpop.com/2010/06/20/naked-bike-ride-through-portland-oregon-ends-in-serious-accident.php Risk your hide] in [[Portland]]'s [[Naked Bike Ride|naked bike ride]]!
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* Waive your hands in the air "like you just don't care" at a live [[music|concert]].
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* Get religion by becoming a "[[Portland Trail Blazers|Blazer Believer]]."
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* Shamelessly show off your naked feet by hiking barefoot with [[Portland Barefoot Hikers]].
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=== History ===
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* [[Francis Pettygrove]]
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* [[Thomas G. O'Connor]]
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* [[John Couch]]
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* [[Cable Car Canyon]]
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=== Business ===
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* [[Green industry]]
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* [[Worker-Owned Cooperatives]]
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* [[Startup]]
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* [[Bridgetown Bucks]]
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Latest revision as of 17:44, 17 November 2013

Welcome to PortlandWiki!

The community powered knowledge commons for Portland, Oregon.

PortlandWiki is built by you. Just login and click the "Improve" button at the top of any page and share your knowledge.

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As long as it's related to Portland somehow! Nobody decides what is "notable enough" here.

Articles don't have to be neutral.

There's more to Portland than dry facts referenced by reliable sources. Just be honest.

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