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== Featured Articles ==
== Featured Articles ==
* [[Swifts]] - A stunning aerial performance visible any September evening in Northwest Portland.
* [[Personal Telco]] - Portland's answer (so far) to "Internet as [[public utility]]."
* [[Personal Telco]] - Portland's answer (so far) to "Internet as [[public utility]]."
* [[Yellow Bike Project]] - A community cycling "first."
* [[Yellow Bike Project]] - A community cycling "first."

Revision as of 22:59, 21 October 2010

Welcome to PortlandWiki: The community-powered city wiki for Portland, Oregon.

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Welcome to sunny Portland!
Did you know that Portland is the birthplace of Wiki? It's true!

PortlandWiki is the city wiki for Portland, Oregon that you are invited to contribute to! A city wiki (or civic wiki) is a website about a town, city or region that is built and maintained by its community. PortlandWiki welcomes your contributions!

PortlandWiki aims to represent the "Voice of Portland" by providing a citizen-generated news and information resource, a knowledge "hub" and historical archive for Portland, Oregon and our surrounding region.

Get Involved

  • Introduction - Learn more about how to use PortlandWiki: how to read it, how to write for it!
  • Wiki Page Basics - Quick tips on writing a basic PortlandWiki page.
  • Community Portal - Where we discuss what is needed to make PortlandWiki succeed.
  • PortlandWiki Policies - Best practices to follow when adding content.
  • Administrators - Names of some of PortlandWiki's more active admins, what they do, and how to contact PortlandWiki.
  • Article ideas - Suggest an article topic, or find an article to start building!
  • Add Content Here! - Help Portland Wiki flesh out these content-poor pages.

Tell us how you found out about PortlandWiki!

Places to go near Portland

Long Beach, Washington: Convenient Portland getaway and home to the "world's largest frying pan."

Things to see in Portland

Horse spotting! Just one of many fun activities you can do in Portland!


Featured Articles

  • Swifts - A stunning aerial performance visible any September evening in Northwest Portland.
  • Personal Telco - Portland's answer (so far) to "Internet as public utility."
  • Yellow Bike Project - A community cycling "first."
  • Powell's Bookstore - An entire "City of Books" with a broken PortlandWiki reference list.
  • Charles Olds - Olds shot a man "just to watch him ...uh... succumb from injuries suffered as a result of an act of manslaughter."
  • CivicApps - An open data / open source project sponsored by several Portland-area government agencies.
  • Portlandia - The second largest hammered copper statue in America (the largest is the Statue of Liberty).
  • East 82nd Avenue - A major North-South arterial on Portland's Eastside.
  • Green industry - Portland has become a center for green energy.

Things to do in Portland

Gargle some holy water. Single bowl Benson Bubbler on corner of NW Couch St & NW 18th Ave. Near entrance of Saint Mary's Cathedral, Portland.

Kotra, Mark and Ward wrangle wild wikis at Backspace Cafe.



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