Afternoon Live: Cute & Unique Main Streets

26 07 2017

Today on Afternoon Live I discussed some of my favorite Northwest Main Streets. Click here to watch the segment.

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Eater Portland: An Essential Guide to Portland’s Best Breweries

4 07 2017

My role at Eater PDX has expanded into beer. Quite the natural progression 🙂 My first major project was compiling a map of the city’s best breweries. Click here to get a lay of the land!

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Northwest Travel & Life: The Undiscovered Blue Mountains of Washington and Oregon

1 07 2017

The Blue Mountains, or simply “the Blues,” occupy more than 4,000 square miles of eastern Oregon and Washington. Named by early settlers for the blue hue of their pine- and fir-lined ridges, they sprawl out southeast of Pendleton, Oregon, over to the Snake River along the border with Idaho, and up into Washington, where they occupy much of the land east of Walla Walla. The Blues are magical and, for the most part, undiscovered by Northwesterners. If you haven’t experienced them, you’re missing one of the Northwest’s best-kept secrets.” Click here to read the whole story.

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Eater Portland: Oregon Coast Dining Map

20 06 2017

My latest map for Eater Portland tells you where to go for what on the Oregon Coast. From the intro –

“It wasn’t all that long ago that dining along the coast was an exercise in frustration, but that’s changed. Today, up and down the coastline, you’ll find old-school haunts with stiff drinks and world-class fish and chips, as well as progressive dishes plated by the hands of rising-star chefs. And within those culinary bookends, the goal is to find restaurants with character — and characters — for an experiential taste of Oregon. From Astoria to Bandon, here are some of the best places to eat on the Oregon coast: crab boils, dockside dining, fish wrapped in paper, candlelight against fine linens, and more.”

Click here to check it out! Photo – Salmon at Baked Alaska

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Afternoon Live: Father’s Day Activities

7 06 2017

My picks for Portland-area Father’s Day activities. These are outings dad can do by himself, with the kids, or the whole family. Click here to watch the segment.

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Afternoon Live: Best Campsites to Book Now for Summer

2 05 2017

Some places are popular with good reason. Old-growth forest, river access, and hiking trails are just some of the reasons area campgrounds fill up fast. Today on Afternoon Live, I shared a list of my favorite popular campgrounds that you should reserve space in now if you want to experience them this summer. And you can watch me squeeze an LL Cool J reference into Stub Stewart State Park. Click here to watch.

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Eater Portland: The City’s Urban Distilleries

11 04 2017

My latest map for Eater Portland details the city’s craft distillery landscape. Click here to check out the interactive map. Photo – Industrial Row Distillery

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