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Google Maps List: My Favorite Restaurants in Portland

When I tell people I’m from Portland, they often ask if it really rains all the time (it’s complicated), if it’s really like the show Portlandia (it is), and where I love to eat. On the last question, there are WAY TOO MANY PLACES IN PORTLAND THAT I LOVE TO EAT. Even if I just

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How Will the Cascadia Earthquake Impact Your Address (in Oregon), and What You Should do to Prepare

The Cascadia Earthquake is coming. With a fault line from Northern California to Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and an anticipated force of at least 9.0 on the Richter scale, devastation will be profound. .@matthewsolum Cascadia Rising Exercise included a 9.0 earthquake AND a tsunami. (extreme impact across Pacific Northwest) #NWAS17 pic.twitter.com/lemNzh0MDE — National Weather Association

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So Intense: @ForestServiceNW Tweets a Timeline of the St Helens Eruption Commemorating the Eruption’s 38th Anniversary

The St Helens Eruption in Tweets The NW Branch of the US Forest Service Counts down the May 18th, 1980 Mt St Helens eruption via tweets: Countdown to Eruption: Skiers in view of Mount St Helens soon before eruption. #MtStHelens @GPNF pic.twitter.com/ViQeu5hW9v — Forest Service NW (@ForestServiceNW) May 18, 2018 Countdown to eruption 7:00 AM:

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Using Project Fi in Portland Oregon and Beyond

Four months into using the Google’s Project Fi cellular network, and I am decently satisfied. Though the coverage is not quite as complete as my former network, Verizon, the pros of being on this network far outweigh this network’s coverage short comings. The major pros are clear and transparent pricing, prorated billing, coverage where I

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Meals for at or less than $5 in Portland, OR

A number of restaurants in Portland Oregon have decent menu offerings for at or under $5. This is a mix of independent and chain restaurants. Important to note is that none of these $5 options come with a soda, so we recommend sticking with free water. Many of these places accept tips, so we encourage you

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