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Perfect Pairings

Perfect Pairings

Within an easy, scenic drive of several acclaimed winemaking regions, Portland has become an undisputed wine mecca. Many Pearl District restaurants and bars specialize in showing off the city’s wine riches. Here are four spots that oenophiles shouldn’t miss, along with suggested wine-and-food pairings. Salud! –Andrew Collins CERULEAN WINE BAR & BISTRO 1439 NW Marshall St,


The Pearl Brews-up a Tasty Block Party

Thousands of people came out in the 100 degree heat to cool-off with some cold pints, and celebrate the amazing beer culture in the Pearl. Four Pearl District breweries, BridgePort, 10 Barrel, Fat Head’s and Deschutes served-up delicious locally-crafted pints at last weekend’s Pints in the Pearl event. The limited edition beers (listed at BrewPublic) that


Art in the Pearl

Art lovers and buyers talked with artists and explored a fantastic selection of paintings, photos, sculptures, and crafts during this Labor Day Weekend festival, September 5–7, on the North Park Blocks. Photos by Amy Ouellette, except last photo by ComeWeCreate  


Shake it Up, Portland!

Free your mind, and your body will follow, at Pure Barre in the Pearl District With just a 55-minute session at Pure Barre (1124 NW 13th Ave, 503-894-8623), you’ll achieve a full-body barre workout concentrating on the areas men and women struggle with the most: hips, thighs, seat, abdominals, and arms. The Pure Barre technique is a low-impact workout


Spring Happenings in the Pearl

First Thursday in the Pearl This festive arts-centric gathering spans the pearl district, with more than 40 galleries, restaurants, bars, and other businesses hosting exhibit openings and other parties and receptions. Most events take place from 6 pm until 9 pm. March 5, April 2, May 7. The Hippity Hop Bunny Hop Come out and meet the Easter


Feel-Good Fast Food

Among the plethora of dining choices in the Pearl District, Garden Bar has the distinction of being the first fast-casual, salad-centric restaurant.

Savor the Pearl Featured on Talk Box

Savor the Pearl was featured on KGW’s Talk Box show on Monday. Stream the video now to learn more about the new tasting event in the Pearl benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


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