Tag Archives: Portlandia

Is it possible to love a vending machine

TBTP has featured all kinds of weird and wacky vending machines over the years, but I think that I’ve found the best ever. Portland, Oregon artist/entrpreneur Taylor Valdes has created a thriving business by stocking 18 repurposed vending machines around … Continue reading

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Meet Portland

Even if you have never visited Portland, Oregon, you probably have a notion of the inherent quirkiness of the Pacific Northwest city. The local tourism organization Travel Portland is capitalizing on Portland’s weirdness in it’s latest campaign. The “Go Somewhere … Continue reading

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Word On The Street

Founded in June 2011, Street Books is a bicycle-powered mobile library serving people without homes in Portland, Oregon. Take a look:

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You Are Here

Portlandian graphic artists and printmakers Lyn Nance-Sasser and Stephen Sasser create these remarkable archival pigment prints by superimposing popular, local,iconic spots on vintage 50s tourist maps. Their clever You Are Here In The City series currently features prints from hometown … Continue reading

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Travel Guidebook News

Well it was inevitable, the co-stars and co-creators of the sweet and wacky sketch comedy show Portlandia Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen have a book deal. Grand Central Publishing, a Hachette imprint, will release PORTLANDIA: A Guide for Visitors this … Continue reading

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