Resource Guide:
The People’s Republic of Portland


BrewCycle • Pedal-powered bar.
Drink & Draw • A group of people who drink and draw in Portland.
Hop in the Saddle • Bicycling and craft brews.
PDX Beer Bloggers • Portland beer blogs.
Portland Beer • Beer in Portland.
Oregon Beer • Beer in Oregon.
GayCities • Gay bars in Portland.
PQ Monthly • Portland queer magazine.
Q Center • Portland’s LGBTQ Community Center.
Red Dress Party • Annual benefit ball for LGBTQ community.
Pride Northwest • Celebrates positive diversity of LGBTQ communities.
Queer Dance Parties • A guide to Portland's queer dance parties.
Keep Portland Beard • A beard art show from 2010.
Man's Face Stuff • Moustache wax and beard balm.
Stumptown Stache & Beard Collective • Local chapter of Beard Team USA.


Forktown • Food tours.
Know Your City • Guest speakers, walking tours, self-guided tours and custom tours.
Lone Fir Cemetery • History from Portland's founders and pioneers.
Portland Walking Tours • A whole bouquet of tours.
Santacon • The best tour of Portland is a drunken tour of Portland. Dressed like Santa.
Shanghai Tunnels • Not remotely historically accurate, but a helluva story.
Ecstatic Dance in Portland • Moscow Ballet Ecstatic Dance in Portland.
Mindful Meltdown Ecstatic Dance • A midweek ecstatic dance practice.
Bar Fly • Index of Portland strip clubs (and other bars, too).
Vagabond Tales • Welcome to Portland, Strip Club Capital USA.

Acropolis • Steak and titties.
Casa Diablo • Vegan strip club.
Devil’s Point • Strippers + Karaoke = Stripperoke.
Mary’s Club • “Portland’s First Topless”
Silverado • Male strippers. No bachelorette parties.


Citybikes • A worker-owned coöperative bike shop.
Cycle Portland Bike Tours • Portland’s oldest bike tour company.
Community Cycles • Recycled bikes and a space to learn about bike operation, maintenance and repair.
PDX Cycling • Blog of best training rides in the Portland.
BTA • Bicycle Transportation Alliance.
BikePortland • Independent, daily news source.
Portland Bureau of Transportation • Bike maps and trip planning tools.
World Naked Bike Ride • The world’s largest naked group ride.
Multnomah County Animal Codes • Raising backyard animals and bees.
PDX Backyard Chix • “Chicken keepers unite!”
Pistils Nursery • Urban chicken keeping.
Video • Chickens are out; goats are in.
Food Carts Portland • Guide to Portland’s myriad carts.
List of Favorites • Results from an unscientific study.
Portland Food Cart Adventures • Adventures of a food cart fan.
Portland Food Map • A visual directory for Portland food information.
Under the Table with Jen • Food cart reviews.


Caffeinated PDX • Portland coffee and more.
Choffy • Coffee, but made from chocolate. No caffeine crash.
Courier Coffee • Fresh roasted and bike delivered daily.
List of Favorites • A guide to 20 best coffeehouses and roasters.
HulaHoopla • “I witnessed hoopdance for the first time at Burning Man.”
Mondo Croquet • Sledge hammers and bowling balls.
Oregon Kickball Club • A true community of kickballers.
PDX Adult Soapbox Derby • The Indy 500 is child’s play.
Portland Bridge Swim •  11 miles, 11 bridges.
Rose City Rollers •  Roller derby.
ADX • Workspace and incubator; a community of thinkers and makers.
Crafty Wonderland • The best handmade goods from NW artists and artisans.
Em Space Book Arts Center • Letterpress and printing coöperative.
IPRC • Independent publishing resource center.
Newspace Center for Photography • Where photo enthusiasts can learn, create, discuss and show their work.
Modern Domestic • Sewing studio.
The Rebuilding Center • Reuse warehouse.
Scrap • Reuse resource center.
Tanner Goods • Portland leatherworkers.
Tender Loving Empire • Record label, retail consignment shop, and screen-printing studio.
Woodblock Chocolate • Family run, bean to bar chocolate manufactory.


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