Take Your Car For A Ride: 6 Great Day Trips From Portland

Take Your Car For A Ride: 6 Great Day Trips From Portland


The beach, the mountains, the waterfalls, the breweries -- who says you can’t have it all?


Pacific Northwest residents know how fortunate we are to have access to so many amazing places and activities. During the summer we share our glorious part of the country with tourists, many of whom are discovering the wonders of the region for the first time. Long-time locals and first-time visitors venture out together and explore all the parks, fests, concerts, sports, and outdoor activities that make summer in Portland spectacular.

Need Auto Repair? 7 Ways To Avoid Being Fooled This April

Need Auto Repair? 7 Ways To Avoid Being Fooled This April

If you’ve been putting off taking your car in for service because you don’t know where to go, take some time this month to give your car the care it needs. We’ve created a list of priorities to help you make an informed decision. When you’ve narrowed your choices down to your top two or three companies, check them against the items below and see how they stack up. You know what they say: Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, I must not have done my research.

Top 5 Winter Weather Driving Tips

Top 5 Winter Weather Driving Tips

It seems like just yesterday Portlanders were complaining about the heat, seeking any indoor, air-conditioned activities we could find to keep the family happy and cool. Now that we’ve adjusted to the crisp air and oohed and aahed at the beautiful fall foliage, it’s time to clean out the fireplace, check the heater, winterize our vehicles, and prepare for another Pacific Northwest winter.