What I love about Portland…
I can’t imagine anyone disliking Portland… it’s quirky and eco-centric, and there are a crazy amount of cartoonists in residence. And it’s home to the Stumptown Comics convention! It’s where Squid Row is heading this weekend (see they knew I was coming!)
The Saturday market is fun… the city has cleaned up the area… near Skidmore. You can find all kinds of nifty treasures there. I found some groovy fingerless gloves there last year.
One cannot visit Portland and not visit Powell’s Books… with several locations to serve you! I’ve been to two… the 5 story city block location and this one… on Hawthorne… I always seem to be on a time limit when I visit. This bums me out as I could spend an entire day at Powell’s!
And then there’s Voodoo Doughnuts. Okay… maybe donuts are full of sugar and empty calories… but “the magic [really is] in the hole.”
And STUMPTOWN COMICS! This year it’s at the Portland Convention Center (see the events button for full details!) Squid is at booth B-18… Come by if you’re in Portland.