Review of Portland, Oregon

A city like no other
Star Rating - 9/29/2020
Seeing that the 2 star reviews are all from 2020 I'm wondering if they're all legitimate. Portland is a very unique city. The unofficial slogan is Keep Portland Weird. It's a different city and the residents are proud of that. There's a lot of homelessness, but morning more than many other major cities of it's size. It's a great city for walking. Downtown is beautiful. People are friendly. Some great things about Portland that you don't find anywhere: there's a book store that takes up an entire city block and is multiple levels, it's called Powell's and it's on Burnside. The music/concert scene is amazing with many small clubs hosting affordable shows. The beer... Oh the beer! If you're a beer fan, you'll love Portland! There are also many great, unique cafes. The weather... That could be a pro or con depending on your preference, but you get 4 seasons with nothing too dramatic, though there is A LOT of rain. But thanks to that rain Portland has amazingly clean air!!! I grew up visiting Portland on the weekends and enjoyed the break from my much more conservative hometown. If you're looking for a fun, unique city with 4 seasons, and don't mind rain, you'll love Portland!
Jane | Molalla, OR
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Portland currently makes Gotham look upscale.
marilee | Portland, OR | Report Abuse

Powell’s is probably the best thing Portland offers. Otherwise, thanks but no thanks.
O | San Jose, CA | Report Abuse
- 6/2/2021
Portland is great for open minds.
I've lived in Portland for 6 years and I love it. Yes, it's liberal and progressive. That...
Bruce | Portland, OR | No Replies

- 4/20/2021
Sickly city
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Don | Sequim, WA | No Replies

- 2/14/2021
good for established persons, but inequitable.
I've lived here from 2018 to late 2019, and then came back in late 2020. I'm going to try ...
s | Portland, OR | 1 Reply

- 2/3/2021
Complaining in Portland is like a fine wine
I've lived on the East Coast, in the Southwest, and in Alaska, and in Oregon overall for a...
John | Milwaukie, OR | 1 Reply

- 1/26/2021
not safe anymore
lived in Portland all my life recently moved to Florida once they let rioters loose on the...
michael | Syracuse, NY | No Replies

- 1/12/2021
Hard No coming from NYC Native
I lived in NYC for 30 years and moved out here about 6 years ago. It was actually ok when ...
Lane | Portland, OR | No Replies

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