Review of Portland, Oregon


Portland gets MY 5-Star Review! GREAT city!
Star Rating - 5/30/2019
After living in Texas hell for 20 years I moved to Portland, Oregon. It felt like I moved to heaven. In comparison with where I lived in North Dallas, Portland is so beautiful! It’s friendlier, has better schools, much lower violent crime rates. Housing costs more, but the thousands of free amenities make up for it. Portland has a thriving music scene, tons of jobs, outstanding public transportation, great weather most of the time. It’s a friendlier place over all, with a much better quality of life.
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I lived in Portland for 3 years and in Austin now for 1 year. The weather in Portland is horrendous, so horrendous that it makes Austin weather seem like a tropical paradise. Great weather, do you ever go outside???? Summers in Portland are hot & humid, then from October to May it is over cast, you never see the sun and rains day after day after day, and then you get the occasional massive snow dump. The long over cast winters make everyone depressed, and on anti- depressants to deal with the SADS. Other than that PDX is a beautiful fun progressive and awesome city, full of lovely people, tons of things to do with a great food scene.
Bill | Austin, TX | Report Abuse

You think Portland is humid and you live in Austin? I live in Portland and have for 11 years, I am visiting Connecticut now where I lived for 30 years and this Saturday it will be 105 with dewpoint (humidity) levels making it feel like 114. Have to disagree with you on Portland being hot and humid. Summers are beautiful in Portland, I just wished they lasted longer because the 8-9 months of soft rain can wear on you without having a car.
Ken | Portland, OR | Report Abuse

Well if you like people who Love homeless and crap everwhere , hate conservatives like you would not believe , and UNDERSTAND that weird in portland they want to keep is called Marxism. Right now we have a super majority of communist as the leaders of this sate and if you do not believe that then go look at there voting record. Portland is now accepting people with tattoos up there neck and only a high school diploma as there police. there ya go.. Real high end to choose from cause they pretty much tied the hands of the police to curb the violence. thats a fact . yeah the climate is great . its a beautiful state Until you realize its run by liberals who DO NOT CARE about people at all It all about power over them though ( llok up where the people Ok'd the Stt Tax ,, they just force it in) . Born and raised here. In time if you think they need that much power.. you will see just what im talking about ESPECIALLY if you open a business here. They have now voted in cap and trade BS and today are voting to force small and large business into bankruptcy from outlawing diesel engine built before 2008. so if you need to have a communist type gov .(there so much I could tell you) then this is the place for you .
R | Newberg, OR | Report Abuse
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