Neighborhood Notes: 15 new ways to live it up in Portland

Interstate Lanes in North Portland (not new, but plenty of good fun)

“Despite a slow economy, holiday distractions and plain old cold, we got word of entrepreneurs opening 15 new Portland businesses in December. So if you’re looking for new ways to enrich la vida local in 2011, you now have the option to try the sister bistro of Le Pigeon, two expansive indoor play spaces, and a gardening shop that sells taxidermied animals in costume. (Watch for the general Francophile theme this month—it’s pretty lovely.) Here’s to our community’s small business owners and new things in the new year!”

Check out the list and the rest of the story at NeighborhoodNotes.com!

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2 responses to “Neighborhood Notes: 15 new ways to live it up in Portland

  1. “La Vida Local.” I love the Ricky Martin reference. I only wished i lived in Portlandia so I could check out these way cool places!

  2. HOW IN THE WORLD did I not catch the Ricky Martin reference? I originally had it as “la vida Portland” but my editor changed it to “la vida local.” She’s a smarty, that one.

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