Powell’s City of Books - The center of the universe of print
1005 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209 | 503-228-4651 | www.powells.com
The Wave Used Books - Multnomah County Library’s selection of discarded books
216 NE Knott, Portland, OR 97212 | 503-988-5021 | https://multcolib.org/library-location/title-wave-used-bookstore
Reading Frenzy – Events and imaginative, creative vibe
921 SW Oak, Portland OR, 97205 | 503-274-1449 | www.readingfrenzy.com
New Renaissance Bookshop - Portland institution and source for healing and philosophy of all sorts, plus talks and workshops.
1338 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211 | 503-224-4929 | www.newrenbooks.com
Laughing Horse Books – Progressive political bookstore, spoken word events, hang out and debate.
12 NE 10th, Portland, OR 97232 | 503-236-2893 | www.laughinghorsebooks.com
Ecstatic Dance in Portland - Silent dance as meditation and celebration
Euphoria Studios – Movement artspace
Studio Nia of Portland - Fitness Classes, Somatic Workshops and Personal Empowerment Trainings
918 SW Yamhill Ste. #4, Portland, OR 97205 | 503-227-3578 | www.studio.nia-nia.com/
Oregon Children’s Theatre Company
600 SW 10th Ste. #215, Portland, OR 97205 | 503-228-9571 | www.octc.org/
Metro Parent - Events, articles, camp reviews, useful info
Zenana Spa and Wellness Center - Spa with child care.
2024 SE Clinton Street, Portland, OR 97202 | 503-238-mama | www.zenana-spa.com
Creative Arts & Media
The Drawing Studio - Talented teachers and imaginative techniques.
3614 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202 | 503-232-9749 | www.drawingstudio.net
Hipbone Studio - Events , figure drawing, vibe coolio.
1847 E Burnside, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-231-3994 | www.hipbonestudio.com/
Museum of Contemporary Craft - Events, artist in residence programs
724 NW Davis, Portland, OR 97209 | 503-223-2654 | www.museumofcontemporarycraft.org
Columbia Art & Drafting Supply - Good prices, great bulletin board for artists to find each other
1515 E Burnside, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-232-2216
Oregon College of Art & Craft – Multi media events and programs. Some scholarships available.
8245 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225 | 503-297-5544 | www.ocac.edu
Hello Soul – Mixed Media Mantras
PNCA – ART in many forms
1241 NW Johnson, Portland, OR 97209 | 503-226-4391 | www.pnca.edu
Artichoke Music - Energetic gatherings and lively performance. Acoustic music store also (they do serve beer at shows).
3130 SE Hawthorne, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-232-8845 | www.artichokemusic.com
The City Repair Project - Volunteer Citizen Activists painting the streets and doing good in the community
3125 E Burnside, Portland, OR 97202 | 503-235-8946 | www.cityrepair.org
Movie Madness – Best video store ever.
4320 SE Belmont, Portland, OR 97215 | 503-234-4363 | www.moviemadnessvideo.com
Portland Community Media – take a class in movie making- get equipment on loan and air your creation on TV
2766 NE Martin Luther King Boulevard, Portland OR 97212 | 503-288-1515 | www.pcmtv.org
Need to get out of the house? These places have real atmosphere, interesting stuff to read, and your barista is probably an undiscovered musical genius.
5012 SE Hawthorne, Portland, OR 97215
4637 N Albina, Portland, OR 97217
2921 NE Killingsworth, Portland, OR 97211 | 503-281-1764 | www.extractocoffeeehouse.com
3729 SE Hawthorne, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-232-8928 | www.thefreshpot.com
4001 N Mississippi, Portland OR 97227 | 503-284-8928
Stumptown Coffee Roasters
128 SW 3rd, Portland, OR 97204 | 503-295-6144 | www.stumptowncoffee.com
4525 SE Division, Portland, 97206 | 503-230-7797
3356 SE Belmont, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-232-8889
Three Friends Coffeehouse
201 SE 12th, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-236-6411
Common Grounds Coffeehouse
4321 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215 | 503-236-4835
HEALTH & HEALING SERVICES
These schools provide quality training, and offer some services by interns.
National College of Naturopathic Medicine
049 SW Porter, Portland, OR 97201 | 503-552-1555 | www.ncnm.edu
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
10525 SE Cherry Blossom, Portland, OR 97216 | 503-253-3443 | www.ocom.edu
East West College of Massage
Oregon School of Massage
Free Geek - Learn to build your own computer, benefit the environment, gain job skills, or just go have fun!
1731 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-232-9350 | www.freegeek.org
SCRAP - Business and industry gets rid of random stuff and the store sells it to artists for transformative creative possibilities.
3901 N. Williams, Portland, OR 97227 | 503-294-0769 | http://scrappdx.org/
The Rebuilding Center - Recycling leftover building materials; many treasures. Both a store and drop-off site.
3625 N. Mississippi, Portland, OR 97227 | 503-331-1877 | www.rebuildingcenter.org
City Club of Portland - Dynamic civic dialogue.
317 SW Alder Ste. #1050, Portland, OR 97204 | 503-228-7231 | www.pdxcityclub.org/
1000 Friends of Oregon - Land use planning, urban design and citizen involvement.
534 SW 3rd Ste. #300, Portland, OR 97204 | 503-497-1000 | www.friends.org/
Sisters of the Road Café - Meals and a non-violent atmosphere for street citizens.
133 NW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97209 | 503-222-5694 | www.sistersoftheroadcafe.org/
Girls Inc Northwest (Girls Initiative Network)
1233 SE Stark, Portland, OR 97214 | 503-230-0054 | www.girlsinitiativenetwork.org/
Oregon Tradeswomen - Women in the trades
Outside - Quality medical and social services for homeless youth.
1132 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205 | 503-535-3800 | www.outsidein.org
Pear – Creatively mentoring homeless youth
338 NW 6th, Portland, OR 97209 | 503-228-6677 | http://www.pearmentor.org
Tryon Life Community Farm - Collective farming and experiment in cooperative living.
SINGLES & SOCIAL MIXERS
Baby Boomers Social Club - Dance and social organization for all “boomers” 1946-1964.
503-546-5898 | www.babyboomerssocialclub.com
Alcohol Free in Portland - This group is for anyone who wants to get out and meet other like-minded people for fun and comradery without involving alcohol or drugs. | http://www.meetup.com/pdx-sober/