The 28 Most Portland Things That Have Ever Happened

Keep Portland weird. Okay, slow down. Not that weird.

3. The great shedding of the flyers after a big rain storm:

4. The pro-passive-aggressiveness bumper sticker that both is and isn’t passive-aggressive:

5. That time a bunch of dogs signed up for gym memberships in January and then never showed up:

6. Lines outside Voodoo Doughnut:

7. Complaining about lines outside Voodoo Doughnut:

8. The budding author that is just happy someone showed some interest in his first draft:

9. Some of the very finest trash talking in professional basketball:

10. Leprechauns holding high-level meetings at the only reasonable place to hold high-level meetings in Portland:

11. Inflatable mascots who are really excited about piercings despite the inherent irony of the situation:

12. Whatever is happening in this sequence of photos:


13. Christmas trees that subscribe to the same lifestyle as you:

14. The opossum who took a quick trip to Home Depot to buy some succulents:


15. That time a Portland mom finally had her worst fears realized:

16. Protesters who are broccoli, but also want you to eat more broccoli?

17. Conscientious police officers:

18. Hula hoop commuters:

19. Shoppers keeping the spirit of the Oregon Trail alive:

20. People who take the “serve” part of “protect and serve” a little too far:

21. Artisan butchers running amok:

22. Cats who are really enthusiastic about their tall bikes and will spend like 20 minutes at the bar telling you about the advantages of going “double-frame”:

23. Thrilling breaking news stories like this pulse-pounder:

24. One very confused guy with a full voicemail inbox:

25. That one woman who can’t go anywhere without her spinning wheel cause she’s THIS close to finishing the sweater she’s knitting for her cat:

26. Buddhists who insist on renaming their streets without getting approval from the city first:

27. The guy who is single-handedly keeping the bumper sticker industry alive:

28. An entire population that sort of just needs to get over themselves already:

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