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Unforgettable Portland Area Day Trips, Part 1: Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge

Unforgettable Portland Area Day Trips, Part 1: Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge

Sometimes I just want to hop in my car and get away for the day for some peace and a quick recharge. If you love driving and exploring Oregon as much as I do, then you can’t miss what Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge have to offer. What’s great is that Mt. HoodRead more about Unforgettable Portland Area Day Trips, Part 1: Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge[…]

Be Aware of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Be Aware of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The entire month of April is being observed as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  During the month, the dangers linked to driving while distracted are being addressed as part of a united effort to improve road safety.  There are also efforts in place that seek to prohibit more avoidable deaths by way of education andRead more about Be Aware of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month[…]

One Garage in NY Is Dedicated Solely to The VW Beetle’s Legacy

One Garage in NY Is Dedicated Solely to The VW Beetle’s Legacy

Classic Volkswagen Beetles have made a long trip from once being considered quirky underpowered vehicles to their present status as collectible pieces of history. Perhaps this is why pristine examples of the classic version of the so-called “people’s car” are now worth so much to those who continue to drive them many years after theyRead more about One Garage in NY Is Dedicated Solely to The VW Beetle’s Legacy[…]

Festivals & Events Near Portland, OR – Summer of 2018

Festivals & Events Near Portland, OR – Summer of 2018

Every summer in Portland there are numerous festivals celebrating all things Portland, from street fairs, music festivals, beer and food. It can be hard to decide which events to attend since there are so many, but below we have listed all of the various festivals that can be found in the Portland area to helpRead more about Festivals & Events Near Portland, OR – Summer of 2018[…]