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Taxidermy: Portland's Obsession With the Stiff and Stuffed

Stepping into Paxton Gate on North Mississippi Avenue is almost like stepping into my favorite natural history museums of my youth—except much more elegant and not at all musty. 102 more words

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Vermiculture—Worm Ranching Is All the Rage

Vermiculture? You bet. Also known as vermicomposting, this process offers a fun, on-site and relatively easy method of transforming organic matter from the kitchen and garden into rich soil. 133 more words

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Local Churches Enrich and Transform Portland Neighborhoods with Innovative Programs and Services

The role of the neighborhood church is drastically changing. Rather than just holding weekly services for parishioners, a seasonal family potluck event and hosting weddings and baptisms, churches now connect diverse elements and organizations in our communities, transform the notion of social justice and create new outlets for improved communications and outreach services. 1,590 more words

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Autumn Arrives: Time to Get Your Garden In Order

With fall’s crisp weather already upon us, it’s certainly time to release those last few brave tomatoes from the vine, clip the dahlias for a snappy dinner table arrangement, and mow the lawn just one more time. 91 more words

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Fall Has Arrived—and with It, Yard Duty

As much as you’re trying to ignore this fact, fall is officially here—cooler days and nights, the autumnal equinox, a (nearly harvest) full moon last month, and vibrant color already bursting forth in our yards, parks and street canopies. 111 more words

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Art Attack! Portland Arts Fall 2010

Get your art on, people, it’s (nearly) fall in Portland—and that means even more art. All flavors of music. Visual art. Performance. Dance. Storytelling. Festivals, shows, and on-going series that will surely amuse, entertain and inspire. 23 more words

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Business Buzz: Urban Beekeeping in Portland

What may at first glance seem like a dangerous endeavor is fast becoming a popular hobby for many urban farming enthusiasts, and a small-scale, part-time business for a willing few. 200 more words

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