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In 2009 Sam Adams became the first openly gay mayor of a major city in the United States. And here is what the Mayor had to share with PrideCityGuide.com about his city's appeal to gays: "Portland is a dynamic community, with progressive ideals and an authentic commitment to openness and inclusion for all. The gay community is fully involved in our city's civic, business and cultural life. As a travel destination, Portland's unparalleled outdoor life, cultural offerings, regional and global cuisine, and arts and architecture have so much to offer every visitor. I know our friends in the LGBT community will find Portland to be a truly unique and welcoming destination, whatever their interests."

But perhaps Adams said it a bit more succinctly on his first day in office when commenting on the citizens that elected him he said: "we're quirky. At a time when our city is going through such transformation, the authentic is what's going to grab people. And that's Portland."

Yes, Portland is authentic, aka "quirky."

"Keep Portland Weird" bumper stickers not withstanding, Portland takes as much pride - if not more - in its ever-growing reputation as a city dedicated to a "green" future. This big town-little city of half a million residents has been on the sustainable bandwagon for years now, and fresh air, mass transit and recycling are as much as part of its culture as coffee and rain. Long gone are the days when gay friendly Portland was considered a quick rest stop between San Francisco and Seattle.

But don't just take our word for it.

Big-time blogger, and editor of Queerty.com, Japhy Grant says: "If any one place deserves the moniker 'The City of Tomorrow,' it's Portland. Unlike the sprawl of most western U.S. cities, Portland is dense and urban by design. This is due to an urban growth boundary that limits areas that can be developed. To complement this density, the city has invested heavily in public transportation, be it streetcar, light rail, or aerial tram. The city is a bicyclist's paradise- again, the result of public planning and government foresight."

Often referred to as the "most European city in the United States," Portland, according to the U.S. Census, has the second largest number of bike commuters. But as athletic and outdoorsy as this city may seem - after all, this is the home of Nike, the U.S. headquarters of Adidas and Columbia Sportswear - being buff isn't the goal here.

Whether you're a chubby bear or a hard-body gym rat doesn't seem to be quite as important as being comfortable in your own skin in this gay friendly city. Maybe that's why all the locals here are friendly to a fault. It's actually freaky how nice they are.

What's also freaky is that gay friendly Portland offers various opportunities to walk around naked. Yes, naked. In addition to traditional outlets like nude beaches, there are alternative spaces that encourage the au naturale through nude art nights and naked bartenders. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission states, "Nude dancing and other forms of sexually explicit entertainment - including naked servers - is a constitutionally protected form of free expression." We love the Oregon Liquor Control Commission!

And as for getting your naked ass around? The city is divided into five easy-to-navigate quadrants: Northwest, Southwest, Southeast, Northeast and North Portland. If you're up for walking, this is the city in which to do it. Most everything is centrally located and within walking distance. But if you do need to travel beyond the downtown borders there are several travel options - streetcar, light rail trains, buses - at your disposal. For those used to traveling by taxi, this might be the trip to try something new, like a human-powered pedicab. They are readily available, a lot easier on the wallet, and a much more enlightening way to see the city.

Portland verges on being the perfect place to be out and proud. Rather than restrict themselves to a gay ghetto, queers are everywhere in this town, and seem to play quite nicely with their straight neighbors. It only makes sense then that members of the GLBT community in progressively minded Portland would participate in all levels of government. In addition to a gay mayor, other influential members in positions of power include openly bisexual state Senator Kate Brown and Tina Kotek, a lesbian representative from North Portland. Oregon is also home to a transgendered mayor and two openly gay Oregon Supreme Court justices.

"What I love about Portland is that it is a livable, walkable, bikeable city," says Adams. "We have dozens of neighborhoods, each with its own distinct flavor but connected by our iconic bridges, transit and bike routes. My favorite Saturdays start and end in my garden. But, in between, I include breakfast at the farmers market on the South Park Blocks, where we have a coffee cart fueled by bike power; and shopping in one of our historic commercial streets, where you can find local designers setting up shop right next to micro coffee roasters. All over town are real neighborhoods, like Kenton, where I live. There is nothing like a lazy summer day at one of our famous breweries or coffee houses. Like many Portlanders, I like to spend my time off exploring something new right here in town. You never know what you'll find."

Or whom you might see.

Portland is a great place to live if you are gay and famous. The town is teeming with openly queer musicians who've made a name for themselves in mainstream culture, including Gossip's Beth Ditto, Pink Martini's Thomas Lauderdale, folkies Holcombe Waller and Ashleigh Flynn, and bisexual Storm Large of Rockstar Supernova fame. Beyond indie music, you have plenty of indie filmmakers-including the award-winning Todd Haynes and Gus Van Sant - as well as authors Tom Spanbauer, Chuck Palahniuk and Ursula K. Le Guin.

Although Portland has no definable area where most queers hang out, there is the Q Center (www.pdxqcenter.org). And it has become a home away from home for homos who want to get together but who don't necessarily want to go to a bar. "Everyone appreciates a starting point," says Q Center Executive Director Kendall Clawson, "a home base if you will. Since Portland is unique in that it doesn't have a distinctively 'gay neighborhood,' it's helpful to have a place where one can meet the locals, get good information about hotspots or enjoy an activity that they find relatable. We are a welcoming place for LGBTQ people who live in Portland, as well as for those who are visiting Portland-sometimes it's just nice to hang out with your people. Plus, we have a lot of visitors who are interested in moving to Portland, so the Q Center is a natural place for them to begin their investigation-especially when it comes to getting a sense of what the community is like."

If you're interested in local groups that are working on behalf of queers, be sure to check out Basic Rights Oregon (basicrights.org), a civil rights organization working toward full equality for the LGBT community.

So Portland's secret identity as a laid-back "out-land" where you can eat, sleep and live like a king at sales-tax-free pauper's prices may not be so secret anymore. And, what about the wet stuff that falls from the sky? Despite its reputation as a rain-soaked puddle, Portland has less average rainfall than tumbleweed-heavy towns like Houston, Texas.

Where to Stay: Gay Friendly Hotels

Portland feels like home, even when you're just visiting. For the road-weary queer traveler, this city is chock-full of chic choices to rest your head. Whether you want indie-hip or ultra-posh, it's all waiting for you.

Portland hotel rooms tend to come without the big-city prices you might expect in a busy and vibrant downtown. But that doesn't mean they're lacking the big-city comforts that sophisticated gay travelers have come to expect. While it's a given that gays will get great service from any local hotel, a few strive to go above and beyond the norm. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants have two outposts in Portland: the Hotel Monaco and the Hotel Vintage Plaza. In 2008, Kimpton became the only company whose full fleet of hotels were members of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA). Kimpton goes out of its way to cater to alternative travelers, and the company's welcoming stance toward the LGBT community exemplifies its commitment to inclusion.

The Ace Hotel Portland has a queer-and-now vibe. Located in the center of what used to be the city's primary gay district, Southwest Stark Street, the Ace has been called the "most original hotel in the United States" by The New York Times. Not only are you likely to see the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis sitting around the lobby's massive coffee table/cultural center, but you'll also see local folks stopping by just to soak up all the "cool." Among the Ace's rooms are several with record turntables (accompanied by a selection of vintage viny!) - perfect for impromptu deejay sessions.

The retrofitted Jupiter Hotel is also a queer-ific landing pad. It can be rock-star loud and rock-star crazy (it's adjacent to the Doug Fir Lounge, a music venue/watering hole), but it's also very gay friendly and is home to many a queer event, including the annual Latino Gay Pride. The Jupiter is now the official host hotel for Portland's gay pride festival.

The luxurious (and gay friendly) Hotel deLuxe is all about glamour. Entire floors here are dedicated to the stars of the golden age of Hollywood, and the golden-hued Marlene Dietrich Suite-with its round bed and breathtaking views of the West Hills—will make anyone feel like they're ready for their close-up. Speaking of film, the Hotel deLuxe offers cinematic experiences both in and outside their comfy quarters via monthly Movie Nights and the summertime Top Down Series, showcasing cult films on top of the adjacent parking garage. And no visit to Portland is complete without a cocktail from the ever-so-posh Driftwood Room (the deLuxe's on-site bar), where you're likely to see film director Gus Van Sant or, if you're really lucky, Jennifer Aniston.

A more recent edition to Portland's gay friendly upscale hotel environs is the Nines Hotel. Although the Ace may have been dubbed the "most original," the Nines might just give the Ace a run for the title. The property is a shiny $137 million transformation of the top nine floors of downtown Portland's 100-plus-year-old Meier & Frank Building. Everywhere you look at the Nines there are original takes on the upscale hotel concept. There are 419 pieces of commissioned contemporary art displayed throughout the hotel. Curated by art aficionado Paige Powell, the theme "dressed to the nines" is carried throughout much of the artwork, all of which comes from local artists like Storm Tharp who created a portrait of screen legend Clark Gable, who once sold ties at the Meier & Frank department store. A cozy, wood-paneled library, just a few feet away from the Nines' sustainable steakhouse, Urban Farmer, features games, a pool table and 6,000 books from Powell's City of Books-including a naughty erotic section. And as for matters of the heart: there are "Intimacy Kits" located in every guestroom mini-bar. The Nines Club Floor has a lounge with its own entrance and concierge. Here, at four different times during the day, food and beverages are laid out for Club Floor guests.

Portland's neighborhoods are also dotted with loads of cool, gay-friendly places to stay. The Inn @ Northrup Station is located on the edge of Northwest Portland's dining/shopping district. And the inn is just a couple of streetcar stops from the Pearl District, another must-shop area of town. Even closer to the Northwest shopping area is the Portland International Guesthouse, offering European-style accommodations for the budget-minded indie traveler.

Across the Willamette River, in Northeast's Portland, one of the city's best B&B options is Portland's White House, a gorgeous mansion with a colonnaded front portico. It's not the White House, but you just might feel like the President - or at least a queen - after the stellar staff gives you the royal treatment.

What To Do in Gay Friendly Portland

Portland's LGBTQ community is a bit decentralized. Queers are so deeply integrated into all aspects of the community that making a connection can sometimes be a challenge. Fortunately, this city's incredibly tech-savvy culture has led to the development of a virtual online community of social-networking sites. Social media platforms are used to schedule lunch with friends, RSVP for fundraisers and build community support for hot-button political issues. Whether it's through networking and group membership on Facebook and MySpace, job searching on LinkedIn, or topical blogs describing gay life, the Portland LGBTQ community has truly embraced online networking as a way to stay engaged and aware.

But once you've logged off, it's time to get moving.

For those of you who love to shop-guess what? NO SALES TAX! Shop 'til you drop in the Pearl District, where you'll find the legendary Powell's City of Books, the world's largest independent bookstore. Sprawling over an entire city block, Powell's is a quick trip on the streetcar (which is free downtown). Just north of Powell's, which sits at the southern edge of the Pearl, is shopper nirvana. Amid the dozens upon dozens of cafes, boutiques and galleries are the Adidas Originals store, Diesel, and the one-of-a-kind shopping experience that is Cargo. Owned by world traveler Patty Merrill, Cargo offers an alternative to using up your frequent-flyer miles to search the globe for treasures. With items from the far reaches of the world, Cargo is two stories of total shopping fun.

Or, go for broke at downtown's Pioneer Place, where Saks Fifth Avenue sits across the street from Tiffany's. You'll also find Louis Vuitton, Betsey Johnson and BCBG. Closer to Pioneer Courthouse Square (aka Portland's "living room") is Macy's, Nordstrom and Mario's. It's worth a trip just west of Pioneer Courthouse Square to check out the vintage racks at Ray's Ragtime, indie style at The English Dept., and Canoe, a tabletop furnishings store that treats each of its items like works of art.

Northwest Portland's 23rd Avenue offers chic boutiques like Seaplane, Blake and Manor, as well as outlets for such cool brands as Kiehl's Since 1851, Brooklyn Industries and Urban Outfitters.

On the other side of town, Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard is where haute meets hippy. It's not all granola and bran muffins, though. Here, you're sure to find a cute little shop that will supply you with just the right trinket to take home. And make sure to visit North Mississippi, the sweetest little shopping street in town, as well as a great place to find a new purpose for bathroom fixtures at the mega-huge, mega-cheap ReBuilding Center.

Looking for a little culture? Well, you don't have to look far. In the middle of downtown Portland, in the heart of the designated Cultural District, resides one of the Northwest's most prized possessions: The Portland Art Museum. The art in the E.M. Roberts Sculpture Court (including a signature sculpture by artist Roy Lichtenstein) is nestled between the historic Belluschi Building and the Mark Building, which houses the Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art (don't miss an incredibly cool collection of work by art critic Clement Greenberg).

A downtown multi-block strip of green space called the South Park Blocks separates the Portland Art Museum from the Oregon Historical Society. Also close by are the Portland Center for Performing Arts and the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. These two neighboring facilities regularly showcase the Oregon Symphony, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Portland Opera, the gay-owned and operated White Bird Dance, and an occasional performance by the Portland Gay Men's Chorus, which tends to hold most of its shows at Reed College.

Two of the city's most anticipated events take place in summer. The first is the annual Portland Rose Festival; the second is the annual Pride Festival. Held in early June, the LGBTQ parade and accompanying Pride fest attracts some 30,000 attendees. Another annual event that occurs around this time is the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival. "QDoc" is America's only LGBTQ documentary film festival.

The annual Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival happens each fall and usually includes at least one appearance by local queer filmmakers Gus Van Sant and Todd Haynes, as well as by up-and-coming faves like Film Geek's James Westby. You might also catch these movie directors at local indie art houses such as Cinema 21 or the Clinton Street Theater, at the Northwest Film Center, or at one of the various theater-pubs that serve beer and pizza with their feature presentations.

If you're wondering what that pristine green swath cascading down the upper-flanks of Portland's West Hills is, you're looking at Forest Park. With 5,156 acres of soaring Douglas fir and hemlock, and more than 70 miles of trails, Forest Park is as close as you can get to wilderness without leaving the city limits. Like moths to a light, joggers, bikers, hikers and dogs flock to this green space, savoring the filtered light and the pleasant earthy smell that pervades the Northwest's forests.

In Gay Friendly Portland, the country's biggest bike commuting city, residents are used to sharing the roads with pedal-powered conveyances. To ride like a local, cop a rental steed at Citybikes or Waterfront Bikes. Then, roll on over to the Vera Katz East Bank Esplanade. Named for a much-loved Portland mayor, the esplanade stretches 1.5 miles along the Willamette River's east shore, linking with car-free river crossings at the Hawthorne Bridge to the south and the Steel Bridge to the north. For 1,200 feet of your ride, you'll actually be pedaling across a floating walkway, which, anchored to pylons, rises and falls with the river's water level. At the esplanade's southern terminus, the path links with the Springwater Trail, a lovely paved corridor on which motors aren't allowed. Follow the trail to the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge and wind your way through scenic wetlands. That large blue bird eyeing you like velociraptor out of Jurassic Park is just a great blue heron, harmless unless you're a fish in the shallows.

Portland is rife with quirks and queers. The lesbo-centric Amazon Dragons Paddling Club plies the Willamette River in ornate "Hong Kong-style" dragon boats. The big race in early June, during Portland's annual Rose Festival, is when these ladies get to test their bulging upper-bodies and sensible haircuts against a slew of other teams from around the world. If you'd like to test the waters before joining any team, Dragon Sports USA holds open practices on weekday mornings (9 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 6 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday). They're free to first-timers, $2 for everybody else - a small price to pay to justify that ill-advised Chinese character tattoo. For those who would rather coast on four wheels, Burnside Skate Park is tucked under the Burnside Bridge on the east side of the Willamette River. This skater-built park is the epicenter of Portland's youth-oriented skateboard culture.

For those who prefer mountain peaks over city streets, Mount Hood has you covered. It boasts three resorts, all desirable in their own ways. With more than 2,000 acres and 12 lifts, Mount Hood Meadows is the largest and most varied. From the black diamond powder of Heather Canyon to the pipes, rails and ramps of the terrain parks, Meadows is the best all-around resort, but you pay for it: lift tickets run $54 for adults, jumping to $69 on weekends and holidays. Neighboring Skibowl might seem diminutive during daylight hours, but, come sunset, it's the biggest night skiing area in the country (32 lighted runs). For $26, slice down the slopes from 3 p.m. until close (10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday). Daytime tickets run $35 on weekdays and $43 on weekends and holidays.

Rivaling Mount Hood's beauty is the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, which carves a decisive boundary between Oregon and Washington. Follow it east from Portland and watch the terrain change from damp green to a palette of arid oranges and yellows. The gorge lends itself to countless outdoor diversions, from hiking and camping to fishing and biking. But there's one aspect of the area that is unmatched by anywhere else in the world - the wind.

More precisely, the gorge is a windsurfing and kiteboarding mecca. And the town of Hood River, Ore., is the seat of this sports community. Some 60 miles east of Portland, picturesque Hood River hugs the south bank of the Columbia Gorge. Oak Street, the town's main artery, is lined with restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques, but head down to the water's edge and you'll find plenty of places to rent your windsurfing gear.

If a gust takes your pants with it, aim your board at Rooster Rock State Park, two miles east of Corbett, Ore., and home to one of the state's most popular nude beaches. At the eastern tip of this three-mile sandy beach, clothes become optional. One of America's oldest (legal) nude beaches, Rooster Rock has been drawing crowds since the '70s, when everyone had a porn-star 'stache and the bush came in one style: jungle. In recent years, the Rock's been rehabbing its image after getting a rep for a little too much rustling in the bushes, if you follow.

Another clothing-optional area can be found on the northern tip of Portland's Sauvie Island (www.sauvieisland.org), which lolls in the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. The island, about 15 miles northwest of downtown, is home to community-supported agricultural projects, pumpkin patches, wildlife preserves, and, most importantly, one of Oregon's two state-sanctioned nude beaches. At the end of a dirt road (mind the dust in summer), Collins Beach rubs up against the Columbia. This clothing-free oasis is, somewhat fittingly, administered by the same agency charged with managing Oregon's wildlife. The beach draws largely well-behaved crowds in summer. Visitors laze in the sun, barbecue and even play volleyball on the beach's court, unselfconsciously flailing and jumping in the nude. However, don't expect intense competition- no one wants to sand-dive with unprotected junk.

Couples that paddle together, stay together - and we're not talking about a little light flogging. OutKayaking (www.outkayaking.org) is a gay and lesbian kayaking club, for singles and couples alike. With more than 370 members (2/3 women, 1/3 men), the club stages paddling events every month of the year, with an understandable uptick during the sunny summer months. Adventure Group is another option for outdoor-inclined queers. AG advocates and organizes hiking, skiing, camping, kayaking, snowshoeing, and the general practice of just being gay outside.

There are few better feelings than soaking a tired body in hot water - especially without the interference of pesky bathing suits. Bagby Hot Springs in the Mount Hood National Forest (about 45 miles south of the town of Estacada, Ore.) is just such a retreat. At the end of 1.5-mile trail, naturally heated water is piped into a network of bathhouses equipped with round wooden tubs and individual baths that resemble Indian canoes, in that they're carved out of whole cedar logs. Bagby is free to the public and nudity is to be expected, so secure your wallet in the trunk, strip off your suit in the tub, sink in and stare up at the evergreens overhead. After all, it's impolite to stare down.

Dining in Gay Friendly Portland

So, you've just woken up to greet the morning (or afternoon, depending on what you were up to the night before) and are likely in need of a little boost. Fortunately for you, the stereotype that Portland looooves its coffee exists for a very good reason: the city is chock-full of joe joints. Haven is a friendly, lesbian-owned coffee shop with baristas serving up Stumptown coffee and locally baked muffins, scones and more. Three Friends Coffee (201 S.E. 12th Ave., no website) is owned by a couple of gays who apparently took their decorating cues from the Central Perk set on TV's Friends: squishy couches and brightly glazed mugs. But more to the point, Three Friends is homey, unpretentious and queer-friendly.

You also might consider heading over to Little t American Baker for award-winning bread and pastries (seriously, Little t owner Tim Healea was a silver medalist in the 2002 World Cup of Baking) and excellent, hearty sandwiches.

But what if coffee isn't your bag (don't worry, this isn't "grounds" for expulsion from the city). Well, there are plenty of other gay-welcoming/gay-owned outposts with great stuff to put in your mouth. And no list would be complete without mention of Cacao. Owners Jesse and Aubrey are earnest sweetie pies who have your best chocolate interests at heart. Their mission is to match customers with the perfect choco-mate, offering samples from their carefully curated inventory of the world's premier chocolate bars and confections. Stay and sip one of the impossibly rich and viscous "drinking chocolates" (hot or cold). Accent that with a shortbread cookie or a salted butter caramel, if you please.

Years before it was chichi elsewhere, fine-dining establishments - and even most Portland-based fast-food places - were seeking out and embracing the exceptional bounty of the Pacific Northwest. One of the primary instigators of this "eat local" movement is gay restaurateur Bruce Carey. He has been a major contributor to modern and elegant dining in Portland since the early '90s. One of his accomplishments, 23 Hoyt Restaurant & Bar, is a sophisticated and beautifully designed American brasserie located on Northwest Portland's 23rd Avenue shopping row. (Hey, all that shopping can work up a hearty appetite.)

Ten blocks east, in the heart of the Pearl District, is another Carey original. Chic Bluehour restaurant highlights Mediterranean fare (as well as a notable brunch and a raw oyster menu). Carey also lays claim to the more casual and party-like vibe at Saucebox, which features pan-Asian menu and late-night deejays. The third leg of Carey's dining trifecta is clarklewis restaurant, where locally sourced product stars in a rustic and earthy (yet every bit as stylish) setting.

Beyond Bluehour, Portland is home to an embarrassment of dining riches - to be enjoyed at several relatively small, chef-owned restaurants.

Lovely Hula Hands is located in a slightly cluttered but personable and eccentric house. Chef Troy MacLarty's commitment to seasonal ingredients is evidenced from the Oregon chanterelles in the soup to the local apples in the cinnamon-almond panna cotta. Le Pigeon is home to chef Gabriel Rucker, who has received national attention at his French-influenced, offal-heavy bistro.

Ultra-green chef Leather Storrs, who grows much of his own produce on the rooftop of his restaurant, helms Noble Rot, a wonderful wine bar with far more than cheese, olives and almonds exiting the kitchen (hint: onion tart, gorgeous composed salads, great panini_. Storrs is one of Portland's finest, so plan to stay for dinner and make sure to check out Noble Rot.

Paley's Place located in a tastefully converted Victorian, escapes the awkward and cramped restaurant-in-house syndrome. Chef Vitaly Paley's seasonally evolving menu embraces the local bounty and is accompanied by one of the city's best wine lists. Expensive, but worth it. And if you crave the comforts of home, nothing beats Lisa Schroeder's Mother's Bistro for old-school comfort food mixed with a little sass and style.

C.C. Slaughter's

219 NW Davis Street - Portland, OR - 503-248-9135

"From Mild to Wild in 30 Feet..." C.C. Slaughter's features one of the fiercest dance floors in Portland - and just 30 feet away is one of the hottest lounges. Hundreds of sexy gay boys pack the bar on weekends to steam up the dance floor and meet ...
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Red Cap Garage

1035 SW Stark Street - Portland, OR - 503-221-4171

Part of the Boxxes complex - Red Cap Garage is known for it's patio - which plays host to oodles of Portlands gay crowd each night. Red Cap is also host to some of Portland's hottest DJ's.
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110 NW Broadway - Portland, OR - 503-222-3082

Gong Shows, Leather Contests, Movie Nights - and of course throngs of shirtless studs dancing for hours.
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Darcelle XV

208 NW 3rd Avenue - Portland, OR - 503-222-8338

Alive and Kickin for over 35 years.. this drag show features some of the great Madame's of Portland - entertaining the locals and visitors for over three decades. This is a real Cabaret Show! Stop by on weekends for the sexy male strippers!
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Boxxes is the best place for dancing in PDX. DJs spin some awesome tunes. Sexy studs on the dancefloor - especially on weekends. I usually close the place at least one night of the weekend. Great... more
By: CrazyDanceBoi on February 22, 2010


Boxxes has some cool drink specials. They seem to change from time to time - but I enjoy Thursday night.
By: Jaime on February 22, 2010

C.C. Slaughter's

I love CC Slaughters. I found this place three years ago when I moved to Portland - and I've been going ever since. The bartenders are fabulous. The crowd even more fabulous. Music is fierce - gre... more
By: Chad on February 22, 2010


This place is pretty cool. I've been a few times. If you're looking for a cool place to dance and meet cool peeps - it's worth a visit.
By: Carl on February 22, 2010
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