What does Portland need less of?

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It’s an exceptional place to live.
The homeless issue isn’t great, but you see more crazies per minute in most other cities (LA etc) than you do per day here.

Here’s a list of what makes PDX so amazing off the top of my head:

- easy life.
- incredible food.
- great breweries.
- super friendly people.
- Mountain / coast within 1hr 30.
- stunning vineyards in summer.
- 10 minute commute / 20 mins to anywhere.
- most relaxed airport in the world.
- fun sports teams, including best women’s soccer team in the world.
- bearable traffic.
- not 1000s of people everywhere.
- easy access to places like Hawaii, Canada, Cali etc.
- Did I mention the food?!


Chili at strip clubs.


I mean, it’s always been a taco joint, no?

Fake underground tours.








People moving here because it’s the hip new place to live. (Or at least it was 10 years ago).


If you can remember when the waterfront area—where the tram is now—used to be a dirt lot where Cirque Du Soleil used to pitch their tent, congrats! You can be considered a local and can harken back to the good old days of this town.


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