The Portland Neighborhood Guide

Welcome to, your local Portland neighborhood guide.  We’re celebrating Portland with intimate neighborhood profiles and weekly Portland blogs all about living in Portland.  Whether you’re looking for the best restaurants in Portland, or the best neighborhood to buy a new home. we’ve got you covered with insider tips, photographs, and lots of friendly neighbors who will answer your questions about Portland on our Portland social network and community forum.

The Locals View: Portland Neighborhoods & the City of Portland, Oregon

Welcome to Portland, Oregon– the biggest little city you’ll ever find.
Portland is full of wonderful neighborhoods, each one boasting individual flair, personality and character. Whether you’re a local, a visitor, or you’re moving to Portland, we’ll break it all down for you, neighborhood by neighborhood so you can decide for yourself what to see and what to do in Portland, Oregon. There are ninety-five Portland neighborhoods that make our town an exciting, vibrant and diverse place to visit and live.

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Pambiche Mural in SE Portland

Come explore and experience Portland, Oregon and the look and feel of each Portland neighborhood as you journey through the urban neighborhood profiles that tell the story of the people, places, and independent businesses who define each living community.  Our neighborhood pages include
Portland neighborhood maps, information about local parks, farmer’s
markets, the best Portland restaurants and independently owned
businesses, Portland school ratings, and more!

We define “commute” a little
differently than most

The best commute

on the Hawthorne bridge

Learn about each and every one of the ninety-five Portland Neighborhoods.
Think of our neighborhoods like distinct little villages, speckled about our fine city. Each neighborhood is truly unique- what you find in one won’t likely be found in another. Find the perfect fit for you, whether it be buying a home in Portland or renting an apartment in your favorite Portland neighborhood.

Looking to head out and enjoy Portland restaurants & pubs?
We have a wealth of insider tips and guides for you to peruse and ponder. Want to find the best local places to wine, dine and experience?  We won’t send you to a chain or big-box anything, ever. Promise.

If you’re visiting Portland, then look no further!
We have a great Visiting Portland Guide where you’ll discover there is no shortage of things to see and do in Portland.

Come on in, explore and get to know Portland- the real Portland.
Our pages are written by locals and set to the tune of images, stories and neighborhood voices.


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