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HISTORICAL PLACES
Historical Places in Portland (Companies And Services in Ask A Merchant) Looking for historical places in and around the area to visit? Whether you're planning a family getaway or a school outing, Ask a Merchant can help you discover the best historical places for inquisitive minds. Because Ask a Merchant has insider connections, the best place to begin before you head off into the pages of yesteryear is only a mouse click away. What's more, the expert staff at Ask a Merchant can tell you how much cash you'll need, and if your destination offers discounts for children, seniors, or groups. Need lodging? Ask a Merchant can let you know if there are accommodations nearby, and also which hotel or motel is the best place to stay.
 

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Company: Archaeological Investigations
Address: 2632 SE 162nd Ave, Portland, OR 97236
Phone: (503) 761-6605
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Company: Friends Of Timberline
Address: 7310 SW Corbett Ave, Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 295-0827
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Company: Heritage Consulting Group
Address: 1120 NW Northrup St, Portland, OR 97209
Phone: (503) 228-0272
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Bybee-Howell House in Portland

AMF 20th Century Lanes Bowling Center

Not sure of how to spend your Saturday night? Try Xtreme Bowling! AMF 20th Century Lanes Bowling Center in Portland now offers Xtreme Bowling, a fun and exciting experience you won't soon forget. Transforming the bowling alley at night, Xtreme Bowling entails listening to music while bowling around under cool cosmic lighting.

You can also hang out and enjoy great food and beverages.

Places to Visit in Portland: AMF Bowling Center*
Category: Bowling Alleys
*Editors Favorite
Sara Alamdar, AskAMerchant.com Editor


Chuck E. Cheese's


One of the greatest benefits of having children is being able to go back to that time during your childhood when you got to laugh and play all day long without a care in the world. One way to bring back those memories while creating new ones is to venture off to Chuck E. Cheese's in Portland, where your children can run around and play games AND fill up on pizza! They also have games and rides, and stage performances starring Chuck E. Cheese and his friends! For more information about all the fun you can have at Chuck E. Cheese's, visit www.ChuckECheese.com.

Places to Visit in Portland:  *
Category:  Family Entertainment Centers
*Editors Favorite
Sara Alamdar, AskAMerchant.com Editor

 

About Portland
Oregon’s largest city and the Pacific Northwest’s third largest, Portland boasts a population of approximately 2 million residents in the Portland Metropolitan Area.  Known as the “City of Roses” for its ideal climate for growing roses, Portland is also known for its many parks, public transportation system and the Trailblazers NBA basketball team.

Portland’s Location
Portland is located in Oregon state where the Willamette and Columbia rivers meet.

Portland’s Neighborhoods
Northwest Portland includes the Pearl District, Old Town Chinatown, the Northwest District, and various residential and industrial neighborhoods.

North Portland is a mixture of residential, commercial, and industrial areas.

Northeast Portland is made up of a diverse collection of neighborhoods, including exclusive residential areas and working-class neighborhoods.

Southeast Portland incorporates the warehouses along the Willamette through historic Ladd's Addition to the Hawthorne and Belmont districts and Gresham.

Portland’s Climate
Warm, sunny and dry during the summer with an average high of 81 degrees in July.
Winters are usually mild to chilly with moisture and a high of 46 degrees in January.
Average of 155 days a year with measurable precipitation.

Portland’s Square Miles 145.4 square miles
Portland’s Population 568,380 residents
Portland is: the Largest City in Oregon and the 23rd largest city in the U.S.

2000 Portland Demographics:
- White 77.9%
- Hispanic or Latino 6.8%
- American 6.6%
- Asian 6.3%
- Native American 1.0%
- Total Population (2000 est.)= 529,121

Portland’s Major Attractions
Portland Art Museum
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
International Rose Test Garden
Forest Park
Portlandia statue
Powell's City of Books

Important Phone Numbers in Portland
Emergency:
Police: 911
Fire: 911
Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (503) 823-3333

Transportation:
Airline Information: 503-460-4234
Public Transportation: (503) 238-RIDE
Radio Cab: (503) 227-1212
Broadway Cab: (503) 227-1234
Yellow Cab: (503) 227-1234
Portland Taxi: (503) 256-5400
Portland Shuttle: (503) 327-1094
Northern Lights Towncar Services: (503) 760-2478
Lucky Limousine & Towncar: (503) 254-0010
Amtrak: (800) USA-RAIL
Alamo Rent-A-Car: (503) 513-9550
Budget Car and Truck Rental: (800) 826-2090
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (503) 284-8055
DMV: (503) 299-9999
Dept. of Transportation: 503-731-8200

Utilities:
Portland Water Bureau: 503-823-7770
Public Utilities Commission: (503)823-3008
Portland General Electric Co.: (503) 464-8000
Pacific Corporation: (503) 813-5000
Constellation Energy Group: (503) 552-6150
Northwest Natural Gas: (503) 226-4211?
Comcast Cable: (503) 335-3663?
Time Warner Cable: (503) 234-6183?
DISH Network: (503) 684-1567
Qwest: (866) 438-4939

Other:
Multnomah County Library (503) 988-5123
Portland Development Commission (503) 823-3200
Oregon Convention Center Info (503) 235-7575

City Information:
City/County Information Center(503) 823-4000
Travel Portland (503) 275-9750

School Districts:
Portland Public Schools (503) 916-2000

Newspapers:
The Oregonian (503) 968-3162
Northwest Examiner (503) 241-2353
Business Journal of Portland (503) 274-8733
Willamette Week (503) 243-2122
Portland Observer (503) 288-0033

Radio:
KNRK FM - (503) 733-5470
KGON FM - (503) 733-5466
KKRZ FM – (503) 226-0100
KVMX FM - (503) 517-6400
KWJJ FM  -  (503) 226-9653
KFXX FM – (503) 223-1441
KXL AM - (503) 243-7595
KOAC AM - (503) 293-1982

Television:
KATU TV Ch. 2 - (503) 231-4222
KOIN TV Ch. 6 - (503) 464-0600
KGW TV Ch. 8 - (503) 226-5000
KPTV TV Ch. 12/30 - (503) 906-1249
KRCW-TV  Ch. 32 - (503) 644-3232
KOPB-TV Ch. 10/27 - (503) 244-9900

Business:
Better Business Bureau (503) 226-3981
US Patent and Trademark (800) 786-9199
US Copyright Office (202) 707-3000
CDC (800) 611-5170
CA Contractors Licenses (503) 378-4621