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Home Electronics And Music in Portland (Companies And Services in Ask A Merchant) Electronics play a major part in our lives. Whether watching television or listening to the latest music on an Apple iPod or MP3 player, we want to have the best quality electronics. What kind of digital camera does your lifestyle require? Do you want professional quality photos that require a larger digital camera or are you in need of a camera that will fit in a pocket or purse? At Askamerchant.com, you can compare prices and styles of top names like Canon, Nikon, Sony and Olympus in one click. Looking for a new television? An Ask a Merchant expert merchant can tell you the difference between a Sharp, Toshiba and Philips, while answering any questions about HDTV and picture quality - without leaving home! Have questions about how to upload mp3's into your new iPhone? Askamerchant.com can answer your questions from home. Visit Askamerchant.com for all your electronics and music questions.

Everyday Music

While downloading music from the internet is the current trend, many consumers are still interested in CD's, DVD's and even vinyl music. Whether you are looking for a new CD, used CD or rare vinyl album, the pros at Everyday Music in Portland can help. With over 35 years of combined music store experience, if you can't find it at Everyday Music, it probably doesn't exist. And just like a classic record store, you can listen to your potential purchase before you buy it at one of our listening stations. Finding your favorite music is easy at Everyday Music.

Everyday Music in Portland is open 365 days a year from 9 am until Midnight, so you can endulge your love of music any day, any hour!

Places to Visit in Portland: Everyday Music*
Category: CD's and DVD's
*Editors Favorite
William Craig, AskAMerchant.com Editor

WiFi SD Cards by Eye-Fi, Inc.

Wifi SD Cards are fun and easy. They provide you with unlimited memory because once you save your photos from your camera to your computer, you can delete them and use the memory again. This means that you will never run out of space. The Eye-Fi Card is a Wi-Fi SD Card which works without any cables. You can store and organize your pictures from your camera to your laptop or other media storage device and its simple and quick. There are also other features available which are very advanced like geotagging and unlimited backup features, and storage of your digital media in a personal photo cloud. Eye-Fi heklps you make all things possible with your photos, fast, simple and easy.

To learn more about WiFi SD Cards and our various products, visit your local Portland electronics store or visit our Website at www.eye.fi.

Article provided by Eye-Fi, Inc. © AskAMerchant.com

Takamine Guitars

Named after the Takamine Mountain in Sakashita, Japan, Takamine Guitars were created over 50 years ago as a small family-based company. Since then, their innovative guitars have become so popular that they are available in many countries worldwide. From the Takamine Pro Series to the G Series, famous musicians such as Avril Lavigne, Bruno Mars, and Benji and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte have performed their hit songs while playing their Takamine guitars.

Our Takamine guitars provide superior sound, are made to illustrate perfection, and are available to those who wish to participate in the experience of playing one. To learn more about Takamine guitars and their various styles, visit your local Portland musical instrument store or visit our Website at www.takamine.com.

Article provided by Takamine®, a KMC Music Company. © AskAMerchant.com


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
Police: 911
Fire: 911
Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (503) 823-3333

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

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

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

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

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

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

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