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Revision as of 23:43, 2 March 2011

PortlandWiki Barnraising Event!

PortlandWiki's Barnraising event is where you help decide which improvements to PortlandWiki are most important, and then help make them.
Share your Portland knowledge, and help make PortlandWiki a world-class city wiki! Refreshments happily provided.
This event is FREE and open to the entire Portland community.

  • Where: Portland Central Library at 801 S.W. 10th Avenue, downtown Portland.
  • When: Saturday March 5, 2pm - 5pm.
  • Room: Central's U.S. Bank Room, near main entrance on right as you enter the building.

Helpful Links:
Barnraising Event Page | Press Release | Twitter.png Come tweet with us. | Facebook.png RSVP | Calendar.png Calagator! | Contact - Mail.png Contact PortlandWiki


Welcome to PortlandWiki. The community-powered knowledge commons for Portland, Oregon.

Overview   Searching   Editing   Help

Welcome to sunny Portland: "Birthplace of Wiki"!

PortlandWiki is a collaborative community information resource for Portland, Oregon that is powered by you! The PortlandWiki community welcomes your creative input.

PortlandWiki's aims to represent the Voice of Portland by providing a citizen-generated news and information resource, knowledge hub and historical archive for Portland, Oregon and our surrounding region.

Get Involved

  • Introduction - Learn more about PortlandWiki and how you can contribute!
  • Wiki Page Basics - Quick tips on writing a basic PortlandWiki page.
  • To do - stumped on what to do? Check out our to do list for open activities, big and small.
  • Community Portal - Where we discuss what is needed to make PortlandWiki succeed.
  • PortlandWiki Policies - Best practices to follow when adding content.
  • Administrators - Names of some of PortlandWiki's more active admins, what they do, and how to contact PortlandWiki.
  • Article ideas - Suggest an article topic, or find an article to start building!
  • Add Content Here! - Help PortlandWiki flesh out skimpy articles crying out for your content contributions.

Tell us how you found out about PortlandWiki!

Places to go near Portland

Long Beach, Washington: Convenient Portland getaway and home to the "world's largest frying pan."

Things to see in Portland

Horse spotting! Just one of many fun activities you can do in Portland!


Featured Articles

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  • Green industry - In Portland it's easy being green.
  • Huber's Café - For Portland's oldest restaurant, every day is Thanksgiving.
  • Horse rings - The small brass rings attached to curbs don't tether horses anymore... unless they're small plastic ones.
  • Personal Telco - Portland's answer (so far) to "Internet as public utility."
  • Yellow Bike Project - (Pictured here in black 'n' white.) A community cycling "first."
  • Charles Olds - Olds shot a man "just to watch him ...uh... succumb from injuries suffered as a result of an act of manslaughter."
  • CivicApps - An open data / open source project sponsored by several Portland-area government agencies.
  • Portlandia - The second largest hammered copper statue in America! (The largest is the Statue of Liberty.)
  • East 82nd Avenue - A major North-South arterial on Portland's Eastside. Gateway to Felony Flats.
  • Rally For Peace - Fantasize stopping wars with Sunday marches, impotent slogans, and a gaggle of cosponsors 'n' endorsers.

Things to do in Portland

Kotra, Mark and Ward wrangle wild wikis at Backspace Cafe.
Gargle some holy water. Single bowl Benson Bubbler on corner of NW Couch St & NW 18th Ave. Near entrance of Saint Mary's Cathedral, Portland.



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