Seattleites Guide to PDX

Fact-Checking Portland Stereotypes

Do they really put a bird on it? Yep—check out any boutique in town. But what about the other things Portlandia taught us? And how does it compare to the Emerald City?

02/01/2014 Edited by Allison Williams


You Now Need a Passport to Visit Portland

But it's not because Portlandia is actually a foreign country. (It's because they have some cool freebies to give you.)

01/30/2013 By Allison Williams

TV Timeout

Kyle MacLachlan Talks 'Portlandia,' Working in a Yakima Sawmill with Esquire

Esquire: "It seems like a very stereotypically Northwestern activity."

01/04/2013 By Laura Dannen


Seattle v. Portland: Which City Is More Hipster?

Do our microbrews and tech geeks trump their food trucks and tattoos? Discuss.

09/25/2012 By Cassandra Callan

Critic's Notebook

What Portland Knows That Seattle Doesn't

A week of restaurant reconnaissance in Portlandia reveals a little big trend Seattle restaurateurs have yet to pick up.

08/13/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

TV Break

Preview: Season 2 of Portlandia Starts Tonight

Watch this clip, and highlights from their Seattle stopover.

01/06/2012 By Laura Dannen

From Screen to Stage

Portlandia Comes to Seattle

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take their TV satire on the road.

11/21/2011 By Allie Oosta


Are You Watching Portlandia Yet?

Find the IFC channel — it’s very worth it.

02/02/2011 By Laura Dannen


TV’s New Hobby: Making Fun of Portland

Sing along with new IFC show Portlandia: "The dream of the ’90s is alive in Portland."

01/04/2011 By Laura Dannen