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looking to move to portland in the next few weeks any advice on what areas

Discussion in 'North West' started by bailerc, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. Jun 7, 2012 at 4:28 PM
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    bailerc

    bailerc [OP] Well-Known Member

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    title pretty much says it all , myself and a couple friends are moving out there soon to play music, the only really thing we need to be close to is public transport

    Thanks, Cody
     
  2. Jun 7, 2012 at 4:29 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Movin from iraq to oregon eh?

    Where do you live now? And why oregon
     
  3. Jun 7, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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    from michigan, i should probably change that, and i have no idea i didn't pick the city i just said i was ok with it and anyone who i have talked to about it never has much bad t osay
     
  4. Jun 8, 2012 at 10:14 AM
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    singlefin

    singlefin never summer

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    I live in the Woodstock area, which is SE Portland. I like Belmont to Woodstock or Reed...and no further east than 72nd. If your band has a trailer, look for a place with solid off street parking. Honestly everything varies so much street to street it makes it tough to suggest an area. Check out Woodstock, Sellwood, Lauralhurst, Belmont, Hawthorne and maybe Arleta-Broadway. NW Portland is real nice, parking and no yards pushed me to the other side of the river. I wanted to like St. Johns but it's went further downhill from how I remembered it back in 2004ish.
     
  5. Jun 9, 2012 at 2:39 PM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    Dont do it!!!! Lol.. Jk. I would just stay away from inner portland areas.. Too many weirdos and druggies...
    But outer area's like beaverton, gresham And im sure theres others are pretty nice.....
     
  6. Jun 9, 2012 at 2:57 PM
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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    Depends on your lifestyle. Do you go to clubs/bars every weekend? Do you like lively bars, dive bars, clubs, country bars, etc...

    As for public transportation the MAX runs from Gresham to Hillsboro. Personally I would stay away from Gresham if you want to live close to the Max. Violence follows the Max tracks. I, Jason, Zach and Joe live in the Beaverton/Tigard area. 15 minute to downtown Portland without all the bullshit of Portland.

    If you have specific questions ask away. I'm a medic in Portland so I know the good and bad places to live
     
  7. Jun 9, 2012 at 10:31 PM
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    thanks again guys, those are pretty much the areas that other people have told us, are there any places to watch out for in beaverton, they seem to have good house prices, also it would be nice to be close to bars to be able to go to/run an open mic and able to go to shows
     
  8. Jun 21, 2012 at 12:54 PM
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    Well we just made it here today, and will be camping until we find a place to stay, anyone able to reccommend a decent campground?
     
  9. Jun 21, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    Like tent camping? I don't think there are any places in the metro area for that. Browns camp is 30 minutes to the west off of hwy 6
     
  10. Jun 21, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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    we just got a campsite out at barton west, was the first place we found with power and water so we took it , starting the search for a place to live tommorow, any good recommendations for places to eat or go during the search ?
     
  11. Jun 22, 2012 at 12:52 PM
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    so does anyone want to sell me some firewood, im amazed and the price a poor quality of gas station firewood
     
  12. Jun 22, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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    Almost dinner bump
     
  13. Jun 22, 2012 at 5:07 PM
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    craignthem08

    craignthem08 Short Sweet & Hard to beat!

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    I've lived in the Portland area for about 30+ years now. I've seen changes of course. I personally live out in the Sandy area, I like it cause its close to the mountain and to town but has that small town feel. Clackamas is a nice area as well. The MAX runs to Clakamas town center which is the big mall for the area. Soon it will be running to Oregon City. I would agree to stay away from the inner parts of Portland. But Good Luck and Welcome!!!! :)
     
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