NE Portland

  • Bella Stella – Baby, children’s, and maternity clothing. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Green Bean Book – Independent bookstore offering an excellent selection of affordable, new and used children’s books. For more info check out their website, or Facebook.
  • A Children’s Place – Independent bookstore established over 30 years ago. Offering books to children and promoting a love of reading. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Community Cycling Center – Founded in 1994, their mission is to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits.  You’ll find more info on their website, or Facebook.
  • Frock Boutique – Eclectic, affordable and whimsical fashions. http://www.frockboutique.com/, or Facebook.
  • Polliwog – Offers clothing, toys, and more for babies, toddlers, and youngsters. Featuring natural materials, organic fibers, and locally handmade goods. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Candy Korner – Making the world a happier place through the joy of candy and self-serve frozen yogurt. For more info check out their website, or Facebook.
  • Vic’s Hobby Supply – Specializes in all types of model trains. Indoor, outdoor, model landscaping, specialty, repair and more. A great family hobby! For more info check out their Twitter profile.
  • Alma Chocolate – Sara Hart is truly the heart of Alma Chocolate. Unique chocolate recipes combined with iconic molds, she perfected her treats the hard way – through trial and error. She offers the best of her creations at Alma. For more info go to the website, or Facebook.
  • Red Fox Vintage – Located in the heart of the Alberta Arts District, they offer a wide variety of men’s and women’s clothing, furniture, records, jewelry, decor and other oddities. specializing in mid-century modern, retro, shabby chic, wester, and boho styles. For more information go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Beanstalk Children’s Resale – Specializing in modern and hip clothing, toys and equipment that are loved for their quality and style. Clothes for babies and kids sized preemie to a child size 6. Also lots of gear and accessories. For more info check out their website.
  • Grasshopper – Easy to wear, well made clothes that parents and kids both enjoy. Organic and American made lines offered in the mix. Toys and books too. For more information go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Random Order Coffeehouse & Bakery –  They bake sweet & savory pies by hand.  Paying particular attention to the freshness of their ingredients and the craft of transforming them. Award winning PIE is one result. Also serving warm out of the oven homemade pastries, rich espresso drinks, egg sandwiches & cocktails.For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Bristlecone – Men’s and women’s vintage apparel store stocked with boots, shoes, pants, sweaters, dresses, hats, purses, and jewelry from the 1940s to the 1990s, as well as carefully selected 1980s concert rock tees. For more info check out their Facebook page.
  • Learning Palace – Family owned and locally operated, provides educational materials, teaching supplies and toys that teach. Also located in SE, NW, and SW Portland. For more info check out their website, or Facebook.
  • Candy Babel – An old-fashioned candy shop re-envisioned for kids and grown-ups alike. Scoop and blend candy from around the world. For more information go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Kitchen Kaboodle – Locally-owned. Everything you need to fill the kitchen of your dreams – cookware, gadgets, glassware, dinnerware, bakeware, and much more. Five locations with one in Northeast. For more info go to their website, or Facebook. *I’m a big fan. I’ve called in orders from 3,000 miles away and they had the item ready for pickup in Portland. 
  • Townshend’s Tea Co. – Serving fine teas in a fine atmosphere. 100+ loose leaf teas: chai, classics, herbal medicinals, rare finds, bubble tea and house-brewed Brew Dr. Kombucha. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Hollywood Farmers Market – A food focused Saturday morning farmers market – come get delicious produce, enjoy live music, and support local farms! You can also get prepared food, coffee, plant starts, and healthy gifts for those you love. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Robots Love Cupcakes – Owned by two moms, they specialize in custom natural treats, ranging from candy for the holidays, birthday cakes and pies, to those everyday treats we all like to indulge in when the mood strikes. For more info check out their website, or Facebook.
  • Laurelhurst Cafe – A neighborhood cafe…free wifi, patio, kid’s area, beer and wine, coffee and tea, dog friendly, bike parking. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • McMenamins/Kennedy School – Food, music, movies, and fun are all part of what makes McMenamins great. Multiple locations. For more info about what’s offered at each location go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Salt & Straw – Fresh Made Ice Cream – Ice cream is handmade in small-batches using only all-natural dairy with the best local, sustainable and organicingredients Oregon has to offer, as well as imported flavors from small, handpicked farms and producers around the world. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Back to Eden Bakery –  A small-batch bakery cafe providing desserts, pastries, savory lunch bites, hot soup, sandwiches, non-dairy soft serve/shakes/sundaes, Townshend Tea & Cellar Door organic fair-trade coffee. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
  • Helen Bernhard Bakery – Established in 1924, beginning, as many bakeries did in those early days, by baking cakes for neighbors and friends. Offering cakes, pastries, cookies, breads, wedding cakes and more. For more info go to their website, or Facebook.
Swap Instead of Shop
  • Woodlawn Swap n Play – A neighborhood sharing space. A family community center where families can come together to swap clothing and toys, and bring their children to play. For more info check out their website.
  • Eastside Swap and Play – An indoor play area open 7 days a week. Members bring in usable clothes, toys, books, gear and more to be shared in the space and taken home by other families. For more information go to their website.
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