If you love antiques and other elegant pieces from days gone by, a visit to this shop is well worth your time. It carries a vast selection of items for creating the perfect retro home from remodeling in vintage furnishings to installing hard-to-find antique lighting. You will also find an abundance of gift items, including antique toys. The knowledgeable proprietors will answer your questions or help you locate what you need.
16316 Southeast Division Street Portland, OR 97236
Oregon Underwater is already making a splash in Portland. It carries everything from snorkels to wetsuits and gloves to fins. Equipment is also available for rent. The certified staff will teach you all the necessary diving techniques. Use your new-found skills to go on diving tours in the Pacific Northwest or as far as the tropical Caribbean Islands.
2025 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
This bike shop specializes in recumbent bikes, carrying such brands as Vision, Haluzak, RANS, E Z Racer and Burley. If you want a different brand, the sales associates are happy to special order for you. As an added bonus with your purchase, the bike is assembled at no charge and two free services are thrown in. In addition to recumbents, it also carries Trek mountain bikes and hybrids. The store also features Burley rain gear, Jandd panniers and every other bike accessory under the sun. The sales people are friendly and laid back and will help you without any of the typical "high pressure". A full-service repair shop is also available if you need a tune-up or bike repair.
3730 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
This boutique on the trendy Hawthorne strip is full of surprises. This is where glossy embroidered prints and combat camouflage blend effortlessly. While the store itself seems a bit unfinished, the wear on the carpet around the racks show that it is established. The merchandise is mostly imported, offering exotic styles at affordable prices. Among the garments, you will find interesting gifts like printed paper lanterns that light up, cartoon character journals, and refrigerator magnets.
3279 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
With a wide selection of coffee, and an even greater variety of mugs to choose from, this is a coffee lover's kind of place. Sure, Starbucks is only a block away, but you will not find the unusual cups and other trinkets. The coffee also has a worldly flavor with South America, Africa and more exotic coffee producers represented. There is plenty of chocolate and other candy, too. It is just what the doctor ordered for a day of shopping in this Bohemian part of town.
This unpretentious Eastside shoe shop deserves a second look. Serving the locals for more than half a century, the enormous selection offers sizes from 5-17 in a variety of widths. Although Al's Shoes & Boots carries a huge array of shoes, boots are its specialty. Look for the durable Dr. Martens, famous Tony Lamas, and entirely handmade boots. Accessories including laces, belts and socks are also available. The friendly staff is very helpful and knowledgeable.
These colorful, vibrant patterns keep alive the rich culture and history of Northwest Native Americans. Inspired by those people and their arts, Pendleton Woolen Mill Store offers beautiful robes, shawls, and blankets, plus pillows and other woolen products. These goods are not only appealing to the eyes, but warm to wear or sleep under. Browse here, and you are sure to find items to take home or to give as gifts. Produced since 1909, these woolen goods make wonderful souvenirs of Oregon.
3328 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
This little Hawthorne district perfume shop has been compared to the great 19th-century French perfume houses and the ambiance is part of the reason. More importantly, since 1987 the esteemed owner has delivered rarer potions than anyone in Portland has. You will find upscale, refined concoctions befitting royalty. In fact, one of their most recent acquisitions is 'Princess Grace'. Discover outstanding fragrances by Cartier, Lalique for Women, Kenzo, Evening in Paris by Bourjois and dozens more.
1140 North Hayden Meadows Drive Portland, OR 97217
Although this place offers sporting goods of absolutely all kinds, its automotive and camping gear make it a favorite among the adventuresome. It is a good store for children's gear, too. The selection is wide, and the sales offer good deals. This place also rents, repairs and services some sports equipment. Inside, you will find a Ticket master counter, where you can score seats for a show or for lift tickets at the local mountain. There are 17 locations throughout Oregon and Washington.
9710 Southeast Washington Street Portland, OR 97216
Named for the nearby interstate freeway, this mall offers more than 75 stores and some local flavor with the Emporium department store. Be sure to take in a movie before or after shopping. The mall is conveniently located near many other shops and restaurants; if what you are looking for is not inside this indoor strip mall, it is bound to be nearby. With all of the neighboring businesses, there is quite a selection of entertainment and shopping out here.