Hollywood Theatre at PDX Will Soothe Travel Jitters
[posted: February 8th, 2019]
Air travel is just plain stressful. Of course, you know that.
Portland International Airport (PDX) offers the perfect antidote: movies.
Waiting for the plane to begin a three-week trip to visit friends and relatives, I discovered The Hollywood Theatre, a microcinema.
I walked in, sat down for 20 minutes, and the tension just melted away. I totally forgot I was at the airport. When I got up to head back to my gate, I was relaxed and had a smile on my face. The feeling was amazing.
A bonus: the movies are free. Just walk in and sit down. Stay for one of the short films (by Oregon filmmakers) or watch them all.
Here’s some background on its founding:
For the current movie line up, click here https://hollywoodtheatre.org/airport/now-playing/
Photographer’s Corner: The Hawthorne Bridge
[posted: January 9th, 2019]
Built in 1910, the Hawthorne Bridge is a truss bridge with a vertical lift that spans the Willamette River in Portland — the oldest vertical-lift bridge in operation in the United States, and the oldest highway bridge in Portland.
This photo was taken from the offices of Travel Portland, Portland’s official agency for tourism.
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