Econo Lodge Convention Center
305 N. Broadway
Portland, OR 97227
Phone: (503) 284-5181
Fax: (503) 287-9711
Snowboarders know where to go for the latest in cool gear. Located next door to the Mountain Shop, this store caters only to this particular sport. Enthusiasts will find everything to fulfill their wildest boarding fantasies. Boarders choose from a huge collection of K2 and other excellent boards. Other necessities such as boots, bindings, backpacks and outerwear are also available. Friendly, efficient service and the youthful atmosphere are added pluses.
With beautiful Mt. Hood staring at you the entire time you are in Portland, you owe it to yourself to get up there. Here is the place to find the finest gear around. Skiers and snowboarders will appreciate top-of-the-line stuff inside this northeast Portland store. Brands like Columbia, Rossignol, Airwalk and Burton can all be found, and the store will cover you from head to toe with apparel, equipment, service and rentals. The merchandise is far from cheap, but it is shiny-new. Next door is Castle Snowboard Shop, which specializes in boards with full repair service.
Big companies like Nike are turning what used to be the "hood" into another one of Portland's trendy, restored historic districts. This outlet store just got a face lift. The new factory shop occupies a modern brick building specially built for Nike. Posters of Nike lovers young and old hang in the store to show you how to "Just Do It" in true Nike style. The store sells almost the entire Nike line at prices well below retail. Also stop by Adidas Retail, Inc. up the street.
Gear up for your next outdoor adventure at Oregon Mountain Community. This outdoor shop carries exceptional quality outdoor clothing brands like The North Face, Royal Robbins, Gramicci and Patagonia. The focus at this outdoor retailer is mountaineering, rock climbing, hiking, backpacking and cross-country skiing gear. You will also find a large inventory of topographic maps and guidebooks. Catering to our canine pals, the store stocks dog packs and other dog gear made by Ruff Wear.
A baby-heaven of sorts, Posh Baby is abundant with child-friendly paraphernalia which includes blankets, swaddles, books, toys, puzzles, apparel, strollers, furniture and breastfeeding supplies. Cloth your child in the most delicate of fabrics that are not just bright and cute but are also harmless to your baby's soft skin. Organic and eco-friendly use of materials in their toys, blankets and games ensures that your baby makes progress in a protected environment. So shop at Posh Baby and maintain that satisfied smile of your family.
Don't be behind on the season's latest fashions, shop at one of America's most loved fashion brands - H&M. Located at the Lloyd Center, this outlet enjoys a central location, easily accessible from downtown. The collection is designed keeping a casual lifestyle in mind for both men and women; and sizes for every figure - from petite to extra curvy. Baby basics and kids' casual are also available, as are accessories and cosmetics. Watch out for the new arrivals and sales.
Formerly a Portland eyesore, The Standard Dairy has become the heart of urban living in the Eliot area. Only a mile northeast of downtown, this architecturally fascinating building provides residences, eateries such as Billy Reed's Restaurant, and several shops You will even find an Internet cafe and a laundromat. Bill Reed, an area developer, purchased the building in the 1980s. Today, he boasts environmental and community awareness in construction and use of space. Hours and credit card acceptance vary by merchant.
With almost 800 locations, Macy's remains America's favorite department store and in Portland you will find it across two locations. The outlet at Lloyd Center is huge and has everything under one roof - from bed & bath, home essentials, women and men's apparels, kids clothing, accessories to jewelery. The staff is professional and will help you find the product of your description so that you don't waste hours just browsing. Clearance sales and discounts make shopping at Macy's even more attractive. Check out the website for more information.
Floating World Comics is an exciting bookstore for artists and readers that showcases books that are a treasure to own and read. Curated books that are rare but make for a great read are also available at this store. Art shows held on a monthly basis at the store invites talented cartoonists to share and display their craft. A record store is also housed in the premises and is a great place to find music from across genres.
Scrap is aptly named so for it deals in reused items that can be fine pieces of stationery and craft supplies. It was started by a few teachers who wanted to reuse their art supplies. Thus, an idea was conceived, and today Scrap has become a leading store with an adjacent boutique displaying the creative works of artists. This eco-friendly store also organizes classes to teach people various hobbies that help in creatively recycling old materials.
An Oregon tradition, this open-air market comprised of tents, booths and sidewalk displays stretches from the Burnside Bridge to the Skidmore Fountain. Every batik wall hanging, tie-dyed T-shirt, papier-mache mask, glass sculpture and wooden trinket box is handmade, usually by the person manning the booth. Ask the craftspeople about their work or commission a one-of-a-kind item. Stroll around and watch magicians, listen to music or nosh on a world of food—from falafel to chowders and everything in between. Credit card acceptance varies from vendor to vendor.
Fill all your fine jewelry needs in one convenient location. Browse the unusually elegant designs by the acclaimed Jay C. Raymonds, who can custom-create anything you desire or just the standard, well-cut diamond. With their quality and design, the owners have earned the trust of locals since 1983. Financing is available. While you are visiting this spot in the newly trendy Pearl district, ask for a map of local shops and dining.