Want to take a walk on the arty side? The NE Alberta Arts neighborhood, best known for “Last Thursday” festival during the summer months, isn’t just a hipster’s paradise. Flip through the photo gallery to discover where to shop, eat and soak up the general coolness of this neighborhood.

3. Find New Wheels at the Community Cycling Center

They’ve got a huge selection of refurbished bikes for sale, and a bunch of vintage bikes that will take you back to your own Beach Cruiser Days. And, how “Portland” is this? As a non-profit, proceeds from all sales and repairs are used for bike education programs for youth and adults.

Find It: 1700 NE Alberta St.

Did we miss one of your fam’s fave spots? Let us know!

— Cathie Ericson

all photos taken by the writer unless otherwise noted.