Amazing Sights, Smells, and Sounds- Portland International Rose Test Garden (Sight, Viewpoint)

After my visit to the Pittock Mansion I walked down through the Westover neighborhood and across Burnside up into Washington Park and to Portland’s famous Rose Gardens. Portland is known as the City of Roses and the Rose Gardens were formed in 1917 to preserve Europe’s finest roses from the bombing of World War I. […]

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Steaks Right on the Intercoastal- Houston’s (Fort Lauderdale/Pompano Beach, Steakhouse)

Before I flew out of Fort Lauderdale yesterday I met my aunt and uncle for lunch near the airport. I was hoping to check out Market 17, which my friends have raved about, but unfortunately they are only open during lunch for private parties. My uncle knows tons about South Florida and he recommended Houston’s […]

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