Monthly Archive: February 2017

Danny Way – Portland’s Most Well-Known Professional Skateboarder

By PDX People Although skateboarding has been around since the 1960’s and 1970’s to some degree, the sport didn’t really take off until the 1980’s when skateboarders like Tony Hawk and Danny Way captured the imagination of skaters everywhere with their tricks and moves that were frequently published in magazines like Thrasher, movies and music …

Lance Blankenship – Former Major League Baseball Player, Coach And Business Owner From Portland

By PDX People PORTLAND, Ore. – Lance Blankenship is one of the most well-known Major League Baseball Players from Portland Oregon. Lance Robert Blankenship (born December 6, 1963) in Portland Oregon. Blankenship played during 1989 baseball season. Most fans remember the 1989 season well because of the World Series, and the earthquake which occurred on …

Mel Blanc – Voice Of Bugs Bunny and Countless Other Looney Tunes Characters

By PDX People In 2017 the Looney Tunes are just as popular today as they were when Bug’s Bunny and countless other Looney Tunes cartoons were being shown in the movies but what most people don’t know is that many of those cartoon character voices were voiced by Mel Blanc. Man of One Thousand Voices …

Union Station – Portland

Portland Union Station is an Amtrak train station near the west shore of the Willamette River in the Old Town Chinatown section of Portland, Oregon. The initial design for the station was created in 1882. Had the original plan been built, the station would have been the largest train station in the world.  A smaller …

PDX Bridges

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