If you're considering giving your bathroom a facelift, you may be wondering if you can do it yourself. The answer is: probably not. Bathroom remodeling requires detailed plumbing and tile work that calls for professional contractors. Let's consider a few factors that might reveal why. Does DIY Bathroom Remodeling Actually Save Money? The Do it… Continue reading Can I Redo My Bathroom Myself?
Bathroom remodeling can be a daunting task. But it doesn't have to be! If you're looking for some tips on how to remodel your bathroom, you've come to the right place. In this blog post, we'll talk about the most important steps that you shouldn't skip when remodeling your bathroom. We'll also give you some… Continue reading What Is the Best Way To Remodel a Bathroom?
Bathroom remodeling is one of the most popular home improvement projects. Typically, homeowners can expect to recoup over half the cost of a bathroom remodel when they sell their homes. Whether you're looking to update your entire bathroom or just give it a fresh look, it's important to know what the average bathroom remodel costs.… Continue reading How Much Does it Cost to Remodel an Average Size Bathroom?
The City's newest riverfront park is nine acres on the Willamette River waterfront, just north of Roehr Park and the Oswego Pointe area. It has a covered platform with panoramic views of the river, as well as a ring of basalt columns inscribed with William Stafford's poetry (the Stafford Stones). A timber and stone picnic… Continue reading Foothills Park
The Lake Oswego Preservation Society is a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers. Its goal is to preserve, protect, and promote the historic architecture of Lake Oswego while also encouraging Lake Oswego to appreciate the social, economic, and environmental benefits of preservation. Any amount is helpful! The Lake Oswego Landmarks Society does not have paid… Continue reading Lake Oswego Preservation Society
The City of Lake Oswego's newest community park is Hazelia Field at Luscher Farm. It features the city's first artificial turf athletic field, a 1.5-acre wetland, two dog parks, a playground, restroom facilities, a parking lot, and trail access to the Stafford Basin Trail, which was just completed. The park is the first city park… Continue reading Hazelia Field at Luscher Farm
If musicals and shows are what interest you, then this is where you need to visit! The Lakewood Theater Company is a well-known and successful artist in the community, and it is at the heart of Lakewood Center for the Arts! In 1952, a group of people living in Lake Oswego decided that their town… Continue reading Lakewood Center for the Arts
The city's first and most unique, Rogers Park is Lake Oswego's most diverse community park. The park is located on the Willamette River, where it has been a site of significant Native American activity for 10,000 years as well as the epicenter of Lake Oswego's industrial iron history. There are athletic fields, tennis courts, a… Continue reading George Rogers Park
The Lake Oswego Farmers' Market has everything you need to sample the region's top agricultural and food items! There's a lot of great stuff for everyone, from delicious fruit and vegetables to delectable meats, fish, shellfish, nuts, cheeses, handmade baked goods, jams and jellies, salsas, and hummus. After two years of falling in line with… Continue reading Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market
The McLoughlin house will give you quite the historic visit! Dr. John McLoughlin and his wife Marguerite resided at Fort Vancouver until January 1846, when he retired from service with the Hudson's Bay Company. Dr. McLoughlin was the doctor who oversaw a huge fur trading business that stretched from Northern California to Alaska while serving… Continue reading McLoughlin House
Are you ready for a waterfall adventure? Most folks aren't aware that Willamette Falls offers more than just stopping at one of the two viewpoints along Interstate 205 or Highway 99E. It's a natural resource with a long history that continues to this day on the Willamette River. In recent years, the Willamette Falls Heritage… Continue reading Willamette Falls
A self-guiding walk through Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park will expose you to breathtaking vistas of creeks and waterfalls, as well as mountain biking on the park's dedicated trails. The picnic area, surrounded by bigleaf maple trees, is close to restrooms and parking. Beavers, red foxes, black-tailed deer, pileated woodpeckers, and cottontail bunnies may be… Continue reading Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park
Visiting the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is a great way to learn about the history of Oregon! The Interpretive Center is a subterranean museum of historical artifacts and events. The Interpretive Center has hands-on exhibits where costumed interpreters describe the difficulties of packing for a cross-country journey. Free to enter, little ones… Continue reading End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
The Museum of the Oregon Territory is a must-see for any visitor to Portland. Visit how Willamette Falls affected the area's economy and see how it transformed the landscape. The earliest settlers left their possessions, photographs, and documents in Clackamas County, which is home to Native American petroglyphs and artifacts as well as original items… Continue reading Museum of the Oregon Territory
So what is there to see at the Canemah Bluff Nature Park in Oregon City, Oregon? Start with meadows filled with spring wildflowers and views of Willamette Falls. Then add ferny forests and a historical graveyard to the mix for even more incentive to go on this 1.7-mile stroll. Camas lilies at Canemah Bluff Nature… Continue reading Canemah Bluff Nature Park