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* Article:  "The Best and Worst Things to Buy in August" from
* Feature:  "The Mercury’s Guide to Summer Fun in Portland—and Beyond!" from Portland Mercury
* Feature:  "Summer Guide 2018" from Willamette Week
* Feature:  "Summer Fun Guide 2018" from the Portland Tribune / Pamplin Media
* Article:  "Portland on the Cheap" from Amtrak's OnTrak magazine.  Article begins on page 47.
* Article:  "17 Winco Shopping Strategies That Will Save You Big Money" from the Oregonian
* Article:  "Portland hiking guide: The 20 best places to hike in the city" from the Oregonian
*Article:  "99 Delicious Dishes for $10 and Under: Portland Cheap Eats 2017" from the Oregonian
* Article:  "How to Enjoy Classical Music in Portland for a Song" from the Oregonian April 2017
* Publication feature: "A (Nearly) Complete Guide to Portland Comedy" from Paste magazine
* Online feature:   "Free for all: Favorite no-cost activities in Portland"
* Article:  "Portland Staycation: 39 ways to enjoy Portland, Oregon on a budget" from Frugal Living NW
* Publication feature:   "The Happy Hour Guide" from Willamette Week
* Publication feature:  "The Happiest Hours - Your Guide to More Than 75 of the City’s Best Happy Hours" from the Portland Mercury
* Publication feature:   "Cheap Life:  Living Well & Cheap in Portland" from Willamette Week
* Resource:  free tax preparation assistance from CASH Oregon
* Article:  "Free Family Fun in Portland, Around Oregon All Year Long"
* Article:  "How to Save Money at Target"
* Oroweat Bakery Outlet Store
* Gift Card Bonus Deals and Offers
* Halloween Restaurant Deals & Offers
* Cheap Eats at the Oregon Culinary Institute
* Dollar Book Fair
* Portland Area Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stands & U-Pick
* Beaches Restaurant Food Happy Hour
* Consumer Review Web Sites
* Sears Outlet Store
* Big Al's Happy Hour
* Portland Police Museum
* Mercy Corps Action Center
* Downtown Portland Savings and Discounts
* Buffalo Wild Wings Happy Hour
* Best Portland Trick or Treat Neighborhoods
* The People's Yoga
* Camping at Oregon State Parks
* Saving at Regal Cinemas
* Saving at Newport Bay Seafood Restaurants
* Saving at Burgerville
* Saving at the Oregon Zoo
* Portland Garage Sales
* Rock Bottom Brewery Happy Hour
* Saving at Papa Murphy's
* Historic Belmont Firehouse Museum
* Portland Ultimate Frisbee
* Portland Shared Housing Resources
* Red Star Tavern Happy Hour
* McGrath's Fish House
* Saving at Chevy's Fresh Mex
* Saving Money at the Fuel Pump
* Where to Find Cheap Stuff To Do in PDX
* Saving at Red Robin
* Gift Card Bonuses and Discounts
* Free DVD Rentals
* A.M. Northwest
* Franz Bakery Outlets
* Electric Castle's Wunderland
* Free Movies and Sneak Previews
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- Culture on the Cheap:  the Oregonian's guide for classical music, theater, dance and visual arts on the cheap...a must read!
- Willamette Week's "Recession Buster"
- 'How to live cheap in Portland'
- 'Get a Great Deal on Anything'
- 'More Ways to Get a Great Deal on Anything'
- 25 Ways to Save More Each Month

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