by Elli Metz
March 6, 2001
Portland's Hawthorne district cured me.
It's a fabulous place -- narrow streets lined with tiny, independent shops (you won't find a Blockbuster here, though I believe there's a Starbucks if you crave a little bit of mass-marketed coffee while shopping). It is mainly geared for those with a disposable income -- however, the people milling about don't seem to know that, or care. It's a very accepting place.
Some of the things along Hawthorne that you can't miss:
The Hawthorne is a must-see while you're here.
From journal A Former Local's Advice: Portland, Oregon