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Best things to do in Portland

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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Neighbourhood
“multi-ethnic residential area with great schools, playgrounds, 15 min from center of Portland, near Falmouth line. ”
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“I will go here for a drink or appetizer as I wait on my table to be ready at Boda! ”
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“Nice cool spot in the summer with the breezes coming off the water. You can explore the rocky beach and it's a great spot for a picnic on the grass in the shade. They also have a few tables there with built in chess/checker boards! ”
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“Fantastic cuisine. Have a romantic dinner, or just yummy goodness, and stroll home, so you do not drink and drive. ”
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“Local Art, Gifts and Coastal Inspired Home Decor... My favorite shop, but I'm biased! It's my mother's shop filled with her hand-painted glassware, picket fence fish and lots, lots more!”
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Bakery
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Premise
“Right by the entrance of the Saint Lawrence theater, you'll find a white plastic mailbox with a "woof" sticker on it. It's usually full with dog treats.”
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Route
“This is a great local market. It's small, but they stock all the essentials. Wine, cheese, bread, meats, fruits and vegetables, sauces, spices, dairy, crackers, chips pre-made things, etc. ”
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Restaurant
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Point of Interest
“SailMaine is a community sailing center based on the Portland waterfront. Providing affordable access to the water through community sailing. We offer sailing Programs, & Boat Rentals. SailMaine hosts several events throughout the year, including regattas, fun races, social events and special sailing events. Our events are meant to get more people out on the water and build community around sailing. Come on down, get involved and get sailing!”
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Church
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