Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
36 locals recommend ·
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The hippy heart of Portland. Tons of shops and restaurants of every kind. Great people watching
Hawthorne Boulevard is a short walk from the John Barleycorn Home, and unlike Division Street, Alberta and Mississippi, really hasn't changed that much in 25 years. More of a hippy vibe still going on and a fun street to eat and shop independent.
Starting at about Cesar Chavez Blvd (formerly 39th St), head down toward the river (38th, 37th, etc.) and explore the myriad and bizarre shops, the sort of thing you'd expect to see in an episode of Portlandia. Spend too much, drink in the hipster vibe, have Ben & Jerry's ice cream, then try to…