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Live Large for Less!
Think you have to earn big bucks to live big in the City of Roses? Think again.
Portland is full of free and ridiculously inexpensive stuff—you just need to know where to look. Leave it to “The Cheap Bastard” to uncover all the ins and outs and exclusive bargains to be had, and to tell you the real deal with wit and humor.
The Cheap Bastards Guide to Portland, Oregon, shows you how to find free or low-cost:
• Entrance to plays, films, concerts, open mics, and museums, as well as the zoo, pools, and other great places for family fun
• Recreational activities of all sorts, including skiing, snowboarding, golfing, and yoga
• Food—from burgers, banh mi, small plates, and tacos to gourmet food carts and breakfast favorites.
• Haircuts, manicures, and massages
With The Cheap Bastards Guide to Portland, Oregon, anyone can enjoy the good life
Cheap Bastard's Guide to Portland, OR details endless free and inexpensive opportunities available in The City of Roses from theater, concerts, and museums to wine tastings, yoga classes, haircuts, and massages--for native and visiting cheapskates alike. Written in a fun, humorous tone, this unique guide offers sound advice on how to live the good life on the cheap!
About the Author
Rachel Dresbeck, a writer and editor, has observed and written about Portland for a variety of publications. She was educated at Whitman College and the University of Oregon, has taught writing and literature at Portland Community College, University of Oregon, and Oregon Health and Science University.