One of several characters part of a public art project embedded in the sidewalk at the Providence Park light rail station in Portland, Oregon. I didn’t notice them until my last visit to the city back in December — assuming they’ve been there for a while.
The significance of the name of this Portland drinking establishment, Sidebar, didn’t hit me until just recently. It’s attached to a brewery. (Duh!) The photo is from my brief visit there a couple of months ago.
When art and public works come together: This elaborate and illustrative manhole cover can be found on the multiuser pathway on the west side of the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Oregon. It’s street art in the purest sense of the term. Snapped this picture on a visit there last month.
It turns out there is a series of signs such as this one, put up in parts of Portland to promote a comic strip based on the life of (you guessed it) sea gulls. I guess I’ll have to find the rest of them next time I’m visiting!