13. That giant, two-hour line? Those people are waiting for brunch.
And yes, that brunch consists of eggs and bacon, and costs $12. Toast might be extra.
14. We have indeed been drinking
Portland’s reputation as a drinking town is very, very real, thanks in no small part to the fact that we've got movie theaters, record stores, barber shops, arcades, art galleries, museums, and outdoor markets that're also bars.
15. Don’t even think about putting your plastic cup in the “compost” section of the trash
Yes, we have three different types of garbage. Learn it, live it.
16. Think ABCs and 123s when you’re lost
The streets in NW Portland are numbered from East to West and alphabetical from South to North. Somehow, though, people can’t figure out how to get from 21st and Quimby to 23rd and Pettygrove.