Monthly Archives: August 2011

5 Reasons why during summertime, the livin’ is easy in Lake Oswego, Oregon

When DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin wrote the lyrics for “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” for the opera Porgy and Bess, they could have used Lake Oswego, Oregon for inspiration. This city knows how to do summer. Here are … Continue reading

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Jay Leno’s Guide to the Oswego Heritage Council’s 12th Annual Collector Car and Classic Boat Show

Jay Leno loves classic cars as his Jay Leno’s Garage website will attest. From a 1906 Baker Electric to a 2006 Corvette, Leno has amassed a collection any serious car buff would covet. So what would he say about this … Continue reading

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4 Reasons why Jimmy Buffett would like to get invited to Lake Oswego’s Hot August Nights

1. It’s a Margaritaville state of mind. Setting sun, boats on the lake, forecast in the 80s, friends gathered to listen to music—who has any cares? That’s about as close to a carefree island lifestyle as you can get this … Continue reading

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Why Michelangelo would have loved Lake Oswego’s Gallery Without Walls

In her book, The Annotated Mona Lisa, Carol Strickland argues that Michelangelo did more than anyone to elevate the status of the artist. The famous sculptor would applaud the Arts Council of Lake Oswego’s efforts to do the same. A … Continue reading

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