Category Archives: Things to Do in Lake Oswego

5 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in January

Lake Oswego Reads Kickoff Free Book Giveaway. This year’s community book selection is the New York Times bestseller, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson. The author provides a well-researched lens through which to examine caste systems and … Continue reading

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Halloween Covid-Style in Lake Oswego

When it comes to the holidays, I’d like to improvise on Oregon’s tourism slogan to say, “Covid Holidays: They Look Different Here.” We’ve already seen Lake Oswegans’ Covid renditions of birthday and graduation parties, weddings and anniversaries. The Fourth of … Continue reading

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SUPPORT LAKE OSWEGO RESTAURANTS OPEN FOR TAKEOUT DURING COVID-19 (AND CELEBRATE ARBOR WEEK)

One of the hardest-hit industries during this COVID-19 epidemic has been the restaurant business. But here in Lake Oswego, many food establishments are doing their best to stay open on a takeout/delivery basis. And many of them are supporting each … Continue reading

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7 Ideas for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In and Around Lake Oswego

It may be a little too early to be wearin’ the green for St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s not too early to be planning how you’ll celebrate it. Since I’m 99.8% Irish, I have a few ideas to offer both … Continue reading

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5 Things We Love About March in Lake Oswego

There are lots of reasons to love Lake Oswego—at least 1,000 considering I’ve been posting 52 reasons every year since 2011! Here are five more specific to the month of March: THE ODD COUPLE. The Lakewood Theatre Company brings us … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Why Moving to Lake Oswego is Good for Your Health

  By now we all know that being physically active is good for you. Did you know that your odds for being physically active go up because you live in Lake Oswego? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently … Continue reading

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7 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Lake Oswego

One of the first things people notice when moving to Lake Oswego is how green everything is. The not-so-secret ingredient is rain and we average about 6 ½ inches in February so best to have a Rainy Day plan in … Continue reading

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7 Things We Love About February in and Around Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego Reads. Lake Oswego is in its 14th year of bringing the community together through a myriad of activities centered around one book. This year’s selection is Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush that examines … Continue reading

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10 Coffee Shops in Lake Oswego Worth Checking Out (Not Counting the 8 Starbucks)

If you’re like my wife you don’t need an excuse to discover a new coffee shop. But if you do, the cold wet days that can show up when you are living in Lake Oswego can provide just that. And … Continue reading

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Check out these spooky Lake Oswego neighborhoods daring you to come trick-or-treating

One way to spot trick-or-treat friendly neighborhoods in Lake Oswego is to drive around looking for homes that have decked themselves out with all things spooky, eerie and scary. I’ve done some of the homework for you both in a … Continue reading

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