Sunday Parkways launched (1)________ amazing years ago, and next year we will celebrate our (2) ________ ride in North Portland. Here is a look at Sunday Parkways and Portland by the numbers:
You might not know this, but Portland loves to bike and roll! In fact, about (3) ________ % of our commuters bike in comparison to the national average of 0.5% across the country. In addition, we love walking! (4) _________of kids (K-8th grade) walk to school.
We are also serious about flowers here. Which may be why we are known as the (5) _____ City. In fact, (6) ________ Park, on the North Sunday Parkway route includes the city’s first public rose garden, community center and Portland’s second oldest playground. This park completed in 1913 was purchased in 1909 for $60,000 and was originally owned by businesswoman Liverpool Liz who used it as a site for a roadhouse and racetrack.
In Portland, we are also known for our love of a good drink, whether that is a good cup of homegrown kombucha or a beer. This year, Sunday Parkways collaborated with local brewery (7) ________ to create the Portland Parkways Premium Pilsner.
On last lagniappe question! Do you know the meaning of the Chinook word Kʰunamokwst?
As we ease into Autumn and Winter, we enter the (8) _______ season that makes our dear city so famously green. Let's keep our hearts warm with thoughts of spring just around the corner. Until then, we would like to leave you with just a touch of magic.
See you in 2019 Portland!
Key: (1) 11 (2) 50 (3) 7% (4) 42% (5) Rose (6) Peninsula (7) Lompoc (8) rainy (Lagniappe) together