West coast sensibility.
New York state of mind.
Why we love New York
The biggest city in America | Central Park | Statue of Liberty | A brewer Matthew Vassar founded one of the most respected colleges 150 years ago | Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee | Andy Warhol | Kossar’s Bagels | Ace Hotel | Tribeca Film Festival | Birthplace of the American comic book | World’s Smallest Church (3.5′ × 6′) | Most bike messengers in country | Celebration of the big and famous
Why we love Portland
The greenest city in America (don’t tell Chicago) | Forest Park | Portlandia, second largest copper statue in U.S | Microbrew capital of the world (more breweries here than in Cologne, Germany) | Gus Van Sant, Matt Groening, Will Vinton | The Dandy Warhols | Stumptown Coffee | Ace Hotel | Spike and Mike’s Twisted Animation Festival | Birthplace of zine-making and Dark Horse Comics | World’s Smallest Park (452 sq in) | Most bike commuters in country | Celebration of the authentic and yet to be discovered