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normandale park

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Dave and Kath bring their rescue dog Quicksilver to the Normandale Park dog park in season 2 of Portlandia.

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shooting star preschool

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Portlandia's helicopter parents work hard to get Grover into Shooting Star Preschool in season 2. These scenes were shot at Buckman Elementary (long name: Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School) in Southeast Portland.

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olympic provisions

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The dream of the 1890s is alive at Olympic Provisions in Portland.

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trek in the park

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Trek in the Park is a real thing put on by theater company Atomic Arts during the summer. So far they have performed the classic Star Trek episodes "Amok Time", "Space Seed", "Mirror Mirror", "Journey to Babel" and "The Trouble With Tribbles."

In 2012 Trek in the Park relocated to Cathedral Park.

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portland city hall

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In Episode 2, Season 1 of Portlandia, Fred and Carrie visit the mayor (Kyle MacLachlan) and get roped into writing Portland's theme song. The mayor is adamant about it not sounding like Seattle.

The role of the mayor's assistant is played by actual Portland mayor Sam Adams.

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