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the firehouse

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This filming location for Portlandia was featured in Episode 2, Season 1. The Firehouse is where the well-traveled couple of Kathy and Dave (Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein) are all in a tizzy over a dog being tied to a "piece of metal."

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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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pcc library

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The Portland Community College Cascade Library serves as an Episode 1, Season 1 filming location for Portlandia. This is where The Sherlock Holmies compete in Portland's Adult Hide-and-Seek League.

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aliki farms

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In the first episode of Portlandia, the overly zealous organic couple, Peter and Nancy, travel to the country to find the home of their free-range chicken, Collin. They end up at Aliki Farms, under the spell of the charismatic cult leader, Aliki (Jason Sudeikis).

The filming location is really an organic co-op farm called Wealth Underground Farm, about 10 miles north of downtown Portland. I'm not sure if you will get sucked into a cult if you go there.

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the gilt club

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The Gilt Club is featured in the first episode of Portlandia. The sketch is where Peter and Nancy (Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein) are overly concerned about the organic/fair trade/emotional status of their meal, and they decide to investigate further on their own.

"Is it local?"
"Yes."
"Let me ask you again. Is it local?"

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