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History of Portland Japanese Garden

KGW (local NBC affiliate) is broadcasting their News at Sunrise show live from the Garden for two weeks during the Tokyo Olympics. As part of their series “Our Shared Journey”, KGW is featuring local stories of the shared connections between Japan and Oregon, including the history of Portland Japanese Garden. For the full coverage with the

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KGW Interviews Steve Bloom, CEO

KGW News at Sunrise’s Brenda Braxton interviews Steve Bloom, CEO of Portland Japanese Garden. KGW is broadcasting live from the Garden for two weeks during the Tokyo Olympics. Read more here.

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Connected Communities

Throughout the 2021 Summer Olympics, KGW’s Sunrise team will be producing a few special pieces that highlight Portland Japanese Garden and our expression of Japanese culture, tradition, and aesthetics.

Explore the benefits of membership at Portland Japanese Garden.

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KOIN6 Visits Newly Reopened Umami Café

Kohr Harlan with KOIN6 visits the recently reopened Umami Café to learn about the new menu and the art of tea. Learn about the one-of-a-kind immersive tea experience at the Umami Café and make reservations before your visit!

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NBC News: How to Create a Japanese Garden

In a recent article by NBC News, Portland Japanese Garden is highlighted as an expert in Japanese garden design. Learn about the characteristics of a Japanese garden, benefits, key features, and how to design your own.

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Support Portland’s AAPI Community: Portland Monthly

Portland Monthly shared ways to support Portland’s AAPI community by curating businesses and organizations you can buy from, donate to, volunteer, or visit. Portland Monthly kindly spotlighted Portland Japanese Garden for our dedication to inclusivity, anti-racism, and building cultural understanding.

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KOIN 6 NEWS: Rediscovering Portland Gems

KOIN 6 News visited Portland Japanese Garden to explore signs of spring. Kohr Harlan states, “Now with spring here and hope coming into a clearer view as far as the pandemic goes, people are rediscovering the jewel of Portland’s West Hills, Portland Japanese Garden.” Thank you to KOIN 6 News for visiting and bringing the beauty

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KOIN 6 NEWS: Portland Japanese Garden “A Balm for the Soul”

“Fall is a change of the seasons and it’s also a great time to take in some fall colors. Portland Japanese Garden is one place where dramatic color changes are taking place for the next several weeks.” Thank you to KOIN 6 News for taking a moment to enjoy some fall colors at Portland Japanese Garden.

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Winner of “Best Garden” in Portland

Portland Japanese Garden has won first place in the “Best Garden” category of Willamette Week’s 2020 Best of Portland Readers Poll. With over 240,000 votes cast, we are honored to be recognized by our community and hope to continue to serve as a place of peace and respite right here in Portland. Read the full