Where adults in Portland go to feel like a kid again, whether it be shops for video games, collectibles toys, or crafts, or places reminiscent of a bygone era.
Head straight to the back of CD Game Exchange to the one & two dollar movies for a cheap night in. Keep it or return it to get some $$ back.
If you don't enter Collage with a particular project in mind, you need not worry, strolling through the aisles of miniature everything, chains, stamps, and paper products will inspire several. And if you need a spot to work on that project, they have that too. Rent out their workshop classroom by the hour, as an individual or group.
Floating World Comics offers a subscription box service, like some other comic shops, but here if you spend a certain amount per month you get a certain discount. Cool.
Screaming Sky Gallery is an inviting adult playground full of collectibles and culture. Special props for the Law & Order coloring book.
Pattie's may take the (pan)cake for Most Confusing Dining Experience. One part diner, one part costume shop, two parts Avon Lady garage, the experience is not-miss. Order something cheap and dine with a mannequin.
With an emphasis on toys of Asian pop art persuasion, Missing Link fills the gap between kitschy bric-a-brac and socially progressive tees.