7 Deadly Sins of Summer

Summer is short in Portland. That means we do everything in our power to work less, party more and generally exercise our vices during long sunshine-y days and balmy nights. We're just here to make sure the spot suits the sin.

Updated: August 23, 2010

7 Deadly Sins in Portland: Anger

7 Deadly Sins in Portland: Envy

7 Deadly Sins in Portland: Gluttony


5425 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211

What could be more deliciously gluttonous than a four-course prix fixe brunch? Something sweet, something eggy, potatoey and meaty, a cheese or salad course and a rich dessert accompanied by French press coffee or freshly squeezed juice all before noon--and in the company of jovial strangers. Ah, gluttony tastes good.

7 Deadly Sins in Portland: Greed

Aces Players Club

2443 Se Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202

Feed your greed at Aces. This close-in poker club hosts daily Texas Holdem tournaments, Sit-N-Go's, Satellites and deep stack tournaments. All entry money is distributed to players.

7 Deadly Sins in Portland: Lust

Acropolis Steakhouse

8325 SE Mcloughlin Blvd, Portland, OR 97202

Whether with the female form or a fat, juicy steak, this Portland institution will feed your lust and appetite. Four stages, 51 beers on tap and $5 steak dinners that are actually good. Yes, that should keep you busy `til morning.

7 Deadly Sins in Portland: Pride

Someday Lounge

125 NW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

You know you look good. So why not let everyone in on your little secret? Put on something slick on head to The Fix, Someday's weekly down-n-dirty dance party. DJ Rev Shines of the Lifesavas spins hip-hop, soul and funk. You show `em what you're working with.

7 Deadly Sins in Portland: Sloth

Girl Friday Home Svc

4548 N Albina Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Sure, go ahead and live like a slob. When you decide you actually care about dating again, give the crew at Girl Friday a call. If you're lucky, they'll be able to whip your apartment into submission before Saturday night.