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Downtown Portland’s most interesting new meal spot could be described as an indoor food cart pod, or maybe a slightly upmarket food court.
But whatever you want to call Pine Street Market, one thing it’s clearly short of is bike parking.
A few weeks ago, when I met a friend there, I resorted to something I’ve never had to do since moving to Portland: locking my bike to the plumbing outside a nearby building.
This is such an odd situation in Portland, which usually excels at commercial bike parking above all else, that it’s been drawing attention: