Thursday April 26, 2012 | 09:34 AM

Folks from the Portland Downtown District and Portland Buy Local gave away bags o' local goodies this morning in honor of Portland Downtown Worker Appreciation Day.


Bag-giving booths were set up in three downtown locations as people filed into work: Monument Square, Post Office Park and in front of the Portland Museum of Art. The free goodie bags were chock full of appreciation (in the form of coupons, stickers and a bar of chocolate!).

Coupons came from a host of local businesses: acupuncture at Zenkai, a free cupcake with bowl of soup at Kamasouptra, two free movie rentals at Videoport, 20% off at Lalo Boutique, and loads more. And let's not forget the free coffee and baked goods.

Thanks, PDD and Buy Local. We feel appreciated. And we appreciate you, too.


About the Author

Subscribe to the
Out Going RSS

Shannon Bryan, content producer for MaineToday Media, likes exploring Maine - from mattress races to cardboard boats, she's into the weird stuff.

Karen Beaudoin, online editor for MaineToday Media, likes knowing the important things - like who's just opened their deck for a sunny afternoon beer and what Portland's eclectic set of street performers are up to.

Subscribe to the
Out Going RSS

Previous entries

August 2012

July 2012

June 2012

May 2012

April 2012

March 2012


January 2012

December 2011

November 2011

August 2011

July 2011

June 2011

May 2011

April 2011

March 2011

February 2011

January 2011

November 2010

October 2010

September 2010

August 2010

Further Discussion

Here at we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)
Prefer to respond privately? Email us here.