In case you've been worried that it's been forgotten this year, fear not: The pre-holiday onslaught of pop-ups and group sales is steadily approaching. I freaking love these things. Far from a corny, namby pamby craft fair, the Portland standard is a clever, modern stylish affair where you can score thoughtful, locally produced gifts—often for a special deal. And frequently there's a theme. For instance on Nov 16 & 17, there's a men's-specializing event, called appropriately, Mr. Man happening at The Good Mod's new space at 1313 W Burnside. Click over to MOD for the full skinny on this overachieving affair, including retailers, pizza, mustache trims, and more.
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