WWW links:

  http://www.trimet.org  Our public transportation, bus scedules and connections to our light rail lines
http://www.mapclicks.com  Click on Portland and check out all the trendy and quant hot spots around town.  We are located in SE, (Our local area is Belmont, Hawthorne, Clinton, Division) so you can see that side of town on the map, BUT also on the left is a column of all the areas around town.  This is a great site to see everything broken down by Restaurants, Entertainment, shops, map of streets... it has it all. 
http://www.mapclicks.com/Portland-Art-Museum
http://www.omsi.edu
www.oregonzoo.org
http://www.portlandcm.org    Children's Museum
 http://www.mapclicks.com/the-historic-belmont-firehouse
http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/belmont.html
http://www.portlandneighborhood.com/hawthorne.html
If you want to make your trip carless, we have 2 local bike companies that RENT all types of bikes:
http://clevercycles.com   is are located on 9th and Hawthorne and
http://joe-bike.com  is located on 40th and Hawthorne, walking distance to our properties.