Remind us never to spend another dime in this city again!
Strap on your favorite faux leather dancing shoes and break out the party tofu…Portland has been named the Most Vegan-Friendly City in the U.S. for 2016.
At Paul McCartney’s Moda Center show on Friday, the singer and PETA Vice President Dan Mathews presented Mayor Charlie Hales with a bouquet of roses carved from vegetables.
“Here in Portland, we love our environment, wildlife and pets, and our local economy reflects that—from sustainable operations, to reuse of materials, to vegan fare,” said Mayor Hales, according to a press release sent out by PETA. “We are honored to be recognized by PETA and Sir Paul McCartney for living our values.”
Sir Paul, the only Beatle who is also a knight, has been a vegetarian since the ’70s and is a huge proponent of “Meat-Free Mondays.”
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