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Chapel Hill

4380 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 3 pm – 2 am 971.255.0157 For centuries, churches were one of the main gathering places for people to congregate in towns and cities all over …

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Laurelhurst Home Tour

The Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association holds its first home tour Sunday, September 9 from 11 am to 4 pm. Six homes of varying architectural styles and features will open to the …

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RIP Changes Demographics

By Midge Pierce Shocked by ​a ​planning ​commission recommendation​​ to ​add more multi-units to internal lots ​​in the proposed Residential Infill Project (RIP)​ and include virtually all R2-R10 zones that …

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New oak and elm trees

The new oak and elm trees gracing Cesar Chavez and Lincoln are thanks to a BES city program that encourages businesses to plant trees. All Weitzer Company had to do …

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Buckman June 2018

By Susan Lindsay Buckman Board Elections: Thursday, June 14th, 7pm: Buckman residents: You’re Invited!! Buckman Community Association Board Elections June 14th, 7pm. There’s five open slots to fill with either …

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South Tabor June 2018

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno May was the STNA Annual Meeting and Elections.  The following were elected to a two-year term from June 2018 through May 2020:  Tina Kimmey as SE …

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Mt. Tabor June 2018

  By Laura Smith Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) held their board elections at the May meeting. Six new board members were elected in addition to the re-election of 11 …

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North Tabor June 2018

  By Joshua Carey, North Tabor Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday, June 19, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch.  The meeting is open to the public. To contact the board, …

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HAND June 2018

  By Jill Riebesehl At Hosford-Abernethy’s May 15 general board meeting, we held annual elections and heard from three Portlanders deeply invested in making the Willamette River–which borders the neighborhood …

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HBBA June 2018

HBBA Co-Pres.: Julia Hanfling, Greg Harris Contact: administrator@hawthornepdx.com Facebook.com/hawthornepdx Board meetings: Second Wednesdays at 8 am        Western Seminary Bueermann Hall, Room 201            …

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Wellness Word June 2018

Editor’s note: Wellness Word is an informational column which is not meant to replace a health care professional’s diagnosis, treatment or medication. Mind-body medicine refers to the interconnectedness of one’s …

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What’s in a Name?

By Midge Pierce A name change for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) to the Office of Community and Civic Life has surprised observers who wonder if the new label …

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Preservation Gets Its Turn

By Midge Pierce Preservationists, thwarted by Portland’s perceived pro-growth demolition practices, finally have a turn at the mike. To launch its Historic Resources code process that calls for identifying, protecting …

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Affordable housing crisis

By Don Mac Gillivray Yes, Portland is in a housing crisis and yes, affordability is a problem for many residents. Portland has always had an affordable housing problem for those …

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Wellness Word Jan 2018

Editor’s note: Wellness Word is an informational column which is not meant to replace a health care professional’s diagnosis, treatment or medication. It Is Not Exercise, But Physical Fitness That …

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Belmont Jan 2018

BABA President: Constance Ihrke                Email: cli825@msn.com Meetings: Second Thur. 9 am Historic Belmont Firehouse, 900 SE 35th belmontbusiness.org Belmont District Membership Drive: New …

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Hawthorne Jan 2018

HBBA Pres.: Hilda Stevens, BAZI Contact: administrator@hawthornepdx.com Facebook.com/hawthornepdx Board meetings: Second Wednesdays at 8 am        Western Seminary Bueermann Hall, Room 201              …

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Division / Clinton Jan 2018

DCBA Pres.: Jean Baker email mjeanbaker@peoplepc.com Meetings: 3rd Tuesday OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond  7:30 am  3930 SE Division divisionclinton.com Change is coming to Division Clinton. In January, we elect …

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Montavilla Jan 2018

By Amanda Rhoads Montavilla Neighborhood Association had an incredible election on October 9, with 22 candidates running for 11 board seats, and over 200 neighbors casting ballots. Since then, the …

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South Tabor Jan 2018

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno While STNA does not hold a board/general meeting in December, on December 20, board president Duane Hanson announced an emergency meeting to address the City’s land …

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Seismic Retrofits for URMs

Artwork by Aaron Trotter – a wonderful local artist. Check out more of his work @ https://www.illustratedplayingcards.com/ Property owners throughout Portland are preparing for an imminent event of historic proportions that could …

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Belmont Nov 2017

BABA President: Constance Ihrke                Email: cli825@msn.com Meetings: Second Thur. 9 am Historic Belmont Firehouse, 900 SE 35th BELMONT PASSPORT: Last month over $1,000 in …

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Hawthorne Nov 2017

HBBA Pres.: Hilda Stevens, BAZI Contact: administrator@hawthornepdx.com Facebook.com/hawthornepdx Board meetings: Second Wednesdays at 8 am        Western Seminary Bueermann Hall, Room 201              …

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South Tabor November 2017

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno Our October STNA meeting opened with an introduction to a book about one of our most esteemed neighbors, an artist, historian, effective and generous leader by …

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Richmond November 2017

By Susan Beal   The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on October 9 from 7-9 pm at Waverly Heights Church, SE 33rd and Woodward Street. Meetings are normally …

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Mt. Tabor November 2017

  By Laura Smith The proposed traffic diverters at SE 50th and Lincoln continue to be a concern of residents in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood. To bring more neighbors into …

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North Tabor November 2017

  By Cathy Riddell North Tabor Neighborhood Association’s annual meeting drew an audience of about 80 on a weeknight to meet with Mayor Ted Wheeler and, it was hoped, participate …

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Equinox Celebrations

By Right Rev. Roland Lakey Most of us know that at some time in September, we have what is called an equinox.  Many know that translates, from the Latin, as …

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HAND Oct 17

By Jill Riebesehl Over the summer the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood (HAND) welcomed several new members to the board; had a blast representing the neighborhood at the Division-Clinton Business Association’s street fair; …

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Mt. Tabor Oct 17

By Laura Smith Proposed traffic diverters generated a lot of conversation at the September meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA). After hearing feedback from attendees at the July …

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Richmond Oct 17

By Rob Mumford The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on September 11 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. RNA meetings are held in the …

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South Tabor Oct 17

By Ute Munger   The recent 8th annual Harvest Fest was another success with various vendors representing other neighborhoods and diverse handcrafted wares as well as opportunities for small businesses …

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Montavilla Oct 17

By Robyn Head Neighbors are encouraged to attend the Montavilla Neighborhood Association board election meeting in October. All eleven positions on the Board of Directors are up for election, including …

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North Tabor Oct 17

By Cathy Riddell Providence Portland Medical Center’s annual meeting with neighbors in North Tabor and Laurelhurst  is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, 7 pm at the Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, …

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BABA Oct 17

BABA President: Constance Ihrke                Email: cli825@msn.com Meetings: Second Thur. 9 am Historic Belmont Firehouse, 900 SE 35th TRINKETS AND TREATS: Businesses from 33rd …

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HBBA Oct 17

HBBA Pres.: Hilda Stevens, BAZI Facebook.com/hawthornepdx Board meetings: Second Wednesdays at 8 am        Western Seminary Bueermann Hall, Room 201              5511 SE …

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DCBA Oct 17

DCBA Pres.: Jean Baker email mjeanbaker@peoplepc.com Meetings: 3rd Tuesday OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond  7:30 am  3930 SE Division During VEG Week, October 9 – 14, Division Clinton’s vegetarian and …

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La Leña

By Nancy Tannler 1864 SE Hawthorne Blvd. lalenapdx.com 503.946.1157 Tue – Thur 12 – 10 pm Fri 12–10:30 pm Sat Sun 4:30–10:30 pm Mon Closed For the less traveled among …

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Virtuous Pie

By Nancy Tannler 1126 SE Division St.  virtuouspie.com  503.334.2073 Mon – Fri 8 am – 11 pm Sat, Sun 9 am – 11 pm In order for a new idea …

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Wellness Word

Editor’s note: Wellness Word is an informational column which is not meant to replace a healthcare professional’s diagnosis, treatment or medication. Our breath is one of the greatest gifts that …

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HAND TO GOD

a new dark comedy, written by Robert Askins and directed by Donald Horn is an Oregon premiere and opens Triangle Productions 28th season. After the death of his father, Jason …

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Hello India

By Nancy Tannler   3500 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Tues. – Sunday – 12 – 3 pm, 5:30 – 10 pm 360.977.4604 helloindiapdx.com The SE corner of 35th and Hawthorne is …

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Wellness Word August 2017

Editor’s note: Wellness Word is an informational column which is not meant to replace a health care professional’s diagnosis, treatment or medication. Eye Safety for Eclipse Viewing As most Oregonians, …

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North Tabor

By Gabe Frayne As was widely reported in local media, an early-morning fire destroyed a building on the north side of the 5600 block of Glisan St. on July 13 …

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Richmond

 By Heather Flint Chatto Richmond Neighborhood Association (richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting July 10 at Waverly Heights Church, SE 33rd and Woodward St. Crime Prevention/Safety – Hot weather reminder to …

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Mt. Tabor

By Laura Smith One of our neighborhood’s favorite gathering places is TaborSpace, located on the grounds of Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church. Unfortunately, the bell tower and church buildings currently need …

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South Tabor

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno The first key discussion was the response from TriMet to STNA’s proposal of electric buses for the Division Rapid Transit Line. Our hope is that TriMet …

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BABA August 17

BABA President: Constance Ihrke                Email: cli825@msn.com Meetings: Second Thur. 9 am Historic Belmont Firehouse, 900 SE 35th belmontbusiness.org   Belmont Street Fair will …

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HBBA August 17

HBBA Pres.: Hilda Stevens explore@hawthornepdx.com Meetings: Second Weds. at 8 am Western Seminary classroom 5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd.   hawthornepdx.com / 503.775.7633 34th Annual Hawthorne Street Fair – Sunday, August …

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DCBA August 17

DCBA Pres.: Jean Baker email mjeanbaker@peoplepc.com Meetings: 3rd Tuesday OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond  7:30 am  3930 SE Division divisionclinton.com   Well, the street fair was a success. Many thanks …

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