Molly “Fearless” McConnell has accumulated more honors than any other Oregon boxer of the past two decades, but she isn’t resting on all the winners’ belts and Golden Gloves accolades. She has moved on to teach the science and techniques of boxing in her own gym, called McConnell’s Boxing Academy, 707 N.E. Broadway.
She’s winning praise, too, from her students, who range in age from 8 to middle age, … More
The always popular Children’s Visit with Santa returns to Beaumont Village December 6th, along with a new Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, a new Golden Tickets holiday shopping program as well as music, entertainment and family fun, all part of Fremont Holiday Fest.
Sponsored by the Beaumont Business Association and participating merchants, the new Fremont Holiday Fest will continue for the entire month of December. Highlights will include the traditional … More
Portland has a reputation for being green. In Northeast Portland, a half dozen residents are trying to help the city stay green — literally — by encouraging the growth of a healthy, diverse urban forest in the Concordia neighborhood.
Concordia already has many notable trees, including the century-old Oregon white oak that graces Concordia University’s lawn, towering Douglas-firs that dot the neighborhood … More
Rain or shine, the 39th annual Ross-Hollywood Veterans Day parade will bring marching bands, youth groups and military veterans into the heart of the business district starting at 9:45 a.m. November 11.
A new event, the Hollywood Veterans Mile Race, will begin shortly before the marchers step out toward Sandy Boulevard. Participants may run in honor of a veteran.
The parade will start at Northeast 40th Avenue and Hancock Street, … More
Are you missing daily home delivery of your Oregonian? Or perhaps you just want to read something with headlines? Well, the Hollywood Library still gets two copies of the paper every day, along with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and several other weekly, biweekly, and monthly publications (including our very own Hollywood Star News! Woop-woop!). We keep a week’s … More
John Westfall, an architect with a background in anthropology, loves “ancient civilizations, ruins and mysterious things.” That’s why, every few years, the Rose City Park resident creates an elaborate Halloween set for the enjoyment of his friends and neighbors. Over the years, project themes have included everything from “Tarzan and the Lost Tribe of the Amazons” to “Mt. Olympus and the Courtyard of Dionysus.” This year’s theme was “Secrets of … More
The retail shop has been developed by the Portland Artisans Co-op Team, which began meeting nearly a year ago with a goal of offering high-quality, hand-made items. The celebration will include food, … More
By Ari Rosner Lloyd and Hollywood Farmers Markets community volunteer
Have you been to the Lloyd Farmers Market lately? If you didn’t get a chance to make it during the summer, never fear – the Farmers Market will continue on, every Tuesday, through the winter. We have the unique benefit of being entirely under the cover of a huge beautiful gazebo, so we stay cozy and dry no matter what … More
The Trinity Lutheran Church & School’s Little Tigers Extend Care & Day Care program is offering a drawing open to everyone in celebration of its new expanded offerings. The winner will have an opportunity to choose from one full week of free childcare or one week (5 days) of Trinity Lutheran Summer Camp, a $150 value. The drawing is limited to one entry per child and will be held November … More
“When the landlord showed me the River Street Studios space for lease, I looked up and spotted an osprey clutching a fish in his talons as it flew overhead,” said Jane Pagliarulo, master printer and co-founder of Atelier Meridian Printmakers.“It was amazing.”
Seeking new studio space, Pagliarulo, strolled along an industrial area located on the eastside of the Willamette River and discovered a historic … More
By Kim Montagriff Northeast Community Center executive director
The Northeast Community Center (NECC) is pleased to announce that it is honoring Don Waggoner for his service and contribution to the center and to those who live, work, and play in Northeast Portland.
Don is a Portland native. He learned to swim at the old Northeast Family YMCA, attended Kellog, Holladay and Irvington grade schools, and graduated from Washington High School.… More
Triangle productions! will have more than the play “American Fiesta” to attract patrons in November and December. A dinner with playwright Steven Tomlinson is planned November 30 and a sale of a supporter’s Fiestaware is expected, too.
Fiestaware is the boldly colorful dinnerware introduced in 1936 by the Homer Laughlin Co. The mixing and matching of colors was considered a new approach for an informal table setting. “…it’s … More
Albina will continue to operate as a separate, independent, locally managed financial institution, according to a news release from Cheryl L. Cebula, Albina’s president and CEO, and Joey C. Ingman, chief financial officer.… More
Founded in 1962 as Providence Montessori, the newly renamed school has grown by 7,000 square feet in a building at 4911 N.E. Couch St. The expansion was possible because Bridges Middle School moved to another campus, said Mary Hicks, executive director and head of the Montessori school.