Venture Portland, an organization awarding grants to stimulate business, has earmarked $37,000 to fund close to two dozen spring/summer projects in Portland’s neighborhood business districts citywide. According to VP, the funding will result in an additional $179,591 in private investment, a 5-to-1 match.
In our March 2014 print edition, we inadvertently published the incorrect address for Green Zebra Grocery, a new, quick-stop market offering healthy and locally sourced foods in the Kenton neighborhood.
The store is located at 3011 N. Lombard St.
Our online version of the story has been corrected and can be found here.
The address that we published in the newspaper is in the St. Johns… More
By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News
Green Zebra Grocery, a quick-stop market offering healthy and locally sourced foods, is new in the Kenton neighborhood and offers discounts for some customers.
The grocery store at 3011 N. Lombard St. offers 10 percent discounts on Tuesdays for customers who are age 62 or better. Students with school identification get 10 percent discounts on Wednesdays. A “Healthy Access” discount … More
Before the Swift Meat Packing company purchased the independent Union Meat Company in 1906, the neighborhood butcher was king; and because of its proximity to the meat-packing plant, Swift formed a company town in Kenton, a North Portland neighborhood bordered by Columbia and Lombard boulevards, Chautauqua Avenue and I-5.
“As Swift went, so did Kenton,” according to Alta Mitchoff, author of the book, History … More
City proposes some parking minimums
At the direction of the Portland City Council, and in response to outcries from many neighborhoods, the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has proposed to impose some on-street parking requirements for large new multi-family developments in situations where there are currently no such requirements.
The proposed amendments would require developers to provide .25 parking spaces for every unit in … More