After eight years on Northeast 40th Avenue, Lemontree, a Hollywood gift shop and boutique, is closing its doors. Owner Pam Park has enjoyed being part of the neighborhood and thanks the community for its years of support.
Explore the Hollywood neighborhood on Saturday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. Get to know your neighbors who own and work at some of your favorite local businesses on Northeast 42nd Avenue. The evening’s highlights include free computer training at MacPCX, a tour of Fly Dragon Spa, Kona beer samples courtesy of Popina Swimwear, and an after-party with live music at Velo Cult Bike … More
The Lloyd Center ice rink has reduced the price of its all-day skating pass by $1. The new price is $9.50. Skate rentals are $3.50 each.
In addition to the public skating, the rink at the center of the mall, on the first level across from Macy’s, offers group lessons for beginning skaters and private lessons for other skating techniques. The rink … More
The 23 Sandy Gallery has announced its “Best of Show” and “Purchase Prize” awards from EcoEditions, the gallery’s international juried exhibition of contemporary artist books.
Cara List of the University of Oregon juried the show, which drew artists from around the world to comment on the state of the environment, ecology, sustainability, pollution, climate, recycling and the planet in general.
The arrival of artwork and children’s books created by award-winning Berta and Elmer Hader will be celebrated in a public reception from 2-4 p.m. February 23 at Concordia University’s library,2800 N.E. Liberty St.
The Portland Montessori School,4911 N.E. Couch St., has expanded its primary grade program from five to six classrooms and has hired Allison Russell as the new early childhood teacher/guide. The school’s elementary program will add a classroom for grades 1 through 3 in September, said Mary Hicks, executive director and head of the school.
The City has issued a 120-day delay on a demolition permit for a nearly 4,000-square-foot Beaumont-Wilshire single-family residence. The order was originally issued for the house at 3419 N.E. 35th Pl. to be razed to divide the property into two parcels.
Next-door neighbor Doug Clark requested the delay to see if there could be other options for developer, Bill Henderson. “I’m trying to preserve the home … More
“North Mississippi Avenue is returning back to the street it was a century ago. It was a streetcar community with approximately 400 homes built by Northern European immigrant craftsmen,” said Kay Newell, owner of Sunlan Lighting,3901 N. Mississippi Ave.
Historic North Mississippi Avenue is part of Boise, a Northeast Portland neighborhood bordered by Fremont and Skidmore streets, Rodney Avenue and … More
When Crystal Maddox and Liz Hanna met several years ago at Bink’s Neighborhood Bar on Northeast Alberta Street, Hanna had already known that she wanted to own a bar someday. Conversations between the two eventually ripened into their buying and opening the former Rovon Inn on Northeast Fremont Street and 62nd Avenue in January 2013 and renaming it Mad Hanna’s. Maddox is a Westside native, … More
A city bureau is looking for community based projects that would improve Portland’s watershed and benefit neighborhoods. The Bureau of Environmental Services has grants of up to $10,000 for selected proposals.
The bureau has set a deadline of 4 p.m. February 14 for community groups to submit a one-page, pre-application form for the Community Watershed Stewardship Program, said Linc Mann, bureau spokesman. … More
The Portland Housing Bureau will begin on February 10th to review building applications to rehabilitate, preserve or develop housing that helps solve unmet housing needs of Portland. By including at least 51 percent of the total project units for low and moderate income housing, applicants will eligible to compete for a share of a $7.4 million Affordable Rental Housing Opportunity Fund for 2014.
Police have charged a five-year employee of Pal’s Shanty and another man with burglary, arson and criminal mischief. Marcus Tyler and Michael Duncan are scheduled for trial this month in connection with the November 15th two-alarm fire that gutted the iconic bar in Hollywood’s business district.
Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman Ron Rouse credited a “joint effort between Portland Police and Portland Fire” with helping … More
The Hollywood Neighborhood Associationis canvassing the community for volunteers to fill openings on the HNA Board and on committees to help guide the organization’s path into the future. In addition to board members, people interested in staying on top of land-use issues and to maintain HNA’s recently refurbished website, hollywoodpdx.org, are also being recruited.
HNA board member Steve Colburn said “We don’t need your money, … More
If you’re looking for back issues of Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar or Juxtapoz, the contemporary art magazine, AJ Jones and Mark Fleskes have them in Periodicals Paradise,1924 N.E. 40th Ave.
Woodworkers, car enthusiasts, cooks and art students are among the customers for old or recent magazines with the directions, designs, recipes or illustrations they are seeking.
By Laurel Roberts Northeast Community Center volunteer
T. S. Eliot said, “April is the cruelest month.” The poet never spent a February in Portland, when the rain and sunless days turn people into slugs and couch potatoes who stay home in front of the television screen. How to escape cruel February and March? Come to the Northeast Community Center (NECC) and brighten up the coming months with exciting Friday family … More