Miracle Theatre Group, also known as Milagro, has been awarded grants totaling $59,540 to support operations and projects as the Latino arts and culture organization enters its 31st season.
The Oregon Arts Commission provided a general operating grant of $40,000 to support the 2014-15 season. This will enable Milagro to maintain its home production schedule and touring programs, advance experimental programming … More
“The Summer Super Sale is a great opportunity to save big, support local businesses, grab a great meal or drinks and have some fun, too,” said Murray Koodish, president of the NE Broadway Business Association.
Children should enjoy the annual pet fair at Furever Pets, at NE 19th Ave., on Sat. July 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Irvington Farmer’s Marketwill be in full swing with … More
Researching coverage of an insurance policy is likely not the way you want to spend your evening or weekend. Yet knowing your assets are protected is important; a substantial loss could be devastating to your current financial situation as well as your future one.
“Most of my clients work hard for what they have. The assets they accumulate, however large or small, … More
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.
Daniel Martin, a Northeast resident and junior at Central Catholic High School, is in his third year as a cast member for the Oregon Children’s Theatre’s Impulse Troupe.
The improvisational group will deliver the theatre’s seventh year of fast-paced comedic scenes and games all based on audience suggestions. They work without scripts or costumes and with no idea what might happen next.
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.
Portland’s Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has been working with neighborhood and business associations over the past year to improve traffic flow on West and East Burnside streets.
After three group meetings and one public open house in 2013, the Eastside working group arrived at a consensus to pursue conversion of East Burnside’s inside westbound travel lane to a center turn lane, because safety gains for all … More
Resilient is the word for the Irvington Bridge Club, which formed in 1905 as a ladies’ auxiliary to the then-newly organized Irvington Tennis Club.
It held teas and luncheons and raised funds to promote youth activities at the tennis club. Besides cards, the club program might include folk dancing and book reviews. Membership was restricted to 100, and a waiting list formed.… More
Along Northeast Sandy Boulevard between 17th and 34th avenues, pockets of renovation and renewal are showing signs of economic rejuvenation. Tod Breslau, broker with Premier Property Group, started several years ago with See See Coffee at Northeast 17th and Sandy by brokering and arranging the sale of the property and transforming it from an old office building to the first combination coffee house/motorcycle boutique, catering … More
The therapists at Zama Massage Therapeutic Spa, who deliver pain relief and healing of body, mind and soul throughout the year, are offering ideas for surviving the holidays, as explained by assistant director Jenn Tasnim-Savage.
PLAN AHEAD: This will help you streamline your efforts and feel less harried. Every year, I make a calendar that outlines my commitments plus those of
A Bubbly Spectacular Get your holiday sparkle on at Bar Vivant and Pix
Owner Cheryl Wakerhauser has amassed the largest collection of champagne in the country, with more than 250 bottles. A Bubbly Spectacular will feature samples from sixty bottles of champagne and sparkling wine from around the globe, along with fresh oysters from local restaurateurs, Eat and Parish.
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
The sun — constant, predictable and endlessly renewable. It’s energy is 100 percent clean, widely available and the best part — it’s free. Those are the qualities that excite Randy Feldhaus and his three partners at Synchro Solar, 1330 S.E. 8th Ave.
“We totally geek out about it all the time,” Feldhaus said.
Synchro Solar, a Portland-based company, specializes in the … More
Creston pursuing third Hollywood project – with parking!
Creston Homes, which is in the process of building two 47-unit buildings in Hollywood, has plans for a third – and this one would have (gasp!) on-site parking!
Spokesperson Dave Mullens told the Star that the company is negotiating to purchase a parcel of land, currently used as a parking lot, north of the Bank … More
In the space between the culinary shores of restaurant dining and food cart eating lies The Ocean—a group of micro-restaurants located at the corner of Northeast 24th Avenue and Glisan Street.
“You’d have to be living under a rock in this town, not to notice the exposure to food carts,” Ocean developer Kevin Cavenaugh explains. “(But) there are elements of that reality that aren’t wonderful,” he … More
Capstone Partners is pursuing a proposed four-story residential building on East Burnside Street at 26th Avenue, according to Steve Russell of the Kerns Neighborhood Association. The property was last used as a branch of Wells Fargo Bank, and has been vacant for several years. Another developer pursued a similar proposal, but it fell through in the recession.