Northeast Portland Neighborhoods

Woodlawn

Out and about: Eliot phones home

Out and about: Eliot phones home

By Kathy Eaton with photos by Judy Nelson
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See our Facebook album with more of Judy Nelson’s Eliot photos here.

In 1873, the original town of Albina was platted totally within the Eliot neighborhood, bounded by the Willamette River on the west, Northeast Broadway on the south, Northeast Fremont Street on the north and Northeast Seventh Avenue on the east. Today the Albina area spans several neighborhoods in inner … More

Grants offered for neighborhood projects

Grants offered for neighborhood projects

By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News

The Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods is offering $1,000 grants for projects that improve the quality of life in the 12 coalition neighborhoods.

Applications are due March 14 at the coalition office, 4815 N.E. Seventh Ave. Information is available from Fran Ayaribil, special projects coordinator: gro.n1411366240oitil1411366240aocen1411366240@libi1411366240raya.1411366240narf1411366240 or (503) 388-9188.

The coalition neighborhoods include Alameda, Boise, Concordia, Eliot, Grant Park, Humboldt, Irvington, King, Sabin, More

Twelve neighborhood school buildings will get summer of 2014 facelifts

Twelve neighborhood school buildings will get summer of 2014 facelifts

By Phill Colombo
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Portland Public Schools (PPS) is doubling the number of schools slated for renovation during 2014’s summer, compared to last year’s projects. This year’s $15.5-million bond-funded improvements begin in June for completion when school opens on September 2, according to David Mayne, PPS spokesman for the bond projects.

Schools to be worked on this summer include Arleta, Beach, Boise-Eliot/Humboldt, Chief Joseph, Creston, Grout, Hosford, James John, King, More

Tamale Boy to open restaurant in Woodlawn neighborhood in March

Tamale Boy to open restaurant in Woodlawn neighborhood in March

By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News

Tamale Boy, which has served authentic Mexican street food from a truck for the past three years, plans a grand opening for a brick-and-mortar restaurant on March 14.

The new Tamale Boy, still using family recipes, will be at 1764 N.E. Dekum St., in the up-and-coming Woodlawn neighborhood, said owner Jaime Soltero Jr. With a large patio, it will have … More

Parkway Sundays draws visitors

Parkway Sundays draws visitors

By Lee Perlman
For the Hollywood Star News, June, 2010

About 15,000 people attended the first version of Parkway Sundays last month, traversing a route along local streets cleared of cars for the day that linked Alberta, Fernhill, Wilshire and Woodlawn parks. The Beaumont-Wilshire, Rose City Park, Vernon and Woodlawn neighborhood associations all had tables. Families and individuals had their choice of buying local history books from Anjala EhlebeMore