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
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
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
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.
The Bindery:Grayling, a woman-owned retail jewelry store moved from Southeast Portland to the recently remodeled Bindery at Northeast Sandy Boulevard and 31st Avenue. Owner and designer Katy Kippen said Grayling has expanded its line, hired more employees and is establishing itself in the Hollywood District. Since opening in 2009, Grayling has grown from a one-woman shop to five employees.
Proletariat Butchery: Delaying its opening until … More
A relaxed chat with 37-year-old Tim Williams was punctuated by his frequently leaving to wait on customers (he’s the only one—aside from the cook—working a Sunday afternoon shift with almost two dozen customers) and yielded his admission as a neophyte with Peter’s Bar & Grill, a hard-liquor bar. Williams’ prior entertainment industry work was a scant three years of busing, serving and “a little bar-tending” in … More
The warm waters of aquatic therapy help increase range of motion, reduce pain and keep essential body systems running, according to staff at the Center for Medically Fragile Children at Providence Child Center.
The water also can open a world of social and verbal skills, said staff members who provide 24-hour skilled nursing care for children with profound disabilities and complex medical … More
For the first time in a year, property at Northeast 62nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard occupied by Tosis Restaurant for the past four decades has seen a user, if only in the parking lot. Devoid of business in 2013, the parking lot was the site for Christmas tree sales throughout December.
Rob Moneyhan of Colliers International told the Star the property’s owner lives in Seattle and … More
Catering to commercial visual identification, designer Keith Buckley has opened shop in the Hollywood District. Buckley is enthused about the volume of business available to him and concentrates on what he calls “nice projects.” A California native in Oregon since 1972, he claimed, “the webbing between my toes is fully developed.”
Included in Zap Graphics’ services are photography, brochures, website design, CD design and other visual … 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
A product for measuring the gas in propane tanks, made by Nitz Associates in the Beaumont-Wilshire neighborhood, is on This Old House’s list of the best new home products.
The user-friendly Android app, called BBQ TankMeter, checks the fuel level in standard, 20-pound propane tanks used with gas grills, patio heaters and fire pits. It can measure propane levels when the tank … 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