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Thank you to Astoria Neighborhoods readers
Thanks to you, my column, Astoria Neighborhoods, Faces and Places is now number 2 in two categories, Top Neighborhood examiners and top Faces and Places, and is now in the number 3 spot in Portland examiners.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Graphic art renegades Blunt Graffix host Gojira , a group art show featuring the work of dozens of printmasters such as Tim Doyle, Anna Witt and Print Mafia.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New bridge named Tilikum Crossing
TriMet unveiled the name of the new transit bridge over the Willamette River. A huge banner unfurled on the bridge revealing the name Tilikum Crossing.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
American Holistic Nurses Association Hosts Laraine Pounds Workshop on ...
The American Holistic Nurses Association will be hosting a presentation entitled "Integrative Aromatherapya for Palliative Care," on Sunday June 8, 2014 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at its 34th annual conference in Portland, Oregon.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Celebrate Arbor Day and Month with planting parties, walks and more
April is tree month. Whether you're celebrating National Arbor Day or Portland's Arbor Month , here are some opportunities to give back to a plant that gives us so much.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Thomas Murphy named Tigard's first citizen, Allison Burke named 'Miss Portland'
Thomas Murphy , who led a political action committee opposing Ballot Measure 34-210, gathers with other measure opponents at Max's Fanno Creek Brew Pub in Tigard on March 11. Murphy was named Tigard's "First Citizen" by the Chamber of Commerce.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Portland's best record stores: Southeast and Southwest
As vinyl nerds know already, April 19 is this year's Record Store Day, the annual event aimed at getting people to support their local mom-and-pop shop with the carrot of some limited-edition LPs.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Carnegie Mellon University
SATURN Conference Announces Additional Keynote, Conference Scholarships
The SEI Architecture Technology User Network 2014 Conference today announced an additional keynote speaker and a partnership with five Portland technical organizations to offer scholarships for free conference attendance.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Downtown Portland convenience store robbed at knifepoint
Portland Police officers were called out at 8:34 p.m. to Peterson's on 115 S.W. Yamhill St. in reference to an armed robbery.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Pioneer Courthouse Square at 30: "Portland's Living Room" has lasted because of its simplicity, consistent use
After three decades of concerts, Christmas tree lightings and sand castle contests, Pioneer Courthouse Square has become one of those local landmarks it's easy to take for granted.
Do more than hug a tree: Arbor Week April 6-12
April is tree month. Whether you're celebrating National Arbor Day , Oregon's Arbor Week or Portland's Arbor Month , here are some opportunities to give back to a plant that gives us so much.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
New dining & entertainment venue coming to Detroit
Denver-based venue "Punch Bowl Social" is opening up a new location at " The Z " this November, creating 150 new jobs in the city.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Farmers market still growing after 25 years
That may sound redundant, but there actually is a quirky calendar issue in play.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Transit and development and obfuscation and capitalism
Transit as a put up job to enable developers to make money. I have noticed in the past few years that a primary criticism used by opponents of transit and real estate development projects attributes approvals to a desire to make developers wealthy, rather than an imperative by local governments to improve the economic competitiveness of their ... (more)
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Steve Duin: Jaywalking with style and impunity in downtown Portland
During Monday's balmy lunch hour, I hung out at a half-dozen downtown Portland intersections, catching up with the city's jaywalking enforcement effort.
New Portland Police plan to connect with c...
As part of the Portland Police Bureau's continuing focus on community engagement, it has implemented a new strategy to increase positive police and community interactions at selected locations in the City of Portland.
Thu Mar 20, 2014