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Neighborhood Notes

  • Kerns

    By Heather Waisanen   It’s spring cleaning time!  The annual Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood...

  • Richmond April 14

    By Allen Field   Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on March 10, at...

  • Montavilla April 14

    By Joanna Beatty   Major League Soccer coming to Montavilla Park? Representatives from Portland...

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Sidekicks!

Sidekicks!

is a semi-improvised comedy about less-than-super heroes in an ongoing comic book version of Portland. When the world is in peril, Sidekicks are the ones that get the coffee and take the punches. Each consecutive weekend of the show presents a new episode and each week is complete unto itself. [...]

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Facts about the PPWD

Kent Craford and Floy Jones at PPWD meeting

By Nancy Tannler   Co-petitioners for the Portland Public Water District (PPWD) Floy Jones and Kent Craford held a meeting that detailed the reasons they have pushed to get their initiative on this May’s ballot. The meeting was well attended by a variety of citizens, employees of the Portland Water [...]

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Kerns

By Heather Waisanen   It’s spring cleaning time!  The annual Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Cleanup is Sat., April 19 from 9 am to noon, neighbors may bring unwanted items to the Hinson Baptist Church parking lot at 1315 SE 20th. Enter on Salmon from 20th Ave. For a donation of $10-30, depending [...]

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The miracle of Miranda

Miranda dressed as a bug for Halloween

By Anna David   The March of Dimes’ March for Babies takes place Saturday, April 26, starting at Rose Quarter Commons. The mission of March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Every year they raise funds through individual, [...]

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Richmond April 14

By Allen Field   Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on March 10, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. The March meeting was devoted to a Candidates Forum for the Oregon House District 42 and Multnomah County District 1races.  House District 42 candidates — Don [...]

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The Fast Track Reservoir Disconnect

By Midge Pierce   Time is running out on the preservation of the Mt. Tabor reservoirs with the April filing of a Portland Water Bureau land use application to disconnect drink ing water from the park’s iconic basins. PWB plans to start construction on the disconnect in October. The 18 [...]

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Short takes…arts news of note

FILMED BY BIKE, returns to Clinton Street Theater, 2516 SE Clinton St. April 19-22. 45 very short films in documentary, animation, drama and comedy. Saturday, April 19 is New Belgium Street Party in the middle of Clinton St. All ages are welcome to enjoy a Speed Raffle, live entertainment, a [...]

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Montavilla April 14

By Joanna Beatty   Major League Soccer coming to Montavilla Park? Representatives from Portland Parks and Recreation attended the March MNA meeting to discuss the possibility. In preparation for the MLS All Star Game being held in Portland this year, the Portland Timbers have proposed donating considerable funds to repurpose [...]

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Oso Market

Oso Market

By Cat Wurdack     726 SE Grand Ave. Tues – Thurs : 11 am – 10 pm Fri – Sat: 11 am – 11 pm Sun: 11 am – 7 pm 503.232.6400   Oso Market, the recently opened bottle shop, market, and Southern European style restaurant in Portland’s SE [...]

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Wellness Word April 2014

Editor’s note: Wellness Word is an informational column which is not meant to replace a health care professional’s diagnosis, treatment or medication.   Better Health Through Mediterranean Cuisine   By Hari Dass Khalsa, DC   What is the secret behind the remarkable health of those who enjoy Mediterranean cuisine? Notably, [...]

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