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  • North Tabor

    By Dana Savole     All are welcome at the next North Tabor Neighborhood board meeting...

  • Kerns

    By  Heather Waisanen   We have a new board after our May meeting.  Welcome to our new members...

  • Buckman

    By Susan Lindsay   The BCA welcomes new and re-elected Board members!! Nathan Howard, Anthony...

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Other News

Winners of New Seasons’ Neighborhood Beer Challenge

2014 Neighborhood Beer Challenge Winners   Raleigh Hills: Klamath Basin Brewing Company, Vanilla Porter, Klamath Falls Sellwood: Burnside Brewing Company, Burnside Lime Kölsch, Portland Orenco Station: Mazama Brewing, Belgian-Style Blonde Ale, Corvallis Concordia: The Commons Brewery, Urban Farmhouse Ale, Southeast Portland Seven Corners: The Commons Brewery, Urban Farmhouse Ale, Southeast [...]

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SE Uplift E-News for July

SE Uplift E-News for July

TRENDS IN LAND USE July Edition With demolition come varying concerns: loss of affordable housing, impacts on neighborhood character, density changes, potential health and environment impacts, and sustainability. One of the challenges people often run up against when trying to find solutions to address these concerns, is which government agency [...]

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The Fourth Annual Alley 33 Fashion Event

Mag-Big, Siren Nation, and Elizabeth Mollo Productions Present: The Fourth Annual Alley 33 Fashion Event, dedicated to independent designer manufacturers. Saturday, July 26th at 33rd Ave Alley/SE Hawthorne Blvd. Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm. Tickets available here: http://portland.strangertickets.com/events/16364227/alley-33-fashion-event-2014 Come join us for an outdoor fashion show on a beautiful Summer [...]

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FREE GARDENING CLASS JULY 27TH, 10AM.

Pests and weeds got you down? Join this free class on pesticide-free pest control with expert gardener Glen Andresen, host of KBOO’s “The Dirt Bag.” The session is courtesy of the Col. Summers Community Garden in partnership with Metro and OSU. Save your spot by RSVP’ing here <http://doodle.com/sx46mi6x3vcbzmg5> or email sabrina.sunflower@gmail.com. [...]

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Preserving Pristine Environments

Columbia Gorge view from Dog Mountain

By Don MacGillivray   The Nature Conservancy is an organization taking climate change seriously. The Conservancy has revised its activities across 23 million acres in Oregon to ensure that priority conservation sites reflect the characteristics of the most resilient landscapes. With all their property at risk, they are rewriting their [...]

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Park Progress Made Frustrations Mount

By Midge Pierce   The progress presented by a citizen’s group that reduces damage in Mt. Tabor Park from Portland Water Bureau’s upcoming, 18-month reservoir disconnection project was almost overshadowed by angry outbursts when Commissioners Nick Fish and Amanda Fritz left a June 11 informational meeting before answering audience questions. [...]

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Writing in The Attic

The Attic’s Summer Writing Workshop series begins in July held at the Attic Institute, 4232 SE Hawthorne Blvd. • July 16 – Aug 13: Dao Strom’s Writing Fiction Workshop Writing about the Lives of Girls, Women, Boys, and Men. Wednesdays, 5-7 pm, July 16 – Aug 16, 5 weeks  Create [...]

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The Pleasures of Being Out of Step

Nat Hentoff

Every month, Clinton Street Theatre presents movies you may never get to see on a big screen. The theatre opened with The Exploits of Elaine in 1915 and, built in 1913, is celebrating its centennial all year. Here are a couple of choice film standouts featured this month at CST. [...]

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Life Art Being Fest

Mary Seereiter

Life.Art.Being is an integrative arts festival celebrating expressive and contemplative practices. The festival runs July 7 through 12 and is co-hosted by Be Space: movement arts studio and Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland. Barbara Ford of GAIA Workshops provides this year’s keynote theme of “Restoring Intimacy With Our World”; a [...]

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All resident show at MP5

Tara Tamaribuchi’s Wayfarers

Milepost 5’s all-resident show runs July 9 – 26, opening one week later than usual Friday, July 11, 6 pm to 9 pm in the Denizen Room, Lofts Gallery and Gallery 5. Featured artists are Tara Tamaribuchi, Kimberly Bookman, Robert Post and Luke Heinrich. Tara Tamaribuchi (pictured at right) says [...]

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