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Triangle Productions and Don Horn

Don Horn

By Michelle Frost Inside the busy theater office, Don Horn, Executive Director of Triangle Productions, answers calls, sells season tickets, checks the internet, and talks briefly with an attorney from Los Angeles, graciously multi-tasking during our interview.  A shrine of memorabilia is arranged on shelves near where he works.  “I […]

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Belmont August 15

BABA President: Constance Ihrke                Email: Meetings: Second Thur. 9 am Historic Belmont Firehouse, 900 SE 35th   The new Belmont Walking Map has arrived just in time for summer tourists and out of town guests. Volunteer board members, our communications and marketing […]

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Hawthorne August 15

HBBA Pres.: Cassie Ridgeway, Altar Meetings: Second Wed. at 8 am Rivermark Community Credit Union 503.775.7633   I truly enjoy watching a street fair unfold itself from the streets. Having been involved with the planning and production of the Hawthorne Street Fair for 23 years, every year it […]

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Division / Clinton August 15

DCBA Pres.: Sydney Mead email syndney@propertymanagementcom Meetings: 3rd Tuesday OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond  7:30 am  3930 SE Division La Moule, mussels and Belgian beer, opens at 2500 SE Clinton.  Spielman Bagels is moving across the street to 2111 SE Division. Tuscan restaurant Burrasca, opened at 2032 SE Clinton. Cupcake […]

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Changes at Sunnyside United Methodist Church

Sunnyside United Methodist Church at 35th & SE Yamhill will celebrate their last worship service on August 30, at 10:30 am with lunch following. This venerable old church has served the community over the past 100 years in many way. On September 5, the building becomes the property of the […]

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Parking: A Challenge Without a Solution          

By Don MacGillivray Few things are more complicated than Parking. There is never enough of it, and everyone who drives a car is a self-proclaimed parking expert. Change is often uncomfortable, but change is a fact of life in a dense urban city. Automobiles are perhaps one of the least […]

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Letters to the Editor August 2015

To the Editor: The most recent issue of The Southeast Examiner carried a front-page story updating us on the continuing battle between Portland (City) and the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA). We also now know that the City has voted to spend in the area of $4 – $5.5 million […]

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Rio Wrenn : Silk + Repurposing = Wearable Art

Rio Wrenn

By Michelle Frost Portland fashion and textile designer, Rio Wrenn, is the founder  & designer of R.A.W. Textiles, a production dye studio created in 2009 specializing in natural dyes, rusted textiles and shibori (a technique dating from 8th century Japan). She is also part of this year’s GLEAN environmental art […]

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Reservoir Compromise Resolves Scenic Issue

By Midge Pierce Collective, if cautious, relief ripples across the cinder cones of Mt. Tabor this summer among park lovers who value keeping water in the reservoirs soon to be disconnected from the City’s water supplies. Retaining water in the basins at levels that preserve historic views is one of […]

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Neighborhood Notes Mt. Tabor August 15

Mt. Tabor  By Laura S. Smith July’s neighborhood association meeting opened on a cool note.  Experiencing one of the hottest summers on record in the Portland area, Mt. Tabor neighbors were excited to hear that Ruby Jewel will be opening their newest store on SE Hawthorne and 47th. They hope […]

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