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Mt. Tabor Artwalkin’

Mt. Tabor Artwalkin’

By Paula Manley The 10th Mt Tabor Art Walk is Saturday and Sunday, May 16 – 17. This juried art show and sale features 40 talented neighborhood artists at 25 sites around the Taborhood. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm and admission is free. The public is invited to […]

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Cellphone Transmitter Faces Foes

By Midge Pierce A highwire balancing act over a wireless technology upgrade has SE residents rights to protect their property facing off against a telecommunications company’s proposal to replace a 42 foot utility pole at Yamhill and 71st with a 58 foot pole carrying a wireless transmitter. The situation weighs […]

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Built It And They Still Can’t Come

By Midge Pierce Despite the recent addition of some 4,000 living units to Portland, a surprising shortage of affordable housing remains. Observers say rents are up more than 7 percent. Homeownership is at its lowest level in two decades. Build it and costs still go up. Too few condos constructed […]

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Portland Primed for Multifamily and Retail Development

Portland Primed for Multifamily and Retail Development

By Aman Chahal Across the river from Portland’s Central Business District is the city’s rising close-in Eastside submarket: home to trendy restaurants and retailers, local and small-scale manufacturing, as well as vibrant creative-class office tenants. Adding to this momentum is the development of a mixed-use multifamily and retail asset called […]

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The Long Road to Equity

By Don MacGillivray For many years the disadvantaged and diverse members of our community have not had an effective voice in the civic affairs of the Portland. There have been long standing challenges and dissatisfaction with police activities in some communities, our schools, difficulties in finding well-paying jobs, displacement, and […]

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Neighbors Press for Moratorium on Demolition

By Midge Pierce A resident near the SE 50th corridor, a recent target of development between Hawthorne and Division, says he has a solution to unrestrained growth. He is calling for the City to impose at least a six-month moratorium on some 200 living units planned for development along the […]

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Local Citizen Challenges Water Bureaus Land Use Application

By Nancy Tannler Over the years The Southeast Examiner has printed several editorials by Mark Bartlett concerning questionable land use decisions made by The Bureau of Developmental Services (BDS) and The City concerning Mt. Tabor Park and surplus school properties. (See Scrutinizing PWB application process, January 2015). Bartlett, along with […]

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Neighborhood Notes Buckman May 2015

By Susan Lindsay Buckman Vision Forum is Thursday, May 14, 7-9 pm at the Multnomah County Building, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd.  In step with the Portland Comprehensive Plan 2035, and the Central City Plan, Buckman Community Association hosts the “Plan Your Own Future Buckman” forum. This is a chance for […]

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Neighborhood Notes South Tabor May 2015

By Ute Munger With Spring in full bloom, most neighborhoods are getting ready for their annual Clean-Up, as is South Tabor. The date is set for Saturday, May 23, 9 am – 1 pm in the parking lot behind Trinity Fellowship Church at 2700 SE 67th. To volunteer and find […]

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Neighborhood Notes Kerns May 2015

By Heather Waisanen May is election month for the Kerns Neighborhood Association. Elections will be held at our general meeting Wednesday, May 20 at 6 pm at the Pacific Crest Community School at the corner of NE Davis and 29th Ave. Food and beverage (pizza, salad and soda) will be […]

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