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Belmont Business Association News

BABA President: Constance Ihrke                Email: cli825@msn.com Meetings: Second Thur, 9 am Historic Belmont Firehouse, 900 SE 35th www.belmontbusiness.org   Trinkets And Treats On Belmont, was a big success on Halloween. This is the first year Belmont from 25th – 55th streets has made a [...]

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Hawthorne Business Association News

HBBA Pres.: Cassie Ridgeway think@thinkhawthorne.com Meetings: Second Wed. at 8 am Fred Meyer, SE Cesar Chavez Blvd & Hawthorne 503.775.7633  www.thinkhawthorne.com   With snowflakes a-flying and lights ablaze, Hawthorne Blvd. businesses are looking forward to taking care of our neighbors, community members and Holiday season visitors with great food, gifts, [...]

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Nutcracker Collectors

Delora  and Clarence

Clarence and Delora have been residents of SE Portland for over sixty years. In October they celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary, and they still live in the house they moved to shortly after they were married. Delora is a native or Portland and Clarence comes from the town of Antelope [...]

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Street Fee Debate Continues

By Don MacGillivray   Portland’s Street Funding proposal has undergone much review by both business people and residents and it still remains a question in the minds of the public. The Fund is intended to address the five high crash corridors in SE Portland and many neighborhood streets in poor [...]

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South Tabor December 2014

By Jana Throckmorton   STNA voted to go on the record in support of the MTNA comments to the Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC), as part of the Land Use Review process required before the Water Bureau can disconnect the reservoirs. The comments include an excellent review of relevant history of [...]

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Buckman December 2014

By Susan Lindsay   Mark your calendar for the annual BCA Holiday Party, Thursday, December 11, at the Multnomah County Building 501 SE Hawthorne, Room 315. There will be food, beverages and friendly folks.  Meet the Board, your neighbors, find out about all the neighborhood happenings, proposed changes and talk [...]

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Thorns and Roses on 82nd

By Don MacGillivray   82nd Avenue is growing into its new name, the Avenue of Roses, but it remains a congested, auto-centric five-lane highway to those that use it. Pedestrians die at the rate of one a year or more,  the highest in Portland. There have been 2747 reported crashes [...]

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Gordon Lee works on Tuesday night

Gorden Lee Photo by ©2012 Steve Anchell Photography

By J. Michael Kearsey   Gordon Lee is building a chicken wire protector filled with leaves from the backyard of his Sunnyside house. As the cold spell set in, he is serious about saving his banana tree. “I don’t do much out here, but I am going to save this [...]

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Wellness Word December 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.   Shaking Away Stress   Let’s face it… life is stressful. No matter who we are and where we come from, we all experience it. In fact, stress [...]

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Updated Mixed Use Zones in Development

by Colin Staub   The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is in the midst of a project that will alter Portland’s Commercial and Central Employment zoning codes. The city’s current zoning codes were written twenty years ago, when Portland was focused on more auto-centric and smaller commercial planning. That has [...]

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