By Stephen Paulsen In a bright red building on the corner of SE 8th and Hawthorne, a group of friends and co-workers have put their careers on the line in the hopes of making their community—and their own lives—better. Enter Eastbank Contractor Appliances, a local store that opened a little [...]
By Karen Hery “You have to see this school and this neighborhood. You and the girls are going to love it!” Swap...
By Callie Jones This June and July, the Richmond Neighborhood Association hosts a series of four emergency preparedness...
The grocery business has always been an important part of Mike Kelly’s existence. Garrett and Mike Kelly in...
Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of our What’s Going On series; a peek into a variety of businesses in the Central Eastside. We hope you’ve enjoyed finding out about all of them. The streamlined building on the northwest corner of SE Stark & MLK Jr. Blvd. [...]Read more ›
Day laborers want to own hiring site VOZ, a non-profit that works and advocates for day-laborers, especially Latinos, is seeking to gain ownership of their hiring center on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at Davis St., representative Andrea Guerrero told the Kerns Neighborhood Association last month. VOZ has [...]Read more ›
The contact between Native Americans and the early fur traders was both hospitable and problematic. Neither of the groups were inclined to change their ways unless it was to their advantage. The Indians found the newcomers rich with new ideas and resources. Fur traders needed help from the natives to [...]Read more ›
The need for inter-generational struggle and the need for national austerity are built on dubious information and economics. There are many people in all generations that are well off and there are those that endure poverty. The boomers are aging fast. There are 10,000 more of them every day turning [...]Read more ›
By Nick Blackbourn Smack dab between SE Division and Powell and just west of I-205 sits the Kelly Butte Natural Area, a 22-acre piece of land acquired by the city in 1954. The area forms part of the extinct Boring Lava Field, a volcanic field of around 32 cones all [...]Read more ›
All proceeds will benefit Friends of Portland Community Gardens, who is hosting the event with the Portland Parks Foundation. With 47 community gardens in every part of the city, this event is newsworthy throughout the city, and will help the Friends group to help the community gardens in your area: WHAT: A fundraising screening [...]Read more ›