by Blythe Pavlik, Morrison Child and Family Services Kathi Gladson, tears up when she talks about her grandkids. Like all proud grandmothers, she gushes about their playfulness, laughter and how hard they work to keep up in school. Her relationship with her grandkids is unique: they have come into [...]
By Rebekah Jordan On any given Thursday afternoon, energetic chatter and girlish laughter rise...
By Midge Pierce A decade ago the corner of SE 57th and Division St. was notorious for a drug ring that operated...
By Andrew Wilkins Fred McNeil has big plans for his renovated bungalow in the Brooklyn neighborhood. His property...
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13 COME JOIN THE FUN! The 19th Annual Belmont Street Fair is September 13, from 11 am to 7 pm. Belmont St. will be closed to car traffic from SE 33rd to SE Cesar E. Chavez Ave. The streets will be filled with the lively sights that [...]Read more ›
By Nancy Tannler Living in Europe and America during Reuben Deumling’s formative years has given him a broad perspective on life’s possibilities. A productive member of the community, even without every trapping of modern technology, he has taken the word sustainability to heart. Sunnyside is fortunate to have this [...]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce Positive reviews continue to pour in for Land Ho!, a newly released independent film by Portland native Aaron Katz. From The New York Times to local art mags, the film is praised for its charm, authenticity and magical touch. This is the fourth film by Katz, [...]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce The greenest house is an existing house. Lost in the din over demolition is the environmental cost of razing homes. Carbon is stored in the timber and materials of older homes, but it is expended in the harvesting of fresh resources, the manufacturing and delivery of [...]Read more ›
By J. Michael Kearsey The emerging lower Hawthorne Entertainment District is about to get quite a bit more entertaining. In August, the Tony Starlight Showroom opens at 1125 SE Madison beside the newish Mad Sons Restaurant, for weekend theme shows that have been so successful on Sandy Blvd. for [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray Portland’s small town feel and the friendliness of its citizens are a major plus for our city due in part to our neighborhoods. Public safety and physical appearance were major drivers behind the creation of the neighborhood association system. The crime prevention situation has improved greatly [...]Read more ›