By Karen Hery The Sunnyside neighborhood is especially magical on Halloween. Old Victorians look spooky in the dark and, at the same time, festive and welcoming with porches lit up on Halloween night. Trick or treating families can get an early start this Halloween with Trinkets and Treats, a new holiday event of the Belmont [...]
By David S. Mayne A milestone was reached as Franklin students begin their final year at the 100-year old Franklin...
By Colin Staub These days, SE Portland has a lot less street parking than it used to. Bioswales, bicycle parking...
By Don MacGillivray Portland’s random home demolitions and unpopular construction practices will continue unabated...
By Nancy Tannler Anyone who has read a copy of The Southeast Examiner in the past eighteen years will probably recognize the name of Jean Baker. A tireless participant in the microcosm of local government, she has chaired neighborhood and business associations, was the President of the APBNA (now [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray Portland is considering offering low-income residents and the homeless “tiny houses” that are safe, clean and inexpensive places to live so folks may be able to get off the street and into decent housing. Each night more than 2,000 people sleep outside under bridges, on streets, [...]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce Anthology Booksellers is Portland’s newest used bookstore, where time stands still as you wile away an afternoon, discover a rare first edition or spring for a signed Henry Miller. “The store is an extension of my library,” says owner Gary Wilkie. Lucky library. Wilkie doesn’t know [...]Read more ›
Portland’s iconic Presents of Mind, 3633 SE Hawthorne Blvd. celebrated 25 years in business on Oct 1. In honor of this momentous achievement for the family-owned business, they invite you to the 25th annual Holiday open house (with refreshments and a prize walk) November 8 and 9. It’s a chance [...]Read more ›
By Nancy Tannler Feeling glamorous every once in awhile is part of the fun of existence for many women and men. The definition of glamour changes with the times, but one component remains constant: the curvaceous form of a female figure. Tami Pruett, owner of The Foundation, 4831 SE [...]Read more ›
By Andrew Wilkins Portland’s commission form of government is rare and has its weaknesses, but after eight public votes over 100 years, a panel of local government said the system and isn’t likely to change anytime soon. A panel discussion on the form of government was sponsored by the [...]Read more ›