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Northeast History: The Singing Leach Sisters

By Margaret O’Hartigan, adapted from her walking guide, “Walnut Park Revealed”.  Florence and Harriet Leach were daughters of industrialist Francis P. Leach, who had started an Oregon iron foundry in 1882. In 1907 the Leach...

Farm to Community – Organic Growth

By Ankur Dholakia and Ruchi Shah, Woodlawn Neighborhood A nice stroll on a Saturday morning at the Woodlawn’s Farmers Market is more than just fresh produce from local farmers. Neighborhood residents and visitors enjoy live...

Interview with Jamie Turner, Owner, Ja’das Soulful Eatz

Interviewed by Adam Lyons, NECN What’s your background? I worked for Bonneville Power for 38 years - started there as a student - then recently retired last October. During that time I started a cupcake business...

Interview with Doug Decker, Alameda Resident and Northeast Historian

HN: Tell us about your coming to Portland: DD: We are University of Montana graduates, my wife is an Irish immigrant. We came to Portland in 1984, starting in an apartment in NW Portland. When...

Meals on Wheels Turns 50

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but at the Meals on Wheels Center on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, lunches are dished out, free...

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Local Special: The Rose and Thistle

By Adam Lyons, NECN Authenticity is a scarce commodity in Portland these days; from politics, to people, to food. There are a few pubs left...

Portland Food Project Brings Food to the Hungry

By Karen Beck We hear it on the news. We talk about it at work. Portlanders are concerned about the housing crisis and the rising...

Gardening For Food Justice 

By Jolie Donohue With mounting tuitions and the escalating cost of living expenses, today’s community college student is struggling to survive and is often saddled...

Mr Persnickety’s Restaurant Review 

By Richard Hunter Sr. One of my favorite Restaurants is E'Njoni Café (A Blend of Mediterranean, Ethiopian and Eritrean Food). They serve Local and...

Meals on Wheels Turns 50

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but at the Meals on Wheels Center on NE...

Let’s Taco-Bout It

by Jessica Rojas, NECN  I go to different taquerias,for different reasons. So I gotta talk about (taco-bout) a few of my faves.  La Sirenita: The Everyday...

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