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Woodlawn Yoga: A Gathering Space In the Community, For the Community

by Diane Englert, Woodlawn Neighbor On the corner of Northeast Dekum Street and 8th Avenue sits the Woodlawn Wellness Center. The gray and sage building houses an acupuncturist, chiropractor and a yoga studio. I live in...

Northeast History: Bridge Meets Ship — Encounter a “Draw”

by Margaret O’Hartigan, King Neighborhood resident and author of the walking guide “Walnut Park Revealed”. Portland owes its existence to the Willamette and Columbia rivers, and the people who make their living on those waters...

Dynamic Density: It’s Not if We Grow, it’s How We Grow

by Jonathan Konkol, Eliot Neighborhood  Portland has struggled to accommodate growth in the decade since the Great Recession, and our conversations about growth and neighborhood change have become oppositional and overheated. It doesn’t have to...

Beer, Tamales and Coffee: A Perfect Marriage

By Sue Stringer, Eliot News  “This town is about collaboration,” says Thad Fisco, owner of Portland Kettle Works and Portland’s craft beer lab, Labrewatory. In 2015, Labrewatory opened in the Lower Albina area and since...

Emergency Planning: The Rule of Three

By Amy Gard, Team Leader, Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) for Concordia/Vernon/ Woodlawn If you do a google search for "rule of three," you'll find it shows up in everything from mathematics to Wicca. In the...

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Vanessa White Owner of Just V Natural and a MESO client. On the importance of building generational wealth: “My family has been in Oregon since 1864....

Small Business, Big Reach: Microenterprise Services of Oregon

Small Business, Big Reach By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer It wasn’t too long ago that Brian Parham was a humble guitar teacher, lugging his instrument...

NE History: The Walnut Park Theater

By Margaret O’Hartigan, King Neighborhood 1923 was a boom year for the Walnut Park section of what is now King Neighborhood. In addition to dozens...

Geneva’s Shear Perfection: A Community Institution Closes (For Now)

But Paul Knauls Jr. is leading the effort to recast the barber and beauty salon as a charitable foundation By Lisa Loving, Hey Neighbor contributor This...

The Final Cut

By Donovan M. Smith, Hey Neighbor contributor Now that the historic barbershop and salon Geneva’s has closed, what’s next for its stylists? More important than any...

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