Brothers Mark (left) and James Ehrman opened Bonne Chance at 2203 N.E. Alberta St. recently to reinvent the former space of Ciao Vitto and to practice innovation with their food and drink. Photo courtesy of Bonne Chance

Bonne Chance Opens in Former Ciao Vitta

By Javier Puga-Phillips  CNA Board Member, AL4  CNA Social Committee Chair  Bonne Chance, the newest addition to the wine scene in Concordia, is...

Jimmy Wilson: Entrepreneur Joins NECN Board

By Lisa Loving, Hey! Neighbor Already a member of the Eliot Neighborhood Association Board, entrepreneur Jimmy Wilson is the newest member of the NECN Board of Directors. Hey Neighbor!...

Headline: Two Teachers Change the Cannabis Game

by Mischa Webley, NECN staff writer You might not know by looking at it from the outside, but inside the old Northeast Portland Craftsman home that houses Green Hop, a new cannabis dispensary, a quiet...
Monkey Puzzle tree

Monkey Puzzle Trees are Portland’s Ancient Survivors

The mature trees growing in Portland are almost all about 115 years old, having arrived as seeds available to fair-goers attending the 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

Cleaner Air Law Ramps Up with Industrial Emissions Testing at Columbia Steel

By NECN Staff Columbia Steel, Google Maps Two years after the Cleaner Air Oregon law’s passage -- mandating the scrutiny of industrial air quality statewide...

Report: Glass Recycling Plant Continues Harmful Emissions

Owens Brockway impacts air quality across North and Northeast neighborhoods By Becca Bowe, EarthJustice.org A new report released by a group of...
State Sen. Lew Frederick

Police Accountability, the Legislature and the People: Senator Lew Frederick on the Issues

By Lisa Loving From the streets to the legislature, there are many fronts in the fight for police accountability. Oregon State Senator Lew Frederick and the Oregon Legislature’s People...

Local Free Meal Nonprofit Expands Grassroots Network

By Lisa Loving, NECN A small grassroots nonprofit that jumped into action last year to support struggling Portlanders during the pandemic, Meals On Us PDX has blossomed into two...

Faith Is Work: Churches In a Changing Northeast

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer Across Northeast Portland, community churches are undergoing dramatic transformations. A combination of economic displacement along with the growing age of the average church-goer has led to the pews in...

Q&A: Commissioner Mingus Mapps

On his agenda: Housing, public safety and protecting Bull Run from climate change By Lisa Loving, NECN As Portland grapples with historic crises -- from...

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