Once-houseless Native families now have a home in a gentrifying neighborhood

NAYA was successful in renting 51 of 59 new units in Portland to Native households, and a clever financing model made that possible by Brian Oaster | 26 Aug 2020

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...

The Foodscape of Northeast

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer  If there’s one thing that has changed the food landscape of Northeast Portland, it was the rise of the automobile, says Doug Decker, local historian and expert on early-century...

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...

Faith in Northeast

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer Civic engagement will always come from the community, not from the powers that be. In the insular world of local politics, a recent controversy has sparked a heated conversation in...

Non-Profits Bring Music to the Kids

By Mischa S. Webley, NECN Staff Writer The bell strikes at 2:30 PM and the hallways of Rosa Parks Elementary fill with kids from all directions. Some are going home, others to play sports, and...

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