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Northeast History: Memorial Day in Oregon

By Margaret O’Hartigan, adapted and expanded from her walking guide, “Walnut Park Revealed”. In the United States the summer season is traditionally considered to run from Memorial Day until Labor Day. In 1887 Oregon was...

ELECTION INTERVIEW: Candace Avalos

There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

ELECTION INTERVIEW: Robin Castro

There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

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...

Resident Profile: Marcia Cole, Concordia Neighborhood

By Jessica Rojas, NE Coalition of Neighborhoods,  Hey Neighbor: How long you have you been in this neighborhood?  I was born in Portland, my mother was of Irish descent from Canada and we grew up in...

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A Streetcar Named Northeast

by Margaret O'Hartigan, King Neighborhood For most of its history, Portland’s streetcar service was a mix of lines owned by a number of firms, and...

Resident Profile: Karen Wells

by Michael French, Concordia News Activist and Alameda resident Karen Wells carries a business card with the job title “change agent.” It's a phrase that...

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...

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