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...

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 Staple Taco For taquerias in Northeast, La Sirenita on NE 28th...

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...

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...

A Dynamic Trio: Bishop & Son’s and The Bearded Chef 

By Arainnia Brown As far back as Philip Johnson Sr. can remember, he’s always had a passion for baking. He would bake any type of loaf, cookie or cake with joy. A few years ago,...

Bernstein’s: Good Bagels, Made Locally

by Abby Morgan, Eliot News On a clear morning, as the sun traces a path from east to west, the light eventually breaks out over the treetops of the Eliot Neighborhood, slips under the freeway...

More Than A Grocery Store

By Courtney Ross, Alberta Food Cooperative You probably know Alberta Cooperative Grocery as that corner store on Alberta Street where you can peruse colorful produce. You can stroll through our few aisles in a matter...

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...

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...

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 that have an ‘old Portland’ feel that doesn’t feel like...

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