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...

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...

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...

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...

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 organic food; Halal meat; Dozens of delicious vegan dishes; African...

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 with excessive student loan debt after graduation. At Portland Community...

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 number of people who regularly struggle to make ends meet....

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...

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...

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...

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