NE History: The Walnut Park Theater

By Margaret O’Hartigan, King Neighborhood 1923 was a boom year for the Walnut Park section of what is now King Neighborhood. In addition to dozens of houses sprouting up almost like weeds, the Walnut Park...

Dishing Up Opportunity 

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer Go for lunch along Mississippi Avenue and it might be served up by a young person going through an innovative internship program through Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC). While...

ReBuilding Center is Back with Classes and Racial Justice

Evolving over more than a generation, the ReBuilding Center today is firmly rooted in the movements against climate change and racism, focusing on reuse of existing resources, sharing with one another, and respecting the environment.

Affordable Housing Rabbit Hole

Mischa Webley and Adam Lyons

Vernon Dad Band  Keeps on Rocking

By Marsha Sandman, Concordia News Concordia resident Luke Griffin is a teacher and self-described mountain climbing troubadour. He and seven other talented and dedicated fathers – and sometimes moms – make up the Vernon Dad...

Public Mural is More Than Paint

By Brian Burk, Concordia News The restrooms at Fernhill Park have been called many things, but beautiful has never been one of them. Thanks to a team of artists from Beaumont Middle School, that is...

Clean Start PDX Off To A Great Start

by Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer On a Monday morning, J.P. King starts up the engine to his pick-up truck and heads across the river from Old Town to the Inner Eastside. As the lead...

Cleaner Air Oregon Puts N/NE Portland Emissions Under Watch

Join NECN and our colleagues at North Portland Neighborhood Services, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6-8 pm. Learn the facts on the most recent tests and find out how you can plug in to...

Harvey Rice Heritage Housing Development Honors Beloved Sabin Activist

Harvey Rice Heritage is bringing two new affordable housing complexes to inner Northeast Portland, named after renowned artists. This is the Isaka Shamshud-Din Development.

Tool Library Helps Build a Thriving Community

By Eric Hoyer, Concordia Neighborhood Imagine you’re in the middle of a wood-working project, and you discover you need a tool you have neither the money or space for, or perhaps your car just needs...

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