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...

Community Mourns Shawn Penney, Led Good in the Hood Festival

He made national headlines by standing up to white supremacist threats By NECN Staff Shawn Penney A powerhouse...

Podcasters Get It Done

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer If you were to walk by a certain apartment building in the Lloyd neighborhood this past summer, you might have heard some shouting, a few screams, or laughter. Depending...
The ACAC program at the Portland Art Museum

Afro Contemporary Art Class Continues with Social Distancing

The Afro Contemporary Art Class (ACAC) at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School began as an after school initiative that interweaves programming into and between public schools to cultivate confidence, expand...

Boise-Eliot Neighborhoods Offered Some “Releaf” for Their Distressed Trees

by Jessica Rojas, NECN The Albina ReLeaf project is the first program of its kind in Portland, according to the Albina Neighborhood Tree Team (ANTT), and it has already served as a model for other...

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...

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....

The Previous Pandemic

by Margaret O’Hartigan History may not repeat itself – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t striking similarities between events. In the United States, what would become...

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...

What You Need to Know About ADU’s and Short-Term Rentals

By Marsha Sandman, Concordia News  When money comes knocking at your door, do you answer?  You might if you own one of the 116 accessory short-term rentals in the Concordia neighborhood.  What is an accessory short-term rental...

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