By Steve Elder | CNA Media Team Northeast 42nd Avenue is becoming a corridor for food and drink in the Concordia and Cully neighborhoods. Oakshire Brewing is opening Oakshire Beer Hall, featuring a wide range of beverages, including as many as two dozen beers from its original Eugene location. The beer hall is in the
This month, we will have folks from the Cully Community Garden join us, who are being evicted to make room for De La Salle High School — North. They’re looking at three opportunity sites for a new garden in Concordia, and would like to discuss. We also can discuss speeds on Alberta and Ainsworth streets.
By Vanessa Miali | CNA Media Team Since its inception in 1983, the nonprofit organization Black United Fund of Oregon (BUF) has been pursuing its mission “to assist in the social and economic development of Oregon’s low-income communities and to contribute to a broader understanding of ethnic and culturally diverse groups.” Headquartered at 2828 N.E.
By Nancy Varekamp | CNews Editor There’s a second EcoVibe on Alberta Street. But don’t plan to shop for your wardrobe here, unless you’re in the market for garden togs. You’ll find some of the signature apparel pieces here, but you’ll discover so much more. EcoVibe Home opened in June at 1906 N.E. Alberta St.
By Paloma Wykhuis | CNews Special Writer The Alberta Street Fair is my absolute favorite place to spend a hot summer day! From food, to art, to fabulous costumes and even live music, (not to mention the parade) the Alberta Street Fair is truly a magical tradition. Every summer I look forward to going. My
Friday, Aug. 2, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Fernhill Park Music by THE LARKS pdx (6:15 – 8:15 p.m.) Pack up your blanket, chairs and your picnic and come to the park! There will be: Face painting Games Balloon art Henna tatoo artist Portland Police Canine Unit Firetruck Free ice cream for kids Craft table
By Doug Decker | Historian If someone asked you to find Foxchase on a map, could you? Here’s a clue: it was one of a dozen different subdivisions created more than 100 years ago which, taken together today, make up what we think of as the Concordia neighborhood. (For a visual clue, check out the
By Garlynn Woodsong | CNA Board Member, SW1 CNA LUTC Chair For years, neighbors in Concordia have joined with folks in other northeast Portland neighborhoods to advocate for the construction of more regional bicycle and pedestrian trail connections. One trail in particular has captured the imagination of many: a trail connecting downtown Portland, through northeast
By Carrie Wenninger | CNA Media Team Erin Katchuk, wearing a blackand-white polkadot dress with candy red buttons, her dark hair in pigtails, sits at the table nearest the door in the coffee shop formerly known as Motivasi. She sips an Americano in the bright June sunshine and talks about art, coffee, cats, insomnia and
By Marsha Sandman | CNA Media Team When Byron Spice creates a three-dimensional wood sign that says LOVE it’s more than just a word. It’s his life purpose. Byron calls his sign building business “Blind Expressions by Byron” because he is, in fact, legally blind. When he lost his ability to see completely, due to