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Volunteers Needed: Fix up Hosford Middle School

Hosford Middle School Beautification Day: Saturday October 4th from 9:00 – Noon. We need volunteers to help with the landscape maintenance of the “Butterfly” garden. We had 40 volunteers for Community Care Day on August 23rd spruce up the front of the school along 28th pl., and will need about the same number of volunteers [...]

Save Our Elms, Tour of Ladd’s Addition Homes, Sept. 20

Ladd’s Addition Historic Home Tour Saturday, September 20, 2008, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Autumn is such a lovely time of year in Ladd’s Addition as the trees turn color. We hope that you will enjoy the scenery as well as the homes on the SAVE OUR ELMS’ first Fall Home Tour. Ten residences are [...]

People’s Harvest Party

On Wednesday September 17th, our year-round Farmer’s Market will not only be bursting with the season’s finest harvest, but celebrated with lots of fun festivities for the whole family! Live Music by: The Amazing Maelstrom Shoeshine Blue Joe Baker and His Barefoot Brakemen; a Craft Fair from 2-7; Cider Pressing from 3-7; Pie Eating Contest [...]

HAND Meeting Minutes, Sept., 2008

HAND Board Meeting – September 17, 2008

Board members present: Chair Alex Bassos, Vice Chair Sean McCusker, Secretary Carolyn Brock, Treasurer Matthew Masini, Liz Gatti, Lois Hankins, Dave Kaplan, Wendy Kunkel, Amy Lewin, Joseph Murphy, Linda Nettekoven, Susan Pearce, Marilee Tillstrom Also present: Land Use Chair Kina Voelz

Board members not present: Frank Dufay, Lindsey [...]

Big Look Task Force Town Hall Meeting, Sept. 18

Thursday, September 18, 2008 University of Portland – Buckley Center Auditorium 5000 N Willamette Boulevard Portland, OR 97203 6:30 pm – 8.30 pm

Oregon’s Big Look Task Force is a 10-member state-appointed group charged with evaluating our statewide land use planning system and making recommendations to the 2009 legislature. Now the task force has scheduled [...]

HAND Meeting, Sept. 16

Please mark your calendar for the next HAND board meeting. Tuesday, September 16 St. Paul Classroom @ Paulist Center, St Philip Neri Catholic Church 2408 SE 16th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

6:30 PM Land Use & Transportation Committee (Contact: Kina Voelz)

7:00 – 9:00 PM Board Meeting — AGENDA — Introductions Crime Prevention Officer Announcements [...]

HAND is a Walker’s Paradise

In case you hadn’t noticed, you’re living in a Walkers Paradise — right here in the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood — and long time neighbor Richard Ross has supplied a website that proves it.

Hosford Abernethy is rated as one of the top walking neighborhoods in one of the top ten walking cities in the US. Living [...]

Neighborhood Small Grants – Apply Now!

Grants for small neighborhood projects are again available from the City this fall. (e.g., Think a multi-cultural event that brings neighbors together OR a small construction project for a needed neighborhood facility plus a host of other possibilities.) If you have an idea you’d like to work with HAND in putting together, please let us [...]

Update to SK Northwest development along river

Here’s an update to a land use hearing HAND has been following for more than a year. It’s about a stretch of land along the Willamette river that many hope would include a piece of trail, helping connect the Springwater Corridor to the Eastbank Esplanade.

Thanks to the Bicycle Transportation Alliance blog for the [...]

TAKE THE SURVEY: Do we need a streetcar in our neighborhood?

The Southeast Portland Streetcar survey is now online. (click here for link)

Printed copies of the survey are available at Southeast Uplift, 3534 SE Main Street, 503.232.0010. For information on the DWG you can visit their website.