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Neighborhood restaurants open Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

Vindalho

Restaurants in our surrounding neighborhood are doing the cooking this holiday season. Many of the City’s best and our favorites are working hard to offer delicious options for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve dining that will be a most welcome treat now that cabin fever has definitely set in.

Lauro Kitchen

Reservations are [...]

Take Survey: How would you cut Portland’s Transportation Budget?

From Portland Bureau of Transportation: If you had to cut $6.4 million from the City’s Transportation budget, how would you prioritize programs? Please take our survey – respond by January 2, 2009.

Click below for survey: Bureau of Transportation Budget Prioritization Survey

The Portland Bureau of Transportation has been going through a budget prioritization [...]

Give Green: Give a Tree

Gift Trees-Local Green Gifts that Keep on Giving & Living Christmas Trees

This holiday give your friends and family local green gifts that give more as they grow – Gift Trees from Friends of Trees. Gift Trees cost $35 for a young native tree or $100 for a grove of six young native trees. Friends [...]

Community Policing Forum, Wed., Dec. 17

The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! The last Southeast Community Policing forum of 2008 meeting is next week. Information is provided below and/or in the attachment.

Southeast Community Policing Forum Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Time: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Location: Southeast Precinct Community Room 4735 East Burnside

Agenda Wednesday December 17, 2008 6:00-6:45 PM [...]

Walk Peacock Lane this Sunday, Dec. 14

Grab your warmest coat and hat, it’s time for a brisk winter walk!

The Safer Routes to School Program will be leading a walk down Peacock Lane this Sunday. Peacock Lane, the Sunnyside neighborhood street known for its festive holiday lights, has been clogged with evening spectators (and their cars) every winter since the tradition [...]

Town Hall on Murals in Portland

This will be an important conversation for our community since “murals as art” have gotten tangled up with rules governing advertising and free speech due to prior legal challenges.

Link to a letter outlining the issues.

“Town Hall on the Future of Murals in our Community” December 16, 2008 ~ Tuesday City Hall, [...]

City Council Vote on 30th & Division Project on Dec 10th

There will be an important City Council vote next Wed afternoon, Dec 10th on regulations affecting future redevelopment of the building at SE 30th and Division (former Wild Oats site) as well as several other buildings along Division Street. Please see below for important information on steps you can take.

* * * IMPORTANT [...]

HAND Neighborhood Weatherization Project

Join the HAND Neighborhood Weatherization with the Community Energy Project Saturday, Dec. 13th 9AM ~ 1:30PM

Please contribute to Portland’s sustainability by coming to assist with neighborhood weatherization!

After this day of weatherization, you will be considered “trained” and ready to complete more weatherization projects in the community.

We have room for about 5~7 people, [...]