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National Night Out, Ice Cream Social @ Piccolo Park, 8/4

Celebrate National Night Out Tuesday, August 4 6 – 9 PM Piccolo Park (on SE 28th Ave., between Division/Clinton)

The Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development association invites you to the park, Tuesday, August 4th for National Night Out. Across the country, people are meeting with their neighbors for picnics, block parties and more! Join in on [...]

HAND Pocket Park Project Update

The HAND Pocket Park Committee is gearing up for a fun weekend at the Division/Clinton Street Fair! Please join us to walk in the parade. We will meet at SE 50th & Division, a little after 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 25. Bring your walking shoes and smiles!

Also, below is a link to updated [...]

Portland Fire Marshal Declares Burning Ban

Due to extremely high temperatures, the Portland Fire Marshal has issued a total ban of all outdoor burning effective immediately. All outdoor burning including recreational fires are prohibited within the city of Portland beginning today, July 29th. This ban is based on weather conditions and community fire safety needs and will remain in effect until [...]

Concert at Mt. Tabor Park Canceled

Tonight’s (Wednesday, 7/29) concert at Mt. Tabor Park postponed due to extreme heat

Due to concern about the high temperatures in the Mt. Tabor Park amphitheater, the Neighborhood Summer Concert scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight, July 28, has been postponed until further notice.

Information on the date of the rescheduled concerts and movie will be [...]

Pocket Park Feedback Sketch

At the Community Awareness Day on Saturday, June 20th, several people filled out both surveys and also contributed sketches or comments to a table top drawing of the space at SE 19th & Division.

Pocket Park Committee member Ethan Timm compiled the comments from the table top sketch into a file to reflect all of [...]

PSU Urban Design Study on Light Rail Station @ 12th & Clinton

Last month, several graduate students from Portland State University Urban Land Use program, presented their study on the Light Rail Project at SE 12th/11th & Division.

If you missed the meeting, here’s a low-res copy of their presentation.

For more information about the project, contact HAND Land Use Chair Kina Voelz: kvoelz@mac.com

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Citywide Land Use Meeting

CITYWIDE LAND USE GROUP MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009 7:00 TO 9:00 PM Room 2500 B; 1900 Building 1900 SW Fourth

Even though it is summer, the timing is right to begin a discussion with leaders of the development community about how we can work together in a more positive way. One of the key areas [...]

Update on Morrison Bridge Bike/Ped Project

The website for the Morrison Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Path Project includes an update on construction.

The path is expected to open to the public in December 2009.

Chicago’s Millennium Park and Lurie Garden, Brown Bag Presentation, Friday July 31st

For those of you who are interested in HAND’s efforts to create a pocket park or plaza — on Division St where SE 19th Ave should be — here is another opportunity to collect ideas and grow the vision.

The Urban Greenspaces Institute & Portland Parks and Recreation BrownBag Presentation Chicago’s Millennium Park [...]

Pictures from the Division/Clinton Street Fair

Thanks to everyone who joined in the fun Saturday! You can check out a link to some of the street fair photos here.

Do you have a pictures to share with the neighborhood? Send them to: amy@handpdx.org

For more information about helping organize next year’s fun, contact the Division/Clinton Business Association.

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