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Celebrate the Art of Stormwater! Thursday, July 29

Please join us for an informal art viewing and reception with some of the artists who photographed rain gardens and green streets as part of their PCC photography classes this past spring!

Celebrate the Art of Stormwater! Thursday, July 29th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. New Seasons Cafe SE Division and 20th

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Thanks to all!

The 2010 Division/Clinton Street Fair is wrapped up, the tents are almost put away…and the farmer tan isn’t all that bad…

Thanks to all of you who helped make our neighoborhood shine yesterday! With your help, we transformed two quiet and stale spaces into vibrant and compelling places to be.

Board member Wendy Kunkel [...]

A Celebration of Portland’s World Art, Saturday at the 7 Corners Stage

Below is just a small sampling of the “Colored Pencils” performances expected to join us for the street fair this Saturday, July 24 at the 7 Corners stage (1949 SE Division), from 2 – 4 p.m.:

- Parfait Bassale – Originally from Benin, also living in Niger, Senegal, and then the U.S. “To hear Parfiat’s [...]

“Roots of Our Neighborhood”/Division/Clinton Street Fair, Saturday, July 24

Here’s an update to what’s going on at 7 Corners for the Street Fair Saturday, July 24. We hope to see you there!

Live Music at the Ladd Triangle Stage (1949 SE Division) 12 – 1 – Children’s Musician David Hall Filling in for Dave is Children’s Musician Dave Orleans (aka -”The EarthSinger”)

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Bad News for the Elms in Ladd’s Addition

For those of you that haven’t been by Abernethy Elementary lately, we are losing several more elm trees around the playground (on Elliott and Birch) – 6 more (“more” because we lost several last year too). They are being removed because they have Dutch Elm disease. There is another Dutch Elm hotspot in Ladd’s at [...]

HAND Meeting Minutes, July 2010

Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development Meeting Minutes 7/20/10

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm

Portland Acupuncture Project Adam Cubue (artist), and Michelle Traver (Trimet’s Public Art) www.acuportland.org – Large-scale acupuncture needles are being posted around Portland between April and October 2010 in locations that draw attention to spaces which could improve the city’s health in [...]

State Rep. Jules Bailey at HAND’s July Meeting

Please join us for an informal conversation with State Representative Jules Bailey at our regular HAND meeting this evening, July 20th. This is an opportunity to discuss any ideas or concerns you may have. It also could be time for an update on the State budget, the previous legislative session, and what’s ahead for 2011, [...]

Land Use Notices for HAND

Here are the list of updated land use notices for our neighborhood:

Hosford-Abernethy | 06-21-10 | 1569 SE Elliott Ave | Historic Design Review – HEARING | LU 10-118051 HDZ (PDF Document, 5,257kb) Hosford-Abernethy |7-2-10 | 2031 SE Ladd Ave | Historic Design Review – NOTICE | LU 10-148927 HDZ (PDF Document, 1,393kb) Hosford-Abernethy |7-2-10 [...]

Safeway Plans New Store for SE Hawthorne Location

Safeway is looking to replace the existing on facility on SE Hawthorne with a new store at the same location in late 2011.

To the right is a color drawing of the new Hawthorne Blvd. exterior elevation, provided by Safeway Real Estate Manager Diane Phillips, as well as a site plan of the main store [...]

Next HAND Neighborhood Meeting, Tuesday, July 20

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Community Meeting Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 7:00 PM St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center, St Paul Room 2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)

Agenda Introductions Crime Prevention Announcements (1) Roots of Our Neighborhood (2) Hawthorne Street Fair/Block Party (3) [Announce your event here]

Updates (1) The Acupuncture Project [...]