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Help the Office of Neighborhood Involvement with Website Redesign

Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement is in the process of redesigning their website.

They have created a short 2 question survey to help determine who is visiting the site and for what they are using it. They are hoping to get as many users as possible to fill this out in the next couple [...]

UPDATED: Next Neighborhood Meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 15

Last month we did a round up of the many projects HAND is involved with. This month, we’ll have further updates on these projects and more. Please make a plan to join us for some or all of this month’s meeting.

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Board Meeting Tuesday, February 15, 2010, 7:00 PM [...]

Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Feb. 17

The next meeting of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project Citizens Advisory Committee is Thursday, February 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Location: Holgate Plaza TriMet Offices, 1625 SE Holgate Blvd, Portland. More

SE Area Art Walk, March 5 & 6, 2011

Best Portland Art Walk! March 5 & 6, 2011

Over 150 artists, many in “native environments” will be showing their works and meeting art lovers over the first weekend of March. What a wonderful way to spend a day…wandering around Southeast Portland, experiencing sculpture, painting, jewelry, pottery, photography, encaustic, print-making, textile…almost every conceivable medium for [...]

Stay Engaged and “Opt-In” with Metro

Below is information on new online tool, developed by Metro, that will help engage more citizens across the region and gather public opinion to inform policymaking decisions.

The tool is called Opt In, and the goal is to create a timely and cost-effective way for the region’s residents to provide input into decisions affecting them [...]

Abernethy Pruning Workshop and Spring Clean Up!

The announcement below is from Tom, the Food & Garden Educator at Abernethy Elementary School. Everyone from the neighborhood is welcome to attend!

Pruning Workshop and Spring Cleanup hosted by: Abernethy School Kitchen Garden February 27th, 10am-1pm

Abernethy parent Bryan French will prune our plum, apple, and pear trees and teach us some pruning basics. [...]

Historic Preservation and the Portland Plan

Stephens School, circa 1896, used to stand at corner of what is now SE 7th Ave. & Stephens Street.

The Portland Plan: Historic Preservation’s Future Saturday, February 12, 2011 10:00 am – Noon

All Tickets: $10

The past 18 months of the Portland Plan “update” have been loaded with meetings, forums, websites to [...]

UPDATED 2/9/11: Bioswale Construction in the Neighborhood

Have you caught yourself going down a side street you regularly turn on just to discover it’s been closed for construction?

Construction for the Bureau of Environmental Services’ Tabor to the River project is well underway in parts of our neighborhood. To get a better idea of the UPDATED (2/9/11) construction schedule, please download this [...]

PBOT Open House for Central Eastside, Feb. 22

CENTRAL EASTSIDE INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT PARKING MANAGEMENT PLAN COMMUNITY WORKSHOP Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. @Large Film Studios, 807 NE Couch Street

We want your input and insight! You are invited to learn about the work the Stakeholder Advisory Committee and the project team have been involved with, and what strategies are [...]