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Kitchen Revival Tour, Saturday, April 16

An invitation from our friends at the Architectural Heritage Center. This year several of the homes on the tour are in or near HAND (Clinton , Ladd’s Addition, SE Lincoln, SE Madison, Laurelhurst).

Saturday, April 16th, 2011 10:00 am–4:00 pm Members: $20 General Public: $25

Thanks to the tremendous support of longtime AHC members [...]

Historic Photos in HAND, now on Facebook!

Last year, volunteers from our neighborhood set out to collect snapshots of our area over the last 150 years. This album is the result. Images were found in old scrapbooks, donated, or compiled from the archives of Portland City Archives and the Oregon Historical Society. This is an ongoing volunteer effort.

Please become a [...]

Take a Walk Around the Block at the SE Area Art Walk

This weekend, March 5th & 6th, you have the chance to peek into artist studios peppered around our neighborhood.

Over 200 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, [...]

Mmmm… CHILI! Next Thursday, March 10th, Abernethy Chili Cook-off!

Take the night off from cooking on March 10th and come on down to Abernethy Elementary for the 3rd annual School Kitchen Garden Chili Cook-off ! We will have 25+ chili’s on board! Let’s see who will win the “Best Chili” title. We will choose from entries in the following categories: Best Vegetarian,Best Meat Lovers, [...]

Sunday Parkways for 2011

The dates and locations for Sunday Parkways, 2011 are out. May 22 – East Portland June 26 – North Portland July 24 – NW/Downtown Portland August 28 – Southeast Portland September 25 – Northeast Portland

Just remember – the fun happens on the 4th Sunday of the month, May – September!

NEW TIMES May-August = [...]

Take the Portland Curbsider Survey

Weigh In: How to Invest Public Dollars The Portland Plan is focused on creating a better future, while taking action to improve the city today.

Every year Portland’s Office of Management and Finance hosts public budget forums around the city to get input from Portlanders about their priorities. It’s not possible to immediately fix all [...]

Central City 2035 – Meetings in March

The Central City 2035 team is continuing its Symposium Series in 2011 with two events in March and more to come in April. Each symposium is an intense and focused work session organized around a single topic – of particular importance to Portlanders and the Central City. Participants will learn about and drill into tough [...]

Central Eastside Parking Management Plan

If you missed the open house last week, you can take a look at the slide show and documents presented online,

Central Eastside Parking Management Plan information: http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=53032

Slideshow from Feb. 25, 2011 Community Workshop: http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=53032&a=339255(Thanks to Sarah at PBOT for posting!)

On March 15th, project manager Bill Hoffman will present a brief update [...]

Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Open Houses in March

There is a lot going on with designs and plans for the Portland-Milwaukie light rail. Plan to attend one of these open houses to find out more! Read more about the project here.

Design open house: 17th Avenue Monday, March 14 6-7:30 p.m. Thelma Skelton Loaves & Fishes Center at Sacred Heart Villa 3925 [...]

Division Streetscape Project Open House, March 15

Want to see the latest designs in store for the Division Streetscape Project? Make plans to attend this open house, Tuesday, March 15. (Details in the flyer linked here or info below.) And, why not maximize your time out and join us for the monthly HAND meeting that same night, just a few steps away, [...]