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UPDATED 5/31: Hawthorne Safeway Excavation Underway

If you live anywhere near SE 27th & Hawthorne, we don’t have to tell you, the Safeway construction project is well underway.

Here’s the latest Safeway construction schedule – SAFEWAY 3 WEEK 5 27 11 Apparently, ecavation work is the main task for the next three weeks.

Some neighbors have complained about the […]

Update to Clay Street, Green Street Project

From: Debbie Caselton, Community Relations, Bureau of Environmental Services, 503-823-2831,

In April 2009, Environmental Services Sustainable Stormwater Division, in partnership with other city bureaus, completed planning and conceptual design work for the SE Clay Green Street Plan.

The SE Clay Green Street Plan encompasses 12 blocks of SE Clay Street from SE Water Avenue […]

Film Shoots in the Neighborhood

You may have already seen the yellow “Gone” signs speckled on utility poles in and around the neighborhood. Word has it, they’ll be shooting scenes for this Lakewood Productions movie in and around Ladd’s Addition through the 25th.

Starting on Thursday, May 26th, another, smaller film shoot is scheduled for our neighborhood, just south of […]

Next HAND Meeting & Board Election, Tuesday, May 17

The next Hosford-Abernethy board meeting is Tuesday, May, 17. We hope you make plans to join us! It promises to be an unusually fun and informative evening!

WHEN: HAND General meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments and a brief performance from a few of the members of Cleveland High School’s Jazz Band. Last year, […]

Interested in Land Use Issues Along the River?

Our very busy Land Use Chair Joanne Stainbrook would like to hear from you! There seems to be a lot of activity on eastbank due to the new light rail and bridge, with probably more to come. Maybe we need a sub-group to monitor the projects as they come in for continuity and coordination with […]

Continued Work on This Land Is Our Land

(flyer attached, please feel free to forward to interested folks) Monday of May, the 16th, from 6 to 9 PM, SE Uplift.

Note from Leah at SE Uplift: Students from the Community Development Methods course at Portland State will be presenting their work and findings around providing tools for understanding the public right to public […]

DIY Weatherization Trainings

The SE Uplift Sustainability Program is hosting a series of free trainings to help homeowners learn about inexpensive do-it-yourself ways to increase the energy efficiency of their homes. Professional trainers will cover topics such as behavior modification and light weatherization, bypass sealing, basic insulation, ventilation corrections and discussing when to call a contractor. There will […]

HAND Neighborhood Clean-Up, Saturday, May 7

Give mom a Mother’s Day gift she’s sure to appreciate – clean out the garage or basement!

Bring your stuff to our annual neighborhood cleanup Saturday, May 7. Drop off begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. at our same location, the Cleveland High School parking lot on SE 26th Ave., please […]