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Portland Charter Commission Public Forum, Monday, Sept. 26

The Portland Charter Review Commission Invites You to Make Your Voice Heard!

What: Public Forum with the Portland Charter Review Commission When: Monday, September 26, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Place: Portland City Hall Council Chambers, 1221 SW Fourth Ave , Portland OR 97204

What is the Portland Charter and why should I attend the forum? […]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 20

The next Hosford-Abernethy board meeting is Tuesday, September 20. We hope you make plans to join us!

WHEN: HAND General meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. Land Use & Transportation at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center, St Paul Room 2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)


Leaf Day is Coming Soon!

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation has been working hard to improve the Leaf Day program for 2011. Information is now available to the public about this year’s leaf pickup service.

The city has launched a new website at with all the details. New program elements include an online Leaf Zone Locator […]

Meeting About New Plaid Pantry at Seven Corners, Sept. 14

As you may have already noticed, Plaid Pantry, Inc. is taking ownership of the 7 Day Corners Market, located at SE 21st Ave. & SE Division Street. As part of this process, your neighborhood organization, the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) is co-hosting a Good Neighbor Plan meeting with Plaid Pantry, Inc. on Sep. 14, […]

Portland Fire 9/11 Service Project

Here is information on an upcoming service project PF&R is sponsoring for 9/11.

Portland Fire & Rescue has chosen to remember the lives of those lost, pay tribute to those who rose in service, and honor those who serve our country today by engaging in service and remembrance on September 11, 2011.

On […]

Burgerville Turns 50, Celebrate This Weekend

As many of our neighbors already know, Burgerville supports a lot of local businesses and non-profit organizations. Burgerville will be having an event this weekend, September 10th, to celebrate their 50th birthday.

All of the restaurants will be having celebrations, including the Burgerville at 26th and Powell. The party goes from 11am until 8pm, and […]

New Website for Liquor Licensing

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announces the launch of a new website specifically for Liquor Licensing. The new site features step-by-step information on applying for specific license types, licensing your special event, making changes to your licensed business, and an online form for public input on pending or existing licenses. Go to for details.


Parks “Nuts About Nature” Pre-School Programs in our Area

It’s time! The low-limbed trees are waiting. The underground moles are tunneling away from the surface. The dirt is piled and ready for exploration. We are armed with spoons and magnifying lenses, bug boxes and collection bags. We have curious minds, imaginative ideas and swift-moving feet. We are not stopped by wind, rain, clouds, or […]

Big Yard Sale This Weekend

Multi-Family Benefit Yard Sale Saturday and Sunday (9/10-9/11) 9am-4pm both days 3035 SE 25th at Tibbetts St.

All sales will benefit Portland’s own Evergreen Curling Club, which is raising money to build a dedicated curling facility in the greater Portland area.

Donations have been pouring in from members and friends of the club, but they […]

“Hidden Life of Bridges” This Week

This news release from the Regional Arts & Culture Council describes an outdoor art event involving the Hawthorne and Morrison bridges this week. From 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the next 3 nights (Thursday through Saturday), video projections will appear on the south piers of the Morrison Bridge revealing images of the insides of […]