Category Archive: Communications

Posted By Bill Bagnall on December 4, 2017

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MEETING NOTICE The next Planning & Transportation Committee Meeting is Tuesday, December 5 at PNCA – Pacific Northwest College of Art, Room 237 from 6 to 8 pm. The committee will be reviewing the revised Fremont Apartments design among other business. This meeting, as are all PDNA board and committee meetings, is open to the…..

Pearl Party Raffle Tickets

Posted By Bill Bagnall on September 19, 2017

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Your chance to win valuable Pearl District prizes, and support the Pearl District Neighborhood Association’s important work.  Packages to choose from:   PUB AND GRUB Five Local Brew Pubs and a $400+ value! $200 Brew Cycle or Brew Barge gift card $50 Deschutes Brewery gift card $50 Ten Barrel Brewing gift card Two cases of Bridgeport Brewery beer Low Brow Lounge gift card  …..

Ever-Increasing Graffiti

Posted By Bill Bagnall on March 22, 2017

According to a recent report to City Council by Juliette Muracchioli from the Office of Neighborhood Involvement’s (ONI) Graffiti Abatement Program, high priority graffiti reports involving hate or gang tags have increased considerably from 2011 through 2016. Much of this increase has occurred in the past two to three years.   The cost of damages…..

Winter Paving to Close Lanes on NW Northrup from NW 14th to NW 23rd March 23rd Through April 3rd

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 19, 2015

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News Release from the Portland Bureau of Transportation   The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures on NW Northrup Street from NW 14th Avenue to NW 23rd Avenue Monday, March 23 through Friday, April 3, 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. each work day.  …..

Friends of the Pearl Foot Patrol

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 17, 2015

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All residents of the Pearl who wish to take an active part in assuring a safe and livable community, are invited to attend a Foot Patrol Training. Led by Mark Wells, Crime Prevention Coordinator from the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, the training will be held on Tuesday, April 14 at 6 pm at the Ecotrust…..

The Northwest’s Premier Whiskey Event Returns

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 11, 2015

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This year planners decided it’s time to “Make it a Town…” Introducing WhiskeyTown USA, a spirits extravaganza from the crafters of WhiskeyFest NorthWest.   When and Where: May 8th and 9th, 2015 90,000-square foot Lot on NW Front Avenue and NW 17th Street becomes WhiskeyTown USA.   What: WhiskeyTown USA is the third annual gathering…..

Zimmerman Community Center Now Part of Friendly House

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on January 24, 2015

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From the Zimmerman Community Center Board of Directors:   As a past supporter of the Zimmerman Community Center (ZCC), we wanted you to be among the first to know that we just completed an exciting transition. At the end of 2014, ZCC ceased to exist as a separate entity and started 2015 as part of…..

Pearl Neighbors Turn out for Safety Meeting

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on January 29, 2015

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About 60 Pearl District residents attended a safety information meeting on January 21 at the Ecotrust Building. Hosted by Friends of the Pearl, a subcommittee of the Pearl District Neighborhood Association’s Livability and Safety Committee, attendees learned about crime issues and how everyone can play a role in helping to combat criminal activity.   Bill…..

Camerata PYP Serenades the Pearl District

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on January 8, 2015

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Camerata PYP, the chamber orchestra of the Portland Youth Philharmonic, kicks off its sixth Music in the Pearl concert season at the Wieden+Kennedy building (224 NW 13th Ave., Portland, OR) on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4 pm, with David Hattner, PYP Musical Director, as conductor.   Camerata PYP marks its sixth season with music…..

City Council Adopts Ordinance to Improve Sidewalks

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on January 12, 2015

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Following a three-year initiative by several neighborhood associations, Portland City Council unanimously adopted an amended ordinance (CLICK HERE to read ordinance) on January 7th to regulate publication boxes on our city sidewalks.   The amended code creates guidelines as to when, where, and how publication boxes can be placed, as well as requiring publishers to affix a…..