Category Archive: Communications
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on April 22, 2014
The PDNA has a new Finance/Fundraising Committee. Our goal is to raise funds and bring awareness to PDNA’s initiatives and all that we do for the neighborhood. Come join us! Kick-off meeting is tomorrow (Wed 4/23) at 6 p.m. at the Realty Trust Pearl District office (1220 NW Lovejoy St #130). For more information,…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 30, 2014
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. OMSI Auditorium 1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland OR 97202 FREE Community Conference Presented by The City of Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Program and Friendly Streets, a non-profit organization This is a free 2.5-hour conference limited to the first 200 who pre-register. (Please pre-register no later than May…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 10, 2014
Jamison Square Park Saturday, April 19, 2014 Noon to 4:00 p.m. Store-to-Store Easter Egg Hunt – Noon to 3:00 p.m. Bring the whole family, collect treats, do art projects, and search for this year’s “signature” Easter Egg cut-out that is creatively hidden in participating merchants’ windows or shops. Collect stamps to complete your map,…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 8, 2014
Each year in April and October Pearl Residents take a Saturday morning to Polish the Pearl. Saturday April 19th meet us at Peet’s Coffee (1114 NW Couch) at 8:30 a.m. for a free coffee and supplies. We will wrap up around 11:30 a.m. with a free burrito at Chipotle to celebrate our efforts. This is…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 3, 2014
The Luna Foundation will be hosting their Second Annual WhiskeyFest NorthWest May 9 and 10, 2014 at NW 11th Avenue and NW Overton Street in the Pearl. This event will once again bring together the community while raising funds and awareness for beneficiary, Oregon Active Foundation, a Portland nonprofit dedicated to providing ‘Adventure Therapy’ for…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on February 10, 2014
Portland Commissioner Steve Novick last week called Portland Police Bureau’s Mounted Patrol unit “largely ornamental,” and suggested the city could use its public safety money more wisely to pay for other services. In a memo he sent to his City Hall colleagues and the media, Novick questioned the sense of spending $860,000 on the…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on February 3, 2014
Portland State University’s Geography Department is having a gathering on Monday, Feb. 10th , 4:30-6:30 p.m. to honor Dr. Tom Harvey. It will be at Smith Center on campus, Room 238/Browsing Lounge. (Smith Center faces the South Park Blocks and is about 1 block south from the Streetcar line’s Park Blocks stop). The celebration…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on January 5, 2014
The Portland Jazz Festival is a multi-venue series of jazz events presented each February within Portland. Nationally and regionally supported as a cultural tourism initiative in celebration of Black History Month, Portland Jazz Festival is dedicated to preserving America’s indigenous art form by presenting internationally recognized jazz masters alongside local jazz musicians. A series of…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on January 6, 2014
The most widely circulated Pearl origin story is that in 1985, local gallery director Thomas Augustine was quoted in a travel magazine as saying that the neighborhood’s industrial buildings were like crusty oysters, while the galleries and lofts inside were like pearls. The legend was extended in 2002, when The Oregonian’s Margie Boulé tracked…..
Posted By Adonay Solleiro on December 1, 2013
PBOT has updated its Street Seats program and set an application deadline of March 1, 2014. If you are unfamiliar, Street Seats is a program of the Portland Bureau of Transportation that allows organizations to build a temporary platform in the on‐street parking lane. The platform is the same height as the curb and extends…..