Category Archive: Communications

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…..

Friends of the Pearl Organizing

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Posted By Adonay Solleiro on November 15, 2014

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Concerned citizens are organizing to ensure ongoing safety, health, and livability in the Pearl. There will be a general safety meeting, led by the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, for all residents of the Pearl District in January.   There will be two ways to participate: a neighborhood watch or a foot patrol. Training is provided…..

2014 My Macy’s Parade

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Posted By Adonay Solleiro on November 11, 2014

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The My Macy’s Holiday Parade is just around the corner. The Parade will run through your neighborhood on November 28.   Formation and disband will occur in the NW Park Blocks between Davis and Flanders Streets. The Parade will travel east on Davis, south on Broadway, east on Alder, north on 4th Avenue and west…..

Polish the Pearl Fall 2014 a Big Success!

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Posted By Adonay Solleiro on October 25, 2014

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On Saturday, October 11 the PDNA hosted its largest Polish the Pearl yet; 116 people turned out on a cloudy Saturday morning to clean up the streets. About 20 of them were local middle school students.     Volunteers picked up 1,066 lbs of trash and 455 lbs of recycle. Many thanks to our sponsors: MSI,…..