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A love letter to a very special brunch spot

A love letter to a very special brunch spot

If you’re anything like me, you LOVE brunch. Not only the food but the totally justified (compulsory?) day drinking that accompanies it. But not all brunches are created equal; sometimes you get served a saltless Bloody Mary that tastes like straight-up Clamato or a hash that comes out soggy from the inordinate amount of kale that was included for some reason. My partner and I have very different dietary restrictions and coupled with the sometimes outrageous wait times( I’m looking at you Alberta) for the places we like, brunch can prove to be a fruitless experience. Read More

Breaking New Ground: Gov. Kate Brown Announces New Housing Plan

Breaking New Ground: Gov. Kate Brown Announces New Housing Plan

“Together, we can make Oregon a place where every child has a safe and stable place to call home.” This week, Gov. Brown released an “aspirational” housing plan called “Breaking New Ground” to help thousands of Oregonians find “stable housing.” During her announcement, she called the plan “ambitious and historic” recognizing the $400 million investment it will require over two years. Read More

Portland Property Tax FAQs

Portland Property Tax FAQs

Figuring out how your property taxes are calculated are notoriously confusing. We tried to break it down for you:   How do I find out how much I owe? Tax bills are mailed out by Oct. 25th every year. If you haven’t yet received your tax statement, you can find it online, or email the tax office.   Here’s how you can look up your statement online: 1. Go to www.multcoproptax.org and click “Guest Login” Read More

Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Lloyd District

Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Lloyd District

The City of Portland's largest affordable housing project in 50 years broke ground in the Lloyd District last month. The 12-story building is going up along NE Grand Avenue between NE Hassalo and NE Holladay streets and will have 240 apartment units (a mix of studios, 1-bedrooms and 2-bedrooms) with ground-floor commercial space and retail. Read More