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Portland Timbers & Thorns Contribute $65k to Thomas Cully Park

The Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns have contributed $65,000 to the Portland Parks Foundation to help fund phase one of Thomas Cully Park in Northeast Portland. The new park is under construction now at NE 72nd Avenue, just south of NE Columbia Blvd and is slated for completion this summer. The contribution helps…

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Is a New Music Venue Coming to NW Portland?

The Willamette Week is reporting a proposed new music venue in Northwest Portland across the street from Montgomery Park at NW 27th Avenue and NW Vaughn Street. Local entertainment company Monquie Presents met with two local neighborhood associations to share plans for the 3000-person venue. At that size, the venue would be larger…

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SE Grand Tower Goes Before Design Commission

The City of Portland’s Design Commission has given design advice for a proposed tower to be located at 550 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The project is being designed by Works Progress Architecture and developed by Urban Development + Partners and Beam Development. The 13-story building will include a hotel, retail space, and…

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Mayor Wheeler Suspends Housing Bond Spending

In one of his first acts as Mayor, Ted Wheeler has directed the Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) to suspend contract negotiations and purchases made with the $258 million bond measure passed by voters in November. Wheeler plans to create a cohesive strategy and community agreement before any further negotiations take place. In…

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New Food Hall Coming to Downtown

Developer Andres Ochoa of Rogue Development is heading up a project for a new food hall downtown at 827 SW 2nd Ave. The 118-year-old building has been home to a host of different restaurants in the past and will now cater to those living and working downtown. Called “The Portland Food Hall,” the…

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Another New Development Coming to NE Sandy

Developer Vic Remmers is planning a new development for the southwest corner of NE 51st & NE Sandy Blvd. Formerly the site of a Taco Time restaurant, the new development will be a six-story, 89-unit apartment building with ground floor retail and limited parking. The project is expected to be completed by mid-2018.…

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