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Happy Holidays, Foster People!

Um, it just dawned on us: Foster is the Portland equivalent to the North Pole’s “Island of Misfit Toys.” As such, get your holidays on Foster-style. Bars and toy stores, banh mi and bagels, tattoos and game stores, tweakers, Twiggy … Continue reading

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7 Dees property in store for large development, transformation

For those keeping tabs on the Powell side of the neighborhood, we’ve just learned of plans to develop 900 units of… …of…of… …self-storage. Self-storage? Yes, self-storage. 900 units. Let that sink in. Where, you ask? 6025 SE Powell Boulevard, currently … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend, Foster People!

It’s rare that the city gets two doses of winter-shut-down in a season. But here we are, a week later, and our second round of school/office closures and traffic-issues-galore has given many an extra long weekend. Or, if not, a … Continue reading

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Foster commercial building to get snazzy new upgrade

Foster’s on a roll these days. In successive weeks, we’ve posted on the following: – Updated plans to develop the vacant lot at 5045 SE Foster into a four-story, mixed-use building with ground-floor commercial space and 33 units of housing – Plans … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend, Foster People!

For all those that got a long weekend because of the snow/ice, well done. For those that didn’t, bummer—hang in there, the weekend is nearly upon us. We should thaw out soon enough, and there are a few things to get … Continue reading

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Foster’s Second Saturday Art Walk set to tackle a cold, wet December

First, it was spring. Then the artists and galleries and nearby businesses plugged through the summer with their eclectic mix of art, crafts, live music, and drinks and snacks. Now, Foster’s Second Saturday Art Walk is set to enter the … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Foster Arts, Uncategorized | Tagged , Art Walk, benwill gallery, champagne room, darling press, flat blak, , , foster row, latchkey, yes a stripper | 2 Comments