Category Archives: News, etc.

News for your overcast Tuesday morning

We really needed that break.  But after a week and a half, Foster beckoned, and apparently there’s been some activity along the strip. We’ll try to get caught up here… – First, we couldn’t help but to notice the new … Continue reading

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Foster’s brewery-to-be gets a name

From a distance, nothing’s changed at all. An empty parking lot surrounds Paldo Market; the doors are even open. There seems to be little activity, but it isn’t obvious the Korean market has actually closed—just as it was hard to … Continue reading

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Building boom continues

Just to be clear, there is no actual building boom on Foster. To date, only one of the residential projects proposed for the commercial strip in the last year has actually been built—or even begun construction, for that matter. And … Continue reading

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YMCA rebuild comes into focus

The Y-Arts Center at 6036 SE Foster has been the subject of redevelopment plans for close to two years. In its simplest conception, the plan is to rebuild the YMCA childcare facility to more modern specifications, while adding 54 units … Continue reading

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Futpool Portland Nears Opening

It’s coming. And quicker than you think. The coolers have beer, the table-tops are ready for play, and new cable hook-ups promise televised soccer at every corner of the building. Love soccer or not, it’ll be the first of its … Continue reading

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Day Theater, more commercial property for sale on Foster

Well, it’s not a large property. And it’s not technically on Foster. But a commercial building that sits along the corridor at 5702 SE Center is for sale. And we’ll venture a guess that the fate of the property is … Continue reading

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