Tag Archives: Mt. Scott

Foster Streetscape Plan gets updated timeline

As we mentioned in last Friday’s post, the Foster Transportation and Streetscape Project is at 60% design. While that’s nearly two-thirds of the way to completing design work, we assumed that the amount of work left made it unlikely  construction … Continue reading

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Let us Help you Plan Your Saturday

There is no more “Fun on Foster,” the once yearly street fair that brought vendors to Laurelwood Park and celebrated our local business district. It’s ok, though, we can leave that to the Belmonts and Divisions and Mississippis. Foster is … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Foster Arts, News, etc., Uncategorized | Tagged , benwill, , Da Hui, double treble, flat blak, , , foster art walk, green noise, kenilworth, latchkey, , , , po boy art, , saint frank's, second saturday, , this is portland not portlandia, volume bomb | 4 Comments

Friday Happy Hour on Foster Just Got a Little Better

The question isn’t if you should be going to happy hour on Foster. It’s why aren’t you. Throw a rock in any direction on the strip and, boom, there’s a place to drink. And with the sun out, the number … Continue reading

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Updated: Bread & Roses Market Eyes October Opening

* Updated 8/30/16:  When we posted the original article (below, with updates), Bread and Roses Market was aiming for a July opening. July has come and gone, but rest assured the proprietor of the market-to-be continues to work hard for a … Continue reading

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Funding Awarded for Foster Affordable Housing Development

Well that was quick. Just as we reported a logistical land-transfer between the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and the Portland Development Commission (PDC) that would make for easier development of the vacant lot across from the Portland Mercado, we are … Continue reading

Posted in Community, News, etc., Uncategorized | Tagged 72Foster, affordable housing, , development, , , , housing, , , reach community development | 10 Comments

Shleifer Speaks—Euro Classic’s Owner Gives His Two Cents on the Streetscape Plan

Today we have another guest contribution, this time from neighborhood resident and longtime reader, Jon Connelly. Taken by the controversy surrounding the Foster Transportation and Streetscape Project, and the plethora of neon-colored signs plastered in protest at Euro Classic Furniture (and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , bike lanes, euro classic furniture, , , , jon connelly, jon shleifer, , plan, road diet, , transportation | 26 Comments