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72nd and Foster Project, Affordable Housing One Step Closer

Amidst the city’s housing crisis, where rising rents and property values, homelessness, and rapidly changing demographics are the symptoms, Foster Road may soon see some relief on the way. We’ve mentioned before that the YMCA building (at 6036 SE Foster) … Continue reading

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Development Opportunity Near Portland Mercado?

We knew the Portland Mercado would be a catalyst for investment along Foster, but we didn’t know it would happen so fast. (I mean, the grand opening hasn’t even happened yet.) To be sure, no new investments have been made, … Continue reading

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What’s Happening at Nayar?

The hammering and drilling at Nayar Taqueria is not just for fun.  And the boarded up windows?  Not their idea of fun either—though, they’d get a high score for best mimicked version of a few other well known buildings on Foster. The … Continue reading

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Foster Road Gets City Approval to Move Forward With Improvements

After a long-fought battle to improve pedestrian safety and implement a streetscape plan for Foster, City Council finally acknowledged the needs of those who live along the corridor.  With a unanimous vote, the Mayor and City Commissioners gave the nod … Continue reading

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Lease Agreement Between PDC and Portland Mercado to be Voted on This Wednesday

We’ve come this far.  Now we just need a few “i’s” to be dotted and “t’s” to be crossed. Make it so, PDC. At Wednesday’s Board of Commissioners Meeting, the PDC should be putting final touches on an agreement to … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend, FoPo!

Halfway through November.  Oy!  I suppose it’s time to start thinking about what we’re thankful for.  Or at least prepping our bellies for a uniquely-American day of excess.  And football.  And watching news reports of shopping-crowds-gone-wild in the wee hours … Continue reading

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