Northwest Portland, long before the boutiquing of 23rd
Avenue, had a grit to it. Many blocks had shuttered storefronts or
saloons where pensioners sipped 40-cent Hamms.
In the mid-1980s,
Catholic Charities will develop housing on park site
The Portland Housing Bureau today awarded Catholic Charities and Home Forward $6.5 million, in a transaction that will contribute to the rapid changes occurring to inner to help develop a piece of land that is currently the St. Francis Park at Southeast 11th and Oak Streets, in the Buckman neighborhood. The award to Catholic Charities and Home Forward is by far the larges...
Portland woman sues Portland Singles to get her $2,995 membership fee back.
Irit Tzemah is very religious—so much so that when she signed up for a dating service in January, she was clear: She didn’t want to be matched with a man who did not share her Jewish faith. She turned to Portland Singles Inc., a service that, according to its website, caters to people who ar...