The Secret of Yummy Garden

There’s a new business in Portland’s Real Chinatown—marijuana.


Cover Story
Sunny Chan has a lot of history at Yummy Garden, the Brooklyn neighborhood restaurant he used to own, and at another restaurant he owned, Chinese Garden in Gresham. Today, there’s change afo   More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Avenue of the Roses

A documentary filmmaker collects portraits of change along 82nd Avenue.


News Stories
I used to sneer at Chinatowns. I considered them tourist attractions that I wanted nothing to do with. I grew up in Taiwan with Chinese food and Chinese culture—what’s new to see in any ci   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 IVY LIN

City Proposes More Pedestrian-Only Streets in Old Town

Safety concerns spark expansion of entertainment area

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News
City officials have proposed a new step toward reinventing Portland’s Old Town and Chinatown as a new entertainment district: Expanding pedestrian-only blocks on weekend nights.An Office of Neighborhood Involvement proposal (first spotted by Portland Afoot) seeks to expand the weekend closure of Northwest Couch between 3rd and 4th streets to a six-block area stretching from Burnside to Everett streets ...   More
 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 TROY BRYNELSON

Brew Views: Chinatown

Forget it, Jake.


Brew Views
Anyone outraged by Tuesday’s Oscar snubs (I can’t quite imagine these people existing, but there they are on my Twitter feed) would do well to remember that Chinatown—the best movie ever mad   More
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 AARON MESH

Hung Far Low: Before and After


News
The much-loved Hung Far Low sign returned to Old Town/Chinatown tonight in a festive ceremony that included hundreds of onlookers. Kurt Huffman, one of the owners of the restaurant Ping in the Hung Far Low building, formally unveiled the restored sign from the basket of a crane parked next to his restaurant. The iconic sign came down in 2008. But a campaign to "re-erect" it kicked off in 2009. ...   More
 
Thursday, September 2, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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