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Help Jason Lee Elementary Win All Abilities Playground Equipment

One of Portland’s NE neighborhood schools has an opportunity to win all-abilities playground equipment. Jason Lee School in NE is a finalist to win a new playground from Moda Health and The Blazers. (The other two finalists are schools in Hermiston and Tillamook.) There are no all abilities playgrounds in this NE community, so this…

Get Your Rocky Butte Times Here

It’s here! Check out the latest issue of Rocky Butte Times Winter 2016, a quarterly publication chronicling local history, interesting people and community happenings here in Madison South and nearby neighborhoods. This is the publication’s second year, and features unique stories about our neighbors, and what matters to them. From hikes around the Butte to…

Where The Sidewalks Ends

  No, this is not a tribute to Shel Silverstein, but to Dharma Rain Zen Center. The Buddhist sanctuary continues to settle into the neighborhood by completing the next phase of their development. Recently the half-street improvements on Siskiyou Street have been completed, widening the street considerably. Now, as promised, the entire south side of…