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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Beat Goes On formed three years ago with the intention of giving forgotten musicians a chance to play again. This weekend, the local band will perform for the third consecutive year in the Multnomah Days Parade.
August 15, 2014

And the band played on

by Caitlin Feldman
The Beat Goes On adult marching band plays from Portland to Shanghai Being 71 is no excuse not to feel like you’re 18 — at least that’s the way Patti Waitman-Ingebresten sees it when she twirls…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND EARLY LEARNING PROJECT - Portland Early Learning Project
August 14, 2014

Fun for the little ones at Kids Zone

by Drew Dakessian
Multnomah Days may be put on by adults, but as a family event, the annual street fair and parade is inextricably linked to kids — hence, the Multnomah Days Kid Zone. Located in the Multnomah…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Multnomah Days Parade takes place Aug. 16.
August 14, 2014

Come one, come all to Multnomah Days

by Drew Dakessian
Every year for a weekend in mid-August, a normally tame business district transforms from one nice place to shop to the city of Portland’s one-stop shop for fun and fodder. That business…
August 14, 2014

Multnomah Days schedule

by Drew Dakessian
Saturday, Aug. 16 8 to 11 a.m.: Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Held at Key Bank, 3515 SW Troy St. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under. Proceeds go to the Mt. Hood Kiwanis camp for…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF SURVIVING YESTERDAY - Surviving Yesterday
August 14, 2014

Music @ Multnomah Days

by Drew Dakessian
Community stage and main stage will both play host to Portland-area talent Multnomah Days is perhaps best known for its famous parade, closely followed by the street fair that flanks the parade…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO JAIME VALDEZ - Portland transportation planners hope to end floating sidewalks or sidewalks to nowhere, like this one on Southwest Multnomah Boulevard. Developers are required to build them in front of new infill project, but the city has been waiving the requirement because they dont make much sense. Instead, planners are studying how to pool the money that would other be spent on them and use it for sidewalks that connect to something on higher priority streets.
August 04, 2014

Where the sidewalk 'floats'

by Jim Redden
Thousands of Portland homeowners are on the hook for millions of dollars worth of future street and sidewalk improvements — and hundreds more are joining the list every year. The city has no…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Vesely
July 21, 2014

Driver who struck two people on bicycles Saturday night arrested…

by Drew Dakessian
HAYHURST — On Saturday at 10:51 p.m., Portland Police arrested 32-year-old Lisa Lynn Vesely after fleeing the scene of a crash into two people riding bicycles on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale…
by: CONNECTION PHOTO: DREW DAKESSIAN - Kids play during the completion ceremony of Stephens creek
crossing June 6. The new low-income and public housing community includes a children's center run by Neighborhood House.
July 01, 2014

Project seeks right blend for SW neighbors

by Drew Dakessian
Stephens Creek Crossing replaces dilapidated housing Upper-middle-class. Predominantly white. Mostly living in single-family houses. Until recently, that’s how one might have described the…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - John Anthony O'Malley.
June 30, 2014

Public's help sought in locating a missing 51-year-old Southwest…

by Drew Dakessian
ARNOLD CREEK — The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help in locating John Anthony O'Malley, 51. O'Malley left his home in the 11400 block of Southwest Oak…
by: CONNECTION PHOTO: DREW DAKESSIAN - Volunteers perform dental work on a Compassion Southwest Portland guest free of charge.
June 01, 2014

Compassion Southwest Portland

by Drew Dakessian
Local churches, community members host free medical and dental clinic for underpivileged — and often unrecognized — Southwest Portlanders For the past eight years, a nonprofit organization known…

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