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Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Decision Made by PBOT: NE 9th Avenue

PBOT announces two projects for new, safer connections through inner NE Portland neighborhoods  Guided by the citywide racial equity goals, PBOT releases a plan to address the needs of everyone in the neighborhood. (March 21, 2019) Major improvements to pedestrian and biking connections are coming to Irvington, Sabin, Alberta, Vernon,…...

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March 2019 WNA Agenda

  Woodlawn Neighborhood Association March 6, 2019 Meeting Agenda Wednesday, March 6, 2019    7:00 – 8:30pm at Classic Foods, 817 NE Madrona St, Portland, OR 97211 7:00-7:10 Welcome and Introductions   7:10-7:15 Approvals Approve agenda for this meeting. Approve February meeting minutes.   7:15-7:45     New Business STRIDE for SENIORS…...

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WNA February 2019 meeting minutes

Woodlawn Neighborhood Association February 6, 2019 Meeting Minutes, from meeting on Wednesday, February 6, 2019    6:30 – 8:30pm at Classic Foods, 817 NE Madrona St, Portland, OR 97211 Half-Hour with Food and Libations – great turnout, about 40 people Welcome and Introductions – Maija, Nancy, Shirley, Dennis, Thelma, Beth, Anjala, Martin, Andrée;…...

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Woodlawn Trivia for March

Here is the history of some present-day Woodlawn buildings and businesses on NE Dekum: In its past lives, Good Neighbor Pizza was a butcher, a grocery, and then the Rose City Appliance Store. Woodlawn Coffee & Pastry was originally a two-story hotel providing overnight lodging to train travelers. Later, it…...

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Adopt a Storm Drain

Hello Portland, It’s that time of year again! The rain has arrived and that means it’s time to check on your local storm drain. Portland’s storm drains help drain storm water quickly and efficiently and keep our streets safe. But when drains get clogged with fallen leaves and other debris,…...

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Bureau of Transportation Updating the Speed Limit on NE Dekum St.

Dear Portland community members, Today the Portland Bureau of Transportation is updating the speed limit on NE Dekum St. The new speed limit will be 25 mph from Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to 33rd Ave. The reduced speed limit support the City of Portland’s Vision Zero goal to eliminate…...

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Woodlawn Trivia!

On January 26, 2019, there was a Woodlawn Trivia Night at the Oregon Public House. It was so much fun, we are going to feature some of the historical, geographical, and only in Woodlawn items from that night here on Go Woodlawn from time to time. Here goes! In 1888,…...

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Gravel pits dotted the neighborhoods

Since we seem to be on the subject of gravel pits and how neighbors feel about them, we thought this article from April 9, 1905 would be topical, and might even make some readers want to go for a walk with this 114-year-old sketch in hand to look for clues.…...

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February 2019 Social & WNA Agenda

Woodlawn Neighborhood Association February 6, 2019 Meeting Agenda Wednesday, February 6, 2019    6:30 – 8:30pm at Classic Foods, 817 NE Madrona St, Portland, OR 97211 6:30-7:00 7:00-7:10 Social Half-Hour with Food and Libations Welcome and Introductions 7:10-7:15 Approvals Approve agenda for this meeting. Approve January meeting minutes. 7:15-7:45     New…...

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Multnomah County Accepting Applications for Community Involvement Committee

Multnomah County Accepting Applications for Community Involvement Committee Do you care about community involvement in County decision-making? Do you want to help reduce barriers to civic participation? Do you enjoy working with a diverse group to identify common goals that benefit the community? If so, apply to join the County’s…...

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