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  1. Everybody - Including Nike and Under Armour - Wants Their Mark On Duniway ParkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Willamette Week

    ... $2.75 million donation, are thrilled. "We're finally getting some upgrades," says Jesse Cornett, chairman of the Lents Neighborhood Association. Oregon Health and Science University: The state's largest teaching hospital has expressed alarm that one ...


  2. KKK fliers spur activists to rally for racial justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Portland Tribune

    ... a rally organizer and founder of the Portland Chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice. The rally took place at the Lents International Farmers Market on Foster Road and 92nd Avenue. Later in the afternoon, many group members joined in a Black Lives ...


  3. Lents brewpub raises funds for neighbors who lost homes in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATU-TV Portland

    A new brewpub in the Lents neighborhood of Southeast Portland is renaming one of its beers to help raise funds for neighbors whose apartments burned down last week. Moe Wark, the director of operations for Zoiglhaus Brewpub, says the brewery is renaming its pale ale as the "Rebuild Radler."


  4. Beer Hall: Cherry Festivus, Zoiglhaus Grand Opening, and Whole Lot of Dark Ale ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Willamette Week

    The weather might suck, but with it comes a plethora of delicious new and returning seasonal brews. With dark ales, in particular, hitting taps in a big way this week.


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    Thursday Nov 19 | The Skanner

    ... were race- or ethnicity-based. Organizers have announced a r ally for racial justice from 1:30 to 2:15 Nov. 22 at Lents Farmers Market, Crossroads Plaza, SE 92nd Ave & Foster Road . The rally will include discussion of Oregon's history with the KKK. ...


  6. Lents Activist Jesse Cornett Mulls Bid for Portland MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Willamette Week

    Jesse Cornett, who ran unsuccessfully against Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman in 2010, is mulling a bid for Portland mayor, he tells WW . "In recent weeks, I have been encouraged to run for mayor of Portland," he writes in an email.


  7. Making it work: Raising a family on $11.50 an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 |

    Keith Fons steps off a bus onto Portland's Southeast Foster Road one afternoon carrying a bag of groceries and three cellophane balloons, one for each child. Fons walks the half-block to the Lents duplex he shares with his fiancA e, Vickie Stockhoff, and their three children: 2-year-old Junior, 3-year-old Marie and Summer, who just turned 6. The family is outside when he arrives at the two-story off-white house, the front stoop separated from the sidewalk by a chain-link fence.


  8. Mayor Charlie Hales Thinks Lents Neighborhood Activists Should Run for Mayor, TooRead the original story

    Friday Oct 30 | Willamette Week

    Hales has some reason to be enthusiastic about Lents: The city spent $96 million on urban renewal there over 15 years-with few results-but since WW wrote about the razing of Lents in early 2014, Hales has pressed for improvements. Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is recruiting candidates to challenge the new mayoral frontrunner, Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler .


  9. Nike, Portland Commissioner Amanda Fritz make peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2011 | The Oregonian

    The Under Armour symbol is displayed on the side of each team bus. Oregon's affiliation with Nike and Auburn's deal with Under Armour mean that of the two sports apparel giants are meeting in the BCS title game as well.


  10. Kids, leaders, get ready to walk, bike and rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    ... Partnership); and Cory Poole (NW Skate Coalition). The dignitaries will follow walking trains and bike trains from Lents Park to Bloomington Park to Lent School, 5105 S.E. 97th Ave. Then they'll give remarks at the school, also celebrating the ...


  11. Fritz says 'no' to Hales' do-over request; nixing Bandon Muni: Editorial peaks and valleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 |

    ... Fritz, who oversees parks, and Mayor Charlie Hales celebrated the agreement, which would bring needed investment to Lents Park in East Portland and Duniway Park in Southwest Portland, next to the building that will house Under Armour's new Portland ...


  12. Tracking the Restaurants that Opened in September 2015Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Eater

    Marthas cafe and bar opened inside Revolution Hall at 1300 SE Stark St. on September 8, and it's now open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu items include Spielman bagels, the New York Minute Breakfast Platter, sandwiches, and pizzas.


  13. Portland's Rent Spike Spreads East, Pressuring Low-Income Residents - Willamette WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Willamette Week

    One-Year Increase in Rent for a Two-Bedroom Apartment: New numbers from the Portland Housing Bureau show rental costs have spiked across the city. Here's the percentage the average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment increased between September 2014 and September 2015.


  14. New and Incoming: Portland Restaurants and Bars Opening in Fall 2015 - Willamette WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... brewer Alan Taylor, who trained in Germany and was a brewer at Full Sail The place: This is the biggest thing to hit Lents in a long, long time-literally. The brewpub is 15,000 square feet, with 200 seats, a kids' play area, an open ceiling looking ...


  15. The Portland Pickles will begin play on June 3, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | South County Spotlight

    The Portland Pickles will open their first season of Great West League baseball on June 3, 2016 and play their home opener on June 10 at Walker Stadium in Lents Park. The new college summer wood-bat league released its 2016 schedule on Monday for all six teams: the Pickles, Medford Rogues, Sacramento , Chico Heat, Lodi Crushers and Marysville Gold Sox.


  16. Portland picks Under Armour despite Nike 'disgruntlement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2011 | The Oregonian

    ... ago, Hales and Fritz publicly praised Under Armour for pledging to pay for new synthetic soccer fields in two parks: Lents in east Portland and Duniway downtown, next to Under Armour's new office. Last week, Hales asked Fritz to delay signing a deal ...


  17. Urban gardens plant seeds of activismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    Graduate students at Portland State University recently gave their counterparts from Montreal, Canada, a grand tour of the city - not of the food scene, but the urban gardens, which both cities are famous for. Eight PSU graduate students took eight Canadian graduate students to meetings and site visits at some of Portland's best-kept secrets: urban gardens that have sprouted in recent years to help fight hunger, empower low-income residents, educate children, and give youth and adults access to healthy food right in their backyard or neighborhood.


  18. PDC leaders dash water on bid for more urban renewal spending on affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Tualatin Times

    ... heard from East Portland leaders who are concerned the proposal will strip money for other urban renewal needed in Lents and Gateway. "The need for more affordable housing is most acute west of 82nd Avenue," the group wrote in testimony to PDC. ...


  19. Thunderbird Hotel is Multnomah County's Biggest Property-Tax DelinquentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... include the Linnton Plywood Association , Oregon Pacific Properties and the Tzantarmas family , who own controversial Lents nightclub the New Copper Penny. 1. Thunderbird Hotel LLC: $719,905.33 2. Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co.: $348,571.38 3. ...


  20. City may devote more urban renewal money to affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | Clackamas Review

    ... spending on affordable housing to 50 percent doesn't make sense. But it does make sense in the Interstate and Lents urban renewal areas, he said. Interstate covers nearly 4,000 acres in North and Northeast Portland, the area hit hardest by ...


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