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  1. Profiles of East Portland residents and workers - Mon, Jul 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gazette

    ... East Portlanders how to grow their own food. Residents can sell their extra harvest at a "community table" at the Lents International Farmers Market. In East Portland, where fast food abounds and many family incomes are low, farming fills a real ...

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  2. It's Happening This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... am-6 pm, $8-10 (bring your own life jacket), all ages STREET FAIR - Not all street fairs are created equal, but the Lents Street Fair rises above the summer fray of crowded outdoor fetes, with a lineup including a parade, a chicken beauty contest ...

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  3. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Portland Tribune

    ... The details: 10:45 a.m. Saturday, July 25, Southeast 50th Avenue/Division Street, divisionclinton.com, free. The Lents Street Fair also features craft and food vendors, a parade, live music and more. The details: 11:15 a.m. Sunday, July 26, Lents ...

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  4. My, What A Busy WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... am-6 pm, $8-10 (bring your own life jacket), all ages STREET FAIR - Not all street fairs are created equal, but the Lents Street Fair rises above the summer fray of crowded outdoor ftes, with a lineup including a parade, a chicken beauty contest ...

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  5. MurmursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Willamette Week

    ... YMCA building next door. Last week, the city said Under Armour had offered to upgrade Duniway in Southwest as well as Lents Park in Southeast. In exchange, the company gets to display its logo in both parks. Under Armour also asked the city whether ...

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  6. Past Tense Oregon: SE Hawthorne helped show the way in Portland's early daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | OregonLive.com

    Hawthorne Boulevard started out as U Street and once was the southern boundary for the new town of East Portland. It was a farm-to-market road, used by orchardists who raised their crops on the fertile slopes of Mount Tabor, then hauled them to the Willamette River's east bank.

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  7. Oasis opens in East Portland food desertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Portland Tribune

    ... miles away at Southeast 87th and Flavel Street (see story in June 25 Tribune) is another major point of access in the Lents and Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhoods. And all of Portland will be able to visit the James Beard Public Market, set to open ...

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  8. 'Food forest' takes root in LentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Portland Tribune

    ... city property near the intersection of Southeast 87th Avenue and Southeast Flavel Street is in the low-income Lents neighborhood of Portland. "There's multiple convenience stores within walking distance, but no access to healthy food within walking ...

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  9. Readers' Letters: Pedestrians, bicyclists also need to take careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Portland Tribune

    ... TV stations will use old newsreels to 'support' a new and minor item of lesser interest. The new group headed for the Lents area soon may decide to skip town. I guess money does grow on trees. I'm fed up with our progressive City Council ways. The ...

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  10. City set to approve $16M to spur 3 Lents projects, 1 by super-developer Homer WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Portland Development Commission could give the thumbs-up to three developments it hopes will at last bring new life to the long-lingering Lents area of outer Southeast Portland. PDC's agenda for today's monthly meeting includes the approval of a loan worth roughly $5.9 million for a mixed-use, mixed-income project proposed by longtime Portland developer Williams/Dame and Associates.

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  11. New Portland Pickles have lots on their plate - Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    The Portland Pickles are a work in process, and the next step calls for some major work at Walker Stadium in Lents.

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  12. Finding a home for 'ugly produce'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    These uniquely shaped carrots and other 'ugly' produce are rejected by most grocery stores even though they have the same taste and nutritional benefits. Martin and Hays hope to feature ugly produce alongside 'up-to-code' fruits and vegetables in a proposed small grocery they call Sprout Up! Community Market.

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  13. City to support redevelopment of New Copper Penny, other LentsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    After years of fits and false starts, city efforts to revitalize the hard-scrabble community of Lents may be moving ahead. The Portland Development Commission will vote Wednesday on funding three redevelopment projects in the heart of Lents' historic town center - including the pivotal New Copper Penny restaurant, bar and night club site.

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  14. Rethinking bus service in Gresham and East CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Portland Transport

    ... be completed). And as Bike Portland reports , one of the proposed changes will soon come to fruition: The 71 between Lents and Parkrose via 122nd, will become a frequent service route once Portland completes some improvements. (It appears that this ...

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  15. Southeast's own Rose Festival Parade has sun, throngs - Friday, 05 June 2015 01:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... and representatives of the Lents-based forthcoming new baseball team - the Portland Pickles - who marched with the Lents Neighborhood Association. Providing a lively soundtrack for the event this year, was Kells Irish Pipes and Drums, the Beat Goes ...

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  16. Franklin High School modernization breaks ground - Friday, 05 June 2015 01:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | South County Spotlight

    ... between the school and athletic field. Franklin students now will attend school on the former Marshall High campus in Lents for the two years of the construction, starting this September. THE BEE salutes and wishes the best to the final graduates ...

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  17. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... players collided. For half an hour, players from Union and the opposing Newberg Tigers sat together on the field at Lents Park in southeast Portland while wounded Titans Bennie Taylor and Tyler Dione were assisted by medical personnel. Dione went to ...

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  18. Housing plan in works for Native AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Sherwoodgazette.com

    After clearing a hurdle at the Portland Public Schools board last week, a unique housing project is on track to break ground this September. The Native American Youth and Family Center is launching Generations, a $22 million project that will turn the 3.5-acre Foster Elementary School site in Lents into a multigenerational Native American-focused housing complex with six classrooms, two day care rooms, a health center and a longhouse for gatherings.

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  19. Housing plan in works for Native AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Tualatin Times

    After clearing a hurdle at the Portland Public Schools board last week, a unique housing project is on track to break ground this September. The Native American Youth and Family Center is launching Generations, a $22 million project that will turn the 3.5-acre Foster Elementary School site in Lents into a multigenerational Native American-focused housing complex with six classrooms, two day care rooms, a health center and a longhouse for gatherings.

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  20. PD: Alleged Verizon store burglar may be responsible for similar crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... have also been targets. Whoever broke into them got in through the roof or a vent system in a wall. Jesse Cornett, Lents Neighborhood Association president, is frustrated Ortiz Jr. was out of police custody before his arrest on Monday given his ...

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