Botanical 'wonder garden' on S.E. Gladstone Street

Botanical 'wonder garden' on S.E. Gladstone Street

Turning a yard into a botanical display in Creston Kenilworth

Brooklyn House Restaurant installs mural

Brooklyn House Restaurant installs mural

Food figures into this decorated wall near Southeast Powell Boulevard

Attempt underway to revive Greater Brooklyn Business Association

Attempt underway to revive Greater Brooklyn Business Association

Brooklyn's business association is out of mothballs and trying for another takeoff

Westmoreland 'Monster Marchers' dodge raindrops

Westmoreland 'Monster Marchers' dodge raindrops

The weather is often an issue, but the marchers shake it off every year and enjoy the parade

Murals to define and brighten Woodstock

Murals to define and brighten Woodstock

Woodstock's future: More murals on the neighborhood's walls supported by the business community

Telephones opened the modern era in Inner Southeast

Telephones opened the modern era in Inner Southeast

Memories of Southeast History this month takes us into the transformative effect of telephone...

Down Syndrome celebrity appears at Westmoreland fundraiser

Down Syndrome celebrity appears at Westmoreland fundraiser

A fundraiser, and a consciousness raising experience, in Inner Southeast


SE Portland's Features

RITA A. LEONARD - Bungalows exhibit shorter, boxy style with exposed, often ornate rafter-tails. Wide porches with heavy columns are also frequent features.
November 26, 2016

Brooklyn history takes a stroll

by Rita A. Leonard
Much of Inner Southeast's history is still there, if you're willing to look for it...
DAVID F. ASHTON - Joan Smith and Peter Ford begin their special Halloween edition of Story Time at the library.
November 26, 2016

Woodstock celebrates its traditional Hallowe'en

by David F. Ashton
It starts with storytime, includes treats from businesses, and ends with a party
DAVID F. ASHTON - Viking Melissa Long offered kids the opportunity to dip into her Mystery Box for a prize or candy, at the Brentwood-Darlington Spooktacular.
November 26, 2016

'Spooktacular' haunts Brentwood-Darlington

by David F. Ashton
The spirit of the harvest season means fun in Brentwood-Darlington


DAVID F. ASHTON - One with a babe in arms, this group of participants walks toward the Hawthorne Bridge as part of the 2016 Harvest Hustle fundraiser for OHSU, on the sidewalk near OMSI.
November 26, 2016

'Harvest Hustle' strolls through Inner Southeast

by David F. Ashton
The seasons inspire walks and runs at every time of year
ELIZABETH USSHER GROFF - Daniel and Sammy Schaller are enrolled in the Woodstock Elementary School Mandarin Program; they and their mother and sister, Beth and Sukey Schaller, sold caramel apples as a fundraiser at the September 2 Woodstock Apple Festival.
November 26, 2016

Apple Festival again benefits Mandarin Immersion Program at…

by Elizabeth Ussher Groff
A tasty and crunchy Woodstock fundraiser benefits a local language program
DAVID F. ASHTON - Costumed as his alternate identity, SuperTeacher, Llewellyn instructor Marty Carouser proudly shows of some of the two hundred jack-o-lanterns displayed on Halloween at the school.
November 26, 2016

Llewellyn Elementary School hosts jack-o-lantern show

by David F. Ashton
Pumpkins take center stage at Westmoreland school -- prompting a contest
DAVID F. ASHTON - Things are in the air, as teams take turn passing the clubs at the Portland Juggling Festival.
November 26, 2016

It's all up in the air at Reed's 'Portland Juggling Festival'

by David F. Ashton
This highly regarded college hosts jugglers year 'round, and hosts a juggling convention too
ELIZABETH USSHER GROFF - Woodstock has a diversity of restaurants, including Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Italian (pizza), North American, Mexican, and now Hawaiian - thanks to the co-owners of Ate-oh-Ate, from left: David Kreifels and Ben Dyer. Not pictured is co-owner Jason Owens.
November 26, 2016

Hawaiian dining comes to Woodstock

by Elizabeth Ussher Groff
To the variety of fine restaurants in Inner Southeast, now add Hawaiian
DAVID F. ASHTON - In the front window of his Woodstock store, Jeff Kline has been running every day during November, to raise funds for a team hes coaching - and, maybe, to set a world record.
November 26, 2016

Woodstock athlete attempts record-setting jog

by David F. Ashton
A new business owner starts out with an epic attempt to set a world record -- in his store
November 25, 2016

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

by THE BEE
What is going on in Inner Southeast Portland in December

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DANA BECK - Cleveland High, at its 100 year mark, this fall.
Oct 28, 2016

Cleveland High: The Legacy continues

by Dana Beck
SOUTHEAST HISTORY
DAVID F. ASHTON - Franklin High actors here rehearse a scene from their November production of  Shakespeares Richard III - one where the atmosphere at court is poisonous, leading Queen Margaret (top, played by Ivy Foxall), Henry VIs widow, to curse them all.
Oct 28, 2016

'Richard III' reigns on stage at Franklin High

by David F. Ashton
Shakespeare on stage this month at the temporary Marshall campus of Franklin High School
DAVID F. ASHTON - The first wave of participants are off - at the 2016 Reed College 5K FUNd Run and Walk for Neighborhood Schools.
Oct 28, 2016

Throng jogs at annual Reed College 'FUNd' Run

by David F. Ashton
What started as a Reed College anniversary event is now an annual fundraiser for public schools
Oct 28, 2016

Sellwood 5K: A dash to raise cash, for S.M.S.

by David F. Ashton
Another successful fundraiser for Sellwood Middle School
DAVID F. ASHTON - As C.H.S. actors rehearse for their November production of Les Misérables, the Musical they block out the scene in which Gavroche, a streetwise urchin, has uncovered the disguise of Inspector Javert - who is about to betray the rebels at the barricade.
Oct 28, 2016

'Les Mis' debuts in renovated Cleveland High theater

by David F. Ashton
Classic drama on stage this month at Cleveland High
DAVID F. ASHTON - Enjoying delicious food provided by the host - the FOPO Tavern - FABA President Matthew Micetic, left, talks with Jason and Traci Hildner of the Lucky Larder, and Chris Harsch from SE Works.
Oct 28, 2016

Foster Road businesses hatch Holiday plans

by David F. Ashton
The Holidays are coming -- to Foster Road
RITA A. LEONARD - Elizabeth Kennedy-Wong (PP&R) and Ciarra Greene (Nez Perce) handed out samples of baked salmon - yet another way to celebrate salmon.
Oct 28, 2016

Southeast's third 'Salmon Celebration' draws second 'Sunday…

by Rita A. Leonard
Salmon rejoice in the upgraded path they now follow in Crystal Springs Creek
DAVID F. ASHTON - S.E. 7th Avenue wasn't congested during the rainy 2016 Sellwood-Milwaukie Sunday Parkways.
Oct 28, 2016

Rain dampens 'Sunday Parkways' in Southeast

by David F. Ashton
The salmon were celebrating, but the clouds overhead were sprinkling
COURTESY OF ERIC WIELAND - Lawyer Eric Wieland was honored this year in Oregon Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in his profession.
Oct 28, 2016

Brooklyn attorney Eric Wieland honored by peers

by Rita A. Leonard
A professional distinction reported
RITA A. LEONARD - Jhauna Rud and Rose Ward served visitors patriotic squares of chocolate cake at this years VFW Holiday Bazaar, in the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood.
Oct 28, 2016

VFW hosts early Holiday Bazaar in Brentwood-Darlington

by Rita A. Leonard
An early start to the Holiday celebration