100 year old Eastmoreland war hero honored

100 year old Eastmoreland war hero honored

Eastmoreland resident Dario Raschio, who celebrated his 100th birthday last November, is lively...

Franklin High thespians get

Franklin High thespians get "FOOTLOOSE"

Opening on Friday, March 6, the Franklin High School Performing Arts Department plans to give...

"Avenue of Roses" businesses hear of 82nd Street Plan

Members and guests of the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association (ARBA) got together for their...

The once and future trees of Inner Southeast Portland

The once and future trees of Inner Southeast Portland

SOUTHEAST HISTORY Usually, in this space, we devote our attention to people or buildings from...

Inner Southeast schools still seek SMART reading helpers

Inner Southeast schools still seek SMART reading helpers

Watching a session at which SMART (“Start Making A Reader Today”) volunteers read...


SE Portland's Features

March 01, 2015

March Events and Activities in Southeast

by THE BEE
MARCH 4 Lenten Services at Immanuel Lutheran. At noon and at 7 pm today, you are invited to attend Lenten Services at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7810 S.E. 15th Avenue in Sellwood. In fact, Lent…
Photo Credit: DAVID F. ASHTON - Thanks to having been given restaurant equipment by her grandmother, who once operated a retail bakery, Leah Orndoff is prepared to open her first Henry Higgins Boiled Bagels store on Foster Road.
February 06, 2015

"Proper" bagels find an Inner Southeast home

by David F. Ashton
Many true aficionados of bagels, the “roll with the hole,” were deeply saddened when Kettleman's Bagels – the company credited with reviving “boiled” bagels in Portland – sold out to national…
Photo Credit: RITA A. LEONARD - At a recent special program at the Sellwood Library: Erik Harper, with Tarin Dicianno (age 5) and Sorel Johnson (8), is holding the book Apples to Oregon, with its author Deborah Hopkinson - and with Ben Rubin (4), who is consuming an apple himself.
February 06, 2015

Oregon's statehood began on Valentine's Day, 1859

by Rita A. Leonard
On February 14, 1859, President James Buchanan signed a bill officially admitting Oregon as the 33rd State in the Union. Some pioneers, explorers, and other settlers had already arrived here,…
Photo Credit: RITA A. LEONARD - Owner Melissa Swan, left, serves breakfast specials to Andrew Teitelman and Ashley Alan at her new Pied Piper Play Café in Sellwood.
February 06, 2015

Teacher opens café for parents and kids to share in Sellwood

by Rita A. Leonard
Former teacher Melissa Swan felt there was something lacking for parents of small children in Inner Southeast, and set about to provide it – by opening the Pied Piper Play Café at 8609 S.E. 17th…
Photo Credit: RITA A. LEONARD - At Moreland Farmers Pantry in Westmoreland, Grant Medeiros and Elise Burke display new gift baskets. In the background, Jennifer Faust assists a customer near the stores new deli.
February 06, 2015

"Moreland Farmers Pantry" showcases new options

by Rita A. Leonard
The historic brick storefront at 6717 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue in Westmoreland – once home to Rogers’ Five and Dime, and later to an antique mall – is now the location of “Moreland Farmers…
Photo Credit: RITA A. LEONARD - Matthew Tompkins, co-owner of Bandita in Sellwood, displays Southwest décor - and here shows a handmade succulent garden in the stores DIY Terrarium Studio.
February 06, 2015

New Sellwood shop: Southwestern theme; terrariums

by Rita A. Leonard
Bandita, a new Sellwood shop at 8063 S.E. 17th Avenue, showcases Southwest décor, leather belts & bags, jewelry, baskets, blankets, and handmade objects. It also features a unique do-it-yourself…
Photo Credit: DAVID F. ASHTON - Portland Police Officers serve up pizza slices to Hosford Middle School students who are graduating from the GREAT program they present in the school.
February 06, 2015

GREAT graduation at Hosford Middle School

by David F. Ashton
Across the city, Portland Police Youth Services Division officers continue to provide a thirteen-week class in middle schools, called “Gang Resistance Education And Training” (GREAT). On January…
Photo Credit: RITA A. LEONARD - Dutch Bros
February 06, 2015

Coffee drive-through opens

by Rita A. Leonard
The new Dutch Bros. Coffee on S.E. 26th at Holgate Boulevard held its Grand Opening celebration on Monday, January 19. Hundreds of customers lined up for free coffee all day long. The event was…
February 01, 2015

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

by THE BEE
In Inner Southeast, in February FEBRUARY 3 Homeschool Book Party at Sellwood Branch Library! Calling all homeschoolers, ages 6-10: Make new friends, talk about great books, and make book-related…

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