Brooklyn Neighborhood, Portland, Oregon (503) 241-4540

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Entries from March 2010

McLoughlin Blvd Paving Project Begins in April

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Project location and overview This project will repave 1.9 miles of OR 99E (SE McLoughlin Blvd.)  between the Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd./Grand Ave. viaducts (mile post 1.2) and Harold St. (milepost 3.1). ODOT also plans to install a signalized crosswalk for pedestrians and bicyclists crossing McLoughlin Blvd. near the Ross Island Sand & Gravel […]

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Wed March 23-Brooklyn Action Corps General Mtg & Local Business Fair

March 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

In celebration of our neighborhood’s vibrant mix of small businesses, the Brooklyn Action Corps is holding an open house at our General Meeting. The famous Brooklyn 97202 sweatshirts will be raffled off, along with other prizes. Light refreshments will also be available. Interested in having your Brooklyn based business participate? Email Crissy Kibbons-Lindahl. Meet your […]

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SE Portland Tool Library to Open in May

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Follow this link to the SE Portland Tool Library. Slated to open May 1, 2010, the SE Portland Tool Library is an all-volunteer library of home and garden tools that may be borrowed free of charge by SE Portland residents. We’re just like a library that lends books, we just happen to deal in saws, […]

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NPR: “Quiet Zones are Safer!”

March 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Link to NPR Story Study Says Quiet Zones are Ultimately Safer Than Horns at Railroad Crossings NPR TRANSCRIPT: Copyright © 2010 National Public Radio®. JACKI LYDEN, host:For many small towns across the country, the haunting sounds of the long bellowing train whistles are part of old world charm. But for people who live near train […]

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Solarize Portland Workshops in SE

March 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Help us Solarize SE Portland! Last year’s Solarize Portland effort resulted in 120 homeowners working together to build a 350kW clean energy powerplant  (equal to taking 650 cars off the road!) right here on the roofs of SE Portland homes. Southeast Uplift and Imagine Energy are partnering to offer Solarize SE, Phase II.  Solarize is […]

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Please Attend this Parks Budget Hearing!

March 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Please Attend the Portland Parks and Recreation Budget Hearing!  We need as many people at this meeting as possible to show support for the Brooklyn Park Summer Program which is in danger of the being cut. When: Wednesday March 3, 6:30-8:00 PM. Where: Mt. Scott Community Center Click here Spread the word!

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