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

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Entries from February 2011

Beloved Brooklyn Artist and Gallery Owner Madeline Janovec Passes Away March 4th; Planned Exhibit and Art Show to Continue Through March 31st at 4504 SE Milwaukie Avenue.

February 27th, 2011 · No Comments

The BAC has learned that our beloved and long-time Brooklyn artist Madeline Meza Janovec has passed away from cancer.  Friends and supporters of Janovec have pledged to keep her gallery open for the remainder of what was to be a month-long benefit art show entitled “FOCUS ON WOMEN”, and presented by the Oregon Women’s Caucus […]

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SE Cora & McLoughlin Bus Stop Access Improvements Approved

February 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

During the past few months, the Oregon Department of Transportation has been discussing a project to improve the pedestrian and bike connection between the Brooklyn neighborhood and McLoughlin Boulevard (Highway 99E) with Brooklyn residents, City of Portland officials and TriMet representatives  ODOT identified two possible locations for improved access: Cora Street and Boise Street. Each […]

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New “No Wake Zone” Established in Holgate Channel!

February 18th, 2011 · No Comments

The Oregon State Marine Board voted 3-2 on February 17 to establish a slow/ no wake zone in the southern half of the Holgate Channel (from the north end of the entrance of the Ross Island Lagoon to the southern tip of Ross Island.) This new area joins the no wake zone that was established […]

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Announcing “Opt In,” Metro’s New Public Involvement Website

February 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Metro, our regional government body, is introducing “Opt In,” , a timely and cost-effective way for the region’s residents to provide input into decisions affecting them and their communities. Opt In seeks to engage a broad and diverse range of individuals throughout our region, including populations who are not always engaged through other forms of […]

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Results of BAC Public Involvement Meeting

February 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Wednesday’s Public Involvement meeting brought up a host of issues of interest to Brooklyn neighbors: Issues of Controversy or Concern: Invasive vegetation: holly, ivy, blackberries-how do we get neighbors to control these invasives on their property? Landscaping at 9th Avenue pedestrian bridge:  How do we get the city to maintain this area on a regular […]

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Local Businesses Being Targeted for Car Prowls, Armed Robberies

February 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Unfortunately, car break-ins are occurring on a regular basis at the new 24-hour fitness location at SE McLoughlin and SE Holgate.  If you must park at the location, leave your valuables at home or bring them in and lock them up inside.  Thieves are watching for people who place valuables in their trunks, then they […]

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