KATU NEWS, PORTLAND, Ore. – One man is offering his paving services at no charge to fill in troublesome potholes through his Potholes for Poverty program. But on one condition: if people chip in money or time to their favorite charity. Ken VanDomelen says people should call their city first to see if it will fix a pothole, but for anyone who’s still frustrated, his paving company offers a solution, a “win-win,” he says for homeowners and the charity of their choice. After reading an editorial about potholes, VanDomelen had an idea: “And then that kind of morphed into, why don’t we fill potholes for people that don’t write editorials and would make contributions to charities?” So once a month VanDomelen’s crews from Tigard-based Coast Paving set aside a day to fix potholes at no cost as long as people help out a charity. Continue reading Coast Paving Offers Free Pothole Repair in Exchange for Volunteer Pledges
Summer fun is well under way for the Brooklyn neighborhood and surrounding communities. As the owners of the Brooklyn Center Suites my husband David and I are always excited to provide convenient lodging for visitors to the Brooklyn neighborhood as they enjoy and explore all that the area has to offer.
Our two suites on Southeast Milwaukie Avenue are comfortable studio apartments featuring fully equipped kitchens, free wi-fi, safe off-street parking and easy access to historic Brooklyn. Visitors revel in Portland’s top-notch restaurants, neighborhoods, farmers markets, parks and day trips to the coast, Willamette valley and the mountains.
We have owned and operated the Brooklyn Center Suites since 1997. We have hosted guests from around the world and around the neighborhood. We are an especially appealing option for family members coming to town who prefer having a place of their own to stay while they attend weddings, graduations, reunions or just enjoy their visits with friends or grandchildren. We offer three nights to extended stays. Visit our web site or give us a call to learn more. Here’s to another great summer in the Brooklyn neighborhood!