Planners at the City of Portland’s Bureu of Planning are hard at work on a much-needed update to the Central City Plan. The plan was last updated in 1988, and much has changed since that time. It seems that mixed-use development and urban revitalization has happened along just about every major commercial street in the city. However, very little has changed in Brooklyn’s commercial districts. The new Portland Plan just may be our chance to change that. Continue reading Editorial: Can Brooklyn Survive Its Outdated Zoning?
Chester Yeom, the former operator of Brooklyn’s Milwaukie Market, has passed away. Many area residents will no doubt remember Chester for his keen sense of humor and his collection of Polaroid pictures that he had taken over the years of his regular customers. Continue reading In Memorium: Chester Yeom
Portland Police’s traffic enforcement team was out in full force at the east end of the Ross Island bridge on the evening of Tuesday, July 29th. Over a dozen officers participated in one of the largest traffic saturation patrols to ever come to the Brooklyn Neighborhood. Continue reading Sting Snares Dozens of Speeders on Powell Boulevard
The planned Portland to Milwaukie MAX light rail line cleared another hurdle on July 17th with the adoption of the new locally preferred alignment by Portland City Council.
Mayor, and former Brooklyn Action Corps member, Tom Potter spoke highly of the project and its ability to transform inner southeast Portland. The other members of City Council were also supportive. Continue reading Breaking News: Portland City Council Approves MAX Extension
This is it, the week that the Portland to Milwaukie MAX Steering Committee makes its formal recommendation on a route, a bridge location on the Willamette River, and on station locations! Continue reading Milwaukie MAX Decision Pending
As far as spring cleanups go, we thought this was going to be the worst due to the unseasonably cold and wet weather we have been experiencing for weeks. How could anyone get out in their yards? Continue reading Spring Cleanup Wrap Up
As has been reported earlier, many changes are coming to the transportation infrastructure in Brooklyn. Continue reading Changing Face of Transportation in Brooklyn
Mark your calendar and consider volunteering. It’s time for the Brooklyn Neighborhood Cleanup.
- WHEN? THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2008
9am – 3pm
- WHERE? 16th & SE Center