Foreclosure Reports for July 2nd, 2013

City Delays Projects, Sets Timelines

Eliot Neighborhood

Dawson Park

The Portland Parks Department has finally set a timeline for the Dawson Park renovations. After several years of process starting in 2010, the Portland Parks Department is ready to move forward. In September, Dawson Park will be completely closed. The park will go through extensive renovations that will include removing and replacing several paths through the park, replacing a number of game tables, and removing eight (8) trees while pruning several others.

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Buckman Picnic in the Park, Sunday August 11th

Buckman Voice



Join us! The Buckman Community Association hosts its fourth annual BUCKMAN SUMMER PICNIC at Colonel Summers Park. Everyone is welcome to join us Sunday, August 11, 2013 from 4pm – 8pm for food, fun and music. The Picnic is a great opportunity to interact with the local community and to meet your neighbors. We have something for everyone to enjoy, including inflatable activities for the young and old alike, several picnic activities for everyone to enjoy, the opportunity to win door prizes from businesses in the local area, and music from local Portland artists.

The picnic is funded through private donations from community members and local businesses, including Honest 1 Autocare, Keep Buckman Free, and BCA Board members Brandon Sanders and Susan Lindsay.  We are continuously looking for more donations to keep the Picnic free and fun for all.

If you would like to contribute any donations or volunteer for…

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Sober Club Opens

Eliot Neighborhood

By Winston Murray

Two guys searching for a place to hang out, play games and socialize with friends while staying sober discovered that no such place existed in the Portland area. So they decided to do something about it. Through a mutual friend, they met business owner Stan Herman, who happened to have an empty warehouse on Mississippi Avenue near the MAX Yellow Line Albina Stop. After pitching the idea to Mr. Herman, the 4th Dimension Sober Club was born. “In recovery we talk about reaching a certain level of sobriety, ‘the great beyond’ the 4th Dimension. That is how we came up with the title of our organization” says co- founder Devon Andrade.

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