Mill Park medical marijuana dispensary marks two years with two-fer

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 | 0 comments

To celebrate its second year in business, ReLeaf MM, an east Portland medical marijuana dispensary is offering new and current patients a buy one get one promotion during the month of September. When patients buy one gram, they’ll get a second of equal or lesser value free.

To mark their second anniversary, ReLeaf MM, a medical marijuana dispensary in east Portland has a two-for-one offer for patients during the month of September.Owner Dave Slack said he loves his Mill Park neighborhood location at 1034 S.E. 122nd Avenue. “We support and love our community. We have gotten to know many neighbors who are now patients,” he said. “122nd Avenue is a great location for not only the neighborhood patients, but also very convenient for people to find us from all over Portland; just like our [business] cards say.”

To celebrate its second year in business, ReLeaf MM, an east Portland medical marijuana dispensary is offering new and current patients a buy one get one promotion during the month of September. When patients buy one gram, they’ll get a second of equal or lesser value free. Owner Dave Slack said he loves his Mill Park neighborhood location at 1034 S.E. 122nd Avenue. “We support and love our community. We have gotten to know many...
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Gateway homeless population grows

Posted by on May 30, 2014 | 0 comments

At recent public meetings about ways to revitalize the Gateway business district, people in the audience have denounced “those people” who are causing problems.

Gateway shoppers and residents are complaining about the increase of panhandling along Northeast 102nd Avenue at Halsey and Weidler Streets in Gateway.

Gateway shoppers and residents are complaining about the increase of panhandling along Northeast 102nd Avenue at Halsey and Weidler Streets in Gateway.

“Those people” turn out to be homeless people.

Without resources or portfolio, sometimes without families or hope, they panhandle along Northeast Halsey and Weidler streets. Others congregate or sleep in the roundabout on Northeast 102nd Avenue and Halsey Street.

Some business owners claim these displaced denizens are scaring customers away.

At recent public meetings about ways to revitalize the Gateway business district, people in the audience have denounced “those people” who are causing problems. “Those people” turn out to be homeless people. Without resources or portfolio, sometimes without families or hope, they panhandle along Northeast Halsey and Weidler streets. Others congregate or sleep in the roundabout on Northeast 102nd Avenue and Halsey Street....
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Argay Terrace development plan adjusted

Posted by on May 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Developer Chet Antonsen submitted an adjusted plan to the city for three-acres of former farmland in east Portland’s Argay Terrace neighborhood. “You really can’t get a development that is more neighborhood-friendly, in my opinion,” Antonsen said in a telephone interview.

Developer Chet Antonsen talks about his plans for three acres of former farmland at the November 2013 Argay Neighborhood Association meeting.

Developer Chet Antonsen talks about his plans for three acres of former farmland at the November 2013 Argay Neighborhood Association meeting.

Antonsen presented his original plan for the Castlegate Apartments, a 51-unit complex at the November 2013 Argay Neighborhood Association general membership meeting attended by more than 140 people (“Argay Angry over farmland development,” MCM January 2014). “It wasn’t a productive meeting,” Antonsen said.

Developer Chet Antonsen submitted an adjusted plan to the city for three-acres of former farmland in east Portland’s Argay Terrace neighborhood. “You really can’t get a development that is more neighborhood-friendly, in my opinion,” Antonsen said in a telephone interview. Antonsen presented his original plan for the Castlegate Apartments, a 51-unit complex at the November 2013 Argay Neighborhood Association general...
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Truck traffic roils Argay neighborhood

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Trucks carrying crushed rock to repair the Union Pacific railroad bed along the north side of I-84 are ravaging streets in Argay, says longtime resident Alan Brown, who has been documenting the damage.

Into the third week of all-day heavy construction activity on Northeast Rose Parkway and 131st and 135th avenues, Brown said streets trucks use are showing wear and tear, even cracks.

For the last three weeks, trucks roll through Argay on the way to Rose Parkway and access to the railroad bed next to I-84.

The trucks enter the Argay neighborhood from Sandy Blvd. onto Northeast 141st Avenue, move north to Fremont Street and then either continue up to Rose Parkway or turn, and go along Fremont to one of the numbered streets that connect to Rose Parkway.

Trucks carrying crushed rock to repair the Union Pacific railroad bed along the north side of I-84 are ravaging streets in Argay, says longtime resident Alan Brown, who has been documenting the damage. Into the third week of all-day heavy construction activity on Northeast Rose Parkway and 131st and 135th avenues, Brown said streets trucks use are showing wear and tear, even cracks. The trucks enter the Argay neighborhood from Sandy Blvd. onto...
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Family Fun Day fun for families

Posted by on Sep 29, 2013 | 0 comments

Families, congregants, neighbors and friends gathered Faithful Savior Ministries Lutheran Church on Saturday, Sept. 14 for the second Family Fun Day.

A rock climbing wall, face painting, food, a bounce house, music and midway booths were all part of the church’s outreach to the community.

At Faithful Savior ministries Family Fun Day last month, kids lined up to climb the rock wall.

 

Added this year, a free school supplies giveaway was part of the festivities.

Families, congregants, neighbors and friends gathered Faithful Savior Ministries Lutheran Church on Saturday, Sept. 14 for the second Family Fun Day. A rock climbing wall, face painting, food, a bounce house, music and midway booths were all part of the church’s outreach to the community.   Added this year, a free school supplies giveaway was part of the festivities. In a report to the Historic Parkrose board meeting, Family Fun Day...
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