Post - Montavilla News (@montavillanews)

background image

Montavilla News


News from Montavilla, Portland, OR

Montavilla, Portland, Oregon

68 Posts

  1. Traffic Citation Cameras Coming to Montavilla

    On October 5th, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) announced plans to install at least eight additional traffic cameras by the end of 2023. Program planners expect to add up to 12 more cameras next year that are currently in the design phase. Three of those possible 202
  2. Weekend I-84 Closure at I-205

    This weekend, crews working on the TriMet A Better Red project will close Interstate 84 in both directions near the Interstate 205 junction. Starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, October 6th, drivers must use an alternate route to bypass the freeway closure. The disruption will last thr
  3. Vino Veritas Finds New Owners

    Vino Veritas changed ownership this week, moving from one group of dedicated wine specialists to an equally knowledgeable and passionate partnership of family and friends. The three new owners intend to build on the successes of this renowned Portland wine bar and bottle shop at
  4. A New Name for a Classic Barbershop

    This month, after nearly a year under new ownership, the barbershop at 6026 NE Glisan Street received a new name. Window lettering and a sign reading Beck’s Barbershop now adorn the easternmost storefront in the 1911-era building. The new name is the first methodically paced chan
  5. Mobile Home Park Updates on SE Division

    The new owners of the Cherry Grove Mobile Home Park will soon demolish the 1931-era single-family home on the property to construct a new tenant laundry room and two additional Recreational Vehicle (RV) parking pads with utility connections. Bexco Property purchased the parcel at
  6. New Sidewalk Corners SE 90th and Morrison

    Over a year ago, residents noticed street markings on the four sidewalk corners of SE 90th Avenue and Morrison Street that indicated pending reconstruction. Road crews completed that work this weekend, fully reopening the pedestrian path. This intersection is a frequent connector
  7. Metro Funds East Portland Tool Library

    On July 1st, The East Portland Tool Library opened to Portland communities living east of 82nd Avenue and north of SE Division Street. This tool-lending non-profit offers its members access to an expanding range of repair, maintenance, and crafting equipment. Located within the C
  8. T4 Boba and Wing Kee Noodle on 82nd

    Friday, September 22nd, the newest T4.Tea For franchise opened along SE 82nd Avenue, across from the Portland Community College campus. Later this month, Wing Kee Noodle will open within this same location at 2320 SE 82nd Avenue. The two establishments, run by a brother and siste
  9. Montavilla Brew Works’ Deadtoberfest

    This Saturday, September 23rd, Montavilla Brew Works (MBW) will hold its first annual Deadtoberfest. This Grateful Dead infused Oktoberfest celebration will feature German-style Bratwurst and several beers from the brewery’s collection. Founder and head brewer Michael Kora, inspi
  10. My Voice Music’s New Center on SE Stark

    On September 21st, My Voice Music (MVM) will host an open house event to welcome the community into the nonprofit organization’s permanent home. Supporters of the youth-oriented music and mentorship provider purchased the former bakery building at 8911 SE Stark Street in November
  11. SE Stark Mural at 81st Honoring Asian American Community

    A team of spray-paint artists recently completed a multi-building mural on SE Stark Street at 81st Avenue. The resident business, ATC Auto Body, worked with the local arts non-profit Portland Street Art Alliance (PSAA) to create this wrap-around graphic presentation honoring loca
  12. Newly Paved NE Everett Opens to Traffic

    The newest section of NE Everett Street is open to traffic after months of construction. Crews completed 80% of this previously unimproved roadway in July, with only gradual progress during the last two months. However, workers and heavy equipment swarmed NE Everett Street at NE
  13. SE Stark Street Paving at 80th

    Road crews returned to SE Stark Street this week, reducing travel lanes in half and closing through traffic at 80th Avenue. Monday’s work focussed on grinding down the top layer of asphalt while patching the road’s base, where previous work required open trenches. Later this week
  14. Sustainability and Climate Commission Kickoff

    Last Wednesday, Commissioner Carmen Rubio and Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) leaders addressed community members at the Collective Oregon Eateries (CORE) food hall on SE 82nd Avenue. Speakers at the event outlined a vision for a new Sustainability and Climat
  15. NE Halsey Crossing at 76th

    This week, road crews began work on NE Halsey Street at 76th Avenue , reducing travel lanes to make room for two pedestrian refuge islands and buffered bike lanes. This intersection improvement work supports the 70s Neighborhood Greenway project, providing a safe north-south conne
  16. Crumbling Cookies Dispensary on Division

    Over the last month, the Cookies cannabis store at 7916 SE Division Street has remained closed to customers, with a repurposed patrol car blocking its parking. Recent signs of neglect began after this marijuana chain posted a temporary construction-closure notice. Since then, mis
  17. SE 92nd Crossing Construction at Lincoln

    Road crews began work this week at SE 92nd Avenue and Lincoln Street . During this second phase of intersection enhancements, cement masons will reconstruct two sidewalk corners on the west side of SE 92nd Avenue and add 80 feet of new sidewalk on the southern edge of SE Lincoln S
  18. Tréla Greek Restaurant on NE Glisan

    A new Greek restaurant is opening in the former pub space on the southeast corner of NE 60th Avenue and Glisan Street. Tréla Greek Kitchen & Taverna is the creation of four friends who share Greek heritage and culinary aptitude. The name translates from Greek as “craze,” meaning
  19. 10th Annual Montavilla Jazz Festival

    The 10th Annual Montavilla Jazz Festival begins this Friday, September 1st, and runs through the 3rd. This weekend’s music celebration expands beyond the neighborhood’s borders with five venues and a livestream. For the first time in its ten years, the festival will feature two f
  20. District Map Change Keeps Montavilla Whole

    Last week, on August 21st, the Independent District Commission (IDC) completed its work establishing the four City Council geographic districts. Members unanimously adopted a revised version of the Alder Map that shifted District 3’s boundary to include all of Montavilla. Commiss

You are viewing a robot-friendly page.Click hereto reload in standard format.