See why all say this first-ever outer East Portland Oktoberfest was far more fun than simply a sausage dinner …

See how this event again showcased the area’s diverse neighbors, for those willing to don a little wet-weather gear …

Look and see why, by every measure, this year’s music festival in Montavilla outshone past events …

Again this year, the Zenger Farm Urban Grange was the focus of late summer revelry. Find out what happened there, and why …

Gateway area business people heard a speaker promoting what has become ‘Measure 97’ on the fall ballot. Now, look at the other side of this issue …

If you didn’t get to the ‘International Night Market’ hosted by the Jade District, they’re holding another one this weekend. Take a look at what you’ll find there…

PART 2 – Find out what mad this year’s celebrations unique for the Centennial Community Group, and at the Rosewood Initiative this year …

See how intrepid volunteers beat the odds, ending up hosting a great family event they call the Lents Street Fair – on a vacant lot …

PART 1 – Come on along and see how the Powellhurst-Gilbert, Parkrose and Mill Park neighborhoods celebrated National Night Out Against Crime this year …

See how an outer East Portland summer event, with humble beginnings, has grown to be a major attraction …

See why the two-day outer East Portland festival attracted folks from all over the Pacific Northwest to this Hazelwood park …

Discover why a move “down the street” has helped the Lents International Farmers Market to flourish, in this mid-season report …

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