Community Resource Fair

SE Uplift Hosts Community Resource Fair as One-Stop for Interested Community Advocates

PORTLAND, OREGON – SE Uplift will host a community resource fair focusing on community planning, environmental justice, public health, sustainability and livability on Saturday, November 6, 2010. Non-profit organizations from across Portland will gather at SE Uplift to offer community members one convenient place to gain resources, get training and create essential networks.

This FREE resource fair will provide avenues for motivated citizens to learn how they can better organize around issues for the purpose of uplifting their neighborhood and community. This fair will provide the tools to empower and inspire citizens to become effective community advocates.

Participating organizations confirmed thus far: Groundwork Portland, Ainsworth Street Collective, 1000 Friends of Oregon, Urban Garden Collective, Our United Villages, Neighborhood Emergency Team, and Second Stories. Trainings will cover advocacy, grant writing, asset mapping and how to start your own street collective.

Keep up-to-date with the increasing participating organizations and event information through

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New Seasons Hawthorne


The brand-new New Seasons market, located at 40th & Hawthorne, will be having its grand opening Wednesday, October 13, starting at 10am.  The celebrations will continue into the following weekend, October 16 & 17, when they will hold a barbecue that will benefit Our House, a nonprofit that helps low-income people living with HIV/AIDS.

The store will include features such as a deli, local and organic produce, and a large wine and beer selection.  Parking is on the rooftop and along the streets.  There is also parking for 50 bikes and special ZipCar places.  Normal store hours will be 8am-10pm, 7 days a week.  The store is excited to be in the neighborhood, and they hope that everyone will be able to visit.



Liquor License Application: Misto

Hi Neighbors! We are beginning the implementation of notices of these sorts to our website to keep you informed and involved. Please submit comments both here if you wouldn’t mind, or directly to as well as to the person noted below.

I have received a liquor license application for a Restaurant in the SUNNYSIDE neighborhood area and would like to know if you are aware of any concerns.  MISTO, located at 3801 SE BELMONT ST, has applied under new ownership for a Full On premises and Off Premises sales license (which allows the sale of distilled spirits, malt beverages, wine and cider for consumption on the premises and beer/wine/cider to go in sealed containers).  The contact for this application is MICHAEL CHANG – (503) 679-4500.

Following is the information captured on the business information form:

Seating capacity –        35, Outside seating (30) until 10:00pm

Entertainment –           Recorded background music

Menu –                        Casual dining

Hours –                        Sunday 8:00am-8:00pm; Mon-Thurs 8:00am-10:00pm; Fri/Sat 8:00am-11:00pm

If you are aware of any existing problems or concerns at this location, please notify Theresa Marchetti ( or at (503) 823-3092, by NOVEMBER 5, 2010.   If you have concerns regarding this license, please list the concerns in writing and remember they must be related to crime, alcohol, alcohol related behavior or drugs.  Traffic, Parking and Trash are not considered during the licensing process at OLCC.  Please let Theresa Marchetti (contact info above) or me know if you have any questions.


Teresa A. Solano
Administrative Coordinator – Crime Prevention, Graffiti Abatement & Liquor Licensing

City of Portland – Office of Neighborhood Involvement
1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110
Portland, Oregon 97204

( Phone: (503) 823-4064
7 Fax: (503) 823-3050
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