March 11 meeting about Japanese Garden expansion plans

March 6th, 2013 @ // No Comments

On Monday, March 11, 5:30-7 pm, at the Sylvan Fire Station, the following Japanese Garden representatives will give a presentation and answer neighborhood residents’ questions about proposed expansion plans: Steve Bloom, CEO Sadafumi Uchiyama, Garden Curator Don Stastny, Owners Representative, Stastny Architects Jonah Cohen, Project Architect, THA Architecture

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Mayoral Candidates Coming to Arlington Heights

February 6th, 2012 @ // Comments Off

The three leading mayoral candidates will be coming to our monthly meetings in February, March and April. We are, of course, particularly interested in how they plan on addressing issues that directly impact us such as skateboarding and Washington Park in general, but the floor will be open for other topics as well. The schedule […]

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Lane Closure on Burnside Starting January 23

January 11th, 2012 @ // Comments Off

January 9, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Cheryl Kuck Portland Bureau of Transportation 503-823-5909 cheryl.kuck@portlandoregon.gov   TRAFFIC ADVISORY Five-day lane closure on West Burnside Street begins January 23   (Portland, Ore.) – The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that the right, westbound travel lane will be closed on West Burnside […]

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Skateboarding Article in The Oregonian

December 31st, 2011 @ // Comments Off

The Oregonian has published an article about the skateboarding in the neighborhood: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2011/12/portland_hills_pit_neighbors_v.html It does raise the issue, but I personally feel that it misses several important points and it fails to mention the serious accident a few weeks ago.  

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Burnside Lane Closure 12/14 – 12/16

December 14th, 2011 @ // Comments Off

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that the right, westbound travel lane will be closed on West Burnside Street between Northwest Maywood Drive and Northwest MacLeay Boulevard beginning Wednesday, December 14, through Friday, December 16, all hours and all days. The closure is necessary to repair the failed road base […]

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Mary Poppins at Hoyt Arboretum, 9/16

September 11th, 2011 @ // No Comments

The Sylvan-Highlands Neighborhood Association is hosting a late summer picnic and movie under the stars in Hoyt Arboretum. All are welcome to attend on Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 6:30 PM in the Hoyt Arboretum Shell. You provide something to sit on and all the picnic you can eat. Portland Parks provides the movie under […]

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Neighborhood Potluck & Annual Meeting

September 11th, 2011 @ // No Comments

Please join us at the Hoyt Arboretum’s Stevens Pavillion Picnic Shelter for the annual neighborhood meeting and potluck on Sunday, September 18 at 3:00pm. Some of the discussion topics will be: Oregon Zoo Master Plan & Washington Park Alliance Skateboarding in the neighborhood Annual elections for the board  

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Zoo Public Open House August 6 and August 8

August 4th, 2011 @ // No Comments

The OREGON ZOO is holding free public open houses this coming Saturday August 6 from 9 am to noon and Monday August 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Zoo exhibit designs, parking ideas and pertinent land use information will be on display in the Cascade Crest banquet room, lower floor of the Cascade Grill. There will […]

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Skateboard meeting July 18 at Sylvan Fire Station

July 15th, 2011 @ // 3 Comments

Concerned residents are encouraged to attend our neighborhood meeting on July 18, 5:30 p.m., Sylvan Fire Station, 1713 SW Skyline. We’ll be meeting with city officials to explore ways to reduce reckless, noisy skateboarding in the neighborhood. Strategically placed rumble strips are one possibility. Transportation Bureau Director Tom Miller will attend, along with some of […]

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Noise Variance Appeal Hearing

June 19th, 2011 @ // No Comments

Our appeal regarding the noise variance granted for the Hempstead World Music Festival concert in the Washington Park Rose Garden Amphitheatre will be heard on Thursday, June 23 at 2pm in the City Council Chambers (second floor of City Hall at 1221 SW 4th). This commercial event will be a 4-act, 6-hour Reggae concert. The […]

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