Yearly Archives: 2015

The New Seasons Effect: An Update on Parking

An earlier post surveyed effects on traffic and parking after three weeks of News Seasons on Woodstock Blvd. At the most recent Woodstock Neighborhood Association meeting, New Seasons manager Mark Feuerborn reported good news about employee parking: KeyBank agreed to let New Seasons employees park in its lot — except… Read More»

Land Use Meeting: Demolitions, Infill, Zoning and More (Updated)

Next meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave. These are interesting times for the Woodstock neighborhood. Percentage increases in its home prices this summer appear to have been among the steepest in the nation (based on a recently released report and the fact that… Read More»

PPS Proposes Boundary Change for Woodstock School

Next nearby community meeting: Monday, Nov. 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lane Middle School, 7200 SE 60th Ave. Portland Public Schools (PPS) has proposed boundary changes that would route some children away from Woodstock School. The affected area — from approximately SE Martins south to Duke, and from SE… Read More»

The New Seasons Effect: On Parking, Traffic and More

After nearly three weeks of New Seasons on Woodstock Blvd., some effects on the neighborhood have begun to emerge. Parking At the neighborhood association’s meeting earlier this month, New Seasons manager Mark Feuerborn said he has received complaints about customers and staff parking motor vehicles on neighborhood streets. Because such… Read More»

Celebrate Halloween on Woodstock!

Come celebrate Halloween in the neighborhood! Stop by the Woodstock Library, Trick or treat at participating businesses, and come by the Community Center for a family-friendly party! 4:00 Not so scary stories at Woodstock Public Library 4:00 – 6:00 Trick or Treating at participating Woodstock businesses 4:30 – 8:00 Family-Friendly party at… Read More»

Land Use Committee Preps for Comp Plan Testimony

Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m. in the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave. One way you know you’re on Woodstock Boulevard is the mix of residences and businesses — sometimes in the same building. Among the questions that have faced the Land Use Committee in recent months, is how… Read More»

Toward Easing Off-Leash Tension at Woodstock Park

Recent incident raises both fears and hopes Recently at Woodstock Park, a dog strayed from the off-leash area, entered the playground and left a six-year-old child on the swings with “scratches and one puncture-looking cut/bruise,” according to the mother’s account on Nextdoor.com. The incident rekindled concerns over the close proximity… Read More»