Category: Neighborhood Issues

Beyond Lawn Signs: Ten Reasons to Volunteer

A recent editorial in The Bee opined that “2015 has been a year of disgruntlement in Inner Southeast,” over issues connected with zoning changes, residential infill and more. “Some residents seem frustrated that these things go on, and react with lawn signs,” observes the editor. But “lawn signs are unlikely… Read More»

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»

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»

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»

Alley Sweeper Urban Enduro

An annual motorcycle ride through Portland alleyways sponsored by the Sang-Froid Riding Club has some Woodstock residents up in arms. The story’s been picked up by KOIN TV and local FOX 12 news, and discussed at length by neighbors on the Woodstock Portland Oregon facebook friend page administered by WNA… Read More»