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Cross-section of the divider

See Plans for Woodstock Park’s Off-leash Area

At Woodstock Park, tensions ran high last fall when a child was injured by a dog on the playground. The city’s parks department proposed a divider between the playground and the adjacent dog off-leash area (DOLA for short). At February’s meeting of the Woodstock Neighborhood Association (first Wednesday of each… Read More»

Flowering plants

Planning Your Garden? Annual Sale Seeks Donated Plants

  Each year the Woodstock Neighborhood Association holds a pre-Mothers Day plant sale to support maintenance of the Woodstock Community Center. The success of that spring sale may depend on garden plans you’re making right now. All the plants for the sale are donated, often due to folks redesigning their… Read More»

The view from above

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»

Draft Zoning Map Preview from 9/16

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 boundary-change map

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 view from above

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»