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The Pearl may have First Thursday with its galleries and artists, and lots of fun!  But just as much fun and gallery hopping can be had east of the river on the First Friday of each month. There are several well established galleries and a number of studios and venues that feature emerging and in...
According to the National Association of Relators (NAR) in 2010 the typical seller had lived in their home for eight years prior to selling. 88% of sellers used the services of a real estate agent when they sold, and 83% of those sellers said they would definitely or probably recommend and use th...
According to the National Association of Realtors Profile of home buyers and sellers, 50% of recent buyers were first-time buyers. Another 20% were single females, while 12% were single males.  Singles make up a larger share of the market in recent years than they did in the 'old' days when buyer...
So. I'm trying to write a blog post and I have this great idea.  I'll do a contrast between 1900 and the present about Sellwood,  my neighborhood in Portland.   It's a great idea.  I have some photos of the old storefronts, the Tritt Barbershop and the old Sellwood Bank as well as photos of the s...
Some February reminders for those of you who like to stay on top of what's happening at the  Oregon Historical Society. The Walls of Heritage, Walls of Pride: African American Murals, and  the Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam exhibits close on the 13th of February. The web site for Walls of Herita...
The signs are here, spring is on it's way.  Of course we know it intellectually; the seasons move in a predictable order, even though at times the calendar seems to be in a different seasonal time zone.  This year for many in the east, south, and midwest, it must feel as if winter has frozen in p...
I'm really loving the web site Life Hacker!  There's a huge amount of information and articles that are helpful, useful and sometimes just plain fun to read! A recent article, "How Can I find Out if Someone's Stealing My Wi-Fi", is pretty technical - at least I found it to be --but has lots of ti...
I've seen the photo of these trolley carmen many times. Dana Beck, postal worker and member of the Sellwood History Committee, used it in the 2009 SMILE calender he put together. Dana has had it posted at the Sellwood Branch Post Office.   The men work for the Interurban Train Line and, according...
Titled "Perseverance: Black Pioneers in Early Oregon" and presented by the Oregon Northwest Black Pioneers, a new exhibit opened January 14th at the Oregon History Museum in Portland.    Showcasing the presence of African Americans thoughout Oregon's history the exhibit will run through April 3rd...

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