Portland in the news: Elk Statue is Fine; Proposed Toll on I-205; Serving Portland’s Black Community & More! | August 27, 2020
ODOT wants your feedback on a proposed toll for I-205. It’s likely that drivers will start paying the toll within 4 years.
Movie theaters are petitioning to reopen under Phase 1, like restaurants and bars have.
And Portland’s famous elk statue is fine and has been moved to safe place.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Willamette Week: With Its Dining Series on Hold, Black Feast Has Found New Ways to Continue Serving Portland’s Black Community
- Oregonian: ‘Trinkets’: In Season 2, the Portland-filmed Netflix series goes deeper, and feels surprisingly timely
- Willamette Week: Guillermo del Toro’s Portland-Filmed “Pinocchio” Adaptation Has Cast Some Huge Names to Provide Voices
- Oregonian: Beloved Portland ‘Elk’ statue is safely in storage while debate continues over why it had to be relocated
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