Posts Tagged ‘BLM’
Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week PDX | Featuring 100+ Eateries Across Portland!
August 24-30, 2020 – Portland has a plethora of great food and this week is the perfect time to check out several of the city’s Black-Owned Restaurants!Read More
Celebrate Black Business Month by Supporting These Portland Entrepreneurs!
August is the 16th annual National Black Business Month, an observance that highlights the importance Black owned businesses to our communities as well as our national economy. Celebrate by supporting these Black-owned Portland businesses.Read More
Portland in the News: BLM Mural & Grants; Pandemic Give Guide; Next Up at The Oregon Theater & More! | August 12, 2020
After a protester tagged a church in SE Portland, Imago Dei decided to turn it into a mural.
Local businessman and philanthropist Jordan Schnitzer has established a Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program.
Don’t know how to help during the pandemic? Eater has created a guide of how to give, volunteer opportunities and food banks in the Portland Metro area.Read More
Portland in the News: Portland Diamond Project Works to Bring MLB to Portland; Greely Bike Path Nears Completion, The Rental No. 1 & More! | July 30, 2020
The North Greeley Avenue bike path is set to reopen soon with large barriers that will protect bicyclists from heavy trucks & debris.
The Oregon-made film The Rental is the No. 1 movie in the country this week.
And the pandemic hasn’t derailed Portland Diamond Project’s efforts to bring Major League Baseball to Portland.Read More
Portland in the News: Wall of Moms; BIPOC-led Farmers Market; E-Scooter Ridership Increases & More! | July 23, 2020
The pandemic has brought a new appreciation to Portland’s e-scooters, which have seen ridership soar to above pre-COVID levels.
SE Portland is now home to a new BIPOC-led Farmers Market: Come Thru Farmers Market.
And hundreds of Portland mothers made international headlines this week when they joined Portland’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations.Read More
Portland in the News: Oregonians to Vote on Psilocybin Therapy; NBA Coming Back; Minimum Wage Increases & More! | July 2, 2020
Neighbors in North Portland have painted a giant BLACK LIVES MATTER on the street near the St. Johns Bridge.
Damian Lillard has been announced as a cover athlete for the upcoming NBA 2K21 release. The game will be available in October.
And activists say they have enough signatures to get the psilocybin therapy program on the November ballot.Read More
Portland in the News: Llama & Small Towns Joining Protests; NBA Playoffs; Black Birding Week & More! | June 11, 2020
Caesar the No Drama Llama joined Black Lives Matter protests this week.
The NBA has a plan for resuming the season, with games starting July 31 and proposed playoffs in mid-August.
The Oregon Hospitality Foundation recently awarded 10 Oregon restaurants grants for helping the community during the pandemic.Read More