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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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