(41 posts)

Meet a Member: Julie Mancini

“Shameless plug: We just got a new mural done on our building on SE Grand Ave!” —Julie Next up in our member profile series is a Northwest Portlander and proud grandma: Julie Mancini! What local business do you think deserves a shoutout? Powell’s. Of course. What it provides is so incredibly valuable, and it’s become […]

People / June 1, 2019

‘Can Optimism In Democracy Be Exploited?’ And Other Qs for Danielle Allen

(📸: Oregon Humanities / YouTube) Oregon Humanities wrapped up its 2018-19 Think & Drink series last month by interviewing Danielle Allen, a political theorist at Harvard University and author of the memoir “Cuz.” You can watch the full conversation on YouTube. And as always, we took questions from the audience for a bonus Q&A after […]

Politics / June 1, 2019

Meet a Member: Daniel Bachhuber

(📸: Riley and Amy Peck) We’re continuing our series on the people who make what we do possible — our supporting members. Next up: Daniel Bachhuber, a proud suburban dad who lives in Tualatin, runs in Forest Park, and says Bridgeliner is “coolest thing to happen to the Portland media scene in forever.” We’ll take it! 😊 […]

People / June 1, 2019

Your Questions about PERS, Answered

(📸: Hector Chacon) We shared an update last week about the PERS debate down in Salem and asked you for your burning questions — and boy, did you have questions. To help get answers, we turned to North Star Civic Foundation executive director Caitlin Baggott Davis, who co-authored a recent report about the PERS crisis […]

Politics / May 24, 2019

Can Portland Learn Anything from the Bay Area?

Timothy Egan once wrote a NYT column that described San Francisco’s growth as “nothing to emulate.” But for cities like Portland that are trying to avoid the same pitfalls, the Bay Area is certainly a place to study. That’s why we sent Ben to the Golden State last month to learn what’s working (and what’s […]

Real Talk / May 21, 2019

Here’s to Keeping Portland Special As Our City Grows

It’s no secret we think Portland is one special place — but we also know that keeping our city special as it grows will sometimes mean looking and learning beyond our borders. That’s why we travelled to the Bay Area last month to learn what’s working (and what’s not) for the region as it deals […]

Real Talk / May 21, 2019

PDXplained: What Do You Want to Know About Goose Hollow?

📸: Whitney Gomes It’s voting time! Use the form below to tell us which reader question you’d like us to dig into for our Goose Hollow edition of PDXplained.

Goose Hollow / May 20, 2019

Meet a Bridgeliner Member: Devin Hutchings

Meet our member Devin Hutchings. (📷: Kanika Agrawal) We’re continuing our series on the people who make what we do possible — our supporting members. ❤️ Next up: Northeast Portlander and proud dog mom Devin Hutchings. What neighborhood do you call home? Alberta Arts District What’s a local event you went to recently that you loved? […]

Community / May 14, 2019

How to Make(r) the Most of Design Week Portland

Design Week Portland kicks off this Saturday, April 6, and for those who like to learn by doing, we’ve curated a list of hands-on “maker” events to check out around town. Got other suggestions for our list? Let us know. Sunday, April 7 🎨 Learn how to use indigo to make non-toxic dyes (SE | […]

Community / April 4, 2019

PDXplained: What Do You Want to Know about St. Johns?

In our next installment of PDXplained, we’re exploring Portland’s St. Johns neighborhood.

Neighborhoods / April 3, 2019