Just a quick post (I’m in Oakridge right now at MTB Oregon!) to share my photos from Last Thursday on Alberta. It was a great night out there. Don’t have time to share more, but hopefully the slideshow below will tell part of the story.
Dingo Dizmal, captain of the Clown House.(File photo) Yes folks, it’s true. Tonight at Last Thursday on Alberta Street, the Clown House (at NE 24th and Alberta) will play host to hijinks and fun for the very last time. Due to rents that have shot far beyond a clown’s wage, Dingo, Pinga, Chlorine, Will, and … Read more
A winged devil jousting on a unicyclewowed a packed crowd at the Clown House.View gallery(File photo) Despite an increased police presence after last month’s unfortunate incident, Last Thursday on Alberta got back to business last night. The street pulsed with energy and creativity from street performers, local art, and of course bikes and cyclists of … Read more
(*Editor’s note, 4/29): My initial report got some facts wrong. I have tried to clean things up and I’ve added in more details. I regret the errors. A car-less moment on Alberta.File photo: 7/27/06 I wasn’t there, but I just read the news on the Oregonian Blog that things got a little out of hand … Read more
I’ve covered NE Alberta Street a lot on this site. That’s partly because it’s in my neck of the woods, but also because it’s just such an interesting street. It’s full of creative bike culture and has a vibe unlike anywhere else in the city.
Last night was the Last Thursday art celebration on NE Alberta Street. As usual, hoardes of people spilled off the crowded sidewalks and into the streets.
Tonight is the big Last Thursday celebration on Alberta Street in Northeast Portland. If you head out there, here are two special happenings you don’t want to miss. First, those kooky clowns at the famous Clownhouse on NE 25th and Alberta Streets are holding their first ever talent show. Dubbed “Shmanarchist Idol,” beginning at around … Read more
Despite some scary and somber times last October, I’m happy to report that bikey shenanigans and mayhem are alive and well at the Alberta Clown House. Last night was the first warm and dry Last Thursday celebration of the year and the Clowns and all their friends took full advantage. The Mud Pit of Doom … Read more
[Painting by Tiago.Art imitates life.] I checked out the Last Thursday Artwalk on Alberta last week. I was hoping to see the Clownhouse in all its glory, but unfortunately the rain kept them from most of their fun. The yard was empty of craziness (don’t worry, it will come later), but the house itself was … Read more