From bicycle culture tour flyer.(Illustration by Shawn Granton) If you are in love with bicycles, there’s simply no better city in the world to live in than Portland. Case in point are three upcoming bicycle tours — all happening on August 24th — that will showcase three things that many bike lovers cherish: our rich … Read more
Detail of new mural. See it below.(Photo: Cyclone Bicycle Supply) One measure of a great bike city that you won’t find in academic research papers or on various “Best Of” lists is the extent to which bicycles are represented in public art. Here in Portland, bikes are everywhere. Not just in racks and on the … Read more
Northwest Portland based parts distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply is looking for someone to paint a bike-themed mural on the side of their warehouse. Company staffer Ashley Brewer contacted us recently to share that they want to spruce up their “big ugly gray” headquarters building at NW 21st and Vaughn. Here’s more from Ashley:
Repairs to the mural on the west side of the Community Cycling Center (NE Alberta and 17th) have been completed. Back in December, a pickup truck accidentally backed into the mural on the wall, damaging the painting as well as the CCC’s offices on the other side (which have also been repaired).
[Detail of new mural] The Community Cycling Center (CCC) has just announced that the beautiful new mural painted on the side of their retail store on NE Alberta Street is finished! In honor of everyone that made it happen, the CCC plans to hold a party and celebration on Sunday, September 10th from 3-6PM. The … Read more
[Mural designer Sara Stout with Hawthorne Auto Clinic owners Liz Dally and Jim Houser.] I love that headline. Imagine…an auto clinic that believes so strongly in the health and safety of our streets that they put a mural full of pedestrians and cyclists on the wall of their parking lot. At the dedication party last … Read more
[After first day of painting.]Photo by Sara Stout After months of gathering community feedback (which included a mural tour by bike), and jumping through a few hoops for the permit, paint is finally flowing on the new Share the Road mural. This new mural is being painted on the side of the Hawthorne Auto Clinic … Read more
[Mural detail. Photo Carye Bye] The Community Cycling Center (CCC) in Northeast Portland has announced a mural project. According to the CCC’s Alison Hill the mural will be painted on the west facing wall at 1700 NE Alberta Street and will depict a children’s pedal-powered costume parade. A local artist, with funding by the Regional … Read more
As I reported back in March, a group of community activists and artists are working on a new “Share the Road” mural that will soon adorn the side of Hawthorne Auto Clinic (4307 SE Hawthorne) in Southeast Portland.
There’s a new “Share the Road” mural coming to southeast Portland. Volunteers working as part of a Community Action Project with the Northwest Service Academy have earned a grant through the Community Cycling Center to paint the mural on the wall of the Hawthorne Auto Clinic at 4307 SE Hawthorne Blvd. According to project directors … Read more