Steel Bridge skatepark advocates break symbolic ground

Construction of a long-awaited skatepark in Portland’s Old Town has officially begun. Well – sort of.  The proposed Steel Bridge Skatepark, which will be located in a vacant lot in Old Town bordered by NW Naito Parkway, 1st Avenue, and Everett, has been a part of Portland’s Skate Park Master Plan for years. But despite … Read more

Volunteers prep for Friday’s three-day ‘Better Block’ demonstration on 3rd Ave

Boris Kaganovich of Better Block PDX with a half-built planter in the rooms where he and other volunteers have been preparing for a “pop-up” plaza and protected bike lanes on 3rd Avenue.(Photos: M.Andersen/BikePortland) Working every evening for two weeks in a warren of unfinished rooms three stories above Old Town, more than a dozen enthusiastic … Read more