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Duke's Country Bar

14601 SE Division Street
Portland, OR 97236, US (map)

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  • Thursday
    Oct 19 2017
    Re- Legalizing Housing Options in Portland, the Happy Hour - advance RSVP

    Duke's Country Bar

    NOTE: Please click the tickets link (event is free!) to the EventBrite page and reserve your spot. Space is limited. We will book more HH's if there is demand!

    Having trouble paying your rent?
    Can't afford to buy?
    Need better access to transit?

    Portland faces a housing shortage. And many Portlanders don't like McMansions going up on their streets, especially when they replace otherwise good structures. Portlanders also wonder sometimes why more neighborhoods in the city aren't being built to resemble the now-expensive ones within a few miles of downtown that are in such high demand. The reason is that it's currently illegal to build neighborhoods like those.

    In 1959, Portland banned most new small multifamily dwellings like duplexes, four-plexes and internal home divisions -- the same small, efficient homes that continue to make corner stores and frequent buses viable in Portland's most beloved, walkable neighborhoods. Neighborhoods built out under newer, less-dense zoning rules might never support frequent buslines ... unless we change the rules.

    Join Portland for Everyone on Thursday October 12 at Pizza Baron, near SE Divison & 122nd, for a short presentation and community discussion around Portland's brief window of opportunity to re-legalize aspects of the city we love. A representative from the Portland for Everyone campaign will present, followed by a discussion and Q&A.

    Doors Open with Food & Beverages: 6:00 pm
    Presentation: 6:30 pm
    Discussion: Following presentation/ Until 7:30 pm

    We will focus on the decisions being made soon through the Residential Infill Project, a once-in-a-generation chance to once again allow more types of "missing middle" housing in more of the city: more affordable, lower-profile, energy-efficient homes that would help more of us age in place and give developers something better to build than another McMansion. We will also beirfly touch on the changes that may happen in Portland's multi-dwelling (apartment) zones.

    Please RSVP here so we know to plan for you!!

    2017-2018 presents a rare but brief window of opportunity: Portland will be making critical land use and policy decisions over the next 18 months that will impact our city’s livability for decades. To ensure a Portland that is affordable and accessible for all residents, our civic leaders can and must do more.

    About the campaign: Portland for Everyone, a project of 1000 Friends of Oregon, is a growing coalition of organizations and community groups that support diverse, abundant, and affordable housing options citywide, and connecting them with opportunities to share their stories and take action.

    Portland can learn from both the successes of other cities and regions that face similar challenges. We can and must make the right choices on landmark land-use decisions: One set of choices will strengthen the ability of all to live, work, and play throughout Portland, with increased access to reliable transportation and open spaces. Another set of choices will squeeze those of middle and low incomes out of the city and increase homelessness, with disproportionate impact on people of color, immigrants and refugees, and the elderly, taking them away from employment centers, transportation options, and their communities. Together, we will encourage the City Council and other civic leaders to make inclusive and equitable decisions that will enable Portland to become a more equitable and affordable place. Visit the P4E website to take action now.

    We hope to see you there!

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  • Sunday
    Sep 17 2017
    2017 Festival of Nations
    free

    Duke's Country Bar

    The annual Festival of Nations by the Division Midway Alliance is back! Taking place at Dukes Bar & Grill on 146th & Division September 17th from 11:00am-5:00pm.

    We'd like to invite you, our neighbors, community members, family and friends to celebrate our wonderful community as a whole. In addition, we'd love to have you share a little bit of your culture by becoming a vendor or entertainer! (Info below on these opportunities).

    EVENT FEATURES: • Live Music & Performances • Taste of the Nations’ tent which offers delicious ethnic foods! • Over 50 Unique Vendors • Huge Model Train Exhibit • And More! There's something for everyone!


    Division Midway Alliance - The Division Midway Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing the commercial corridor and improving livability for those living and working on and around SE Division between 117th and 148th Avenues.

    Treadway Events & Entertainment - Treadway Events & Entertainment is a Portland based, powerhouse event planning, production and event rental company specializing in corporate and private events.

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