Archive for the ‘KNA Blog’ Category

TONIGHT: Third Thursday @ Salvage Works + Secret Santa Drive for Kenton Homeless Shelter

/ December 18th, 2014 / No Comments »

Get your holiday cheer at Salvage Works for the last Third Thursday event of the year! Yes, there will be a band (The Poor Deers, acoustic duo, from 7-9p), food, drinks, and lots of fun with your neighborhood besties, but it’s also a time to give back. Salvage Works is also collecting goods for the local homeless shelter.

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N. Arglye Road Construction Project – UPDATE

/ December 18th, 2014 / No Comments »

This spring and summer, ODOT is repairing and restructuring along N. Denver Ave. and N. Victory Ave. — that is, heading north on Denver Ave. out of Kenton towards PIR and Vancouver/1-5 north. The project will resurface and repair the N. Denver Ave. Viaduct, re-align

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Check out this cool feature in the Oregonian about Kenton’s own Paul Bunyan!

/ December 9th, 2014 / No Comments »

Some really sweet pics and some history about Kenton’s landmark Paul Bunyan statue — check out the story and pictures online here: http://www.oregonlive.com/multimedia/index.ssf/2014/12/portlands_paul_bunyan_a_fun_la.html And in case you missed it, some cheeky jolly old St. Nick’s topped Paul with a Santa hat to celebrate the season.

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Kenton Carousel: A Walking Tour w/ Khris Soden

/ November 19th, 2014 / No Comments »

Check out this free guided walking tour of Kenton, coming up this Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2p.

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Support Local This Shopping Season: Little Boxes PDX

/ November 19th, 2014 / No Comments »

Avoid the big box and prop up the “little box” local stores that make Kenton and Portland such a unique place. Everything at participating stores will be 10 percent off on Black Friday (Nov. 28) and Small Business Saturday (Nov. 29). Participating Stores in Kenton:

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North Portland Land Use Group Meeting

/ November 17th, 2014 / No Comments »

Interested in land use & development? One of the best ways you can help contribute to the Kenton neighborhood is becoming informed about land use issues and bringing them to the attention of others.

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New Kenton IPA release party!

/ November 15th, 2014 / No Comments »

The newest Widmer collaborator beer, Kenton IPA, is the work of husband-and-wife homebrewers Jenn McPoland and Jeremie Landers. You can taste their beer next Thursday — at the Kenton IPA release party! Collaborator Kenton IPA Release 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, Horse Brass Pub, 4534

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North Portland Safety Action Committee Meeting

/ November 15th, 2014 / No Comments »

Please join the North Portland Safety Action Committee for its monthly meeting next Wednesday, November 19th from 7-9p at the Historic Firehouse in Kenton (Note the meeting is a week earlier than usual due to the Thanksgiving holiday). The guest speaker will be Ofc. Phil

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Rev Your Engines: Fact Sheet about Portland International Raceway

/ November 10th, 2014 / No Comments »

You’ve probably heard the Portland International Raceway, even if you’ve never seen it. Your friends at the Kenton Neighborhood Association (KNA) put together this handy fact-sheet to help answer some of the questions you might have. History and General information Portland international Raceway (PIR) is

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Latest Sewer Construction Update from City of Portland

/ November 9th, 2014 / No Comments »

Environmental Services is replacing about 7,000 feet of public sewer pipes in the Kenton neighborhood that are between 80 and 90 years old and failing due to age. This project will increase sewer capacity and reduce the risks of street flooding and sewage releases to homes, businesses and streets.

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