Archive for April, 2011

Liquor License Application: Fausse Piste

April 27, 2011

On Wednesday, April 27th, the BCA received notice of a liquor license application for an establishment in the Buckman neighborhood. Any comments or concerns with this application can be forwarded to Theresa Marchetti at theresa.marchetti(at)portlandoregon(dot)com or at (503) 823-3092, by May 27th, 2011.

Establishment: Fausse Piste

License Type: Applied for a winery sales license, which allows the sale and distribution of wine off-premises

Address: 537 SE Ash Street #102

Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 5:00pm-10:00pm

Additional information provided by applicant: Occasional wine tastings and special events will be held outside of the normal days & hours of operation listed above. Generally not open Monday-Wednesday.

Historic District Committee Article in the Oregonian

April 22, 2011

A group of Buckmanites are working to have a portion of the Buckman neighborhood added to the National Register of Historic Places. Read all about ’em in the Oregonian:

Free Swimming Lessons at Buckman Pool!

April 14, 2011

Buckman Pool is kicking off the summer with one free week of swim lessons! Registration for these lessons must be done in person at the pool on Saturday, June 18th, from 8 to 11:30am. These lessons are for people at swimming levels angelfish through polar bear only, and run from June 20th through the 25th.

Also, every Saturday is “gender swim” day at Buckman Pool: all male from noon to 2pm, and all female from 3 to 5pm.

Grab your water wings and hop in!

Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Cleanup: This Weekend!

April 11, 2011

The time is almost upon us! This Saturday marks the annual Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Cleanup event, a surer sign of spring than some mangy old groundhog (no offense to groundhogs).

When: Saturday, April 16th from 9AM-12PM
Where: 2625 E Burnside Street (entrance on 26th Ave)
Accepted materials: Bulky waste, yard debris, metal, styrofoam (no peanuts), batteries (no lithium or car batteries), tires and e-waste (including computers, cell phones, LCD monitors, printers and others).
Not accepted: Hazardous waste, paint, concrete, or dirt. Contact Metro for hazardous waste disposal. Paint cans without lids and dried paint are acceptable.
Donation: $5-30 depending on load.

If you have questions, please call email or call 503.704.4095 prior to the clean-up.

This year, we’ve added an additional twist to the event. We’re coordinating a Graffiti Collaboration Clean-up effort that will identify and remove graffiti with the help of contracted removal crews. Volunteers are also needed on-site to help with the clean up efforts. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact