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Housing Unit Gives Low-Income Seniors Reduced Rent For Volunteering With Foster Kids

By Kimberly Yam, Huffington Post

Bridge Meadows multigenerational housing development is a real win-win for its residents.

The Portland, Oregon housing complex is home to foster children and their adoptive families, while also providing reduced rent apartments to low-income seniors. 240 more words

Portland, OR Tourist Pt 2- What to Eat

If you are anything like me, vacations often times revolve around food. What smells, good, What tastes good, and what looks good. More times than not, when you find a place that really agrees with your tastes buds it makes it that much more likely that you will want to travel to that place again for a second, third, nine hundredth time. 1,322 more words


Portland, OR Tourist Pt. 1- What to do in The Portland Area

As a former resident (9yrs) of the wonderful state of Oregon, when I visit I love doing the tourist-y things as well as some of the other little known things that I found while living there. 806 more words


Oh! It's my first time here.

The curtains are pulled over the restaurant windows. The thick, wooden doors have no glass.

What am I in for? I wonder.

I push open the heavy doors to Marrakesh, a Moroccan restaurant in northwest Portland, and am bombarded with a rich collection of patterns, colors, and textures. 500 more words


Walking the Wildwood Trail

Had a great neighborhood fireworks last night, till eleven, after which it is illegal though I heard fireworks going off until I finally fell asleep.  Today I needed to get out and about, stretch my legs and do some walking.   397 more words