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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

The Weekly Catch

Opinion: Art Investments Opening Minds Across A Changing Portland

Linda McGeady in The Oregonian

 

Illegal Airbnbs Could Take 1,500 Rentals Off Market

Thacher Schmid in the Portland Mercury

 

Portland Ranked 10th Greenest City in National Survey

Kale Williams in The Oregonian

Parks

Giving Our Basketball Courts a Makeover

Nick Fish Blog

 

Nike, Portland Trail Blazers Come Together with Local Youth at Parklane Park to Celebrate Citywide Basketball Court Revitalization Project

PP&R News and Media Release

 

Blazers, Nike Help Revitalize Portland Basketball Courts

Elise Haas in KOIN 6 News

 

Blazers Helping to Revitalize Community Basketball Courts

NBC Sports Northwest Video

 

Rip City Drive with Travis and Chad

NBC Sports Northwest Rip City Radio (Nick’s segment begins at 101:20)

 

Nike and the Portland Trail Blazers Celebrate the Tip-Off of Citywide Basketball Courts Revitalization Project

The Skanner News

 

Vincent Johnson Becomes New Director of Portland Parks Golf

PP&R News and Media Release

 

Portland Budget Director Leaves for Parks & Rec Job

Gordon R. Friedman in The Oregonian

Cleaner Streets

Mayor Pledges More Trash Pickup in Downtown Portland

Gordon R. Friedman in The Oregonian

 

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Pledges Daily Emptying of Downtown Trash Cans

Anaika Vaughan in Willamette Week

 

Wheeler Hopes New Trash Initiative Will Clean Up City

KOIN 6 News

 

Daily Trash Pickup Service in Downtown Portland To Begin In 2019, New Garbage Bin Designs Revealed

FOX 12 News

 

Portland Moves to Clean Up Its Act (Or At Least Its Streets)

Colin Miner in the Portland Patch

URMs

Portland City Council Votes to Label All Earthquake-Unsafe Buildings

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Tribune

 

Earthquake Warning Signs Required in Brittle Portland Buildings Starting Next Year

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian

 

Portland Council Adopts Sign Policy to Warn Community of Seismically Unsafe Buildings

Sarah Hurwitz in FOX 12 News

Arts & Film

Portland Center Stage’s New Artistic Director Wants Theater for Everyone

Rebecca Jacobson in the Portland Monthly

 

Trailer Premiere: The 45th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival (Starring Drag Clown Carla Rossi!)

Erik Henriksen in the Portland Mercury

In Other News

Portland Drag Queen Darcelle's Life Story Is Now A Virtual Reality Experience

Lee Williams in The Oregonian

 

'Can My Wig Fit??': KGW Carpool with Poison Waters

KGW News

 

Council: MAX Line Vote to Follow Housing Strategy

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

How Different Would Your Day Be Without Water?

The Portland Water Blog

 

Portland Named 'Best Foodie City' In America

Lizzy Acker in The Oregonian