This is the Slammer on SE Stark where it sort of converges with Sandy near 7th Avenue. It won’t be around much longer. This is old school. Portland used to be studded with glorious shitholes like this, but development and gentrification are pricing them to … Continue reading May 29: The Slammer
Summery Memorial Day in Portland, and NE 28th is hopping.
Interesting cluster of buildings on my walk to Night Market in Industrial Inner Southeast.
There’s the place on Sandy that sells a steady business of those little Terra cotta fireplaces (and all other things terra cotta). It’s all fenced in like an old junkyard.
It’s a bit dystopian here on the overpass connecting Northeast to Southeast Portland. And by the way, you are the product being sold. But you know that.
Southeast 13th year Sandy.
Here is that funky wedge shaped building on Sandy Blvd (I’m shoot a lot on Sandy these days). There are a lot of them because while Portland streets are laid out in an orderly grid, Sandy cuts across the east side at a diagonal, slicing … Continue reading May 23: Michael’s Chicago Italian