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Reminder to come to Comedy in the Park today after work in Occidental Square -- I've heard great things about it and am personally looking forward to it. See you there! (starts at 5:30) p.s. to get you in the mood, here's a joke: The Devil visits St....

Attention; Tenants and Building Managers Completion of today’s construction activities on 2nd Ave Ext S in the vicinity of S. Washington St. to S. Jackson St. will require evening and nighttime saw cutting. This work entails cutting relief joints in newly poured concrete road panels to prevent cracking...

The Broken Windows theory suggests that a high concentration of small, petty crimes leads to a higher incidence of bigger, nastier crimes. Ben Adler, a Next American City writer, looks at Berlin and Copenhagen and finds the crime trends don't match the idea behind Broken Windows. "Increasingly,...

I just put on my headphones to listen to some music at work, and the song “Waiting On the World to Change” came on. It makes me reflect on all the various situations in P2, and how many people have dedicated so much time to making...

(I'm not deleting this because I still think it's funny, but thanks to Lisa at PSCA for pointing out that there are no seal sculptures in P2 and that this is probably Portland's Pioneer Square) (via @synjck)...

The husband and I were walking around Pioneer Square last night when we passed a man standing in a store entryway on the corner of 3rd and James. With just a casual glance, we saw that he had a thin line of “white powder” and was getting ready to use it. We walked around the corner and called 911 while we kept walking, although I was a little freaked out to be telling the 911 operator out loud about the guy using drugs just around the corner with a bunch of other P2 familiars still milling around. I thought for sure someone was going to yell “snitch” and beat us up or something. I also watch lots of movies. drugp2 Anyways, I’ve called 911 before when I thought I saw someone dealing, but first I had to talk to Chris (with PSCA) and our local cop about what a “drug deal” actually looks like and how to report it.