Ride of Silence Recap

On July 23rd, 2019, dozens of cyclists participated in a Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart.  Hart was struck and killed by a motorist while cycling on June 23rd, 2019 in Brentwood-Darlington, Portland, Oregon. To support Hart’s expenses, visit: bit.ly/lancehart

Neighbors gather at Flavel Park and listen to speakers prior to the Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart. Photo Credit: Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association

Cyclists placed bouquets on a ghost bike memorial for Hart at the intersection of SE 78th Ave and SE Flavel Street.

Prior to the ride there were several speakers, including Tom Meyers, Hart’s roommate, and Darla Sturdy of Families for Safe Streets, as well as representatives from Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, SouthEast in Active Motion, and BikeLoudPDX.

One of many signs decorating bikes at the Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart. Photo Credit: SEAMPDX.org

The Ride, hosted by BikeLoudPDX, Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, and SouthEast in Active Motion, began at Flavel Park and ended at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center.

Neighbors gather at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center after the Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart. Photo Credit: Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association

Read more about this event:

Advertisements

Agenda for BDNA Land Use and Transportation Meeting – August 14th, 2019

The Land Use and Transportation Committee of Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association will meet on Wednesday, August 14th, from 7:00-9:00PM.  Please see the agenda below or click here to download a PDF versionContact Stephenie Frederick, BDNA Land Use and Transportation Chair, with questions or future agenda requests.

Neighborhood Electronics Recycling in Brentwood-Darlington

¡Desplácese hacia abajo para español!

NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRONICS RECYCLING!

Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association is hosting a Neighborhood Electronics Recycling event with Green Century Recycling!  September 14th, 2019, 9:30AM-12:30PM at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206).  Suggested donation: $5/ITEM or $25/CAR LOAD.  Russian translation coming soon! Scroll down for Spanish.

Continue reading

Memorial Stone for Dick and Opal Hazeltine

Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association has placed a memorial stone in Hazeltine Park, commemorating Opal’s Garden and honoring Dick and Opal Hazeltine.  The Hazeltine’s spent decades volunteering in the neighborhood and are responsible for many of the community spaces we enjoy today.  We encourage everyone to visit Hazeltine Park and spend a moment at Opal’s Garden, climb the logs in the sustainable nature patch, and enjoy the space the neighborhood built together.

Thank you to local business Affordable Family Memorials for creating and placing this beautiful stone.  Thank you to the 2019-20 BDNA Board for approving funding for this stone.

CANCELLED! National Night Out 2019!

Best laid plans sometimes go awry and the BDNA is unable to host our annual National Night Out event for 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Continue reading

BDNA Letter to City Regarding Code 3.96

This letter from Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association was sent to the Portland City Council and Auditor on July 19th, 2019 (download a PDF version here):

Dear Portland City Commissioners and Auditor:

The board of Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) writes to express its concerns regarding the planned changes to Portland City Code 3.96.

Continue reading