If there is one family most closely associated with Parkrose, it's gotta be the Rossis. Joe represents the fourth generation of his family to farm in Parkrose, and their iconic barn on NE 122nd south of Shaver St is probably the most distinctive sight in the whole Parkrose area. Rossi Farms is an ... » Learn More about Parkrose Life Podcast #2 Joe Rossi
I was shocked when my wife found a new cart two blocks from our house. One because I’m typically one of the first people to know about new things coming to the Parkrose area, and I hadn’t heard about it yet. And two because it was a soul food place with a great looking menu including basa (like ... » Learn More about Selena’s Custom Kitchen Serves Soul Food in Argay Terrace
We all know restaurants are closed for dining right now, and I’ve seen so much support on social media for local restaurants still offering pickup and delivery. Many that never had that option have shifted and do now. This could be a great time to try out a restaurant you haven’t tried before, and ... » Learn More about Parkrose Restaurants + Food Carts Open for Delivery + Take Out
Just by driving around, someone can notice some of the needs in our neighborhood, but some of us might be surprised how many people are serving and working hard to provide for those needs. One of my main goals for this blog is to highlight people who are blessing our community and share ... » Learn More about Parkrose Giving Guide for Non-Profits
Where are the best places to get a u-cut Christmas tree near Portland and the Parkrose and Gresham areas this year? Searching for the perfect Christmas tree has always been a favorite family tradition of mine. When I was a kid, we would go to Wheeler Christmas Tree Farm in Oregon City, which isn't ... » Learn More about Best Portland Area Christmas Tree Farms
This weekend marked the one year anniversary of ownership for Chad and Gina Hilker at the Parkrose Grocery Outlet and they threw a party for the neighborhood! Chad and Gina are super nice people, and Gina gave me a tour of the store and told me their history living in Texas and her growing up in ... » Learn More about Parkrose Grocery Outlet One Year Celebration!