The race to be mayor of Portland is on. Challenger Sarah Innarone is in the lead by 11 points, according to a poll by released earlier this week. If you missed the debate Thursday night between Mayor Ted Wheeler and her, you can watch it here.

The run-off for a Portand City Council seat between incumbent Chloe Eudaly and Mingus Mapps was held on Friday. Watch the replay at the Portland Tribune‘s website here.

In Oregon, you can register online. The last day to register to vote in the November 4th election is October 13.

Read about all the ballot initiatives on the November 4th ballot here.


Fall fun is fun:


Keep an eye out for the Montavilla Mini-Farm‘s open hours. It’s a really cool venture that brings fresh food to the city.

We did a short film on the farm a few years back, as part of our enthusiasm for entrepreneurship, community, and urban gardens:



Live jazz:

At Montavilla’s jazz and wine hot spot, Neil Mattson & Shao Way Wu will be playing outside— and the weather looks like it will be fantastic.

Vino Veritas, 7835 SE Stark St * 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. * free


The Montavilla Farmers Market is every Sunday, learn more about their vendors for this week’s market here.

7700 block of SE Stark St * 10 am – 2 pm


Lents International Farmers Market is also Sunday.

Learn more about the market here, including how to “double up” your SNAP benefits.

SE 92nd & Reedway, between Foster Rd & Harold St 9 am – 2 pm


Enjoy your weekend!