Big things are happening on the east side of Burnside Bridge head! 5 MLK and Block 76 West are steadily taking shape. Just a few blocks away, the exterior of KEX, a Icelandic hostel, is being finished as well.

In the The Fair-haired Dumbbell, Latin-Caribbean restaurant Meridian 7 is now open. They’re having their grand opening next weekend, on Friday, September 27th.


KBOO’s Fall pledge drive:


Located south of Burnside and 8th Ave, KBOO radio has been an independent voice in Portland radio for 50 years.

They’re having their fall pledge drive right now. You can donate to the station here, or go visit their office.


Salmon grill out:


The cookout is hosted by Iliamna Fish Company, a sustainable fishing company based in Alaska. There’ll be games and prize, and you can check out Cosube’s new deck.

Cosube, 111 NE MLK * noon – 6 pm


Live music:

Rontom’s Sunday Sessions brings two live bands to Burnside once a week. This week’s show features Kulululu & LiquidLight.

Rontoms, 600 E Burnside St * 8 pm – 11 pm * free


Have a great weekend! And keep supporting your local businesses and events!