Daily Archives: January 22, 2016


Medical or Recreational, Tested Pot is Safer Pot

Oregon laws and regulations regarding both medical and recreational marijuana continue to evolve. But one thing is sure, knowing just what you are smoking or eating is not only a good thing, in some cases it is vitally important. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which also regulates marijuana, licenses labs approved to test marijuana sold…


Biz Ins and Outs

MJCC adds Mara Zellinger and Janelle Marshall to staff Mara Zellinger has joined the staff of the Mittleman Jewish Community Center as assistant program manager. Mara began her new job Dec. 28. This Chicago native lives in Northeast Portland with her husband and two young children. Her 3-year-old daughter attends the Gan Portland Jewish Preschool…


A Very Veggie Valentine

Are you seeking a romantic restaurant for a Valentine’s Day rendezvous? Then whet your appetite with one of Portland’s high-end vegetarian tasting menus. Two of the following restaurants (Farm Spirit and Natural Selection) maintain entirely vegetarian kitchens, so there is no opportunity for meat and milk to mix. Aviary This celebrated Asian fusion restaurant, which…


Teens Seek Recipes for Pesach Cookbook

Portland teens are seeking recipes to create a local Passover cookbook. “The project was created to allow the senior ambassadors for NCSY  to have a project to work on that both fosters Jewish culture and allows us to be involved in our Jewish community, says Hannah Rosenbloom, on of the board of seniors who want…


Young Athletes need this App

Ever since the 2010 Sports Illustrated cover story on concussions in the NFL, the subsequent suicides of Junior Seau, famed Pro Bowl linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, and other high profile players, the world has taken a serious look at the dangers of concussions, CTE and other sport-related brain injuries. Junior Seau’s autopsy revealed…

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