OPB | June 16, 2016
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales discusses the city’s new approach to foreclosures on abandoned properties. And best-selling author Mary Roach joins us to talk about her latest book, “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans At War.”
OPB | June 14, 2016
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, we talk to a gay Christian reform activist about religion and sexuality. We also learn about new plans that might allow for denser residential development in close-in Portland. And we hear from one of the last speakers of the native language Ichishkiin.
OPB | March 03, 2016
Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.
OPB | Nov. 13, 2015
For the first time since the 1970s, Metro has voted not to expand the region's Urban Growth Boundary, saying there is enough room for the projected 400,000 new residents set to arrive in the next 20 years.
OPB | Nov. 11, 2015
A series of conversations recorded on Think Out Loud about housing and development in Portland.
OPB | Nov. 10, 2015
Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, stops by for our regular business news update.
OPB | Oct. 07, 2015
Portland is getting the country's first wooden high-rise building. How does it work and what does it mean?
OPB | Sept. 09, 2015
In April, the Portland Bureau of Development Services rolled out a new appeals process for folks who want to contest demolitions in their neighborhood. Six months later, we're checking in.
OPB | Aug. 31, 2015
Portland's 55-year-old iconic mall will see massive renovations under the leadership of its new general manager, Bob Dye.
OPB | July 06, 2015
A coalition of neighbors and community groups recently purchased the former Sugar Shack strip club as part of an effort to revitalize Portland's Cully neighborhood.
OPB | June 25, 2015
An ad hoc coalition of more than 20 community organizations has been meeting with Portland's Planning and Sustainability Commission for policies to discourage displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods.
OPB | May 26, 2015
Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2015
FRIDAY: An email mistakenly sent to OPB reveals behind-the-scenes strategizing by developers to avoid committing to affordable housing on Portland's South Waterfront.
OPB | Jan. 22, 2015
THURSDAY: The Oregonian's Brad Schmidt fills us in on the latest on affordable developments in the South Waterfront neighborhood.
OPB | Dec. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.
OPB | Nov. 13, 2014
THURSDAY: The Lents Neighborhood in Southeast Portland has struggled to become economically viable, despite an influx of money intended to revitalize it.
OPB | Oct. 28, 2014
TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Oct. 27, 2014
MONDAY: We'll discuss the rapid rise of the South Waterfront neighborhood and what the future might hold for the area.
OPB | Feb. 03, 2014
MONDAY: Trader Joe's announced this morning that it is halting development plans for its store in Northeast Portland.