Tag Archives: COVID-19

A Salute to Lake Oswego’s 4th of July Traditions

There is a long list of things I’ll be missing during the summer of COVID-19 but high on top of my list is Lake Oswego’s traditional 4th of July festivities. From the Lions pancake breakfast in George Rogers Park to … Continue reading

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5 Things I’ve Learned About Lake Oswego on My Daily Quarantine Walks

We interrupt this blog post for an important announcement: The Lake Grove Swim Park is officially open! This popular swimming hole in Lake Oswego is operating under new conditions and regulations including a 50 person capacity at all times, limiting … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Is Open For Business During COVID-19 Phase 1 Re-Opening

Drive around town during Happy Hour and you’ll see that Lake Oswego restaurants are open for dine-in as well as takeout business. And they aren’t the only ones re-opening their doors to the public. Gym members are signing up for … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Housing Market Covid-19 Update

You ready for some good news? Portland Metro Area real estate market activity is picking up. Of course, that follows some bad news. Home showings dropped by 50% between the beginning of March and the first week of April. And … Continue reading

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Creative Ways Lake Oswegans and Others Have Been Quarantining During COVID-19

While things are starting to open up slowly, sheltering in place is still the default mode for many of us. I’ve noticed that quarantining seems to be separating Lake Oswegans and all Americans into two categories: the creatives and the … Continue reading

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Despite what you may think, summer in Lake Oswego has NOT been canceled due to COVID-19

For the past five years, our kids have circled back home to celebrate the 4th of July in Lake Oswego along with a group of 15-20 of their friends who take up a 48-72 hour residence under our roof. They’ve … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market COVID-19 Edition Opens June 6

The Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market will be returning this summer in its new, COVID-19 approved version. While the market will be smaller to allow for more space between vendors, Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Supervisor Jamie Inglis says she is … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Housing Market Covid-19 Update

Just as stock market predictions fluctuate every day, so do the predictions about the housing market. Take a look at some of the headlines I ran across doing a Google search: Coronavirus Fallout: U.S. Housing Prices Will Tumble (on April … Continue reading

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Ideas for Celebrating Mother’s Day in Lake Oswego While Quarantining

As we are all learning, celebrations are taking a different twist these days. From drive-by birthday parties to Zoom weddings, we are having to get creative and adjust. There’s no postponing Mother’s Day. It arrives on Sunday, May 10th this … Continue reading

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Love Notes Found in Lake Oswego During This Time of Social Distancing

It’s Easter Sunday and most likely those of us who celebrate that as well as Passover find ourselves improvising this year. I thought it a good time to spread the good news that I’ve discovered on walks recently. Time and … Continue reading

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