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Celebrate Arbor Month in Lake Oswego With These Activities

In case you hadn’t noticed, trees are a very big deal in Lake Oswego. We plant them, protect them, line our streets with them, honor them and this month we celebrate them as part of the city’s first-ever Lake Oswego … Continue reading

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Celebrate Money Smart Week With This Lake Oswego Homebuying Quiz

The week of April 10-17 has been designated as Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002 to help consumers better manage their personal finances. You can register for free virtual … Continue reading

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Nurseries In and Around Lake Oswego to Help You Turn April Showers into May Flowers

If April showers bring May flowers, then now is the time to start planning the flowers you’ll be planting in your yard. Notice I said “planning.” While you may be able to plant perennials this month and cold tolerant annuals … Continue reading

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Dirty Underwear Is One of the Five Things We Are Loving About Lake Oswego in April

April is a very special month in Lake Oswego and here are five reasons why: Soil Your Undies Campaign. In conjunction with Earth Day and Arbor Month, the Lake Oswego Watershed Council is inviting Lake Oswegans to participate in the … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Being a Homeowner Has Taught Me

In her book, House Lessons: Renovating a Life, author Erica Bauermeister writes, “A house is a quiet partner; you have to listen carefully.” Her insights have given my wife and me cause to look back at the lessons our homes … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Everything You Hear About the Lake Oswego Housing Market

When it comes to the Lake Oswego housing market, don’t believe everything you hear. Here are a few rumors currently circulating that need to be fact-checked. EVERYBODY IS MOVING TO TEXAS. Yes, we know a few Lake Oswego residents who … Continue reading

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7 Covid-Friendly Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In and Around Lake Oswego

St. Patrick’s Day festivities were the first holiday celebrations to be canceled due to COVID-19 last year. On March 8, 2020, I posted a blog titled “7 Ideas for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In and Around Lake Oswego. Nine days … Continue reading

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A Tisket A Tasket, Get Out Your Farmers’ Market Basket: Pilot Market Opens Next Sunday

What could be better than the return of Lake Oswego’s popular Farmers’ Market? A pilot farmers’ market located in Lake Grove and debuting next week, Sunday March 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.! Yes, Mercato Grove, the new residential … Continue reading

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Game Plan for Buying a Home in Lake Oswego’s Low Inventory COVID Market

The housing market nationwide is experiencing a shortage of inventory and Lake Oswego is no exception. There were 33 new listings in December, but that was outpaced with the 75 sales that ate up some of the inventory. It seems … Continue reading

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LO Reads Offers Stimulating Lineup of Programs on Racism

Entering its 15th year of initiating community discussion around the themes of one particular book, the Lake Oswego Reads program has shown its proclivity for asking Lake Oswegans to take a long, hard look at themselves in relation to hot … Continue reading

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