A Guide to Lake Oswego Real Estate and Community
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Stop the car Batman!

On a recent drive through Lake Oswego, I came upon a wonderful find. Two houses, across the street from each other, had their yards full of dozens of Jack-O-Lanterns. What a sight! I can not imagine carving so many pumpkins. I think I’m going to have to go by this evening […]

Halloween in Lake Oswego

I really love the fall with crisp mornings and all of the glorious color of the changing leaves. I also love getting into the spooky spirit of Halloween. Yes, my house has pumpkins and giant spiders and the fragrance of spices in the air.

I know I am not alone in this. […]

Lake Grove Village

Dining Al Fresco

Flowers Flowers Flowers

Zupan's at Lake Grove Village

Lake Grove Shopping Center has morphed into Lake Grove Village. Located on the West side of town, this shopping center used to be home to Wizer’s Market and a small strip mall of shops. After being closed for renovation for about a […]

Iron Mountain Trail

Picnic with a view

As an avid walker and hiker, I was completely surprised about 2 weeks ago to learn about a wonderful trail not too far from my house. It’s called the Iron Mountain Trail.

The trail head starts at the top of Iron Mountain along Glen Eagles Rd. I don’t know the […]

Oregon Wine Country and Thanksgiving

I know that when you think of wine tasting, if you are like me, you think of summer breezes and lazy afternoons.  But, believe it or not, the premier time to tour Oregon vineyards is the weekend following Thanksgiving.  This is because the fall harvest is complete and there is a sense of celebration.  Many […]

Lakewood Center for the Arts

Lake Oswego is a pretty art-oriented community. About town you will find the Gallery Without Walls, and art appreciation is taught by volunteers in the elementary schools. And then there is the annual Festival of the Arts which draws about 20,000 visitors each year for a full weekend of art and entertainment each […]

Open Houses and Happy 4th of July

Along with a few open houses, this Sunday will bring us Lake Oswego’s annual 4th of July festivities:

7am to noon, Lake Oswego Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast.  George Roger’s Park. $6 for adults and $4 for children, in includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, orange juice and milk.
1pm, Star Spangled Parade, A Avenue to Millennium Plaza.  Wear your […]

Lake Oswego’s Poet: William Stafford

Every community looks to find it’s claim to fame and Lake Oswego’s, beside beautiful homes and top-notch schools, can be found in one of its most famous residents, William Stafford.

William Stafford, born in 1914, lived in Lake Oswego from 1957 until his death in 1993. He was a professor of English at Lewis and […]

Our Own University: Marylhurst

Technically, Marylhurst University is located in Marylhurst, Oregon:  until a few minutes ago I had never heard of such a town! Actually, Marylhurst University is sandwiched exactly between Lake Oswego and West Linn on the banks of the Willamette River.  Founded in 1893 by the Sisters of Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, it is […]

News & Notes

The City of Lake Oswego is mourning the unexpected passing of it’s beloved Police Chief, Dan Duncan. There will be a memorial service June 4th, 1:00PM at the Rolling Hills Community Church.  Flags in the city will be at half-mast from now until that date.  His family has set up a Memorial Site with photos […]