Latest New Urbanism Stories

2013-07-29 23:29:40

At Rubbish Works of Portland they are utilizing the power of referral partners and the Trusted Team platform to build professional and non-profit relationships. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Betty Benson, owner of Rubbish Works of Portland, is now utilizing the power of referral partners and the Trusted Team platform to build and nurture professional and non-profit relationships. This is a win on many levels and enables Rubbish Works of Portland to build trust in their community by...

2013-06-18 23:23:57

Oregon opens new construction projects every summer as the weather improves, and the Portland injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC want to share a few tips for safe driving through construction work zones. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As summer construction begins and continues on several bridges and major roadways around Portland, it is extremely important that drivers pay increased attention to their surroundings. “There are four seasons in Oregon,” joked injury attorney...

2013-06-06 23:03:46

Four elite athletes will race ElliptiGOs one mile on the track for a $2,000 purse Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 ElliptiGO Inc., creators of the world´s first elliptical bicycle, today announced that the 2013 Portland Track Festival will feature a one-mile ElliptiGO race on the running track. 2003 USA Steeplechase champion Steve Slattery will take on two-time USAT Duathlete of the Year Paul Thomas in the men´s division. The women´s division will feature 2011 USATF 25K...

2013-05-07 23:04:34

Markham House Named as Winner in the First Annual Awards Program. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 SeniorHomes.com, an online directory and resource for seniors and their families searching for senior care and senior housing, today announced the recipients of its first annual “Best Senior Living Awards” in the Portland metropolitan area. To determine the winners of the Best Senior Living Awards in and around Portland, SeniorHomes.com along with a panel of local experts assigned...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'