News & Information for Fans of Downtown Hillsboro

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A cute little girl toddler dressed in a pink dress and coat pushing a miniature black shopping cart.
The 2021 Spooktacular Downtown saw costumed cuties aplenty!The 2021 Spooktacular Downtown event, part of the Saturday Hillsboro Farmers’ Market, took place October 30th.
Downtown Hillsboro Businesses Roundup E-Waste for Earth ... Electronics brought in by 20 participating Downtown businesses will be refurbished for continued use or safely dismantled to capture rec...
Holiday tree contest in Downtown Hillsboro to benefit a ... Holiday tree contest in Downtown Hillsboro to benefit a dozen charities this holiday season.
IN THE NEWS: 1980s-themed Hillsboro arcade opens amid pa... 1980s-themed Hillsboro arcade opens amid pandemic
Standing on stage this picture is taken inside an auditorium,  It shows 100 plus empty red seats on the lower level and more up in the balcony.  A red curtain hangs on the entire left wall.
IN THE NEWS: The Venetian Theater in Hillsboro has a new... Local Hillsboro business owner John Lee is re-opening the Venetian Theater in Downtown Hillsboro.
PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL – Neal Glaske holds a glass of beer behind the counter at the Noble Hop Bierhouse in Hillsboro. It also offers wine and nonalcoholic beverages like kombucha and CBD drinks.
IN THE NEWS: Noble Hop expands craft beer scene in Downt... Noble Hop expands craft beer scene in Downtown Hillsboro
PMG PHOTO: GABBY URENDA – Businesses and restaurants line East Main Street in Downtown Hillsboro.
LOCAL OPINION: Local businesses, love ’em or lose ’emLocal businesses, love ’em or lose ’em
WashCo Bikes staffer Mike Patnude helps a customer choose a new (used) bike. (Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)
IN THE NEWS: A resurgent WashCo Bikes is shaking things ... A resurgent WashCo Bikes is shaking things up on the westside
PMG PHOTO: CHRIS OERTELL – Colorful wishing chains made by students at Lincoln Street Elementary School and Glencoe High School hang on a weeping elm tree during the opening ceremony for Hillsboro’s Wishing Tree at the Washington County Courthouse in Hillsboro, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.
IN THE NEWS: Hillsboro holds ‘wishing tree’ ceremony to ... Downtown Hillsboro holds ‘wishing tree’ ceremony to show all are welcome.
IN THE NEWS: Art Walk returns!Reporter Liz Hutchison interviews Crystal Heart Books owner Norman Baldwin about Downtown Hillsboro’s art scene and the return of Hillsb...
Two women dress in colorful dresses dancing on an outdoor stage.
IN THE NEWS: Hillsboro City Council establishes Cultural... Officials say the new Cultural Arts district will promote the city’s cultural arts and spur more economic development.
PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL – Mark and René Bennett, co-owners of Bennett Coffee Roasting Co., stand behind the counter at their business in Downtown Hillsboro.
IN THE NEWS: ‘Sip and shop’ at new Downtown Hillsboro cafeBennett Coffee Roasting Co. opens permanent location after operating as a ‘pop-up.’
IN THE NEWS: City gears up for 15th annual Celebrate Hil... City gears up for 15th annual Celebrate Hillsboro
IN THE NEWS: Block Party to rock Downtown Hillsboro July 19The Downtown party kicks off the night before Celebrate Hillsboro on Main Street.
PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL – Krystal Monroe feeds her dog Rosie a treat at her Puppernickel dog treat bakery on Third Avenue.
IN THE NEWS: Hillsboro doggie bakery Puppernickel says ‘... Krystal Monroe just couldn’t do it anymore. After a three-decade career in the semiconductor business, the Hillsboro woman was through w...