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Monday, June 24, 2013

The future of Portland's Last Thursday event is unknown as the nonprofit that runs it announced plans to step down.

Last Thursday is a monthly event on NE Alberta Street — attended by thousands on the last Thursday of Portland’s warmer months. But neighbors have complained about crowds and noise during the street fair, and so the city of Portland tightened its street-closure permit requirements earlier this year.

The group Friends of Last Thursday, which has been trying to run things in a way that makes everyone happy, announced Sunday it is stepping down. The group reports it’s stepping down “in light of recent demands from the City, in order to issue a permit” — even after initial reports that things “doing well.”

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