Geographically, Goose Hollow isn’t a very large neighborhood. It has great access to Highway 26 (that takes you out to Beaverton, Hillsboro, Intel and the coast) and easy access to I-5 (that takes you to Seattle, Salem and Eugene). There is a MAX station (our light rail system) in the middle of the neighborhood, giving residents transfer free routes to the airport or to the Westside business parks. The electric trains come often, but are very quiet.
Goose Hollow is where you will find our sunken outdoor stadium, PGE Park, which is home to Portland State University’s football team; to the Portland Timbers (soccer); and to the Portland Beavers (baseball). Shopping in this area is drawn to NW 23rd and NW 21st, which start just on the other side of Burnside Street. Another option is to head downtown, which is a quick MAX ride away. One restaurant in this quarter that merits a visit is the new Thai restaurant, Iyara (503-447-8990), located on the first floor of The Civic (see below). I’ve had lunch there a couple of times, and both times I left full and happy.