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1. Gift of Roses Leads to Hobby, Trophies Gift of Roses Leads to Hobby, Trophies March/20/1969 Story of the Portland Rose Society award-winning rose bushes of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Fabian of 5509 Blue Ridge Boulevard, H. W. being a 72-year-old salesman for a book and office supply company.

2. Healing a Broken Past Healing a Broken Past August 7, 2005 Article profiles Tyrone Flowers, who overcame early years spent in foster homes and juvenile detention halls, as well as a shooting that left him partially paralyzed, to become "an educated lawyer, a homeowner...

3. Historic Northeast Fixture Folds Petals Historic Northeast Fixture Folds Petals July/4/2001 Photo and article about the closing of the Northeast Flowers shop "due to low sales and repeated vandalism" after being "at its current location since 1958."

4. John Liesveld, Civic Leader, Florist, Dies John Liesveld, Civic Leader, Florist, Dies November/22/1975 Photo and obituary for John Liesveld, "founder and owner 43 years of Liesvelds, a florist shop at 442 Ward Parkway," dying at the age of 70 at his residence at 200 West 67th Terrace. Description of his...

5. Sirnas' California Dreams Began in Northeast Sirnas' California Dreams Began in Northeast January/10/2001 Photo and biographical article about the Sirna family from the Northeast residential district, headed by Carmen Sirna, co-owner of "the second largest artificial plant/flower factory in the United States."...

6. Tony's Flowers and Produce Tony's Flowers and Produce June 14, 2006 The "Castle's View" column features Tony's Flowers located at 23rd and Maywood. The business is run by Polly Lathrop and Bob Maroon and was formally owned by Tony Vollano. Includes pictures of the business....