The land before bike lanes.

Months after settling on a plan geared to dramatically rearrange North Williams Ave.—an essential bike corridor that's also the heart of historically African American Portland—the project's stakeholder committee is letting the public have its two cents. On Saturday, the committee is hosting an event urging community members to bring "stories, photos and best ideas" in hopes to celebrate the history of the socially sensitive neighborhood and hear locals' takes on the new design (PDF).

If you're at all interested in the rocky history of the North Portland neighborhood, curious on the committee's plan and want to have your say, stop by Immaculate Heart Church on N Williams between 1 and 4 pm tomorrow.