Monthly Archives: April 2009

Problems in da ‘hood…

Ok, our group has discovered problems in da ‘hood… but that’s ok, we shall recover! Eugene’s bus station, the Eugene Public Library, Paradise City Café, and the Kitsch Local Vintage Resale are NOT in our neighborhood. We got a little … Continue reading

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Eugene: JWN Weed(s) and Sweet Stuff!

Steven Vail, Victoria Davila and I (Brandi Liggett) enjoyed a Thursday afternoon (04/23/09) driving/walking around the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood here in Eugene! According to the neighborhood’s Web site, http://www.jwneugene.org, JWN is the “City-chartered neighborhood for the area roughly between W. … Continue reading

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Harlow Neighborhood report

Harlow residents’ few concerns include crime, economy Locals also say the city should provide better public services By Devon Singrey Residents of the east Eugene neighborhood of Harlow don’t worry too much about current affairs. There’s no need, really. At … Continue reading

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Harlow residents have it good

            The check was already on its way when I spotted it on the menu and fell in love. Our waitress began to set the black book in front of us, and I held the dessert … Continue reading

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Neighborhood spotlight: Downtown Part 2

Fleet Foxes with Blitzen Trapper show at the McDonald Theatre On Wednesday, I spent the evening downtown at the McDonald Theatre to see a Fleet Foxes concert. Fleet Foxes is a relatively new band from Seattle that has had great … Continue reading

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Neighborhood spotlight: Downtown.

Tuesday we ventured downtown in the wonderfully warm weather to see what was on the minds of Eugene citizens who live or work in the neighborhood. The Kiva We stopped in at this locally-loved alternative grocery store to see if … Continue reading

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Hyperlocal Mapping/Blogging/Reporting Coming to a Blog Near You

News teams have started to fan out across the city, learning the boundaries of various neighborhoods and recording visual and other data about those neighborhoods. They’ll post photos, sketch scans (I hope!), blog posts about hanging out in neighborhood parks … Continue reading

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Baron Says to Follow Your Passion

In this blog post, the University of Oregon‘s Tuesday/Thursday Reporting 1 class gives four different angles on Boston Globe editor Martin “Marty” Baron’s Q&A in the April 2 class talk. We have three stories in English and one in Spanish. … Continue reading

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Marty Baron in Reporting 1

The live blog account should be below! Or you can go to the original page. What a great day this was in our class. I’m hoping that next time, we can work with the other Reporting 1 or other classes … Continue reading

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