Author Archives: kaynehcarpenter

All Smiles on the Western Front – JWN Enterprise

Managing Homelessness in Eugene’s Jefferson Westside Neighbors Take a walk through Eugene’s Jefferson Westside Neighbors and you’ll probably see some beautiful parks, clean streets and friendly faces. Old-fashioned eateries, eclectic shops and whacky homes would all likely catch your eye. … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update – Homelessness in the JWN

The topic for my enterprise story will be outlining the resources available to homeless people living in the Jefferson Westside Neighbors including food, shelter, programs and healthcare. I decided to cover this topic because many of the residents and employees … Continue reading

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Sharing the Song

Eugene man volunteers his Wednesday nights to lead church youth group.  An enthusiastic applause breaks out as volunteer youth group leader Jon Sherman belts out the final line of “Better is One Day” Wednesday evening at the Eugene First Church … Continue reading

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JWN Midterm Post

Valid Vagrancy? Getting to the bottom of vagrancy in the Jefferson Westside Neighbors by Kayne Carpenter The Jefferson Westside Neighbors is home to some of Eugene’s friendliest faces and busiest shops. Sweet Life bakery, Eugene Jazzercise Center, and the New Frontier … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighbors at your service

Jefferson Westside Neighbors has something for everyone. Diversity is celebrated in this vibrant community, and this is reflected in the business and services offered throughout the neighborhood. Museums and Art Jefferson Westside offers a variety of exhibits and events to … Continue reading

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Creeping in the Jefferson Westside Neighbors

Swing open the glass door and step inside. When introduced to this house of candied aromas you’d be hard-pressed not to come in. Wooden floors, ceilings, furniture. Shades of reds and oranges alternate across the wall panels. There is artwork … Continue reading

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Straight to the Pint – Post Two

Like nearly anything else these days, Oregon’s microbrew scene can easily be tracked and followed through Twitter. From discovering new breweries to getting dates for festivals and happenings, Twitter has made following the beer beat easier than ever before. In … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Eugene’s Jefferson Westside Neighbors

Located conveniently between west Eugene, downtown and the university community, it only makes sense that the Jefferson Westside Neighbors would host a thriving business scene. But are things as good as they seem for local businesses? Is there some secret … Continue reading

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Straight to the Pint

When Men’s Journal set out to write an article  on the top five beer cities in the United States, Oregon’s very own Portland made the cut at number three. Although the only city in the state to make the list, … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighbors

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