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Beautifying Trainsong

by Haley Savage Just a few short years ago, Trainsong had a reputation as a neighborhood with a lot of drugs, gang activities, and hangouts for homeless people. While some of these problems still linger, the neighborhood is now being … Continue reading

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More Than Just “The Chocolate Guy”

By Haley Savage Larry Bradley sits in his office, his laptop sitting open on the desk. The desk itself is overflowing with books, folders, and paper, and on the floor sits a box filled with bags of chocolate chunks. Bradley … Continue reading

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An Exclusive Neighborhood

A common theme among employees who work in the Trainsong neighborhood in Eugene is  not knowing where that neighborhood is located. Larry Bradley, the owner of Chocolate Decadence, said that the worst part of the neighborhood is that nobody knows … Continue reading

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A Changing Perception

As Jon Crawford strolled through Trainsong Park with his dog Kingpin on Friday morning he had the whole place to himself and that’s just the way he likes it. “Everyone here keeps to theirselves,” he said. “This is on of … Continue reading

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Trainsong’s Reputation Its Biggest Challenge

West Eugene neighborhood Trainsong has a bad reputation throughout Eugene, but residents insist the little-known area has more good than bad. The neighborhood is small and mostly residential, but does house some local businesses, a park, and plenty of trains. … Continue reading

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A new take on Trainsong

Jon Crawford is at ease when he walks his dog Kingpin in Trainsong Park. “Some people think this might be the lower poor side of town, and ‘Oh, scary,’” he said. “There’s nothing going on in this park at 2 … Continue reading

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