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Aubree Ridge: Bartender at The Barn Light

By: Alex Altman EUGENE, Ore. –  As you walk into the lively atmosphere of downtown Eugene, you may come across an establishment that gives off an inviting vibe. Oldies rock plays at a reasonable volume as the music floods into … Continue reading

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Wandering Coffee (and beer) Drinkers

By Michaela Gilmer   EUGENE, Ore.-As you enter the shop, it is difficult to miss the abstract art that fills the olive green walls as the smell of fresh coffee and sounds of glass cups clinking together fill the air. … Continue reading

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Bean There, Done That

A barista tells her story about her journey to Eugene, Oregon By Rachel Davidson The smell of freshly ground coffee fills the room. Four people wait in line, a cash register ‘clinks’ close, a machine whistles, and lined glass bottles … Continue reading

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Gateway Spying

Springfield OR— It’s 11:40 a.m. on Sunday and the Gateway neighborhood of Springfield is busy with an abundant amount of cars and people. Walking into a coffee shop in the neighbor this trend continues, as there is a line for … Continue reading

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Observation: Downtown Springfield

Nick Schwarz Springfield, Ore.- It is 1:00 pm on a Sunday and the sidewalks are devoid of people. Meandering down the road, closed signs can be seen in most windows as the sleepy city takes a rest from the usual … Continue reading

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Cookies, Coffee, and Community: Building a Home at New Day Bakery

BY SARABETH OPPLIGER “Just give him a job. Don’t follow him everywhere.” Bill Mahoney, dressed in a blue windbreaker and jeans, runs his worked hands through the nest of gray-white hair that rests on his head as he makes his … Continue reading

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A Sweet Life of Spying

In contrast, the bright orange tiled walls seemed almost garish against the gray sky outside, but the perfectly dimmed lights cast shadows in all the right places of the café to make it the ideal environment to meet with friends … Continue reading

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Silent Observation: Setting the Scene in Cal Young

“It is!” she says, with an open mouth laugh to her male friend. Then she turns to the barista and says “Can I get a grande white mocha?” The smell of coffee floods the nostrils of every customer. Vague human … Continue reading

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Creeping in the Friendly Neighborhood

The sharp creak of the wooden doors is the only sound that punctuates the mix of shuffling feet, steaming espresso machines, and whispers of good conversation. “Order up! One chai latte for here,” shouts a tall, thin, brunette girl from … Continue reading

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The Coffee Chronicles: Articles about the Java

Was Coffee the Secret to Voltaire’s Genius? I enjoy little more than a cup of coffee and good literature. When the two are combined, I become quite the happy camper. On a guest post at Daily Shot of Coffee, Jim … Continue reading

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