Tag Archives: Jefferson Westside Neighbors

An Eclectic Bakery Exudes Character

By: Rachel Ibanez Walking into the small coffee and bakery shop, the sound of Italian style music and the hum of a refrigerator fills the room. There is a line that spans the entire length of the refrigerated display that holds a … Continue reading

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Creeping in a pastry shop

BY RUBEN GARCIA Coffee makes the world go round. Pastries make the world go round too. So does, money. But for our purposes coffee and pastries make the world go round. Nestled between the busy streets of 7th Avenue and 8th … Continue reading

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JWN: Petals and Thorns

By: Bryan Cargill EUGENE, Ore. – Within driving distance of the mountains, deserts of Bend, the coast, and large cities like Portland, location is the selling point for many residents of Jefferson Westside Neighbors. There is an abundance of beauty … Continue reading

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JWN: A Thriving Community Has Complaints

By: Rachel Ibanez   EUGENE, Ore.- Jefferson Westside Neighbors, a beautiful and family friendly neighborhood in Eugene, has many schools and community venues in the area. Many people are involved with the JWN for different reasons; some come to work or to … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighbors Offers Welcoming Community

By: Rachel Ibanez EUGENE, Ore- Upon walking and driving around the Jefferson Westside Neighbors area, it was very easy to see how much of a community the neighborhood is. In just a few blocks, I saw many churches, schools and … Continue reading

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Spread Love

It is a cozy, warm house, decorated with many Asian style adornments. In the afternoon, the sun shines from the window and brightens this balmy place. This is a Friday afternoon, the tempting smell of food drifts out of the … Continue reading

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Help for the Homeless in the Jefferson Westside Neighborhood

Residents note that homelessness is an issue within the neighborhood but also praise the efforts that have been made. By Sarah Rough Neighbors and business owners in the Jefferson Westside area consider homelessness an issue throughout the community. Members of … Continue reading

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Jefferson Westside Neighborhood Brings Positive Changes East

Jefferson Westside neighbors agree that the community is transforming and moving Eugene in a positive direction, but would welcome more change. The Jefferson Westside neighborhood extends west from the edge of downtown on 13th and Willamette to 18th and Chambers … Continue reading

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The exploration of Jefferson Westside Neighborhood

The Jefferson Westside Neighborhood (JWN) is located between W. 7th and 18th Avenues and between Chambers and Lawrence and Willamette Streets. This is a major residential neighborhood with some small businesses. Although it is next to the Downtown Area, it … Continue reading

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Hosea Youth Services helps to stabilize local homeless community

Homeless residents of Lane County are finding refuge and support through the efforts of many at Hosea. By Randi Brown It seems normal—a social young woman surrounded by a group of friends and a boyfriend. Her smile and laughter fill … Continue reading

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