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Lunch Time in the Jefferson Westside

Monday February 7th, around 1 p.m., in the Jefferson Westside.

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The doldrums of Jefferson Westside

EUGENE, Ore. – It’s a slow news day in Jefferson Westside, where the weather this Monday was more virulent than the action. In the mind of Carol Jameson, manager of the Monroe Street Cafe, contentedness is the neighborhood consensus. Crime? … Continue reading

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At the Monroe Street Cafe

I spent twenty minutes just trying to find this place. The Monroe Street CafĂ© is best found by a stumble; with the wind blowing through Eugene today, the stumble felt more like a brawl as pine cones and sticks bombarded … Continue reading

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Residents gather for coffee, community

By Jennifer Busby First comes home. Second, work. Third places come next. In the eighties, Ray Oldenburg describes third places that are neither work nor home and offer a distinct social environment—one essential to building community. Open to the public, … Continue reading

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Hanging with the regulars at Mo’St

Walking into the Monroe Street Cafe on a grey Monday night, the atmosphere is immediately friendly. Several smiles are thrown my way as I enter the small cafe. Its front room is wood paneled and the four antique lights hanging … Continue reading

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