Tag Archives: Oakway Center

Creeping in Cal Young

The lights are dim in the restaurant as the place seems to be trying to soak up as much natural light as it can from the mostly grey day outside. ESPN and slow drum music creates the ambient noise in … Continue reading

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No borders in Borders Bookstore

(The following is an excerpt from a transcription of an hour spent in the Borders Bookstore at the Oakway Center.) Sitting in a comfortable chair near one entrance to the store, there is a lot of hallway traffic. There are … Continue reading

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Super Bowl 2011 Adds: The Best and the Worst

By: Ariel Gruver $3 million. This was the cost of airing a single 30-second commercial during the 2011 Super Bowl.  In addition to the hefty advertising expense, companies looking to get an ad spot during the game had to plan … Continue reading

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Cal Young Neighborhood Brings New Demographics to Eugene

By: Ariel Gruver While Eugene, Oregon may primarily be known for its college campus and star football and track teams, the city has an abundance of other attractions to offer. Just across the McKenzie River from the University of Oregon … Continue reading

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Oakway Center Comes Alive

by Evan Sernoffsky At 9 am Thursday at the Oakway Center, people began what was sure to be another hot day in Eugene. Birds chirped from the rooftops of the Chikara Beauty Salon and Chapala Mexican Restaurant that overlooked a … Continue reading

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Cal Young: Home Away From Home

As the neighborhood group assigned to Cal Young has discovered, Cal Young has much to offer. The neighborhood has become my home away from home for the past year since I began working at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro in the … Continue reading

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Shopping in Cal Young

I was hanging out in the Cal Young neighborhood today, looking for something newsworthy to report on, and I realized that this area has a lot more to offer than I once thought. There’s the Oakway Center, which has dozens … Continue reading

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