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The Whiteaker a.k.a Felony Flats

On Thursday, April 12, 2012 a crew of University of Oregon students trampled over to the Whiteaker area to investigate small business owners about their neighborhood and to see what they love most and figure out the things they would … Continue reading

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Local Businesses Hope to use Whiteaker’s Art Scene to Revitalize their Neighborhood

When it comes to art in the Eugene area, the Whiteaker neighborhood clearly stands out as a budding art community. With numerous cafes and bars featuring art and live entertainment on a regular basis, Whiteaker has always been a destination … Continue reading

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(Part 2) Feature Story

What’s Working in the Whit? Personal explanations as to why the economy in the Whiteaker is able to remain positive. By Allyson Will In 2010, Oregon ranked 47th in the country for job growth, leaving the unemployment rate at 11 … Continue reading

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Despite It All, Business Flourishes in the Whiteaker

Businesses and people find ways to make their community grow. By Claire Staley A warm welcome on Blair Boulevard.

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“You want a story?”

“Here’s your story: you can say the service here sucks!” Yeah, Jordan Bentz is sort of like that. Waiting tables at PRI, Jordan never stops moving. Pacing from the kitchen window to tables inside at out, busing and serving food, … Continue reading

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Pizza Research Institute.

by Claire Staley Pizza Research Institute, or PRI as it’s referred to colloquially, is a staple among Eugene natives. Famous for innovative ingredients served from an all-vegetarian kitchen, PRI fittingly made the move from its cramped former location on 13th … Continue reading

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The Whit; A Mecca of Art

“The Whit; a Mecca of Art” People around the nation flock to the Whiteaker for its sense of community and thriving art scene BY McKENNA JOHNSON On 4th and Monroe there is a mural of a naked woman lying on … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Whiteaker

Just northwest of downtown Eugene, sandwiched between Seventh Ave. and the Willamette River lies the (in)famous Whiteaker neighborhood. Named after Oregon’s first Governor, John Whiteaker, it is best known by some for its history of environmental activism. But beyond the … Continue reading

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