Tag Archives: Restaurants

Amazon Neighborhood: Where To Be

Scattered between the many residential homes, the Amazon neighborhood is over-flowing with community social groups, recreational activities, and local businesses. Because it is such a nice spot to relax, work, and play, many reviews on such services do exist on … Continue reading

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What makes it good? Vegetarian articles

This article in the New York Times about Dave McDonald, a 70-year-old man jailed for drug use, was intriguing and infuriating, all good things for a story to do. It is about a man, strong in his convictions, who was denied … Continue reading

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Downtown Blog-Taylor

Most downtowns are the epicenter of a city’s life, but not for downtown Eugene. Eugene is fueled by the University of Oregon and that is where the city’s population flocks to for action. When 24-year-old Danny Schotz was asked about … Continue reading

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Whiteaker Neighborhood Tour

1. A street sign signaling the Blair Boulevard Historic District. 2. A flyer-covered telephone pole outside Sam Bond’s Garage. 3. Close-up of Sam Bond’s Garage. 4. In the heart of the Whiteaker, a house hangs an anti-war banner. 5. Local … Continue reading

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Senses Tingle at Cornucopia

Colorful cocktails are mixed and fresh hop ales poured as the fragrance of melted cheddar and sizzling bacon teases the nostrils. Old tap handles and vintage steel beer advertisements adorn the walls to the left while freshly prepared comfort 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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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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Switching it up with Jefferson Westside

After repeatedly venturing out to the hills and trails of Southeast Eugene, Jefferson Westside was a delightfully urban breath of not exactly fresh air. However polluted, the atmosphere and feel of the neighborhood was drastically different from the Southeast. First, … 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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Downtown Eugene: “You have a friend in cheeses.”

Downtown Eugene has much to offer, from the 5th Street Market with restaurants, up-scale boutiques, and an artisan gallery room to East Broadway’s senior living center, book store, and jewelry stores. There’s the downtown library and the transit station, among … Continue reading

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