Tag Archives: Willamette Street

The Bike Vote: How urban cyclists are grabbing the attention of government from the grassroots up

Lee Shoemaker rides his government-owned commuter bike out toward the South Bank Trail in Eugene, Ore. A couple of days ago, he got an email from iBikeEugene — an iPhone application that his department created for riders to report problems … Continue reading

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Building the framework for a safer South Willamette Street

By Ponta Abadi When she first moved into her new home in Eugene, recent graduate Rachelle Hacmac didn’t know her roommates well. In an effort to get to know them she decided to go with them to a barbecue down … Continue reading

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Downtown Midterm Post

Are the Homeless People the Problem? Downtown Eugene is trying to change the way its viewed By Spencer Schloss On a brisk Halloween afternoon the streets of downtown Eugene are quiet and calm as local businesses and restaurants patiently wait … Continue reading

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Downtown Midterm

Homeless people thrive in Eugene much like anywhere else in the world, but in downtown Eugene it is one of the main problems. The abundance of homeless people is downtown is one of the reasons for lack of economic boom. … Continue reading

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A Monopoly on Blood

Lane Memorial Blood Bank has been serving Lane County since 1961. The nonprofit bank move to 2211 Willamette St. in the Friendly Area Neighborhood of Eugene, Or. in 1979, and changed its name to Lane Blood Center in February of … Continue reading

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Friendly Neighborhood: The Supreme Bean

The Supreme Bean is located in the Westfield shopping center off of Willamette St. The group of us tried to come here last Monday, but they were just shutting off the lights and closing up. I had some extra time … Continue reading

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Friendly’s Metropol Bakery

As I was stepping out of my car, the smell of baking bread caught my attention. I can’t think of a better way to lure costumers into a business. Metropol bakery is located on Willamette St. in a small strip … Continue reading

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Art is But a Dream

When your parents have painted for more than 50 years, you’re bound to follow your artistic dreams. It took Karin Clarke forty-some years to get here, but here she is, smiling and content. Glass windows light the space around her … Continue reading

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