Monthly Archives: June 2011

Buds, Blooms, Music and Mayors

Written by Amber Nicholson.  Edited by Carly Petrone. A strong sense of community was in full bloom this past Sunday, June 26th, in the colorful Whiteaker neighborhood. Eugeneians of all ages enjoyed the delightful summer weather while walking the streets … Continue reading

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IFC’s Portlandia Puts City of Roses in the Spotlight

The Oregonian posted an article Tuesday afternoon about how to become part of IFC’s hit series, Portlandia. Not only can you appear as an extra or background actor for the television show but so can your artwork. The second season … Continue reading

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Eugene City Council Quarrels but Adopts Resolution 5040

By Ted Shorack Edited by Clare Hancock Earlier this evening, Eugene’s City Council mulled over Resolution 5040 for nearly an hour. The adoption of the resolution would express the council’s desire for funds reserved for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars … Continue reading

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Extension Service Wants to Come Back from ‘The Dead’

An invaluable resource for Eugene gardeners is at risk of being forgotten. The Lane County Extension Service (LCES) struggles under last year’s loss of funding while furthermore suffering from reduced community awareness of the program’s existence. In May 2010, county … Continue reading

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A Busy Monday Night for Cornucopia

Edited by Ryan Schoeck Monday nights at the downtown Cornucopia are busy. According to bartender Danny, most people come for the Monday night trivia which started about a year and a half ago. Located at 207 East 5th Avenue, the … Continue reading

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Gardens Come Alive in the Whiteaker

The Whiteaker is full of green thumbs. The neighborhood is one of the most eccentric districts in Eugene with its colorfully painted houses, public gardens, and distinctive murals seeping through the walls of local businesses and restaurants.  KLCC Public Radio … Continue reading

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City Seeks to Increase Bike Safety with Free Breakfast

Breakfast on the Bridge is an annual summer program where the City of Eugene and bicycle organizations gather to hand out bike safety tips and breakfast. The event primarily takes place on the bike bridges around the Willamette River Trails. … Continue reading

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Track Championships at Hayward Prove Much More than Fastest Time

Words and photos by REED NELSON, Edited by SIOBHAN CAVAN In the mid-afternoon on Sunday, the north end of Hayward Field was standing still, but the action on the track was a blur. As Walter Dix ripped around the first … Continue reading

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Engage, Excite and Inspire at the Science Factory

In the shadow of Autzen Stadium lies a small windowless building. You might not notice it, except for its psychedelic-style paint job.  Simply driving past may pique curiosity, and going in to explore would make you one of the 30,000 … Continue reading

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Unique Appeal at Oak Street Vintage

By Ryan Schoeck Edited by Melissa Haskin Oak Street Vintage owners Cora Frazer and Carl Ernst have a reason to be smiling while opening their doors this particular Saturday morning. Along with a cup of coffee in Frazer’s hands are … Continue reading

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