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A Southern Gal with an Ice Cream Dream

Emily Phillips just poured Reisling into a batch of fresh strawberry sorbet. Not much has changed in the last 28 years since she began selling her mom’s homemade ice cream out of her shiny red wagon.  There may not have … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker District

The Whiteaker District Reporting and Editing by Carly Petrone and Amber Nicholson In the past, the Whiteaker neighborhood has been known as the place where rent is cheap and crime is high.  Today, its streets are lined with bustling businesses, … Continue reading

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Teenage Firefighters in the Making

Unfortunately, there aren’t too many female firefighters to look up to.  However, thanks to the Eugene Fire & EMS Department, young women now have the chance to fulfill their dreams of putting out fires and helping their community.  This week … Continue reading

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Burgers on the Run in the Whiteaker

Husband and Wife team Steven and Kelly O’Brien grill up burgers all day long for their happy clientele in the Whiteaker district of Eugene.  If you’re craving an All-American burger with all the fixings just make your way over to … 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 Based Comedians Now Have A Place To Start Out

Finally, comics have a venue to call their own in Eugene. Surprisingly, if you’re a comedian living in or near Eugene there aren’t any venues completely dedicated to promoting new and amateur comics.  Now there’s a place where budding comedians can … Continue reading

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Project Hope: Using Art to Reflect and Move Forward

The Donald E. Long Juvenile Center located in Portland opened up its doors last Wednesday night to unveil Project Hope.  The program showcases the artwork by more than 100 of the teenagers currently in detention for committing Measure 11 crimes.  … Continue reading

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