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The Best Things To Do With Your Christmas Vacation

Best things to do before Christmas So December is upon us and it’s time to start getting in the mood for the festive period. If your one of those people who literally count down the days till Christmas, you might want to get organised sooner rather than later, making it easier for you to enjoy this […]

The Quest For El Dorado

Summer is gone – and the weather has rushed to show us just how much. No more sleeping under the stars for us.

It’s Finally The Weekend…Now What?

After a long and exhausting week spent working your behind off, you can hardly wait for the weekend to finally begin…

This Year: European Capitals – Because They’re worth it

Let’s face it, Europe is one heck of a long way. It’s expensive to get there, it’s expensive when you’re there and hey there’s so much of our own country that you haven’t even seen yet. So why do so many of us do it?

Odds on an Oregon vs Ohio State NCAA Championship Repeat

It will be tough for Oregon to compete with Ohio State again this season.

A Big Northwest Talent and A Haunting New Video

After decades of album releases and touring, Northwest artist Big Monti Amundson releases his first official video – and it’s worth the wait.

Egan Warming Center Preparing for Winter

Egan Warming Center provides a housing option for homeless people when weather turns cold during the winter months in the Pacific Northwest. While it did take awhile for the center to get going at first, it is starting to thrive with the help of its many volunteers.

Off the Waffle Moves to Downtown

Off the Waffle, an authentic Belgium liege wafflehouse that was started in 2009 by brothers Oman and Dave Orian, recently moved into a more centralized location in downtown Eugene at 840 Willamette Street. The move increased the capacity of the business to facilitate more customers while allowing Off the Waffle to stay true to their local and organic message.

Cutting the Cake Down to Size

The word around the wedding altar lately is that cupcakes are replacing the traditional, four tier, white wedding cake of the past.

Vinyl and CD Stores Stay Viable

Vinyl and CD’s have been claimed to be a dying form of art by many of those people who are devoted to downloading mp3’s and their iPods. However, for those who know the music industry and business, vinyl and CD’s are still a viable option for purchasing new and old music.

Oakshire Prepares to Move to the Whit

This year, the Oakshire Brewing Company is expanding their facilities to 225 Madison St. in the Whiteaker neighborhood. Approximately a $1.5 million project, the expansion is predicted to increase the brewery’s output from 6,500 barrels a year to 11,000 barrels.

Photo Essay: A Eugenean in Cambodia

Today Cambodia struggles with many issues, many of which the people I spoke with attribute to the Khmer Rouge, the subsequent Vietnam occupation, and results of instability over the past forty years. At the same time, people smile a lot. Kids ask if you listen to Justin Bieber, and yell hello from their stilted homes as you float by on the Mekong River.

Cambodia: Rice, Ruins, and the Khmer Rouge

There is much more to Cambodia than the temples and the Khmer Rouge. There is food, there is family, there are the ways people go about learning to be satisfied with what life has dealt them so far.

Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

From spook-tastic fun to mad scientists, harvest festivities to haunted warehouses, there are so many events in Eugene for the whole family — even for those who insist they are too mature for this year’s tricks and treats.

Weekend Preview: Generals In Showdown With Outlaws

The Eugene Generals will face their toughest competition of the season so far in a two-game series against Tri City

Ems’ Manager Murphy Promoted To Triple-A Affiliate

The Eugene Emerald’s manager, Pat Murphy, has taken a managerial position with the Padres’ triple-A affiliate, leaving the Ems with a coaching vacancy.

Eugene Generals: Weekend Recap

The Eugene Generals, after starting the season on a slump won both weekend games against the Vancouver Vipers to improve to 4-1-0 on the season.

Weekend Preview: Pink in the Rink

The Eugene Generals continue this weekend with their 8th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night with $1 from each ticket sold going to cancer research.

Generals Take Home Opener Over Blazers

The Eugene Generals (1-1-0) blazed past the Bellingham Blazers with a 6-4 win in the 2012-13 home opener. To start the game tonight, the Generals had a plethora of goals that went unanswered until the second period.

Eugene Generals: Weekend Preview

The Eugene Generals open up their first home game Friday against the Bellingham Blazers.

Open Mics

  • 02/27/17 Open Mic in Eugene, Oregon at First National Taphouse
  • 02/28/17 Open Mic in Eugene, Oregon at Hot Mama’s Wings
  • 03/02/17 Open Mic in Eugene at McShane’s
  • 03/04/17 Open Mic in Springfiled, Oregon at Rasta Plus
  • 03/09/17 Open Mic in Eugene at McShane’s
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