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