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Growing Up Italian: Caffe’latte, a Big Bang Theory

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When one is born Italian, he/she is supposed to like coffee, wine and animal organs (in this order) as if it were part of the natural genetic patrimony. Caffelatte (Milk and coffee) is what I grew up having for breakfast as a child.

Comcast’s $2 Billion-a-Year Secret

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Comcast’s high-speed internet modem rental service is a $2 billion-a-year business, and the only thing keeping it going is the fact that most people just don’t know. Buy your own modem, and skip the rental fee for good.

Growing up Italian: A Pasta Story

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“Life is a combination of pasta and magic” Fellini once said. So, it goes for me. The Pasta gene is profoundly embedded in my soul. I learned this art before I learned how to write, watching and sharing the kitchen with women who enjoyed both the process, and the art itself. I have some childhood […]

Growing up Italian: The Frigidaire

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It never occurred to me, until later in life, that Frigidaire was just a name brand, and not the proper noun for the big, fat, boxy, noisy and shiny white appliance that sat in our kitchen corner for almost 30 years.

Ten Great Mobile Apps for Lane County Residents

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High-tech is everywhere, even in Lane county. One example of just how fast our tech community is growing is the many new mobile apps that are being created locally. We’ve look at ten great mobile apps

A New Century Dawns for Brownsville: Carriage Me Back to 1900

Carriage Me Back to 1900 - May 2,3 - Brownsville, Oregon

Carriage Me Back: For two magic days, May 3rd & 4th, this Saturday and Sunday, Brownsville will float back into an optimistic, occasionally zany period of American history.

Ghost Experience at The Campbell House

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Ghost experiences are normal in the City of Eugene. Eugene Daily News writer Grant Madden recounts a weekend at the Campbell House where unexplained events occur.

Wine vs Beer Food Pairing Event in the Barrel Room at Tap and Growler

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The Tap and Growler is bringing together two rock stars of the local wine and beer scene in for a Wine vs. Beer Food Pairing Event: Jonathan Scott Oberlander of J. Scott Cellars and Matt Van Wyk of Oakshire Brewing, and pairing their beverages with food from Noisette Pastry Kitchen. Check it out:

Book Review & Giveaway: The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers

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Interested in reading, The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers: An All-Excess Pass to Brewing’s Outer Limits? Leave a comment with the most extreme beer you’ve ever had and what made it extreme and be entered to win a free copy of Adem Tepedelen’s The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers: An All-Excess Pass to Brewing’s Outer Limits!

Armchair AVAs

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Newcomer to Oregon, from the East Coast state of Georgia, Jade Helm takes a first hand look at the new and long-time urban wineries that grace downtown Eugene; including, a stop in the 5th Street Market’s Route 5 NW Wine Bar.

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