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Eugene on the Rocks: Taking a Step Back in Time with Ransom Old Tom Gin

Ransom Old tom gin

Towards the end of the 19th century, Old Tom Gin was an essential part of any barman’s lineup. Notable for its sweetness, viscosity, and less intense flavor profile than London Dry style gins. Unfortunately, time passes, tastes change, and as with many other traditions, Old Tom Gin was lost…until very recently.

A Big Northwest Talent and A Haunting New Video

Ariel Arrow

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

Celtic Women Concert – Hult Center

Photo - Dave Peaks

I spent an enjoyable evening photographing and listening to the Celtic Women in concert at the Hult Center for Performing Arts. It was a last minute request for me to be the photographer for Sandy Harris

Ghost Experience at The Campbell House


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.

Trigger Point Injections – Not Such A Pain In The Neck

Spinal Chart

One woman’s path to managing chronic and debilitating pain.

Truly Altrusa

Altrusa of Eugene Books Books Books

In the fifth part of my series on service club organizations we take a close-up look at Altrusa. Who are they and what do they do? I learned a lot researching this group.

Photo Essay: Yellowstone in the Wintertime – Wildlife

Bald Eagle.
Photo - Dave Peaks

This time I’m making the essay about Yellowstone in the winter is about the wildlife we saw during our week in the park.

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

tap and growler tulip beer and taps

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:

Photo Feature: Yellowstone Park in Winter

Photo - Dave Peaks

This is my first trip into Yellowstone and some of the conditions made it difficult to get stunning photos. I will certainly be going back another year and I now have some experience under my belt.

Ghost Hill Cellars Winemaker Dinner at the Campbell House

Ghost Hill Cellars Pinot Noir

Jump on this opportunity to enjoy some of the gems from Ghost Hill Cellars. Taking place on February 20, beginning at 6 pm at the Campbell House, join Ghost Hill Cellars winemaker, Rebecca Pittock Shouldis, for a fabulous dinner.

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