Monthly Archives: March 2013

Profile of Freeman Rowe

  Profile of Freeman Rowe By Marissa Woltanski  Freeman Rowe has been a vendor at the Lane County Farmers Market for nearly 23 years and he has no signs of slowing down anytime soon. When customers pass through his stand … Continue reading

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The zeitgeist of the Whitaker neighborhood

    The zeitgeist of the Whitaker neighborhood.   What makes the Whit, the Whit.   By Marissa Woltanski     With its crooked narrow streets, potholes, unique restaurants, and Technicolor murals there is no place quite like the Whiteaker … Continue reading

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Those Men in Red Hats

On a particularly sunny day, a young, drab man sits cross-legged on the sidewalk of Broadway and Olive. Leaning against The Starlight Lounge the young man is too focused on lighting his cigarette against a draft to notice another man … Continue reading

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Illegal Behavior Sparks Charnel Mulligan Park Renovation

by Luisa Anderson Community and city members are planning the renovation of Charnel Mulligan Park as it approaches its 30-year anniversary. Residents say they are detracted by the outdated space, but are more concerned by increased illegal activity in the … Continue reading

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Gentrification Could be Brewing in the Whit

Whiteaker faces controversial shift due to rise in business and booze By Gina Ginsberg “I thought it was the apocalypse or something,” said former Whiteaker resident, Samantha Prichard. Sparks illuminated the street followed by a pulsing beeping and flashing lights. … Continue reading

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A Man for all Spirits

By Gina Ginsberg He is former beer journalist who became a local celebrity. An alcohol connoisseur, knife thrower, radio DJ, resident liquorist, chief, Whiteaker community event planner; Elliot Martinez has many skills and affiliations. His specific job title may be … Continue reading

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Sidebar: The Eugene Community Through the Years

“If you think you’ve seen big birthday cakes before, come to the corner of Broadway and Willamette in downtown Eugene next Saturday morning and feast your eyes on a r-e-a-l-ly big one. The cake will be Eugene’s version of Oregon’s … Continue reading

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