Max’s Named Best Bar in the World

EUGENE, Ore. — The owners of Max’s tavern in Eugene got a big surprise Tuesday. They found out their bar was named “the best bar in the world.” Max’s was given that title by Bar and Restaurant Magazine. The magazine refers to many different aspects of the bar, which they felt was deserving of the … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Chrome Nightclub

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A nightclub that opened just months ago is now a pile of ash and rubble, after a fire destroyed the building early Wednesday morning. Around 1:45 am, the Roseburg Fire Department responded to flames coming from Chrome Nightclub on Diamond Lake Boulevard. Crews spent over two hours fighting the flames, and closed … Continue reading »

First National Taphouse Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — You won’t be getting bucks at the former bank on Broadway and Willamette. Instead, you can get some beers. That area in downtown Eugene has undergone a lot of revitalization over the last few years. And now the First National Taphouse is a part of that effort. It opened officially Thursday. Businesses … Continue reading »

Oregon Bars Could Get New Restrictions

EUGENE, Ore. — New restrictions could soon be placed on patios at bars and taverns across Oregon. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is set to vote on some blanket restrictions on Thursday. The rules would limit how late alcohol can be served and amplified music be played in outdoor seating areas. This proposal surfaced because … Continue reading »

New Bar, Coffee Shop Opens in Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — A new downtown business is serving up an interesting pairing. The Barn Light, just across from Kesey Square in downtown Eugene, has mixed coffee and alcohol for about a week now. Folks don’t have to necessarily get them together, though the option is available any time of the day. The owners came … Continue reading »