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 »

Eugene Seeks Proposals for Redevelopment

EUGENE, Ore. — City Council is seeking proposals for the sale and redevelopment of 942 Olive Street. Their goal is to increase downtown development and invest in arts and culture. A Request for Proposals has been released to invite those interested in redeveloping the site. Developers with a track record of building creative and distinctive … Continue reading »

String of Dumpster Fires Start Overnight

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Fire and Police were busy responding to at least six small fires in the downtown area Monday morning. The first call came in around midnight, which was for a dumpster fire on West 11th Avenue. That blaze was put out quickly, but crews deemed it suspicious. Around 2:00 a.m., firefighters responded … Continue reading »

Downtown Demolition Work Under Way

EUGENE, Ore. — Construction crews are hard at work renovating the old Taco Time building on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Willamette Street. Demolition is complete on the downtown building and crews are in full construction mode, working on the interior and exterior. The First on Broadway building will be a mixed use building; … Continue reading »

Confidence Building Among New Businesses

EUGENE, Ore. — There seems to be momentum for new businesses in Eugene. On Monday you’ll be able to grab a cup of Joe at Noble Care and Espresso. It’s just one new business stimulating our systems and the economy. A dream is becoming a reality for the owners. “It’s been months in the making … Continue reading »

Downtown Business Gets Makeover

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene business owner decided it was time to spruce up his downtown storefront.¬†Brenner’s Furniture is now getting a face lift. The big ‘B’ of Brenner’s Furniture in downtown Eugene came down Tuesday. It’s part of a project to revamp the entire storefront. When that part of the awning came down, crews … Continue reading »

Furniture Store Getting New Facade

EUGENE, Ore. — Brenner’s Furniture is remodeling the outside of its downtown location. Crews will take down the existing facade at 151 W. 8th Ave. and be replaced with a new one. The store will be open during the remodel. The project is set to be complete by the end of October. Drawing courtesy of¬†Paradux … Continue reading »

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