Block Party Cleanup Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the day after the big party and now it’s time to clean up. About 40 organizers of the Whiteaker Block Party were out in full force Sunday morning taking down canopies and picking up trash. Organizers say they work to keep the area clean by getting out early. “Our main focus … Continue reading »

Whit: Block Party & Revitalization

EUGENE, Ore.– The Whiteaker came alive on Saturday, with music, food, and lots of people for the 8th annual Whiteaker Block Party in Eugene. “We are down here because we’re really excited about what’s going on in the Whiteaker and we love the culture and the people,” said party goer Rudolph Korv. The party draws … Continue reading »

Whiteaker Block Party Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Organizers of the Whiteaker Block Party have a lot to do Friday before the celebration kicks off Saturday. But they say they’d be a lot more prepared if the city of Eugene had communicated with them sooner. Whiteaker Block Party organizers say it took the city months to get back to them … Continue reading »

Volunteers Help Clean After Block Party

EUGENE, Ore. — A big party usually calls for a big clean up. That’s why volunteers started picking up around 5 a.m. Sunday after the Whiteaker Block Party. Jason Vanderhaar, the block party secretary, was thrilled with the turnout this year. He called it “the best he’s ever seen”. Vanderhaar says the event required a lot … Continue reading »

Whiteaker Prepares for Block Party

EUGENE, Ore. — The 7th annual Whiteaker Block Party will take over part of downtown. Crews were on site Friday setting up stages for the event’s many performers. This year the party will spread down Van Buren up to Second Avenue. Organizers say they’re proud to see how much the event has grown over the … Continue reading »

Out & About: August 2nd-4th

There are a lot of ways to enjoy this weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele. Out & About Links: Blackberry bRamble OFAM: The Music Man An Evening with the Muse Whiteaker Block Party Domaine Meriwether Wine and Shine Benton County Fair Project Community For more information on these and other … Continue reading »