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Masks Could Offer Promotion Opportunities

October 15th, 2021 No Comments

Every large company loves a promotional campaign that will be in — or at least on — your face.


Finish the vaccine race with an Oregon kick

May 14th, 2021 No Comments

Stop talking to vaccine skeptics as citizens. That ship has sailed. Address them as shrewd consumers.


Remembering Seussapalooza

March 31st, 2021 No Comments

Whatever else the current imbroglio represents, it’s also marketing genius.


Franklin Corridor Makeover Has (Recent) History

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

We didn’t produce a comprehensive report, but we did share our findings with the world. The Franklin Corridor Riverfront Study was highlighted as featured content by Google Earth in 2008.


Here’s to Our Horizontal Heroes

October 19th, 2018 No Comments

Willey’s restaurants regularly win awards from patrons and food critics, but don’t be distracted by the accolades — because its owner isn’t. She shows up for work every day.


Uber Could Help Eugene’s Economy in Two Ways

February 27th, 2018 No Comments

Residents may find themselves getting into a neighbor’s car. This detail could end up being more important than you think. To explain why, let me take you on a little side trip.


World Comes To Eugene’s Taste Buds

May 20th, 2016 1 Comment

Restaurants are like skyscrapers. The first sense they make is never economic. Any entrepreneur who thinks opening a restaurant will be easy because “everybody eats” will learn quickly their mistake. There’s a reason there are no nationwide chains of paid toilets.


Paean to Rose’s Luxury

January 29th, 2016 5 Comments

There’s almost always a line outside Rose’s Luxury because the gourmet comfort food restaurant doesn’t take reservations. It is in this way similar to Sally’s Pizza in New Haven. As an Italian immigrant state legislator in Connecticut once quipped, “There’s only two foods I stand in line for: Sal’s pizza and Communion.” I’m not much […]


One Teacher Who Made a Difference

May 1st, 2015 21 Comments

She taught us that words matter — “Be careful what you call things.” She, for example, was Mrs. Elmen. But after graduation, she was Pat.


Downtown, Bijou, Kickstarter and You

May 17th, 2013 3 Comments

Bijou Metro will have two theaters that seat 35 each, plus two screening rooms that seat about half as many. They hope to open next weekend, after a sneak preview for their key supporters. You could be among them.

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