Exciting changes are happening downtown. We’ve seen new businesses opening, buildings filled with active uses, more people living downtown and more jobs — more than $250 million in public and private investments in our downtown. We are continuing to build on those successes with improvements to downtown infrastructure, public safety, social services and events.
This Saturday, Nov. 28 marks the 10th anniversary of Small Business Saturday, which was started to give small businesses exposure and to inspire consumers to shop in their own communities during the holiday season. Read about local business holiday offerings...
Michael Phinney wanted to find the right person to take over Full City Coffee in downtown Eugene. After all, he had spent 30 years making the Pearl Street business an institution in the city’s highly competitive coffee shop scene. Read more about Palace Bakery . . .
Two stores and a restaurant have opened recently in downtown Eugene, proving that while COVID-19 has disrupted daily life and the economy, entrepreneurs remain confident in the commercial and cultural center of the city as a place to start a business. Read more about entrepreneurship in Eugene . . .
The City of Eugene is extending an outdoor café seating program for another six months to help restaurants stay in business during the pandemic while complying with physical distancing requirements. Read more about the streatery program . . .