Beer & pizza article: New Haven-Style Pies, Northwest Brews

Had such a good time meeting the folks at Eugene’s The Wheel Apizza Pub. Great pizza & refreshingly tasty, approachable, yet different craft beer. ➼ ➼ ➼ Check out their profile in the August 2018 Oregon Beer Growler

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Business article highlight: How Data Can Drive Your Business Growth

Brewing a business is a combo of checking your plan—but adapting as you go. Loved this chat with one of my fave local Eugene craft breweries, Falling Sky Brewing. How Data Can Drive Your Business Growth – LivePlan Blog

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Eugene Beer Week, June 4–10

Over 50 events from over a dozen Eugene/Springfield breweries. Along with the local craft beer scene, Eugene Beer Week has grown so much over the past few years. If you are in the area, or just want an example of what an awesome local, small business-minded, life-loving culture looks like, Eugene Beer Week is a … Read more

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The Register Guard: Manifest Beer Co.: Downtown brewpub with hometown zeal

I’ve been following Manifest through all its ups and downs over the years, from its original incarnation, to two tumultuous moves to, finally, landing in a sweet space in downtown Eugene. The beers are excellent, and the location is awesome. I’m hoping it’s a sign of good things ahead not just for Manifest, but downtown … Read more

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Eugene Magazine: Two days in Florence

One thing I love about living in Eugene is that you are about an hour from the Cascade Mountains to the east, and an hour from the Pacific Ocean to the west. Florence, OR, is a nice spot for a weekend getaway to the coast, and I had a lot of fun breaking down some … Read more

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May Oregon Beer Growler

The May issue of the Oregon Beer Growler is out! The full issue is available in print and digital, and you can also find many articles online. For my story in this issue, a Eugene brewery has had lots of twists and turns, but now seems to have found a good location for their excellent … Read more

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Travel Florence: Eugene Magazine, Spring issue 2018

Eugene Magazine is a lifestyle quarterly that I have written for regularly for a few years now. The Spring 2018 issue just came out, and I have an articles in there on traveling to Florence, a nearby city on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Check out the spring issue

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Claim 52 Brewing stakes out sweet spot

A hopefully-changing rarity in the guy-dominated craft beer industry, two women are at the helm of this 6-year-old Eugene brewery. Claim 52 has been ahead of the curve on trends such as kölsch and hazy IPA, and now they’re about to open a downtown taproom/restaurant. I was so happy to get to talk beer and … Read more

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2 new author events

Heya fans and readers, I’ve got 2 new events on the calendar. Please check them out, spread the word, and I hope to see you there! You know how sometimes things come together in the most unexpected ways? Earlier this year I made arrangements to attend a writer business workshop in late October in Lincoln … Read more

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Rob Widmer & McMenamins: 2 new craft beer articles

Thirsty for news about Oregon’s craft beer industry? Check out these 2 new articles by me in the October 2016 issue of the Oregon Beer Growler (more in the print and digital edition too): Brewing Review and Outlook With Rob Widmer – Oregon Beer Growler The Track for Craft Runs Through McMenamins – Oregon Beer … Read more

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