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Best of Eugene 2010-2011: Miscellany

Best outdoor hangout/public space

1. Alton Baker Park 632 Day Island Rd.

2. Saturday Market 8th & Oak. 686-8885.

3. Hendricks Park 2200 Summit Ave.


Best of Eugene 2010-2011: Civics

photo by todd cooper


Equal opportunity for progress
by Juan Carlos Valle

By David Wagner


The Best of Eugene 2010-2011

You voted; we counted (more ballots than ever!). Congratulations to 2010’s best people, places, stores, restaurants and more!




Best of Eugene 2010-2011: Arts


Best gallery

1. DIVA  110 W. Broadway. 344-3482. divacenter.org

2. The Voyeur 547 Blair Blvd. 912-7544. 

3. New Zone Gallery 164 W. Broadway. 683-0759. www.newzone.org



Change That Roman Numeral, And … 


Best of Eugene 2010-2011: Best of the Ballots


Best street corner sign — “I bet you can’t hit me with a quarter.”

Cleanest public bathroom — I DON’T KNOW, I AM STILL LOOKING FOR IT.

Least likely to be good at playing guitar: the guy with the guitar next to me on the EmX.



Music Shorts
Candye Kane, Kris Delmhorst, Keller Williams, Cherry Blossom Musical Arts, Harvest Hoedown, Kate Reid, Laura Veirs, Stars, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

I have a bit of a situation. I’m a 23-year-old heterosexual male, and I am married. My wife and I also happen to have a girlfriend now, making our arrangement a polyamorous triad. We all love each other very much, and we are getting to the point that we are thinking about how we are going to tell our parents about our relationship.


Best of Eugene 2010-2011: Staff Picks

Best Thing About the Barmuda Triangle

If you get 86’d from Jameson’s by the bartenders with the funny black glasses, you can just stagger across the street to the Horsehead, Luckey’s, Cowfish … whatever. Note: The bartenders at Jameson’s are never amused when we ask them about their twinsie eyeglasses wearing habits.


Axe & Fiddle Kirsten Proffit­7:30; Rock, n/c

Blind Pig Open Mic­8; n/c

Café Maroc Belly Dancing w/Regina Anne­7:15; n/c

Club Snafu Sassy Mouff­10; DJ, n/c

Cowfish “Lime Night” w/DJ Heshe, Jon 7 & guests­9:30; Crunk, house


Sweet as Melons

Drinking Water
Will politics or science determine clean water?
By Camilla Mortensen

A Call to Action 

We can help restore wildlife diversity in our yards

All exhibits free unless otherwise noted.


On The Blogs:


Letters to the Editor