Biz Beat 12-11-2014

Tiny Tavern in the Whiteaker was shut down by Lane County health inspectors Dec. 5 for health code violations, according to the Eugene Brewery District website. The bar at 394 Blair Blvd. scored 67 points out of 100 and “according to regulations, any score of 70 or less will require the business to close its doors until corrections and a re-inspection can be made,” says the website. Jeff Malos owns the building and is rumored to be looking to sell it. Back in our Sept. 25 Biz Beat, we wrote about the bar closing when manager Jeff Peck left to open Old Nick’s Pub. Sounds like Malos took over Tiny’s and it has not gone well — the county found a moldy cutting board, warm butter, bad plumbing, floor problems, etc. A link to the health inspection report can be found on the Brewery District website or see

The Antique Clock Shop at 888 Pearl St. downtown has been closed since Nov. 1 for remodeling and reopened this week with a new name, the Anderson-Jagels Antique Company. Owners Patricia and Nick Anderson-Jagels say they opened their original clock stop on Coburg Road in 1983, specializing in clock restoration and hand engraving. They have also grown their inventory of antique clocks, estate jewelry, sterling silver and small antiques. “We want to let folks know that we are still here, haven’t closed up, just spiffed up the old place,” says Patricia Anderson-Jagels. Phone number is 683-1349.

Claim 52 Brewing will host a Winter Ale Festival showcasing 11 specialty winter ales from local breweries from 3 to 10 pm Saturday, Dec. 13, at 1030 Tyinn St. in west Eugene. Participating breweries include Agrarian, Falling Sky, Hop Valley, McMenamins, Ninkasi, Oakshire, Plank Town, Sam Bond’s Brewing and Viking Braggot Company. Taster tickets will be sold at the door for $1 each. The event features two ugly sweater contests, a pop-up Nutcracker ballet performance, live music and food carts.

Earth Bookkeeping & Payroll has moved to a new office, still downtown Eugene. The new location is at 98 E. 13th Ave., Suite C, on the corner of Oak, with off-street parking and more space. The service caters to small business and nonprofits and offers free initial consultations. Call 359-4988 or email  

A new board game by Chris Pender is now available at Holiday Market, weekends at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Pender, creator of The Game of REAL LIFE, now has OCCUPY! vs. 1%, inspired by Donald Trump, who suggested we could pay off our national debt if we sold our national parks. In the game, the richest 1 percent try to buy up Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, The Statue of Liberty and the Smithsonian. The Occupy players try to stop the sale by occupying the parks or petitioning Congress. Contact 

The nonprofit Civil Liberties Defense Center in Eugene is looking for two part-time staff positions starting right away, a membership director and an administrative associate. Find the job descriptions at or

The Lane Economic Committee (LEC) is the economic advisory panel to the Lane Council of Governments (LCOG) and three LEC positions are up for appointment in 2015. Deadline to apply is Dec. 12. The LEC represents the principle economic interests of Lane County, including business, labor, education and government. The panel meets at 11:30 am on the third Monday of the month in Eugene. To apply, see or call Steve Dignam at 682-7450.

Daisy’s Place is a new public location for Daisy C.H.A.I.N. (Creating Healthy Alliances in New-Mothering) and an open house and fundraiser will be from 4 to 6 pm Thursday, Dec. 11, at 1244 Lawrence St., the former location of the Eugene Yoga Center. Email

The Eugene/Springfield Relief Nursery will benefit from a book drive by the UO Duck Store which is taking donations of new and gently used children’s books through Dec. 21 at all of its locations. The books are for children, ideally ages 0 to 6, and a particular need is for Spanish or bilingual books. Each book donated will earn a raffle ticket for a gift basket of goods and gift certificates valued at $450.

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