HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On Second Avenue downtown, a new glow

Written October 1st, 2023 by Hasso Hering

An evening bike ride through downtown Albany does not usually offer much in the way of attractions other than the general lack of traffic on the streets.


Downtown beat: Another restoration’s complete

Written September 14th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

It was four years ago that “1st Hand Seconds,” a downtown women’s second-hand clothing shop with a mission, moved from one historic Albany address on First Avenue to another, on Second. Now it’s ready to celebrate the remodeling of its 1929 building with a Saturday open house.


On the downtown beat: 1st to move from First

Written June 22nd, 2019 by Hasso Hering

There’s a development in what started years ago as the “cheese grater” story, but it has nothing to do with the big aluminum front that hides the facade of one of the oldest buildings in downtown Albany.


 
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