HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Yes, that’s what is being built there

Written June 26th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

On Facebook the other day, someone asked what they were building on 14th Avenue S.E., on the southern edge of the Heritage Mall parking lots in Albany. Someone else provided the answer, and it was the right one.


Covid ‘freeze’ too hard on restaurants

Written November 16th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

As we were having dinner at our favorite Albany restaurant Sunday night, Governor Brown’s coming two-week “freeze” was on our minds. What is it about restaurants that warrants the ban on indoor dining?


Hey, try to keep your favorite eatery afloat

Written March 21st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Just a reminder that many Albany restaurants, ordered by the state to close their dining rooms, are trying to survive the corona panic by serving take-out meals.


At Novak’s, it’s now a matter of days

Written March 3rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Judging by Novak’s following on Facebook, lots of people in the mid-valley have been waiting for the Hungarian restaurant in downtown Albany to reopen. For them, the wait is almost over.


Panera to open where others didn’t last

Written May 7th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Somebody who evidently doesn’t get around much asked me the other day whether Panera Bread was or was not opening a restaurant in Albany. Well, they’ve been building the place for months, the signs have been up since last year, and the restraurant will open by the end of the month.


Work at corner site: Waiting for permits

Written November 27th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

What’s been happening at the corner of Santiam Highway and Bain Street in Albany? The short answer is nothing much as construction seems to be at a standstill.


Panera Bread gives public timely news

Written June 10th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Unlike some other companies, Panera Bread wants people to know early that it’s planning a new outlet. That’s the case in Albany, at any rate, as the photo shows.


 
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