Written March 16th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
Even as a new Mexican restaurant takes shape behind it, the big sign at the corner of Santiam Highway and Bain Street still advertises the place that closed there some five years ago.
Written September 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Four years after the last restaurant there closed, a new one is under construction at the corner of Bain Street and Santiam Highway S.E.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.