HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Scenes from the Clark and Periwinkle trails

Written December 9th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Conditions on Albany’s trails range from nice and picked up to messy, as my bike rides along the Dave Clark Path and the Periwinkle Bikepath showed this past week.


What you see on the Perwinkle Bikepath

Written July 30th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

One of my bike routes through Albany takes me along the Perwinkle Bikepath, and on it you can see different kind of sights, from wildlife to trash.


Don’t let ‘caution’ keep you off that path

Written July 10th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The sign advises caution because the “sidewalk” is uneven. This is not a sidewalk but Albany’s Periwinkle Bikepath, but otherwise the sign is right.


Could anything at all prevent graffiti?

Written June 30th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Painting a whimsical mural on a wall in Albany evidently does not protect it from the spray paint brigade, those knuckleheads who leave their ugly scrawls wherever they can.


Permits filed for apartments on ‘Mega’ site

Written June 24th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

For years nothing much was going on at the former Mega Foods supermarket in Albany, which closed in 2017, but now the owners seem to be moving ahead with their plans to develop the site.


Where the need to clean up never ends

Written May 27th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Riding the bike on the Periwinkle Bikepath extension behind Lowe’s was easy Saturday because for once, nobody was camped on the path itself.


Periwinkle Path gets ‘multi-use’ extension

Written July 4th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

From the Periwinkle Bikepath to Geary Street, the sidewalk on the north side of Queen Avenue is torn up for the construction of a wider walkway that will double as an extension of the bikeway too.


 
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