30,000+ Attend Pear Blossom Parade

MEDFORD, Ore. — Nearly 30,000 people lined the streets downtown Medford for the Pear Blossom Parade.  The parade took place early Saturday afternoon. More than 150 floats drove through the streets of Medford.  Some handed out candy, while others handed out information.  People started arriving to mark their spot for the parade hours before it … Continue reading »

Exhibit Takes People Back to the 1960′s

Medford, Ore. — You can soon head back in time, to the 1960′s.  It’s all part of Southern Oregon Historical Society’s new exhibit called “Far Out!” The 1960′s where a time when the culture was changing – from music to politics.  Now you can relive it or learn about it for the first time.  The … Continue reading »

Police Increase DUI Patrol For St. Pat’s

As people head to downtown Medford for St. Patrick’s Day, extra police will be headed out as well. “I don’t think it’s gonna be as busy as if it was on the weekend, but even though it is on a Monday, it being St. Patrick’s day, we’re still going to have some officers dedicated to … Continue reading »

New Bar at Former Shenanigans Site

MEDFORD, Ore. — The former location of Shenanigans Irish Pub could soon host a new venue, and the new owner says he wants to avoid the legal issues that plagued the former bar. Jeff Rahenkamp, the owner of Phat Kat Tattoo is planning to open a new bar called The Pub” at the former Shenanigans … Continue reading »

Art in Bloom for Mother’s Day

MEDFORD, Ore. — This weekend local horticulture vendors are showing off just in time for Mother’s Day. Food vendors, beer and wine tasting, and artisans will also join the holiday celebration in downtown Medford for this year’s Art in Bloom. Traffic was blocked off as of Friday afternoon so the vendors could set up for … Continue reading »

Sustainable Table: Medford’s DishCrawl

  MEDFORD, Ore. — Half a dozen restaurants have moved into downtown Medford in the past year and there’s a new movement to highlight both the new and established locally owned eateries. People new and familiar with Medford’s food scene are crawling all over downtown for Medford’s DishCrawl. DishCrawl organizer Michael Davis explains why, “It’s … Continue reading »

Downtown Medford To Get New Branding

By Sharon Ko MEDFORD, Ore. — The Heart of Medford Association has hired Avant Marketing Group to develop a new brand platform, name and tagline for the downtown business district. The agency says it’s important to draw attention to the area, and with the help of a $50,000 grant from the Medford Urban Renewal Agency, … Continue reading »