Oregonian: The Barn Light in Downtown Eugene Keeps Broadway Commerce Building Workers Stoked


“All of a sudden downtown is popping,” says Tom Pettus-Czar, who recently opened a business in downtown Eugene. “In the past it was not where anyone wanted to be.” His business, the Barn Light, is a big reason why people want to visit, and linger, in downtown. It simply oozes atmosphere, having opened at Thanksgiving 2012.

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The Champagne of beer


The new suds-based cocktails come with tongue planted firmly in cheek In these days of house-made bitters and cocktails whose provenances could, and do, fill volumes, it’s refreshing to find a drink that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Take the Milwaukee Champagne Cocktail at Prohibition in Atlanta, which reimagines the classic champagne cocktail as a bitters-soaked sugar cube topped with a twist of lemon and Miller High Life…. The Barn Light featured in Hemispheres, United Airlines in-flight magazine.  

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Game On!


In the Eugene Weekly:  Board games and booze at The Barn Light Monday nights are usually reserved for recovering from a big weekend or loathing the realities of a new week. At The Barn Light, however, Mondays take on a new meaning: game night.  

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Rustic Downtown


Become a regular at The Barn Light by Mike W. Davis Thomas Pettus-Czar and Dustin Kinsey have spent much of their time as friends traveling the world together. Now they are introducing a cozy cafe/bar to downtown Eugene where the community can relax and network — or summon the muse….

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The Barn Light Featured in the Bring Newsletter

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Bring Recycling and The Barn Light – Bring Recycling Newsletter // using reclaimed and found objects in interior design. … At the Barn Light in downtown Eugene, Dustin Kinsey and Thomas Pettus-Czar have taken the minimalist approach in both menu and decor. They call their style “industrial saloon,” embracing the industrial and saloon cultures of America’s past. Download a PDF or read the whole article online.

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