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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

With recent fluctuations of inflation, it has affected how consumers support businesses. This illustration depicts a balloon with a dollar sign being pumped along with arrows indicating growth for larger businesses while smaller businesses decline.

Firing Lane: Inflation continues to hurt local businesses while corporations prosper

Alexander Banks, Columnist
April 18, 2023

In just a short amount of time David Kell, a restaurateur in Corvallis, has seen the price of a 20-lb case of shredded iceberg lettuce rise from $22 dollars and peak at $65 dollars.  Julie Littman,...

Outdoor seating at Tried and True’s downtown location on Oct. 25. Their outdoor seating is scheduled to close down this December.

Businesses in downtown Corvallis express concern over multiple date extensions on BROW program

The program originally called for businesses to remove outdoor seating platforms by Oct. 31, but has since been extended to Dec. 31.
Adriana Gutierrez, Senior Reporter
November 28, 2022

Some businesses in downtown Corvallis would say that building outdoor seating platforms on the road outside their storefront is what got them through the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is definitely the...

The sign of FireWorks Pub & Pizza located in south Corvallis, Ore at 1115 SE 3rd St. FireWorks  is closing after 20 years of business and will be having its last event on Feb. 5 and 6.

FireWorks Pub & Pizza closing after 20 years, hosting last event Feb. 5, 6

Katterlea MacGregor, News Contributor
February 3, 2022

FireWorks Pub & Pizza, aka Intaba’s Kitchen, will hold its final farewell shindig on Feb. 5 and 6 before permanently waving goodbye to Corvallis, Ore. and its vibrant restaurant, performance and...

Owners Keara (left) and Tristan James with their son of New Morning Bakery located at 219 SW Second St. in Corvallis, Ore. They have been a part of Corvallis Culinary Month for many years and were going to participate in 2022 as well before its cancellation.

Corvallis Culinary Month 2022 canceled, community urged to eat local

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
January 22, 2022

Corvallis Culinary Month usually provides an opportunity for restaurants to increase business during the slowest time of year, but has been canceled this year amid rising COVID-19 cases and staffing shortages. The...

Five Guys Corvallis Owner, Ryan Coady, can be seen in front of the sign of his new establishment. With Five Guys being a growing restaurant chain, Five Guys will bring the wonderful flavors of fresh burgers and fries to the Willamette Valley.

Five Guys opens on Ninth Street in Corvallis

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Corvallis saw the opening of Five Guys Burgers & Fries on March 14, a line extending out of the front door into the parking lot that lasted nearly the whole day.Five Guys started in Arlington, Virginia...

Dominos, located on Monroe Avenue, is open until 2:00 a.m. on weekdays and until 3:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. 

Best of 2020: Corvallis late night eats

Zoë Sandvigen, Orange Media Network
January 21, 2020

First place: The Beaver Hut and Dam Growlers When Friday night rolls around each week, many restaurants get ready for their busiest time. The Beaver Hut & Dam Growlers, being among those restaurants,...

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