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5 Ways to Make Holiday Shopping Magic

Pair seasonal treats and special shopping occasions With snow gently falling and holidays approaching, opportunities for creating sweet memories beckon. Time honored traditions are incorporated into a bustling season that simultaneously suggests staying cozy and bundling up for something wonderful. We hope that you’ll find enjoyment in the balance and offer these holiday happenings for your ...

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By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Holidays, Shopping & Specials|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sage leadership at Savory Spice Shop in Bend

Guest Blog written by Stephanie Olson There’s no doubt that Savory Spice Shop has changed how Bend, Oregon cooks. From the freshness of their spices to their community donations, education, and the way their spices end up on the menus of all the best restaurants, it’s clear that the Spice Shop has simply made Bend taste ...

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By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Contests & Community|Tags: |0 Comments

Holiday Block Party!

{UPDATE: We’re happy to share that the first event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 13th, please see information below.}  Enjoy sips, eats and special treats as you prepare for the holidays Are you ready to rock a season of soirées and sweetness? You’ll be well on your way when plans include the Holiday Block Party–two ...

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By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Holidays|Tags: , , |0 Comments

October Goes Full Tilt Awesome

Maybe it’s the leaves changing colors and inspiring us with a sense of reinvention. Or maybe there’s something about pulling sweaters from the back of the closet that fills us with a sense of profound joy and giddiness. And then there’s the smell of pumpkin everything floating in the Autumn breeze.Ahhhhh… there’s nothing quite like October ...

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By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Events|Tags: , |0 Comments

Where Did the Rock Chucks Go?

We love our wildlife here in Bend, Oregon. With a Facebook page and legions of fans, Old Mill District Rock Chucks are among our favorite and furriest local celebrities. Where did the Rock Chucks Go? It's another sign of changing seasons and a question that we hear every year beginning in August. We reached out to our ...

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By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: History|Tags: |0 Comments

Here’s why art lovers are flocking to Bend this weekend

Art In The High Desert returns with new artists from across North America.  Art lovers are flocking to Bend this weekend as Central Oregon’s Premier juried Art & Craft Show, Art in the High Desert returns August 26th - 28th bringing more than 110 nationally acclaimed, hand-picked, visual artists to the Old Mill District. Admission is ...

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Bend Brewfest is HERE!

Tips to make this Bend Brewfest the best one yet! The Bend Brewfest returns August 18 - 20th just in time to put an exclamation point on your summer fun. Now in its 14th year, the Brewfest is a three day celebration of crafted bliss with representation of over 70 local and regional breweries. As the ...

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By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

5 fun things to do with your kids before they go back to school

Be sure to fit these family friendly ideas into your summer calendar.   With August’s arrival, summer has hit its stride with getaways, camps, concerts and play dates filling the calendar. Are you feeling the pressure of the waning weeks until school’s return? There’s still plenty of fun to be had with your kiddos in the ...

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6 Things We Love About Anthony’s Restaurant in Bend During the Summer

So many good reasons to return to Anthony's - A definite must-dine at Bend restaurant with sparkling riverfront views Share your favorite Anthony's restaurant dish, drink or appetizer with us BEFORE JULY 29th in the comments  (tag your photos with #BendIsHere) below for chance to win $50 in Old Mill Gift certificates -- good at all the ...

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By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Dining & Drinking|Tags: , |3 Comments

July cycling events promise fun for fans and participants

While bicycling is a popular activity all year round, July is a peak month with two signature events for cyclists, spectators and supporters. Here’s a quick look at the whys and whereabouts of the Tour des Chutes and Cascade Cycling Classic.   Tour des Chutes The Tour des Chutes mission is to support cancer care and ...

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