It hardly needs to be said that the total solar eclipse occurring on Monday is going to wreak havoc on the region — it already is. With something like 200,000 visitors coming to Central Oregon and descending on Madras on Monday, there are a number of resources out there for prepping for it all. The… Read More Prepping for the apocEclipse
Starting Monday, March 12th, work is set to begin on a roundabout at the intersection of Bond and Wilson, on the edge of the Old Mill District. Traffic will be detoured; check out the image below to see how it’s being routed. Via this blog.
We hadn’t eaten at our local Outback Steakhouse in a couple of years, at least, so tonight we decided to try it for dinner. It’s definitely not something we’ll be doing again anytime soon—they’ve really gone downhill. I’ll start right off by saying the only truly good part of the evening was our waitress, who… Read More Outback Steakhouse: Avoid
Shannon sends along this tip: Avoid driving around the intersection of Wall and Newport in Downtown Bend this week. She says there’s roadwork going on that’s backing up traffic at least until tomorrow. (She also notes, "road rage city. poor guy that is running the stop/go sign is pissing ppl off.") So watch out.
Yep, I’m even blogging about things to watch out for. This time it’s the Safeway over in the Forum Shopping Center on Highway 20 and 27th. Why avoid it? Because every single time I go there, it takes forever to check out—they have what, 10 aisles? And it seems like they only open two at… Read More Avoid the east side Safeway