KTVZ has an article rounding up the year in 2016 in local news which is worth a look. The Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation makes the top of their list but they have a good overall rundown. I haven’t really done a “year in review” type of post since forever but maybe I’ll work one up… Read More 2016 in News
Happy New Year everyone! Are we ready to see the last of 2016 yet? If you don’t already have plans for this evening, The Source has a fairly comprehensive listing of events. The main thing, be safe tonight, and don’t drive drunk! See you next year!
Tonight, December 22, Broken Top Bottle Shop is hosting their annual Vegan Holiday Dinner starting at 6pm. It’s a four-course meal paired with beer (of course!), costing $45 per person. You can call BTBS at 541-728-0703 to reserve a spot if there are any available. Here’s the menu: • Appetizer: Masa crusted hearts of palm fried… Read More Broken Top Bottle Shop’s Vegan Holiday Dinner
All Bend-La Pine schools are closed today due to the current weather and based on the heavy expected snow forecasts for the rest of the day. The other districts are closed as well—Redmond, Sisters, Crook County, Jefferson County, and Culver. KTVZ also has an updated list of the other schools and services closed today, and… Read More Schools are CLOSED today – December 14 (snow day)
Coming up this Saturday, December 10, the Central Oregon Winter Beer Festival is returning to GoodLife Brewing from 2 to 9pm. 22 Central Oregon breweries and cider makers will be there pouring their winter and holiday beers and ciders, and the cost is only $10 which gets you the commemorative glass and 4 drink tickets.… Read More Volunteers needed for the Central Oregon Winter Beer Festival
The westside’s popular Parrilla Grill will be opening a second, eastside location this February, the Bulletin reported on Saturday. It will be located in the former Taco Del Mar space that just closed. The restaurant will be moving into a 1,600-square-foot suite at 706 NE Greenwood Ave., recently vacated by Taco Del Mar. Co-owner Samantha… Read More Parrilla Grill opening an eastside location
This Friday, December 2, Bend Brewing Company is hosting a release party for their Sno’d In Winter Ale, a beer they brewed in partnership with SnoPlanks and Oregon Adaptive Sports. BBC will donate to OAS with every purchase of Sno’d In, so I imagine Friday’s party should raise a nice chunk of funds for them! The… Read More Bend Brewing Sno’d In Winter Ale release