Sad day today, as confirmation that locals favorite Taco Stand is closed. From the post on Facebook: This is the post I’ve been wanting to put out there for a long time. I want, first to express my sincerest gratitude to all of you who supported us throughout the years. It’s time, it’s done, I’m… Read More Taco Stand has closed
The Pine Tavern restaurant hosted their inaugural PT80 Beerfest last year, and IPA challenge with many of the local breweries, and this fest returns again for their PT81 taking place next week, Tuesday, September 27! This year the style focus is on Pale Ales, and the event will run from 4 to 8pm. It’s a… Read More Pine Tavern PT81 Beerfest Challenge
The annual Bend Oktoberfest returns to downtown Bend this weekend, Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th. You know about Oktoberfest—the German-inspired beer and folk festival offering up beer, German food, oompah music, and all sorts of “absurd” games (their word) and fun. This year everything takes place on Oregon Avenue, music, games, wiener dog… Read More Bend Oktoberfest is this weekend
Bend’s niche-est and possibly coolest beer festival, The Little Woody, returns this Labor Day weekend, taking place Friday the 2nd and Saturday the 3rd. This year promises 26 breweries and cider makers pouring their wood-aged specialties, all taking place at the Deschutes Historical Museum! My latest article for the Bulletin is about The Little Woody and… Read More The Little Woody is back this Labor Day weekend
The Riverside Market is now known as… the French Market! (Still under renovation.) All part of an ownership change and renovation detailed earlier in the month here: Riverside Market Bistro , formerly known as Riverside Market & Pub , 285 NW Riverside Blvd., Bend, filed an application July 26 with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission… Read More Riverside Market… to French Market
I was walking around the Old Town part of downtown today during my lunch break, and was struck not for the first time by the number of apple trees there are. This time of year they are all bearing fruit, and on my walk most of them were dropping their fruit as well—bunches of apples… Read More How about them apples?
Today is National Dog Day, so Deschutes County released the top 10 dog names, as licensed in the county: 2016 (Jan 1 – present) Lucy Sadie Bella Max Buddy Maggie Charlie Daisy Molly Bailey And for 2015: Lucy Buddy Bella Maggie Sadie Max Charlie Molly Daisy Bailey