What’s happening for Easter weekend 2019 in Bend

What’s happening for Easter weekend 2019 in Bend

It’s Easter weekend, folks! For some of you that may conjure images of brightly-colored eggs and bunnies, or maybe a reverent morning of worship. For others, it’s just an ordinary Sunday. No matter where you fall on that spectrum, there’s plenty to do in Bend for Easter weekend 2019. Here’s … Continue reading

6 ways to kickstart spring rejuvenation in Bend

6 ways to kickstart spring rejuvenation in Bend

Ahhh, spring. It’s the season of renewal and rejuvenation (and maybe a little confusion, as our yo-yo weather swings from single-digit temps to short-sleeve weather in a single day). If your springtime plans include a little joyful rebirth, here are six ways to get that in Bend. Score some fresh … Continue reading

Your guide to a perfect spring day in Downtown Bend

Your guide to a perfect spring day in Downtown Bend

When my sister-in-law visits from Seattle, she has a few requests: a trek around the Bend Ale Trail and a handful of the city’s best bars, then snow play or standup paddleboarding. But her chief request is for one full, gloriously uninterrupted day to explore Downtown Bend. I can’t say … Continue reading

5 ways to double your fun in Bend this spring

5 ways to double your fun in Bend this spring

Ahhh…spring. It’s officially here, but it doesn’t look much like it does in other parts of the state. This morning I stood and watched fat, fluffy snowflakes settle on the crocuses wiggling up through my frosty lawn. By afternoon, I’ll leash the dogs and head for the Badlands where I … Continue reading

6 wonderfully weird attractions in Bend, Oregon

6 wonderfully weird attractions in Bend, Oregon

Weirdness is hotter than a Bend sidewalk in mid-July. As proof, look no further than the popularity of slogans like “Keep Portland Weird” or “Keep Austin Weird.” Bend may not have the nifty slogan, but it does have its fair share of quirky attractions. Here are 6 of them. Visit … Continue reading

15 spots for great brunch in Bend

15 spots for great brunch in Bend

To some, brunch is just a hash brown-studded meal that happens sometime between breakfast and lunch. To others, it’s a religion served with a side of avocado toast. No matter where you fall on the spectrum, here are more than two-dozen spots around Bend where you’re guaranteed to find the … Continue reading

Tips for navigating Bend’s record snowfall

Tips for navigating Bend’s record snowfall

The winter of 2019 has blossomed into a record-breaking snow year for Bend. February brought us more than 30 inches of white stuff, with 25 of them falling in a three-day period. That’s the heaviest February snowfall on record since 1917! Up at Mt. Bachelor, that translates to more than … Continue reading

Plan the ultimate winter girls’ getaway to Bend, Oregon

Plan the ultimate winter girls’ getaway to Bend, Oregon

March is a fab time to be female in Bend. That’s thanks in part to Bend Women’s March, which offers enough female-centric hiking, biking, film screenings, and celebrations of womankind to make your head spin all month long. But even if you’re not visiting for that, we’ve got tons of … Continue reading

3 great reasons to do Bend Women’s March 2019

3 great reasons to do Bend Women’s March 2019

Let’s clear one thing up quick: Bend Women’s March has nothing to do with a pack of women trooping through the streets in pink hats. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but the Bend Women’s March I’m talking about here centers around devoting the entire month of March—get it, … Continue reading