10 things to know before you hit Bend Brewfest 2015

10 things to know before you hit Bend Brewfest 2015

My unwise decision to get the flu the day before last year’s Bend Brewfest put an unfortunate halt to my plans to attend this beertastic event every year since its inception. But I’m making up for it in 2015, starting with the Bend Brewfest kickoff at noon on Thursday, August 13, … Continue reading

How to rock your 2015 Memorial Day Weekend in Bend

How to rock your 2015 Memorial Day Weekend in Bend

Every year, Memorial Day Weekend marks the kickoff of peak tourism in Bend. It’s when the Bend Visitor Center switches to being open seven days a week (9-5 weekdays, 10-4 weekends) so visitors can meander by for maps, brochures, and tips. There’s a lot going on in Bend every Memorial … Continue reading

Six ways to get your popcorn fix in Bend, Oregon

Six ways to get your popcorn fix in Bend, Oregon

When it comes to snacking, few things beat the power of popcorn. It’s tasty, it’s filling, and unless you’re popping it in bacon grease (okay, I’ve done that–yum!) it’s a pretty healthy treat. While it’s unlikely you’ll visit Bend, Oregon solely for the purpose of sampling your way around the … Continue reading