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Find a better way to get around Bend

Commute Options, champions of healthy transportation choices There’s always something going on in Bend during the summer and fall months – Bend Brewfest, concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater, Munch & Music, Little Woody – and driving by yourself is rarely the best option to get there. Commute Options is a local nonprofit that encourages folks [...]


2018-06-21T21:16:24+00:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community, Events|0 Comments

New parks in Bend

Riley Ranch Nature Reserve and Rockbridge Park now open Nestled along the east side of the Deschutes River, Riley Ranch Nature Reserve, which opened in December 2017, is composed of 184 acres of former private ranch land. Bend’s second-largest park is relatively untouched in some places and the land features open meadows, juniper and pine forests, [...]


2018-05-16T23:49:39+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Contests & Community|0 Comments

Anthony’s partnering with Family Kitchen

Restaurant donating all perishable food during renovation Anthony’s at the Old Mill District is very excited to announce that they are getting a fresh, new look! The restaurant will close for one week for renovations. Mother’s Day dinner on May 13 will be the last service until May 21 when they re-open their doors for business. [...]


Composting in the Old Mill District

Jim Fields of Fields Farm in southeast Bend is one of the most passionate farmers you will ever meet. Why did you want to know this? Jim is the man behind our composting program. Jim pursued his passion for composting early on in his farming career by developing a composting system with a goal of building [...]


2018-04-09T22:36:51+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Contests & Community, Dining & Drinking|0 Comments

Cheers to the Wild & Scenic River Act!

Happy 50th birthday to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act! The state of Oregon is home to more than 110,000 miles of rivers, nearly 2,000 of which are designated as wild and scenic. That's almost 2 percent of the state's river miles! Help celebrate this landmark legislation with events throughout year sponsored by various Central Oregon [...]


2018-03-21T18:48:39+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Contests & Community, Events|0 Comments

Get Outdoors Together

The couple that rides, skies and paddles together, stays together. In Bend, the perfect day date often includes a little bit of dirt and snow. Here's a couple of our favorite winter outdoor date ideas:       Nordic ski at Virginia Meissner Sno-Park Grab your skinny skies and enjoy more than 40 kilometers of free groomed [...]


2018-03-06T01:30:20+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community|0 Comments

Drink It Up: Wine Tasting in Bend

We all know Bend's a great beer town. But it's also becoming one heck of a place to experience some of the fantastic wines that are coming out of the Pacific Northwest. VA PIANO VINEYARDS If there's a better concept than bringing the rich, complex red wines of Walla Walla, Washington, to a riverside tasting room [...]


2018-03-06T02:18:18+00:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Contests & Community, Dining & Drinking, Live Music|0 Comments

The Perfect Bend Date

Look no further, we've created the perfect all-day Bend, Oregon date. OK, there's probably about a million ways to enjoy the beauty and energy that is Bend. But with a little help from AMZ Productions we put together what we think is a pretty darn good way to spend an afternoon in this gem of a [...]


2018-02-15T21:53:19+00:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community, Dining & Drinking|2 Comments

Keep the Love Alive!

Bend's great for beers, bikes and spectacular all-day dates Whether you live in Bend, love to visit Bend or just can't stop liking photos of Bend on Instagram, you probably know our beautiful city is a pretty special place. Bike riding here rocks. We have a multitude of rad breweries. Our restaurant scene punches way above [...]


2018-02-07T20:47:32+00:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community, Dining & Drinking, Holidays|0 Comments

Fun and fit in the Old Mill District

We're an active bunch here in Bend. But between the bike, ski and stand up paddleboard yoga with your dog seasons, you've got to stay fit, and there's no better place in Central Oregon to train than the Old Mill District. Orangetheory Fitness: Get ready for the most effective workout you've ever experienced. Offering high [...]


2018-02-01T04:50:36+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community|2 Comments
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