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What is the Downtown Bend Business Association?

Bend Businesses, DBBA, Downtown Bend Business Association, History - July 17, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

There are many different organizations that help Bend, Oregon look beautiful and run smoothly to create a family-friendly environment. Today, you are introduced to the Downtown Bend Business Association. It was created in 1982. In our video, you’ll learn about the history of downtown, which began in 1903. The growth of downtown since then is […]

J&J Bar and Grill Meets a New Summit

Beer, Bend Businesses, Events, Food - July 6, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

J&J Bar and Grill is the newest addition to Downtown Bend. It’s an iconic spot off of Oregon Avenue where Summit Saloon once was. The new restaurant opened on July 4, 2018. It has the similar structure to what was Summit, but with a facelift. The restaurant is open every day from 9 am to […]

Deschutes Brewery Turns 30!

Beer, Bend Businesses, Events, Family Friendly, Food - June 30, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

It was the birthday bash of the summer! Deschutes Brewery turned 30! The celebration began at the beginning of the week. Ever since, the party has gotten bigger! Saturday, June 30th, was the final of festivities. Drake Park was filled with families soaking in the sun and enjoying the atmosphere Deschutes Brewery provided. There was […]

Ride Bend Returns

Events, Informative, Services - June 29, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Ride Bend is back for another summer in Bend. The free shuttle had a successful first-year last summer. It’s now back with longer hours and a larger route. The bus runs from noon until 10 pm every day until September 3rd. You can go from downtown to the Old Mill without worrying about driving or […]

Imperial Yarn Trunk Show

Art, Bend Businesses, Events, Hobby, Informative, Knitting - June 28, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Now until July 17th, Wool Town Bend is hosting its first event, Imperial Yarn Trunk Show! Wool Town opened on June 23rd and is quickly catching the eyes of many Bendites. Owner of Wool Town, Katie Ketchum says, “There’s everything from a spool of yarn to yarn kits for people to buy.” On display are […]

Worthy Brewing Taps and Tacos is Open

Art, Beer, Bend Businesses, Events, Food - June 28, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

The long-anticipated Worthy Brewing’s Taps & Tacos has officially opened in Downtown Bend! There’s outdoor and indoor seating as well as bar seating. It’s the perfect atmosphere for families, friends, or even a date. The tacos contain multiple flavors made in-house from local ingredients. To top that off, eight beers from Worthy’s brewery are on tap. […]

Wool Town Is Taking Over Our Town

Art, Hobby, Knitting - June 25, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

There’s a new store in town that all knitters need to know about! Rather it’s a hobby or a job for you Wool Town has all your knitting needs for your next project. The store opened up on June 12th. Since then, the store has been spurring a lot of excitement throughout downtown. Wool Town is […]

New canned beer from Bend Brewing Co.

Beer, Bend Businesses - June 21, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

For the first time ever, Bend Brewing Company is selling their beer in cans! They are available at Newport Market. So far, two flavors are available, Tropic Pines or Camp Beer. On June 20th, Bend Brewing Co. will be offering tastings of the two flavors from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in front of Newport Market.

Marie Kappenman & the Soulstice Festival

Informative - June 2, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

“Do I know you from somewhere?” Marie Kappenman hears these words daily in Bend. “You look really familiar.” Since moving to Bend from Michigan in 2009, with her St. Bernard and absolutely no knowledge of her new community, Marie has made Bend home. After working for a handful of local businesses, Marie settled into the […]

New Parking Program for Riverside Blvd

Informative - May 21, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Parking pilot program aims to make it easier to access Drake Park this summer Bend Park and Recreation District and the City of Bend are partnering to facilitate easier access to Drake Park this summer. With a new, limited-duration parking program, the City and the park district are initiating four-hour parking limits along Riverside Boulevard […]