Category Bend Oregon

Bend, Oregon Named Best Multi-Sport Town by Outside Magazine

I just received the 40th Anniversary “Best Towns” issue of Outside Magazine and before opening it up, I asked my husband, “Where will Bend be?” It’s not even a question of will Bend, OR be on the list anymore, it’s where in the list will it be and for what reason? This year, Bend, Oregon […]

Summer Fun in Bend, Oregon 2017

We’ve had several days in a row of temps in the 80’s and we are giddy about it! In case you hadn’t heard, we had an unusually harsh winter. All this sunshine has us thinking about summertime in Bend. We’ve rounded up a list of festivals, concerts, and events taking place this summer in and […]

WHICH ARE THE BEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN BEND, OREGON? PART 4 – NE BEND

Which are the best neighborhoods in Bend? Naturally when someone decides to relocate to Bend, OR they want to know which neighborhoods are the best or most desirable. In this series of 4 posts, we will provide information about the 13 different neighborhoods in Bend, OR. Hopefully this post will help you get a feel for […]

Halloween Events in Bend, OR 10/31/2016

If you still don’t have plans for Halloween night, here’s a list of events happening in and around Bend, OR. Thanks to The Bend Bulletin and The Source Weekly for compiling the list. Family & Kid Friendly Come trick or treat at Brookswood Meadow Plaza on Halloween! Youngsters in costume are invited to visit participating businesses […]

The Tree Farm – Proposed New Subdivision in Bend, Oregon

This morning I attended a presentation about a new subdivision called The Tree Farm that has been proposed for NW Bend off of Skyliners Road. Unless you know the history of the land, the name might initially sound odd. When the big pine mills moved to Bend in the early 1900s, this property was one […]

Anheuser-Busch Buys Bend’s 10 Barrel Brewing

By KTVZ.COM news sources POSTED: 9:30 AM PST November 5, 2014  UPDATED: 10:12 AM PST November 5, 2014  BEND, Ore. – Anheuser-Busch – the world’s largest brewer and a global powerhouse – announced Wednesday it has agreed to purchase Bend’s 10 Barrel Brewing Company, for undisclosed terms. Here’s a bit more from their news release – KTVZ will have much more on this surprise announcement tonight on […]

Bend, Oregon Vacation Rental Controversy

(This topic has been updated. Read the blog post by clicking here: Short Term Rental Code Amendments) I have helped numerous buyers identify and purchase homes that would make profitable vacation rentals in Bend. Bend has a lot of tourists and for many of them, renting a house is preferable to staying in a hotel. […]