An architectural redeux at the Riverhouse One of Bend’s oldest resorts got a major makeover this year. Step inside the newly renovated and renamed Currents Restaurant at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes and you won’t even recognize the place from its former self. New owner Vesta...

Vintage RV restorers Flyte Camp and life on TV   Local company Flyte Camp, owned by Anna and Justin Scribner, is in the business of restoring and renovating vintage trailers. In the six years they’ve been in business, their work making old trailers new has drawn so...

Everyone knows that Central Oregon is beer crazy, but there’s a new way to get your hop fix while also indulging in the ultimate spa experience. Hop In The Spa, billed as America’s first beer spa, has been providing therapeutic and rejuvenating hop-infused treatments since...

McMenamins’ New Downtown Digs The McMenamin brothers have done it again. The pair have renovated dozens of classic buildings around the Pacific Northwest into quirky, comfortable lodging and dining destinations. This time, they’ve swung in not to save an old building, but to boost downtown Bend’s...

One man’s journey from the slopes of Mt. Bachelor to Animal Planet You may have seen his bright yellow pickup cruising the streets of Bend, or caught a glimpse of him on Animal Planet. Or maybe it was the CBS reality show Greatest American Dog or...

For years, we’ve celebrated my daughter’s birthday on a wild southern Oregon beach, with inspiring sandstone cliffs, teeming tide pools and friendly seals watching us walk the sand from out in the deep blue surf. But this year, Madeline wanted to go somewhere new for her...