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Ariana – The Best Restaurant in Bend Oregon

Ariana – The Best Restaurant in Bend Oregon

Considering the near-zero level of my checking account when I first rolled into Bend Oregon over seven years ago, it’s no wonder this past Wednesday evening was the first time I ever set foot into the best restaurant in Bend Oregon, Ariana. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy a really good meal (pricey or not), or that I don’t like getting gussied up either. Because in fact I do enjoy and appreciate both of these things, even if there’s no particular…

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Spring in Bend Oregon – The Green Flash

Spring in Bend Oregon – The Green Flash

What’s Spring in Bend Oregon like? Well, it depends on who you ask and who’s asking. I know we’ve written and photographed quite a bit about snow and winter and more snow in Bend these past few months. There’s the mini spring skiing post we did. There’s the “what’s winter in Bend like” post or the Central Oregon spring mountain biking post. There’s also the fact that the majority of our Instagram feed features shots of folks enjoying winter. What can…

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The Vegans Are Alright: Thanks to A Broken Angel Food Cart in Bend, Oregon

The Vegans Are Alright: Thanks to A Broken Angel Food Cart in Bend, Oregon

A’ight. So here’s the deal. To all you eaters of seared flesh and animal byproducts: you’ll only be doing yourself a disfavor if you gloss over this post about a vegan food cart in Bend, Oregon. Or if you you don’t go eat at this vegan food cart at some point during its existence. Just because you eat meat doesn’t mean that you can’t not eat meat. At least once. Because dead animals or not, A Broken Angel food cart, the vegan…

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Vintage Couches And Fresh Coffee In Downtown Bend: Holing Up At Crow’s Feet Commons

Vintage Couches And Fresh Coffee In Downtown Bend: Holing Up At Crow’s Feet Commons

Want to disappear into one of those sink-y couches your grandmother used to cover in plastic (before they lost their spring)? How about about a steaming mug of Stumptown to go with your nostalgically upholstered furniture? If you want coffee in downtown Bend, there are a number of solid spots. But for a downtown Bend coffee spot with equal parts good espresso, sweet indoor/outdoor seating options, and vintage couchery, Crow’s Feet Commons is it. Crow’s Feet Commons – Coffee, Beer, Cider,…

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Open for Business: Bend Mountain Bike Trails + Gravel Rides

Open for Business: Bend Mountain Bike Trails + Gravel Rides

While it’s (thankfully) still winter up at Mt. Bachelor, the snow level continues to crawl upward from down below in Bend. Winter up top and spring down low means two of many things: Bend mountain bike trails and gravel rides are open + opening up for business. Planning a trip to Bend Oregon that involves mountain bikes and/or cyclocross rigs? This quick post will hopefully get you headed in the right direction. Consider it a kind of shove off for your first…

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Badass Places To Stay In Bend Oregon

Badass Places To Stay In Bend Oregon

If you’re in the beginning stages of planning your Bend Oregon summer vacation, we’re here to help. Over the course of the next few weeks we’ll post mostly pertinent information about visiting Bend. From things to do, including local adventures, to the best places to stay in Bend, we’re here for you. Don’t hold us to it, but we plan on bringing you the best of Bend in our own weird way. So cheers to that. Today’s focus is on one of…

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Oregon Badlands Hike, Horse Ridge MTB: Get Your Spring On

Oregon Badlands Hike, Horse Ridge MTB: Get Your Spring On

Every season offers a plethora of things to do in Bend, and spring is no exception. An Oregon Badlands hike or trail run is one of those many things and spring is about a sweet a time as any to do either. Below you’ll find some legit secondhand info on doing an Oregon Badlands hike, as well as some firsthand knowledge about Horse Ridge mountain biking across the street. Oregon Badlands Hike, Trail Run, Or Vision Quest The Oregon Badlands Wilderness…

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TEDxBend Is Talking Shit About Us

TEDxBend Is Talking Shit About Us

No, really. This year’s TEDxBend speakers will be focusing on Us: Humans. That’s the theme. Throughout the course of a day (May 13 to be exact), you’ll hear from 25 different humans about what makes us human. From investing in community to the power of the imagination to interracial team-building, and much more, this year’s TEDxBend talks are shaping up to be some of the best, most important ones to date. TEDxBend, Putting The US In hUmanS It’s probably uttered about TEDxBend every year:…

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Moving to Bend? Tell Us What You Want to Know About Central Oregon Living.

Moving to Bend? Tell Us What You Want to Know About Central Oregon Living.

Here at the Eternal Beginner’s Guide to Bend, we decided it was about time we gave you an update, or at least another opinion or two, about Central Oregon living. Because this can and does change on the regular, we’ve also decided to deliver it to you as it comes, in fits and spurts (multiple, smaller blog posts and pages), rather than just one static statement. Hm, we’ll start with that as a through-thread: living in Bend is not a statement….

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Bend Politics – Knute Buehler Town Hall

Bend Politics – Knute Buehler Town Hall

Oh hey. We just thought we’d let you know that, for your pleasure (or displeasure) and ours, we’re adding a new section to The (Eternal) Beginner’s Guide to Bend: Bend Politics. The first page in our Bend Politics section offers a *view* on the most recent Knute Buehler town hall. Enjoy. Bend Politics And Knute Buehler, Tally-Ho! Whether a result of angst, maturity, or both, Bend politics have found their way onto the (e)BGTB blog. Then again, I bet they’ve always been there,…

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