Beer Guide 2015: Bend Beer Escape

Beer Guide
Deschutes 901 SW Simpson Ave., Bend, 541-385-8606, As in life, so in Bend, the best things are free. Any day of the week, you can show up at Deschutes’s sprawling factor   More
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 WW Staff

A Steampunk Brewery in Oregon

Plus a Pils from Laurelwood and Oregon Garden Brewfest


Food & Drink
The Ale Apothecary launches in Bend this week. The self-proclaimed “first steampunk brewery” comes from a Deschutes alum. Former assistant brewmaster Paul Arney is brewing retro from his abode up near Tumalo Falls area, vowing that his flagship Sahalie Ale will never be the same beer twice. He hopes to have on the market by June. We can’t begin to imagine what he plans to do with the Sahalien, ...   More
Friday, March 2, 2012 by BRIAN YAEGER

Drank: Precursor (10 Barrel Brewing)

The folks at 10 Barrel Brewing are eager young Turks. The Bend brewery, founded in 2006, already has a “Product Development Team” and plans to expand across state lines with a Boise brewpub    More
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Larry and His Flask: Tuesday, Nov. 22

A Bend punk band makes an unlikely transformation into a gripping Americana act.

Music Stories
[HILLBILLY PUNK] It’s not uncommon for a band to refine its sound with age, but when considering the discography of Bend’s Larry and His Flask, you’d be forgiven for thinking two separate    More
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 SHANE DANAHER

Bend Marks A Milestone And Gets A Millstone

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009 HANK STERN

What Would Tom McCall Say Now About Californians Coming to Oregon?

The late Tom McCall earned national notoriety when he was governor of Oregon in the 1970s by telling Californians and other non-Oregonians to visit, but don't stay. Well, here's a piece from the New York Times that asks whether Californians are to blame in part for Oregon's stratospheric unemployment rate of 12.4 percent. Too bad McCall isn't still around to have commented on the latest ...   More
Thursday, June 18, 2009 HANK STERN

Bushy League: National Facial Hair Competition Comes to Bend

Beards and mustaches have always been the lazy man's best accessory, but facial sprouts have achieved a new level of clout. On Saturday, June 5 in Bend the first ever Beard Team USA National Beard and Moustache Championships will determine who's facial fuzz is best in the categories of: Freestyle (anything goes facial hair), best full-beard (this allows for styling aids), best partial-beard (which ...   More
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Roxanne Macmanus


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