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Quite Possibly the Strangest List Bend Has Made It On

Quite Possibly the Strangest List Bend Has Made It On

Top outdoor destinations, check. Fastest-growing, check. But coldest?!
Bend makes its way onto a host of Top 10 and "Best" lists. The city has been listed among the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. this year, and routinely gets accolades for being among the best outdoor destinations, according to this mag or that.

Bride-to-Be on the Loose

It’s the big pre-wedding question: Where to bachelorette?
During certain times of the year, it can be difficult to walk Bond or Wall Street past sundown without seeing a parade of females dressed to the nines, the leader in a tiara and sash which reads, “Bride to be.” Bend is a hot spot for more than just Après Ski events, delicately man-scaped facial hair and dog owners.

'Grounded' worth a fresh look

Cascades black box hit reprises at 2nd Street
George Brant's thought-provoking play, "Grounded," is back for a second and more complete performance at 2nd Street Theater this weekend, after enjoying a popular run as a black-box production by the Cascades Theatrical Company last season.

Local Laughs

Central Oregon comedy scene on the rise
There's no shortage of open mics in Bend. If you want to get up on stage in front of a mic, it's not hard to find a place to do so.

Our Own Airing of Grievances

We witness a lot of minor calamities here at the Source. Once a year, we have to call you out about it
Since the 1960s, Festivus has been held on Dec. 23, in homes where their denizens don't ascribe to more traditional interpretations of the holidays. The secular, invented holiday—made more public thanks to its inclusion in a "Seinfeld" episode—includes quirky elements such as a Festivus pole, feats of strength, observation of Festivus miracles and—our favorite—the airing of grievances.

Threading the Needle

Photographer discovers community, one stranger at a time
We're all searching for something—a purpose, a home, or a group to call our own. That feeling is one that sticks around for most of our lives.

Llama Love

Llamas are a unique and visible local farm animal. Here's one Central Oregonian's story of raising them for fiber and fun
Terri Holm considers the llamas on her three-and-a-quarter-acre Bend ranch to be more pets than livestock. "I like to say they're somewhere between a cat and a dog," she says, because while they can't exactly cuddle in your lap, they're very social, friendly and loaded with personality.

Gifting Gift Cards

Gift cards don't have to be lame. Here's how to gift them right
The holidays loom just ahead, with tinsel-trimmed trees gleaming ever brighter — a reminder of all the gifts we have yet to procure for our friends and family.

A 'Miracle' remake

"Miracle on 34th Street" recreates the look, feel and sound of a live radio play
"Miracle on 34th Street – A Live Radio Play" is a winner from the start.

Famous Oregon Writers

As we roll out the Poetry Issue, a tribute to other Oregonians with a way with words
Why do we write, and what makes a great writer?

Family Ties to the "D"

A local recounts a tale of the founders of downtown Bend's beloved historic bar
In 1917, my great-grandfather, John Cronin, moved to Powell Butte, a small farming community east of Bend.

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