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  • Four Food Spots to Try

    Our staff awards a handful of restaurants top honors in our annual Restaurant Guide. These are the places that impressed us in 2019

    By The Source Staff

  • Food Cart Pods Abound

    Why limit your choices on food and drinks, when you can be surrounded by options?

    By Chris Miller

  • Five Great Burgers in C.O.

    The mainstay you crave, and where to get it best in Bend and beyond

    By Lisa Sipe

  • Inspired Eats

    10 places foodies frequent in Central Oregon

    By Lisa Sipe

  • Central Oregon's Best Patios

    12 spots to post up, grab a beverage and watch the world go by

    By Grant Woods

  • Redmond Booze Cruise

    Redmond's adult beverage scene is rapidly expanding. Our staff enlisted the help of a local party bus to check out the range of new options

    By Nicole Vulcan

  • Our Staff’s Fave Beers

    Yes, Central Oregon has a lot of great beer. Here are a few local classics to get you started.

    By The Source Staff

  • Sippin' Spots

    10 places to get a great cocktail in Bend and Central Oregon

    By Chris Miller

  • Drinking Local? Drink Here

    10 breweries and beer bars to make the most of Bend (and beyond)

    By Kevin Gifford

  • Central Oregon Venues

    Down for some music or comedy? Here are some of the venues where live events happen often .

    By Isaac Biehl

  • Happenin' Events

    Spring, summer, fall or winter, these are the big events to have on your radar in Central Oregon

    By The Source Staff

  • Local Books To Guide You

    By Tom Beans, Dudley's BookShop Cafe

  • Big Events!

    There's no shortage of things to do in the region. Here's a rundown of some of the area's most popular events.

  • Out with the Kids

    10 spots to take the family in Central Oregon

    By Annette Benedetti

  • Books by Bendites

    Whether you're visiting or you've been here a while, these books by Central Oregonians will give you reason to stop and sit a spell

    By Tom Beans, Dudley's BookShop Cafe

  • Beyond the Big Stuff

    Central Oregon has lots of well-known outdoor destinations and many other equally stunning spots, too. Here's where to go to stay away from the pack

    By Nicole Vulcan

  • Winter Paradise

    Cabins, cocktails and winter fun await at Elk Lake Resort in the Cascades

    By Chris Miller

  • Go with the Float

    Everything you need to know before floating the Deschutes River

    By Bron Wickum

  • Pole Pedal Paddle

    A scenic race showcasing Bend's inclusive outdoor culture, from Mt. Bachelor to the Deschutes River

    By Keely Damara

  • Fun with the Kids

    10 spots to take the family in Central Oregon

    By Annette Benedetti

  • Keep Calm and Float On

    Read this before you float the Deschutes River

    By Magdalena Bokowa

  • 10 Mountain Bike Rides near Bend

    Trails to ride, from beginner to expert

    By Katy Bryce

  • 10 Hikes in Central Oregon

    When in Bend or beyond, here's where to hike and breathe that fresh mountain/desert air

    By Brittany Manwill

  • Getting Out and About?

    Here's what you need to get before you hit our trails and sno-parks

    By Chris Miller

  • Snow Fun

    A primer on our beautiful mountains

  • Brasada Ranch- Fall Series

    @ Range Restaurant and Bar at Brasada Ranch

    Sun., Sept. 24, 4-7 p.m., Sun., Oct. 1, 4-7 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 8, 4-7 p.m.

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