Free Concerts and Oktoberfest in Source Picks September 15-19 

Source Weekly’s Nicole Vulcan suggests Jim Avett (father of the famous Avett Brothers) in concert at McMenamins Monday, September 18th in this week’s Picks along with American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips at the Athletic Club of Bend on Tuesday, September 19th. Other Picks include Bend Oktoberfest and Bend Open Streets.

Jack Compares Real Estate Prices in Duluth, Minnesota 

We all know home prices in Bend continue to rise and for the average household income it’s near impossible to afford the median price of homes in Bend. Each week Jack Church searches to see what the average income can purchase in Bend while also comparing this to cities of similar size in other states around the country. This week our comparison city is Duluth, Minnesota with a population close to the same as Bend.