Local Businesses Struggle Under Rent Hikes

Last week, we heard Bouncing Off The Wall was closing partially due to high rent costs, but now two more local businesses, Riverbend Brewing and Revs House, are now being forced to close or look for another location due to rising rents.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has more.

Bouncing Off the Wall: Local Business Plans to Shut its Doors

Bouncing Off the Wall, a local indoor play place, will likely close by the end of this year since the lease at the business’ 11,000 square-foot location on Bend’s east side will not be renewed. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spoke with the owner of Bouncing Off the Wall about what could have contributed to the business’ closure.

Bend Photo Tours

Photographer Toni Toreno joins us to discuss how you can bring your vacation photos to the next level with one of her tours which teach your camera skills while you travel to beautiful location across Central Oregon.

Local Business Plans to Fight Under Armour Lawsuit

Bend-based clothing company Cascade Armory isn’t planning to shut down anytime soon, despite the cease and desist letter they received from sports-wear giant Under Armour.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spoke with Cascade Armory owners today to hear how they plan to fight the lawsuit.

Taste This! – Holm Made Toffee

This week’s edition of Taste This, Donna Britt takes us to a local artisan confectioner. It was a very sweet trip for Donna Britt this week as she heads to Bend’s Holm Made Toffee. Their recipe for this delicious treat has been in the family for more than twenty-five years

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!

Cranking for Colby

Staff at Deschutes Brewery have rallied around a fellow employee who was recently diagnosed with cancer and other breweries have jumped on board. On Monday, October 15, at 17 locations across Bend, locals have gather for the Cranking for Colby – Community Pint Night where $1 from each beer purchased will go towards Colby’s medical expenses.
Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker has details from Deschutes Brewery in downtown Bend. 

Taste This! – Soup for You

Donna Britt sat and sampled soup with Deborah and Matthew Couzens, the owners of Bend Soup Club. You can join the soup club and receive twice a month soup deliveries, and 32 ounce returnable glass Mason jars. Through their small business, the Couzens sponsor St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!

Taste This! – 123 Ramen

For this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt digs into the local farm and food scene with writer Sara Rishforth and Chef Anna Witham, owner of the restaurant, 123 RamenThey’re talking local agriculture and eating ramen bowls.

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!

Origin Story: Hopped Up Jewelry

Kimberly Markley moved to Bend in 2011 and her admiration for the community and the Central Oregon lifestyle has only grown. She made a pair of hop flower earrings to celebrate her new town and they attracted A LOT of attention. From there, Hopped Up Jewelry was born.

Every Sunday on Central Oregon Daily’s new weekly feature, Origin Story, Allison Roecker introduces us to a passionate person who is making their dreams come true.