Giving Thanks for the Gift of Giving

Giving Thanks for the Gift of Giving

Kudos to the Redmond delegation of the Central Oregon Association of Realtors,  who teamed up for the third year with the Redmond Albertson’s store to provide a Thanksgiving dinner for those in the community who might not otherwise be having a meal on...
Bend Tops New Forbes List

Bend Tops New Forbes List

Bend has made it to the top of another “Best of” list. This time, it’s Forbes’ recently released “Best Small Places for Business and Careers.” The reasons cited by Forbes? Bend has “the fastest job growth of any metro in the country in 2015 at 6.6 percent.” Forbes...
Redmond Named Among Top Affordable Winter Getaways

Redmond Named Among Top Affordable Winter Getaways

When it comes to destination locations, it’s become fairly common for Central Oregon to be mentioned favorably in the national media (I’ve lost count of the “Best Places to…” lists we’ve made). Typically, though, it’s Bend that gets the press. So it’s refreshing to...
More Kudos for Bend’s NorthWest Crossing

More Kudos for Bend’s NorthWest Crossing

 Where to Retire Magazine has named NorthWest Crossing, one of Bend’s most popular westside subdivisions, as one of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in America. A team of editors spent nine months and reviewed hundreds of neighborhoods across the country...
Bend Named Among Fodor’s ‘Best River Towns’

Bend Named Among Fodor’s ‘Best River Towns’

When it comes to travel info, folks trust Fodor’s. Over the years, the international travel-guide business established by world traveler Eugene Fodor in 1949 has evolved into the world’s largest publisher of English-language travel and tourism information. So...
Pubs Dub the Best of Central Oregon 2014

Pubs Dub the Best of Central Oregon 2014

Because many of my clients are new to Central Oregon, I often serve as a sort of unofficial ambassador for the region. I’m asked fairly regularly to provide recommendations to out-of-town visitors who are looking for a good place to eat, shop or recreate. And I’m...

Bend Named Among Best Mountain Bike Towns

According to a recent article, Bend is among the country’s Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns. The article, which was written for TheActiveTimes.com, gained wide traction after being reprinted on USAToday.com. As the article points out,  mountain biking has come a long...