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Brenda Menzel: Living The Bend Life

living the bend life

After spending 18 years working in real estate in Texas and Florida, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty broker Brenda Menzel decided to move to Bend a few years ago. A southern girl from the city, it wasn’t long before Brenda and her family realized how incredible the Central Oregon lifestyle was. In fact, she loved it […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon


Country Homes For Sale in Central Oregon

oregon country home

From the beautiful city of Portland to the wonderful views of the coast, you can experience a variety of places to live in Oregon. Another wonderful area to live is Central Oregon, especially if you’re ready to get away from it all and buy a country home. With quiet spaces, incredible views, and great weather, […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters


Favorite Scenic Viewpoints in Oregon

pilot butte bend oregon

The weather in Oregon is as beautiful as it is unpredictable. Fortunately, three of our favorite scenic viewpoints in the state are car accessible, so you can easily dash back in the case of inclement weather. Even better, each viewpoint is less than a thirty-minute drive from a picturesque fine dining establishment. Oregon Coast Otter […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Oregon Coast, Portland


First Friday Art Walk in Bend Oregon

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SAQA Central Oregon

Please join us Friday, September 1st at our Downtown Bend Showroom (821 NW Wall St, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy a variety of works that will be featured in our gallery. Complimentary wine and appetizers will be served. Your hosts for the evening will be our Farm, Ranch & Vineyard group. SAQA Central […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, What to Do


Peaceful Homes Near Bend, Oregon for Privacy and Solitude

bend oregon home for sale

When picturing a peaceful retreat, you might imagine a gorgeous beach home or cottage in the woods. However, a desert can be just as beautiful and relaxing, especially when it’s the high desert around Bend, Oregon. The higher altitude gives you cooler temperatures, while the desert means having plenty of sunny, clear days year-round. This […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon


Mountain High Neighborhood Bend, Oregon

Mountain High Bend Oregon

If you’re looking for a place to live in Central Oregon with large home sites in a parklike setting filled with towering pines and mature native plants and shrubs, then check out Mountain High neighborhood in Southeast Bend. This premier gated community has many great looking custom homes, an active association with tennis courts, a […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon


May Art Walks Featuring Kristal Passy, Bonnie Peacher, and Rosalyn Kliot

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First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Kristal Passy Kristal Passy, B.A., is a professional, fine art photographer with a passion for beauty and the way nature impacts our senses. When she is not working on-location or in her photo studio, Kristal can be found capturing the most interesting macro perspectives of flowers by lying […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


April Art Walks Featuring Kristina Sellers, Lindsey Roderick, and Rae Senarighi

four.rediscovered.kristinasellers

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Kristina Sellers Painting is a bit like putting a firefly in a jar and sharing it with others. Moments, memories and senses are captured, placed on the wall so the viewer can revisit as often as they like. There’s a spark of inspiration in each of my paintings. […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


Upcoming March Art Walks

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First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Chet Malinow Chet Malinow is a Portland-raised local artist who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting at University of Oregon. Chaos and control is an ever-present theme in his work, striving to create a juxtaposition of chaotic patterns and defined images. Chet’s art is primarily mixed media, utilizing spray […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


Upcoming February Art Walks

Rimerman-Hero

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Jan Rimerman Jan Rimerman has been drawing & painting since she can remember. She grew up in an artistic and creative family who allowed her the freedom and supplies to pursue her passion. Her inspiration comes from observing nature’s evolution of changing forms in light & shadow in […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


Brenda Menzel: Living The Bend Life

living the bend life

After spending 18 years working in real estate in Texas and Florida, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty broker Brenda Menzel decided to move to Bend a few years ago. A southern girl from the city, it wasn’t long before Brenda and her family realized how incredible the Central Oregon lifestyle was. In fact, she loved it […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon


Country Homes For Sale in Central Oregon

oregon country home

From the beautiful city of Portland to the wonderful views of the coast, you can experience a variety of places to live in Oregon. Another wonderful area to live is Central Oregon, especially if you’re ready to get away from it all and buy a country home. With quiet spaces, incredible views, and great weather, […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Sisters


Favorite Scenic Viewpoints in Oregon

pilot butte bend oregon

The weather in Oregon is as beautiful as it is unpredictable. Fortunately, three of our favorite scenic viewpoints in the state are car accessible, so you can easily dash back in the case of inclement weather. Even better, each viewpoint is less than a thirty-minute drive from a picturesque fine dining establishment. Oregon Coast Otter […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon, Oregon Coast, Portland


First Friday Art Walk in Bend Oregon

Q-03_Art3

SAQA Central Oregon

Please join us Friday, September 1st at our Downtown Bend Showroom (821 NW Wall St, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy a variety of works that will be featured in our gallery. Complimentary wine and appetizers will be served. Your hosts for the evening will be our Farm, Ranch & Vineyard group. SAQA Central […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, What to Do


Peaceful Homes Near Bend, Oregon for Privacy and Solitude

bend oregon home for sale

When picturing a peaceful retreat, you might imagine a gorgeous beach home or cottage in the woods. However, a desert can be just as beautiful and relaxing, especially when it’s the high desert around Bend, Oregon. The higher altitude gives you cooler temperatures, while the desert means having plenty of sunny, clear days year-round. This […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon


Mountain High Neighborhood Bend, Oregon

Mountain High Bend Oregon

If you’re looking for a place to live in Central Oregon with large home sites in a parklike setting filled with towering pines and mature native plants and shrubs, then check out Mountain High neighborhood in Southeast Bend. This premier gated community has many great looking custom homes, an active association with tennis courts, a […]

categorized in Bend, Central Oregon


May Art Walks Featuring Kristal Passy, Bonnie Peacher, and Rosalyn Kliot

IMG_2704_1620 kristal passy

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Kristal Passy Kristal Passy, B.A., is a professional, fine art photographer with a passion for beauty and the way nature impacts our senses. When she is not working on-location or in her photo studio, Kristal can be found capturing the most interesting macro perspectives of flowers by lying […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


April Art Walks Featuring Kristina Sellers, Lindsey Roderick, and Rae Senarighi

four.rediscovered.kristinasellers

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Kristina Sellers Painting is a bit like putting a firefly in a jar and sharing it with others. Moments, memories and senses are captured, placed on the wall so the viewer can revisit as often as they like. There’s a spark of inspiration in each of my paintings. […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


Upcoming March Art Walks

Chet_New Photos_Dec 2016__2 crop

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Chet Malinow Chet Malinow is a Portland-raised local artist who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting at University of Oregon. Chaos and control is an ever-present theme in his work, striving to create a juxtaposition of chaotic patterns and defined images. Chet’s art is primarily mixed media, utilizing spray […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


Upcoming February Art Walks

Rimerman-Hero

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Jan Rimerman Jan Rimerman has been drawing & painting since she can remember. She grew up in an artistic and creative family who allowed her the freedom and supplies to pursue her passion. Her inspiration comes from observing nature’s evolution of changing forms in light & shadow in […]

categorized in Art, Bend, First Friday, First Thursday, Lake Oswego, The Pearl, Third Thursday, What to Do


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