Market for antiques cannot compete with ‘infinite creativity’ of modern design

When Todd Merrill opened his self-named antiques store on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 2000, … Read more

Living walls are best left to pros and ex-presidents

When you view a life-size portrait of a notable person, your gaze tends to go … Read more

Get your kicks on Kauai

Hawaii’s northernmost island boasts natural thrills for the intrepid explorer

KAUAI, Hawaii — As I hurtled through the sky above a sprawling valley, in view … Read more

Finding your religion at the Line, a new D.C. hotel in a former church

You need to have a little faith to stand in the middle of the lobby … Read more

Sacramento plays its role well in hit ‘Lady Bird’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — “You clearly love Sacramento,” says the Catholic nun and high school principal … Read more

Exploring underrated Romania

On a fine, sunny fall morning, we are bouncing around in the back seat of … Read more

A paradise for Parrotheads

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For Don and Susan Veatch, Margaritaville is more than just a … Read more

Stores donate surplus food to nonprofits

Most food goes to NeighborImpact, food banks and farmers

Overlooking just how much food is inside a grocery store is easy as you hunt … Read more

Adoptable pet of the week

Bo Bo is a 10-year-old Scottish terrier mix and a sweet boy who came to … Read more

Restaurant review: Cork Cellars Wine & Bistro

Popular Cork Cellars now serves bistro-style meals

Make no mistake: Cork Cellars is still Sisters’ premier wine bar. But the wine retailer, … Read more

Small bite

More news from Central Oregon’s food scene

From Madras to Redmond — Geno’s Italian Grill has moved from Madras to Redmond, taking … Read more

Local restaurants and markets prepare corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day

The history and preparation behind the popular Irish specialty

Local restaurants and at least one meat market are preparing for St. Patrick’s Day by … Read more

Padded hips could be part of your fashion future

PARIS — Thom Browne’s models moved slowly and deliberately through the Hotel de Ville to … Read more

How to roast Brussels sprouts to crispy goodness

He’s not a fan of vegetables, she confided via encrypted email. Too mushy, he claims. … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Bend Elks Baseball Club: 100 La Pine Event Center: … Read more

Fall 2018 fashion that is made to show off your personality

NEW YORK — If anyone is looking for an aesthetic theme for the fall 2018 … Read more

Visiting Las Vegas on a budget

Plenty of deals can be found if you know where to look

I took a breath, buried my pride and slid the $20 bill across the counter, … Read more

Africa’s Cape Verde emerges to get its moment in the sun

A bearded fellow in flip-flops ambles into the bar. Is this the mountain guide the … Read more

Cowgirl Yoga retreat embodies Big Sky bliss

Lounging in a sleeping bag on a cot in a tepee, fully clothed and bundled … Read more

Sit skiers, snowboarders and skiers compete in vertical challenge

Oregon Adaptive Sports: skiing is for all

Calm winds and bluebird conditions recently gave Ashley Schahfer the chance to ski from Mount … Read more

Adoptable pet of the week

Ludo Ludo is a handsome, laid-back 125-pound, 8-year-old Mastiff mix who is looking for a … Read more

’Black Panther’ puts black hair front and center on the big screen

Stylist inundated by requests for styles from the big screen celebrates the trend

For an entire week before she saw “Black Panther,” ­Debra Shigley had been thrilled by … Read more

Restaurant review: Cascade West Grub & Alehouse

The flavor of old Bend

After my first visit to the Cascade West Grub & Alehouse, I was convinced that … Read more

How the delphinium x belladonna became the Deschutes County flower

It is time to revisit an old garden friend, delphinium x belladonna. We had a … Read more

Splurge or Save: Accessories for the perfect shelf

Just add books to finish off a space showcasing these eclectic items

You may have seen the hashtag #shelfie plastered all over your social media feed — … Read more

Experts know what’s wrong with your marijuana plant

David Deardorff has heard endless pleas for help from gardeners. As a longtime horticulturist and … Read more

Fussy china can fit your casual lifestyle

WASHINGTON — The stacks of old family china sitting forlornly in sideboards, cabinets and boxes … Read more


A California couple makes artistic attractions from recycled materials

On most nice days in Sebastopol, a small, mellow city in California Wine Country, the … Read more

Fitness-focused hotels offer a healthy stay for the athletically inclined

The check-in area at the Hotel at Midtown in Chicago feels more like a high-end … Read more

Take a freewheeling Tour de Taco across Austin

The year 2016 opened a deep and divisive rift between two factions prone to distrust … Read more

OSU-Cascades students test lights for night skiing

Nordic night lights

Nordic skiers streamed into Virginia Meissner Sno-park for a nocturnal ski and to take advantage … Read more

Teapot bought for $20 sells for $806,000

A cracked teapot made in South Carolina before the Revolutionary War stunned the auction world … Read more

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