What are the benefits of a furnace inspection?

Much like a car, a furnace needs tuning to keep it in good working order. … Read more

How to build a perfect fall bouquet

CHICAGO — Heidi Joynt and Molly Kobelt, local flower farmers and floral designers, aren’t afraid … Read more

Native plants return

As the gardening world embraces native plants, a Maryland city plot undergoes its own full-circle evolution back to its roots

“Holy cow! I think it’s a monarch,” Barbara Downs says as an orange-and-black butterfly flicks … Read more

Stay-at-home mom turns her home into her portfolio

PITTSBURGH — Instagram didn’t turn homemaker Christine McCall into a designer, but the reactions from … Read more

Lifestyle trends help shape the new ‘must-haves’ in new homes

Home design is constantly evolving as our society changes. In today’s plugged-in world, homeowners are … Read more

Messing’s time on ‘Smash’ short but sweet

Q: It’s good to see Debra Messing back in “Will & Grace,” but I also … Read more

Harpers Ferry: ‘… worth a voyage across the Atlantic’

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — “The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps … Read more

To Virginia Meissner, with love

Volunteers clear trails at sno-park for nordic ski season

Steve Roti walked along the heavily overgrown Manzanita Trail. The Meissner Nordic vice president used … Read more

Central Oregon support groups

The following list contains support group information submitted to The Bulletin. Submissions must be updated … Read more

Submit holiday bazaars for listing

Submit bazaars, fairs for holiday listing The Bulletin is accepting submissions for fairs and bazaars … Read more

Man is 93, dying and wrote a comedy about it

PHILADELPHIA — There are people who can find no humor in hospice. Harry Azoff, a … Read more

Adoptable pet of the week

Alan Meet Alan, a domestic short-haired orange tabby who is about 6 years old. This … Read more

Small bite

More news from Central Oregon’s dining scene

Worthy goes Tex-Mex — Worthy Brewing has announced plans to open a new pub in … Read more

Solving the puzzle of eggplant Parmesan

“No dish has ever been devised that tastes more satisfyingly of summer,” Marcella Hazan wrote … Read more

Fall food flavors

Bend cookbook author and culinary instructor shares fall recipes

A variety of squash, all different shapes and sizes, adorned the front porch at local … Read more

Facebook group praises beards

Women go wild for images that show off facial hair

Bearded men without shirts. Bearded men driving cars. Bearded men wearing aviator-style sunglasses. If you … Read more

Restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Subway No. 21688: 100 Sunriver Resort Spotted Frog Cafe: … Read more

Isabel Marant wants to dress both you and your boyfriend

Designer adapts her women’s clothing for men

PARIS — Ever since Isabel Marant backed into menswear in 2013, designing a few men’s … Read more

This trendy ingredient turns food black and promises to purify you

If all of 2017’s trendy foods could be likened to a high school stereotype, the … Read more

Get figgy with it: A head start on the holidays with brandy

Soon, there will be an uptick in get-togethers, weekend company and visits with those who … Read more

MoMA mounts a show about fashion

In this exhibit, the Wonderbra shares space with a Van Gogh

NEW YORK — “I don’t know whether you ever made a list of all the … Read more

‘Blade Runner,’ serving up sexy replicant looks for fall

“Blade Runner 2049” may be the most well-funded sequel ever made to a movie that … Read more

Cozy oversized sweaters for fall

With sweater weather right around the corner, we have our eyes on some of the … Read more

Family ties leave girlfriend lonely

Dear Abby: My boyfriend and I just moved in together. We have been a couple … Read more

Two annual festivals in Lincoln City inspire aerial acrobatics

Go fly a kite

LINCOLN CITY — When this resort town on the Oregon Coast throws a party, everybody … Read more

Wedding: Stephany Ramos and Robert Boger

Ramos — Boger Stephany Ramos and Robert Boger, both of Portland, will be married Oct. … Read more

Wedding: Ahyeong Kim and Brandon Bigelow

Kim — Bigelow Ahyeong Kim, of Seoul, South Korea, and Brandon Bigelow, of Bend, were … Read more

You’re going where? Choo choo Chattanooga, Tennessee

In Chattanooga, I prepared my ears for the worm: the 1941 signature song about a … Read more

One year later, African American museum still hottest ticket in D.C.

WASHINGTON — A year after it opened, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History … Read more

Central Oregon woman becomes surrogate, donates fee money

A whole new spin on regifting

Life was good for Tess Nordstog. She owned a sports supplement store, Fit Pit, where … Read more

Religion Listings

To submit service information or announcements for religious organizations, email calendar@bendbulletin.com or call 541-633-2117. Services … Read more

Women need to save more, plan earlier for retirement

BALTIMORE — When she was working and raising a family in Howard County, Bonnie Bird … Read more

Adoptable pet of the week

Eddard Stark Eddard Stark is a sweet 8-year-old Shih Tzu mix who just arrived from … Read more

Restaurant review: Big Island Kona Mix Plate

Hawaiian delights await at this Old Mill eatery

Anyone who has spent as many as a few weeks in Hawaii knows the “two … Read more

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