FOOD & DRINK
Start Your Day Right: Albany's Top 4 Breakfast and Brunch Locales
In this article, we will be exploring four exceptional breakfast and brunch spots in Albany. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these places yet? If you have, we would love to hear your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
These philomath, OR based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around philomath..
Taste the New America: The 4 Must-Try Modern American Eateries in Albany
In this article, we explore four contemporary American cuisines in Albany. Have you had the chance to taste any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Lebanon's Berry-Sweet Tradition: The World's Largest Strawberry Shortcake
Lebanon, Oregon has a sweet claim to fame as the home of the World's Largest Strawberry Shortcake, a central attraction at the city's annual Strawberry Festival. Since 1909, the festival has celebrated Lebanon's agricultural roots, with berry fields that once flourished across the region. The festival, held on the first full weekend of June, features a Grand Parade, carnival, and fireworks, but it's the Strawberry Shortcake, first prepared in 1931, that truly captures the heart of the event.
This Quirky Roadside Rock Museum in Oregon is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen
If you love exploring the great state of Oregon, taking the road less traveled, and hunting down offbeat tourist attractions, then The Living Rock Studio has got to be on your list. Located in Brownsville (about halfway between Albany and Eugene), this unique structure is part art installation, part museum, and 100% a labor of family love that spans generations. Not gonna lie, guys—this place is kinda weird, but I mean that in the best way possible.
Discover Corvallis: The Top 4 Bakeries You Must Try
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional bakeries in Corvallis. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these delightful spots? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
USDA and OSU Update Essential Map for Gardeners
The U-S Department of Agriculture has updated an essential map for gardeners around the country that’s based on climate data from Oregon State University. The Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the national standard for gardeners to figure out which plants are most likely to survive the coldest winter temperatures in their region. The latest update incorporates data from over 13,000 weather stations, making it the most accurate edition ever released.
Discover the Top 3 Asian Fusion Restaurants in Corvallis
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional Asian Fusion restaurants in Corvallis. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to leave your comments below!
A Spin Through Time: The Albany Historic Carousel & Museum
In the bustling heart of Albany, Oregon, a gem of local culture and communal endeavor turns with vibrant life—the Albany Historic Carousel & Museum. Since its grand opening on August 15th, 2017, the carousel has become a cherished emblem of community spirit and exceptional craftsmanship. With 52 hand-carved animals, from regal lions to mythical unicorns, each figure is a testament to the over 200,000 hours poured into the project by dedicated volunteers. This merry-go-round doesn't just offer rides; it's a living museum showcasing the intricate artistry of bygone eras, complete with a 1909 Dentzel Carousel Corporation mechanism that was restored to its former glory over a decade.
Salem-area holiday spirit will be on display at tree lightings, parades and more
Salem, Keizer and surrounding communities offer a holiday season full of tree lighting celebrations, parades, light displays, markets and more, and we've got all the details. Here's how to get into the spirit across the Mid-Valley:. Downtown Salem Holiday Parade. After hundreds attended the return of the event in 2022,...
To a roadside stand on Thanksgiving
If you live on the edge of Albany, or just beyond, a quick bike run to the nearest roadside farm stand is one way to observe Thanksgiving. This one is on Northwest Scenic Drive, and it has been shown on this website before. You probably can’t make a meal out...
Soulful Strands answers call for multicultural hair-care needs in Corvallis
No more are the days of driving to Portland for all your multicultural, kinky and curly hair needs––Soulful Strands Beauty Supplies has opened in Corvallis. Nearly filled to the ceiling are packages of lock, twist, braid hair and wigs of all varieties, not to mention the shelves of multicultural hair and skin products filling the racks as you enter the shop.
Block 15 Collaborates with Hair of the Dog on Pick of the Litter Series
It appears that Hair of the Dog Brewing has not gone into complete slumber after its closure as the brewery’s founder, Alan Sprints, continues to work on collaboration projects with other breweries. Block 15 Brewing has recruited Sprints to collaborate on a new series of barrel-aged beers for the Corvallis based brewery, aptly named Pick of the Litter.
Let's Talk About My Dining Experience at Ai Ramen & Izakaya
Recently, I had the pleasure of dining at Ai Ramen & Izakaya. I opted for the Dan Dan noodles, which were decent, but the real stars of the evening were the yuzu ramen and tsukemen, which my friends couldn't stop raving about.
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How to Watch Oregon State Beavers vs. Oregon Ducks Online
This year we’re thankful for an action-packed college football season. Following the highly anticipated game between Penn State and Michigan Spartans, the Oregon State Beavers will take on the Oregon Ducks at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24. How to Watch Penn State vs. Michigan Spartans Online The game, which takes place at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, will broadcast on Fox but if you don’t have cable, the best way to stream the game online is on DirecTV Stream, which is currently offering a 3-day free trial. The game will also be available to stream on Sling TV, FuboTV...
Veteran’s Day Parade
Scenes from the 72nd Annual Linn County Oregon Veterans Day Parade, November 11, 2023, in Albany, Oregon. Captured by Brenda Autry and Scarlett Walter.
Petals and Blooms: A Tour of Corvallis' 3 Most Noteworthy Florists
This article presents a review of three notable florists in Corvallis. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts. Please leave your comments below!
Lehigh Park: Waiting for special playground
One day last week I rode the bike to Albany’s Lehigh Neighborhood. The point was to follow up on a story last May about the planned replacement of the playground at Lehigh Park. Well, the old playground was still there. I expected this because it was only last month...
Angel's Share Barrel House reopens with new owner, refreshed menu in Turner
In the former church turned restaurant in Turner, the lights are on again. Angel's Share Barrel House is back in business under new ownership by Christopher "Toph" Holland. He is known in Salem for owning Taproot restaurants and For Tomorrow We Die Brewing. Angel Share Barrel House closed last year,...