Entertainment/Culture

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: How To Throw Your Dog A Birthday Party

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Yeah, I'm a crazy dog mom, and damn proud to be one. But I am DEFINITELY not alone, especially in this area. Dogs are SUCH a big thing in the greater Seattle area, and between dog-friendly breweries and off-leash dog recreation, there are endless activities where bringing your...
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Rock Blog: Joey Jordison Never Really Quit Slipknot?

When I read this headline, I was thinking the same thing as you . . . “THEN WHY ISN’T JOEY STILL THE DRUMMER?!” I, like most of you, love original line ups of bands instead of hybrids. Something about seeing the band in their “true, original” form just holds a kind of magic to us as listeners. And...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Snowy Oyster Dome Hike

POWERED BY VISIT BEND This weekend, I joined a few dozen other passionate and outdoors-y folks in the filming of a documentary by Endless Film Production regarding the potential deforestation of one of MY favorite hikes: Oyster Dome. Oyster Dome lookout has been one of my treasured recreational...
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Rock Blog: Happy 68th Birthday To The Stones' Other Mick

Outside of the great Keith Richards, Rock and Roll’s greatest riff master, there have been 3 Rolling Stone lead guitar players. Ronnie Wood is always the first that comes to mind, and for good reason. He’s spent the most time with the band - some 42 years since he joined in 1975, and obviously he’s...
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ROCK BLOG: Udo Dirkschneider - Metal God - Wednesday @ El Corazon!

At only 17, German heavy metal singer, Udo Dirkschneider began his music career. Now, 64-years-old and 47 years later, he has no plans of retiring any time soon. His rise to fame came from his years as the frontman for the heavy metal band Accept , where he left in 1987 to form his current band, U...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Whidbey Island Brews

POWERED BY VISIT BEND: We're pretty lucky to live where we do, wouldn't you say? Mountains off in the distance, stunning water views, and plenty of adventure around every corner. We even have island retreats right in our backyard, and many of those islands are home to impressive craft, micro and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Where To Watch The HAWKS!

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Alright 12s, the countdown is ON! Kickoff is Saturday at 1:35pm in Atlanta, and you'll want to get a plan together for the game. You COULD watch from home, but as a sports bar fanatic, I recommend you check out one of these swell places, surrounded by other die-hard Seahawks...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Cleverly-Named Pho' Restaurants

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Why do I love Pho'? Because this Vietnamese noodle soup is one of the best, most efficient hangover cures that exists in the world. Well, it's also insanely delicious when you're NOT hung over, but I stand by my hangover statement. I am meeting a girlfriend for Pho' tomorrow...
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Hawk on Hawk Action

Well 12s, we’re here again! A position that the NFL has seen us in for the last 5 years straight, The Playoffs. And we’re off to a dominant start. The Seahawks elimination of the Lions on Saturday was reminiscent of a Seahawk team that we’ve been trying to get back to since Super Bowl 49. The...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: My Mount Rushmore of IPAs

POWERED BY VISIT BEND As a shameless IPA snob, I am asked CONSTANTLY which are my favorite. If you're an adventurous beer drinker like me, you know those top slots change frequently as you sample new suds. With the impressive, almost overwhelming growth we've seen in the world of craft and micro...
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