Monthly Archives: May 2018

Birdsong Provides a Fine Dining High Note for SoMa

Look at the vast, shimmering open kitchen (too open in Bleidorn’s opinion but that can’t be changed with the space’s design) of Birdsong and diners will see that this dining experience really is all about a pristine, transparent style of … Continue reading

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Duck luck: Fifty prizes awarded after Port Angeles rubber duck race

Some 300 to 400 people cheered as 30,441 yellow rubber ducks cascaded off a dump truck into the Lincoln Park Pond on May 20, during the 29th annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby. The ducks “raced” for the finish with … Continue reading

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These classes are pretty fly

The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts will offer two summer camps in Newport this July, asking elementary and middle school students one simple question — “Where’s Your Art?” Each four-day camp will include a variety of visual art-related activities … Continue reading

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Bays of summer – Get Out! – Oregon Coast Today

Siletz River • Photo by Bill Medlen The view from Nestucca Bay More Info Siletz Bay schedule Friday, June 1: 4:30-6:30 pm Saturday, June 2: 4:30-6:30 pm Sunday, June 17: 4:30-6:30 pm Monday, June 18: 5:30-7:30 pm Thursday, June 21: … Continue reading

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Memory. Foam. Memorial Day in Depoe Bay.

By Ann Powers For the TODAY This Memorial Day marks the 73rd year of a heartfelt tradition in the small fishing village of Depoe Bay — the Fleet of Flowers — when hundreds of visitors and locals alike pay tribute … Continue reading

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Young at art

Entries are now being accepted for the second Oregon Coast Invitational Youth Art Festival, which will take place during the Toledo Art Walk this September. Organizers are accepting non-abstract entries from kids in 7th to 12th grade, painted by a … Continue reading

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Will legal marijuana put an end to Massachusetts’ black market?

Eli Sherman Wicked Local @Eli_Sherman Retail shops that start legally selling cannabis products this summer in Massachusetts will likely find themselves going head-to-head with a formidable and long-established competitor — the black market. Advocates of adult-use marijuana, known also as … Continue reading

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Away Is Home | Natural disasters vs. your vacation

A driving rain with intermittent wind gusts greeted us in Deadwood, South Dakota, last week. The temperature gauge in our car plummeted to a brisk 38 degrees. It was a vacation disaster waiting to happen. “I’m not getting out of … Continue reading

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A singular sign off

Stiers’ signed photo to the author Fifteen years ago, I sat in a local restaurant across the table from David Ogden Stiers. My friends had bid on the lunch at a fund-raiser and were kind enough to invite me along. … Continue reading

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Bays of summer

Siletz River • Photo by Bill Medlen The view from Nestucca Bay More Info Siletz Bay schedule Friday, June 1: 4:30-6:30 pm Saturday, June 2: 4:30-6:30 pm Sunday, June 17: 4:30-6:30 pm Monday, June 18: 5:30-7:30 pm Thursday, June 21: … Continue reading

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