Hitting the Highway to Teach the Arts

Hitting the Highway to Teach the Arts

A program of the Art Station, VanGo takes art directly to area youths. You may have seen the colorful VanGo minivan on your travels around Central Oregon. VanGo, a project of Arts Central, brings after-school arts programs to rural and underserved youth in Central...
Putnam Lofts Condominiums

Putnam Lofts Condominiums

Urban appeal comes at an affordable price at downtown Bend’s new mixed-use development, thanks to Housing Works. Mixed-use developments offering affordable housing is a common part of urban life in larger cities, but the concept is new in Bend. Putnam Lofts...
Three-In-One Service

Three-In-One Service

Poppies, a Sisters gourmet market and eatery, features a nursery, a market, and a café. A dynamic trio of entrepreneurs launched Poppies, a Sisters gourmet garden market and eatery, which has everything form soup to nuts. Really. The establishment, the collective...
Taking on the Fashion World

Taking on the Fashion World

From serving drinks to filling international orders for her jewelry, Beeson-Straw continues an extraordinary journey toward growing success. She was tending bar on the Oregon coast when patrons kept asking her about the jewelry she wore. Between pouring drinks,...
Josephine Genevieve Fogliani Oxborrow

Josephine Genevieve Fogliani Oxborrow

Boasting a ‘zest for life’ and doing just fine.    It’s Christmas 2008, and I’m at my mom’s home in Mesquite, Nevada. We’ve both just awakened. I’m drinking coffee sitting on the couch still in my sleeping T-shirt. Mom is attired in pink pajamas...