Happenings in Bend

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Bend Premier Brokers and Staff Volunteer

Over the weekend, Bend Premier got to be the first volunteer group to be a part of "Keeping Bend Beautiful" following the initial shut down due to COVID-19. This volunteer program allows various clubs, individuals, and associations the opportunity to adopt a stretch of road or plot of land and improve the appearance by picking up litter, weeding and sometimes planting new plants! 

Bend Premier worked on picking up trash along 14th street on the Westside of Bend on Saturday and it was a wonderful experience. Not only did the team clean up all the trash found along the side of the road, but they also had a great time doing it. The volunteers agreed that they can't wait for the next opportunity to do their part

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Joolz Offers Mideastern and Southwestern Food

Joolz

A Downtown Bend fixture for many years, Joolz markets themselves "Where the Middle East Meets the Wild West".  Their blend of Middle East cuisine with Southwestern overtones creates a great dining experience that has been popular to Bendites for some time.  

As part of Bend Premier Real Estate's Adopt a Bend Oregon Restaurant during the Covid-19 pandemic, we ordered two takeout meals from Joolz last evening.  We had Oregon Beef Shawarma featuring rubbed Oregon beef, grilled onions, hummus, tabbouleh, Armenian pickles and grilled naan. We also had Chicken Kabobs over rice with grilled vegetables.  Both meals were excellent and very filling. Dessert was not an option for either of us.

If you have an

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Jackson's Corner Offers Two Great Date Night Meals

Jackson's Corner

Date night is such an important part of relationships. It's time that is actively allocated to spend with those that bring joy to your life. Don’t let this quarantine dull your connection. Whether it's making a meal at home together, or dining together over video chat, make it special for your special ones.

If you’re having an arduous time figuring out what to do, we’ve got a few suggestions.  One of our favorite COVID-19 Date Night plans includes Jackson’s Corner's “Pizza Kit”. Only $20 to make two 14 inch pepperoni pizzas! Take this fun kit home; not only is it a scrumptious meal but also some great quality time in the kitchen.

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Oh but it doesn’t stop at pizza!

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Lone Pine CoffeeNeed a Caffeine Fix Today?

During this quarantine it is essential to practice CDC safety guidelines, but does that mean your coffee options are restricted? Definitely NOT! Below are a few coffee establishments in Bend that are still open for take-out and bean orders. Help support local businesses during this chaotic time, and also feed your caffeine needs.

Lone Pine Roasters*

Also a shout out to Lone Pine Roasters! I recently purchased a bag of their Ethiopian Suke Quto beans. After brewing this coffee today, I can attest to the quality of this roastery. The Ethiopian beans were bursting with aromas of stone fruits and citrus, and the final product was gorgeous. Bright peach notes, with some honey, and a baking spice finish; definitely a great

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New Italian Restaurant a Great Addition to Downtown Bend

Being a restaurant owner in Bend is not easy. From tight food margins to difficult customers, building a new business to a place people talk about and come back to is no easy task. Bend's newest restaurant is on track to follow that challenging path. Salute' Bend is an Italian restaurant in Bend worth remembering. 

This cozy restaurant is located in the old High Tides location, or more recently the old Citizen location on Bond in Downtown Bend across from Deschutes Brewery. This space has a strange hallway entrance that looks more like the beginning of a bad horror movie with unique lighting and a sterile feel than the entrance to a wonderful Italian eating establishment. Make your way past

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Bocce Ball TournamentUp for Bocce Ball?

The Bend Premier Real Estate team made up of Lisa Wettstein, Debbie Walsh, Colleen Dillingham and Diane Lozito participated August 22, 2019 in Amerititle's 8th annual Bocce Ball Tournament. Over 48 teams were there representing the real estate industry throughout Central Oregon. Although they didn't win, the Bend Premier "alley cats" had fun and thousands of dollars were raised for Central Oregon charities. 

Congratulations on a well played tournament and thanks to Amerititle for this fun, annual event.

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Bend Premier Real Estate to be Title Sponsor Bite of Bend

Bite of Bend

For the second year in a row, Bend Premier Real Estate is the Title Sponsor for Bend's premier food festival - Bite of Bend. This 3 day festival is for all Bendites who love to eat! There will be Live Music during all 3 days, the Top Chef competition, the conscious living showcase, the beer run, the marketplace filled with food to sample, the little hopper root beer run for kids, the Bend family play zone and the mixology showcase which features the Bartender's Brawl. There will be something for everyone at the Bite!  Last year over 25,000 people attended the festival and we anticipate even more this year.  While attending, stop by one or both of our booths located in the center of the event

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Five Bend Premier Real Estate Brokers Work on All Women Built Home

On Thursday, May 9th, five Bend Premier Real Estate women Brokers worked on an all women built Habitat for Humanity Home. Diane Lozito, Kelly Johnson, Liz Shatterly, Jacque Martini Roberts and Sherry Ortega all worked hard installing windows, setting trusses, removing bracing and helping with construction clean up. After their day, the new owner of the Habitat Home is one step closer to the American Dream of home ownership.  Congratulations, ladies, on a job well done!

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2019 COBA Home and Garden Show This Weekend

Coba Home and Garden Show

For the 3rd year in a row, Bend Premier Real Estate Brokers will be working at a booth at the COBA Central Oregon Spring Home and Garden Show at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds.  This show is a fabulous way to talk with contractors, furniture makers, landscapers, hot tub vendors and so many more who may help you spruce up your home or garden this spring. Of course, while you are there, stop by and visit us! We are located in the First Interstate Event Center just to the right when you walk in the main doors next to Crater Lake Spirits.  If you talk with us about real estate, we may have a shot glass you can use for your sample!

The home show will run Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and

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Pronghorn Resort Offers New Lodging Options

Hunting Lodge in Pronghorn

Huntington Lodge, Pronghorn's long anticipated newest overnight lodging option, is opening soon. We were fortunate to experience the 104 room lodge prior to its grand opening in an invitation only soft opening as they work out the bugs.

The windy road to Pronghorn off Powell Butte Hwy ends at the Pronghorn gate house were we were greeted by the gate house attendant who asked where we were going. Obviously he notified Huntington Lodge as the two check in attendants  greeted by name as we walked in the door.  The main entry at the lodge is spacious with check in immediately to the right and concierge services to the left (the concierge was not staffed but we are sure they will be active during peak

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