Animal shelter in Maine urgently needs cat adopters

Featured image credit: Humane Society Waterville Area, Waterville, Maine It has been a slow summer for cat adoptions at the Humane Society Waterville Area at 100 Webb Road in Waterville, Maine. At the same time, the number of cats has increased because of intakes from several hoarding situations. The shelter has more than 200 cats … Continue reading Animal shelter in Maine urgently needs cat adopters

Balloons Over Bend in Central Oregon this weekend

Get up early this weekend to watch colorful hot air balloons rise over the Central Oregon high desert as the sun rises. End your day enjoying the beautiful night glow from these balloons. The balloons launch at sunrise Friday-Sunday, July 26-28, from RE Jewell Elementary School at 20550 Murphy Road in Bend, Oregon. The night … Continue reading Balloons Over Bend in Central Oregon this weekend

A new chalk art festival is coming to Beaverton, OR

Updated August 10, 2019 Photos by Cheryl Landes The La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival is a new immersive open-air festival featuring large-scale street painting, live music, hands-on activities, and arts vendors. It's coming to Beaverton, Oregon, on Saturday and Sunday, August 10 and 11, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day. Throughout … Continue reading A new chalk art festival is coming to Beaverton, OR

32nd Annual Oregon Brewers Festival features more than 100 in-state varieties

Discover your new favorite beers and ciders among 101 products from 93 breweries and eight cider houses in 34 cities around the state at the 32nd Annual Oregon Brewers Festival at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. This is the first year since the festival started in 1988 that 100% of the products are … Continue reading 32nd Annual Oregon Brewers Festival features more than 100 in-state varieties

Maine Lobster Festival has a feast unlike anywhere else

If you love lobster, don't miss the Maine Lobster Festival Thursday-Sunday, July 31-August 4, at Harbor Park in Rockland. Come to the food tent overlooking Penobscot Bay for a dinner of fresh lobster served with butter. It's the most delicious, messy way to enjoy a pleasant evening on the water, because as lobster-eating pros know, … Continue reading Maine Lobster Festival has a feast unlike anywhere else

The Country Cat’s Stark location closing August 4

Portlanders received sad news on The Country Cat's Facebook page yesterday when they saw an announcement that the Stark Street location is closing on Sunday, August 4, after brunch. The announcement didn't disclose any reasons for the closure. This popular Southern style restaurant best known for its brunches opened in 2007 and has received many … Continue reading The Country Cat’s Stark location closing August 4