S. California band strives to set self apart from area's famous musicians
In the past few decades, Laurel Canyon in California has taken on a musical mystique dating back to when artists ranging from Joni Mitchell, The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Love and Buffalo Springfield called it home in the late 1960s.
Downtown Vancouver Jerusalem Cafe's offerings often exciting, but some less thrilling
When Jerusalem Cafe gets it right, you'll have a hard time putting down your fork.
Eclectic mix of artists perform acoustically in various combinations
As the sixth edition of the Revival tour launches works its way across the country, this hootenanny-styled event has become an established brand in the touring industry.
Local venues relax rules, atmosphere to help draw newcomers to game
Forget the days of rigid rules, ugly clothing and high costs — there's a new type of golf emerging at Clark County's public courses aimed at breaking the stereotypes.
Band celebrates its 30th year with punk-edged 'True North'
The new Bad Religion album, "True North," is being touted as one of the band's most punk rock-oriented albums. In fact, it's being compared to the band's 1988 album "Suffer," which is widely considered to be the album that crystallized the group's hard-edged but melodic punk sound.
Old Fashioned Maid replaced by tasty burgers, fries, milkshakes
After many years of service, the Old Fashioned Maid closed its doors. The building was renovated and updated and sat for quite some time before it caught the eye of Kevin and Melinda Bruzzone. Many speculated it would be another coffee café, but the Bruzzones envisioned something else — K & M Drive-In, which is somewhere between a fast-food and a fast-casual restaurant, specializing in hamburgers, shakes, and fresh-cut made-to-order french fries.
Annual event at Holland America Bulb Farms in Woodland offers ‘you pick’ field this year
This is your year, tulip fans. The Woodland Tulip Festival will open up a new “you pick” field on weekends, so visitors can bring home their own bouquets of the signature spring beauty.
Not much has changed under new ownership
Chutneys opened under new ownership in October. For the most part, it’s business as usual. Chutneys serves authentic Indian cuisine which regular diners of the restaurant can be assured hasn’t changed.
Rock band maintains strong ties to city despite busy touring schedule
Discussions of Lucero’s music often reference their country-punk sensibilities, and the band’s new album, “Women & Work,” has been labeled “Memphis country soul.” But co-founding guitarist Brian Venable begs to differ, more or less.
Alpaca fans are invited to shows and contests at fairgrounds
Alpacapalooza, in its 15th year, will fill the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds with about 600 alpacas that will participate in a variety of shows and contests.
Clutch is bringing heavy music back to its roots — one song, one show, one audience member at a time.
Opened in the 1970s, shop and its delicious treats remain largely the same -- and that's a good thing
Thirty-seven years ago, Phil Pomeroy opened the Donut Nook. Do the math: that was in the 1970s. Although the world around the Donut Nook has changed in the many years since it opened, step inside and everything remains just as it was, from familiar faces, to the original '70s style décor, and last but not least, how the donuts are made: "By hand, like they're supposed to be," says Pomeroy. Pomeroy has seen other donut shops come and go, and vows he'll "still be here when Krispy Kreme goes away."
A basketful of events for youngsters are scheduled throughout Clark County
The Easter Bunny will be hopping across Clark County this weekend, with a variety of public Easter egg hunts for children to enjoy. From downtown Vancouver’s Esther Short Park to Battle Ground’s Kiwanis Park, there’s a community event for every kind of egg hunter. Autism Empowerment and the Miracle League of Vancouver will be hosting an Easter egg hunt for all abilities, open to families and individuals of all ages with any special needs.
Growing convention in downtown Vancouver proves to be a winner
An occasional loud wooden crash somewhat randomly overwhelmed the more prominent noises of rolling dice, shuffling cards and shouts of "A-ha!" at this weekend's Gamestorm convention at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.
Restaurant offers variety of tasty dishes; meals served lukewarm during visit
Sabor Mexicano has been open since last September and is family owned and operated. The restaurant occupies one of the long-standing spaces in Vancouver’s Uptown Village; the most recent tenant was a pasta restaurant.