School's Out: Check These Out!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ah, summer. The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and parents are frantically trying to keep their kids busy to avoid the dreaded cry of "I'm bored!"

Lucky for parents (and kids!), it's impossible to be bored in Spokane. Below is a list of great activities that will keep the kiddos wishing that it was summer year-round:

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town!

Friday, April 29, 2016 by Calvin

Spokane locals have developed a reputation for not liking to stray too far from their nest. It’s not just us, though—when you’ve lived somewhere for a while, it’s easy to become comfortable. You find your favorite park, your favorite restaurant, your favorite grocery store, and you stick to them. But in the spirit of National Travel and Tourism Week, we invite you to buck this behavior by getting out in the Spokane region and experiencing something new—become a tourist in your own town!

Spokane would like to welcome all NCAA tournament-goers! From Maryland to Hawaii and all places in between, you’ve come to watch your team battle for glory. You’ve left the familiar behind and landed in Spokane. Which got us to thinking, how can we make you feel at home in the Northwest? Of course, we can’t compete with your crab cakes (Maryland) nor can we recreate your beaches (Hawaii). But we can introduce you to our local way of life. Here’s how we do things around here:

Friday night rolls around, you’re with your significant other and the popular (sometimes dreaded) question comes up…what should we do? From dinner to activities to places to stay, the list of options can be hard to narrow down sometimes. Fear not, lovebirds - I’ve put together seven different themed date night/weekend ideas in the Spokane region to help you plan the best date ever, based on specific interests:

New Year's Resolutions: Spokane Style

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by Calvin

Time Magazine occasionally publishes a list of the most commonly broken New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, diet, quit smoking, volunteer…sound familiar? You may have broken one of these resolutions yourself—but don’t feel bad. Instead, make a resolution in 2016 that you will keep. Need help? Don’t worry, friend. I’ve got some non-standard, non-traditional and totally revamped takes on classic New Year’s resolutions that you can do right here in the Spokane region!