Tag: bend

  • Take it to the Slopes: Where to Ski Near Bend, Oregon

    Take it to the Slopes: Where to Ski Near Bend, Oregon

    By Max Bendis     On our team at Ablis CBD, we have people who are bikers, hikers, joggers, climbers, and skiers, to name a few. We’re athletes, and we love exploring the outdoors. That’s why I’m happy to share my favorite places to ski near Bend, OR, my hometown and where Ablis CBD is based. […]

  • Why Ablis Loves Living in Bend, Oregon

    Why Ablis Loves Living in Bend, Oregon

    By Ablis CBD  Jim Bendis and Max Bendis founded Ablis CBD in the city of Bend, OR: home to outdoor-loving, creative people like them. Jim settled down in Bend after graduating from University of Oregon in 1983. He says that this town is “an outdoor enthusiast’s nirvana”. His son, Max (who was born and raised […]

  • Why We Love Skiing Hoodoo: A Day on the Slopes with Ablis CBD

    Why We Love Skiing Hoodoo: A Day on the Slopes with Ablis CBD

    By Max Bendis There are few things more relaxing than a weekend in the snow, exploring new trails and enjoying the adventure. Hoodoo Ski Area in Sisters, OR, never fails to disappoint if you need a fun skiing getaway near Bend. It’s an hour northwest of town, near Mount Washington. Let me tell you: Hoodoo […]

  • The Ultimate Bend, Oregon Restaurant Guide: Classics, New Eateries, and Food Carts

    The Ultimate Bend, Oregon Restaurant Guide: Classics, New Eateries, and Food Carts

    By Max Bendis There are so many incredible, locally-owned restaurants and food carts in Bend, it can be overwhelming to make a decision about lunch.  Born and raised in Bend, I have definitely accumulated a list of go-to spots and menu items over time. It hasn’t been easy for restaurants and bars this year, so […]

  • The Last Blockbuster On Earth Lives in Bend

    The Last Blockbuster On Earth Lives in Bend

    by Jim Bendis I think it is such a special thing for Bend, Oregon to have the last surviving Blockbuster. In the late ’80s, video stores started opening like Starbucks do today, with practically one on every corner. It was a major cultural shift. Then, in the 2000s, with the birth of new rental options […]