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Spokane Music Venues

September 1, 2020 4:25 pm

Spokane’s local music scene would need to be chronicled by someone much more hip than myself, but if you’re wondering if the live music scene is “happening” in Spokane, you’re in luck… it is. Whether you’re wanting to see live music, or even play some yourself, Spokane has a venue for you. The Fox If your idea of good live music includes a full orchestra, The Fox is the place to be. Home to the Spokane Symphony, the Martin Woldson... View Article

Spokane’s Caffeine Scene

September 1, 2020 4:21 pm

A lot of people think that all Washingtonians are just a bunch of coffee-loving, flannel-wearing, Subaru-driving hipsters… Well, that might not be 100% spot on, but we do love our coffee in Spokane. Here’s a spotlight on some of our favorite places to get some hot, earthy bean-water in town. Indaba on Riverside You literally just have to take the elevator downstairs to find great local coffee. Indaba, a local coffee staple, is our next door neighbor. Specializing in their... View Article

Top 5 Treks Within 2 Hours of Spokane

August 11, 2020 4:24 pm

One of Spokane’s longtime slogans is “Near Nature – Near Perfect.” And it’s a phrase that’s hard to argue with. Roaring rivers and waterfalls, scenic vistas, and loads of other geologic miracles call eastern Washington home. The best part? Washington’s State’s history of being at the forefront of conservation and ecological preservation efforts means all that beauty is easily accessible and maintained during the outdoor season. The first step in venturing to any of these places is going to be... View Article

What’s Lunch-able @ 2Barrels?

August 11, 2020 4:21 pm

One perk of workin’ downtown? We’re only a stones throw away from dozens of Spokane’s best eats, a perk our team takes advantage of often. There’s always X-group, ordering from Y-Restaurant at Z-time, always with a “more the merrier” spirit. Lunch is pretty fun at the ‘Barrels, and we’re looking forward to getting back to this habit once COVID is in our rearview. Where We Get Our Grub On Below you’ll find a list of some our faves, all within... View Article

Buying a Home in Spokane

June 30, 2020 1:48 pm

Thinking about moving to Spokane? If you are, congrats! Whatever you’re looking for in a neighborhood—good schools, beautiful homes, community events, loads of character, or just plentiful pubs—you can find it in Spokane. Best of all, you’ll spend much less on your house, condo, or apartment than you would in the big cities. And if you haven’t yet decided whether or not to make the big move? Maybe this will help convince you. A Lot for a Little You’ll probably... View Article

Creating a Community at Two Barrels

April 13, 2020 8:09 pm

At Two Barrels, we have a very specific vision in mind of the kind of environment and community we hope to create. So we made up a term to match our vision: “alien-friendly.” What Does it Mean to Be Alien-Friendly? We define “alien-friendly” as accepting everyone regardless of difference. An alien-friendly workplace constantly asks questions about how to eliminate barriers, how to acknowledge and address personal biases, and how to ensure everyone feels they belong. And we’re not just talking... View Article