5 Indoor Activities for Little Kids

January 28, 2017

Get out of the Cold and Get Exercise Aside from the shortened daylight hours, I don’t mind winter.  It’s a chance to explore the world and see our beautiful state in a different light and covered with snow.  And until a few years ago it didn’t matter what the weather was like, we would still get out and explore. But… read more »

Fill Your Eyes with that Doppel Vision

January 19, 2017

Thirsty Street Offers to Doppel Your Vision Back in 1978, the band Foreigner released a song that would shoot straight up the charts.  “Double Vision” spent 2 weeks in the number two spot on the Billboard Hot 100.  Fortunately for us, the Doppel Vision at Thirsty Street has spent more than just two weeks on tap. This doppelbock lager is… read more »

10 Winter Activities You Can Do with Kids

January 13, 2017

It’s Cold but You Can Still Have Fun This winter has been a bit snowier and a bit colder than they have been in recent years.  That can mean you end up inside a lot more while the kids tear around the house destroying everything in sight.  Just because the weather is below freezing doesn’t mean you can’t get out… read more »

Drill some Holes in the Scheels Pond

January 6, 2017

Take the Kids Ice Fishing Right in Billings Winter in Montana provides a lot of different opportunities.  But sometimes you just can’t make the drive to the mountains, and you don’t have time to spend even a whole day out on the lake.  Or sometimes you have little kids with you that can’t stand the cold for more than a… read more »

Walking the Dog is No Longer a Chore

January 4, 2017

It’s an EPA from Carter’s Brewing! If you want to try new beers, then Carter’s is generally the place to do it.  The rotational menu is just as long as, or sometimes longer than, the flagship menu.  There are a ton of great choices, and those choices change all the time.  The result is that you can sample a new… read more »

Savor a Special Edition Black Butte Porter

December 29, 2016

Black Butte XXVIII Is a Delight If you are ever looking for a unique beer, you can check out our local breweries and see what is on their rotational menu.  But sometimes you want to branch out even further, and try something from further away that is only available for a limited time.  For those occasions, head over to City… read more »

Clothing Layers for Cold Weather

December 23, 2016

Stay Warm by Dressing in Layers When the weather is cool, or downright cold, you need ways to stay warm.  Most of us know that, and most of us know that dressing in layers is the best way to make sure you don’t lose your body heat and subject yourself to deadly situations. There are quite a few people, however,… read more »

Winter Activities in Billings

December 16, 2016

It’s Cold Out, Here’s How You can Have Fun Winter in Billings is quite a bit different than other parts of the country.  We can have sub-zero temperatures one week, and back into the 40’s and 50’s the next week.  Sometimes we have a dry year, others are snowy, and usually our snow plops down and melts numerous times throughout… read more »

Wine Pairing and Collaboration Dinners are Sure to Please

December 6, 2016

Expand Your Palate with a Pairing Dinner In the past few years, local restaurants have been teaming up with each other, or with local breweries, to bring us something that we haven’t seen much of around here.  They have been hosting collaboration dinners that pair various wines (or beers) with gourmet food.  Billings has a lot of great places to… read more »

Winter is Coming…

November 29, 2016

…Get Outside and Enjoy It! We have seen an unseasonably mild fall so far.  But don’t worry, winter is coming, and December will bring the cold and the snow.  Here in Montana we have choices.  We can hunker down and wait until spring, or we can make the most of the beautiful state that we live in. Throw on an… read more »

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