Spring into April

When we think about the spring season, we think about many things. We think about beautiful blooming flowers and freshly cut grass. About warmer weather, longer days and the beautiful melodies of songbirds back from their winter migrations.

April 2017 Around Town

Join us for the second year of our women’s bicycling event—the Tour de Fleur! Developed by Billings TrailNet, the Tour de Fleur is a ride to celebrate women, flowers and the joy of bicycling.

Local to Local

Chef and entrepreneur Travis Stimpson always had a very simple idea driving his vision: create a restaurant where he could serve his parents’ beef. Realizing the importance of visible food sources and recognizing the superior quality of local products, his thought sparked a broader culinary vision. Now, just more than a year after enacting his vision of building a restaurant…

Fresh Face for Spring

Springtime means renewal. As the city slips into fairer weather, it’s time to shed our heavy winter beauty regimens and reveal a lighter, brighter self. Through the advice of two local beauty experts, we are embracing the chance to clean out our beauty kits and begin the season anew. Ashley Schultz, esthetician and owner of Divine Spa and Beauty, touts…

Edible Flowers and Spring Confections to Start the Season

The French writer Gerard de Nerval once penned, “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” For local baker Antonia Craighill, who has relied on her acute senses to build a self-made confection career, the perfect combination of ingredients can coax this “soul” from spring’s most visible symbols. As spring blooms in Billings, Craighill has perfected several specialty cupcakes using…

Sneak Peek into the Bags of Good Earth Shoppers

Good Earth Market is a co-op grocery and health food store located in downtown Billings that is known for warm interactions with area neighbors. The market, located at 3024 Second Ave. N. focuses on promoting local products, as well as organic offerings, and is owned and run by community members. Here is a peek into the shopping bags of some…

Superb Spring Festivals in Billings

Billings Strawberry Festival is an annual celebration that has received national attention. Based in downtown Billings, this event features food trucks, arts and crafts, live entertainment and, of course, strawberries. In a day of diverse attractions, a drawing spectacle is the 60-foot strawberry shortcake crafted by culinary experts from across the region. The event is designed for people of all…

Flowers

Full of beautiful colors and bright blooms, spring is a flower lover's dream come true. Follow these simple steps to create a beautiful centerpiece everyone can enjoy this season.