Tom Oar: Mountain Man

“He is free who lives as he chooses.” So reads the sign standing sentinel over Tom Oar’s house. Tom Oar is free.

Man to Man

Community is the foundation on which Greg McCall and his family decided to build their business. Along with his dad, Jim; brother, Brad; and sister, Carolee, they started McCall Homes and McCall Development and have made it their mission to institute community into every home, street, park, sidewalk or porch.

Man Up

OK, gentlemen. You’ve waited patiently for your turn. Last month, we brought you our Ladies issue—it is ladies first, after all—and this month, we present our “Gents” issue, celebrating all things masculine. Of course, there’s Father’s Day on June 16, but there are so many more reasons why it’s great to be a guy this … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

ArtWalk Downtown Billings For 25 years, ArtWalk has focused on the ever-increasing community of artists, craftsmen, galleries and museums that support fine arts in Billings and our region. It’s grown from a handful of Montana Avenue galleries in 1994 to a “not-to-miss” event reaching across downtown Billings. In keeping with its long-standing tradition, all ArtWalk … Continued

A Rare Classic

Jim McCall first laid eyes on the '34 Roadster in 1988. It sat unfinished in the corner of a garage he had visited to purchase another classic car, with parts strewn around it and piled inside. He purchased it at the end of 2003, then spent the next four years assembling and restoring until it became the head-turning vintage auto seen today. 

Dude Food

Wings and beer: one of cuisine’s great love stories, a romance of flavors dudes everywhere can appreciate. Überbrew specializes in food matchmaking, combining unique and delicious ingredients to enhance your dining experience. Their idea of "dude food” centers on two classic favorites: wings and tri-tip, with complimentary additions to elevate, from bar food to gourmet.

Faces of Billings

“I have found that real life is much funnier than anything one can create,” says Rich St. John, who has spent 38 years serving in the police department. “If I wrote a book it would be entitled You Can’t Make This Up.” His experience has granted him an endless supply of interesting stories, as well as a healthy affection for…

Daring Pairing with Spanish Flavor

MSU Billings Foundation kicked off its 2019 fundraising season in October with “Daring Pairing: Spanish Flavor.” This night of sangria and tapas was one of many pre-events that will lead up to the 2019 Wine & Food Festival, May 13-18. Events will feature Billings’ finest chefs and wine masters and allow Montanans to raise money for a local cause.