Author: John Riccio

Boatnik is approaching, and that means one thing for Grants Pass. Boat Racing is back! Over Memorial Day Weekend (May 30), boats of all shapes and sizes gather in Riverside Park to celebrate Boatnik, which has been wowing locals for more than 60 years (established in 1959). There is no admission to attend and enjoy Boatnik and there are many activities and shows for all ages. If you want to splurge on some extras, the festival offers premium events, such as the Davis Shows Carnival, concerts, and the tasty Brewfest. With sky-high gas and airline prices putting a damper on…

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Some of the best Asian fare that Grants Pass has to offer Taroko:  414 NW 6th St, Grants Pass, OR 97526 Dish: Chicken Fried Rice After traveling to about 47 of our 50 states, I can honestly say this is one of the best chicken fried rice dishes not only in Grants Pass, but in the country. A bold statement, but very true! Made with fresh ingredients from local vendors, this dish can be ordered from mild to insanely spicy. Packed with fresh peas, carrots, and chicken with just a hint of spice, this dish is one you’ll want…

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