Ah, Autumn

The Great Internet Outage of 2018

The great Spectrum internet outage in Great Falls has finally come to an end; it lasted from about 7 p.m. on Thursday until about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.


BOLO means “Be On the Look-Out” (although if it were up to me, the abbreviation would be BOTLO) and the US Marshals Service has issued one for James Joseph “JJ” Sangrey, Jr. He’s been involved in several incidents in Great Falls over the last year or so, including a stand-off with police in August. If you see him, you’re asked to call 911, or the US Marshals at 406-453-7597.

Smoked BBQ

They’ve been open for several months, but I finally got to try Smoked BBQ for the first time today. It’s located at 203 2nd Avenue North, where the Pizza Baron used to be. It’s a small but cozy, fun place. I’ve heard lots of people rave about it, and now I know why. The brisket was amazing – tenderest, juiciest brisket I have ever had. The mac-and-cheese was awesome, too. Best BBQ in town? I…

The Big Stack

A tasty meal at Borrie’s in Black Eagle! And check out this awesome semi-new piece of art on the wall: Created by Jason Garneau of After Image Metal Art: And he was featured on a KRTV “Montana Made” segment a few months ago:

What is a “park?”

Most people – including me! – love that Great Falls has so many wonderful parks. Gibson Park is a jewel, for instance, and West Bank Park is beautiful, and so are many of the neighborhood parks. But what exactly is a “park?” This little patch of grass near the corner of Central Avenue West and River Drive has a sign that says PARK, but…it’s literally just a patch of grass with a sign. It’s a…

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