We’re always up for a good party and nothing can quite match a well-executed theme party. In honor of The Great Gatsby film coming out in May, we thought it’d be fun to help you plan a Gatsby-themed party that would rival even the Anchorage Museum’s Bootlegger’s Ball. The…
It’s beginning to look a lot like… summer. Harvest and Alaska – two thoughts that don’t always go together, but those of us who know better are perfectly aware that the land of the midnight sun is a perfect place to gather a bountiful harvest. This month as…
On March 31, the Fairbanks Curling Club will host the town’s biggest and oldest sporting event, the International Bonspiel, and it’s the prefect chance to try out one of Fairbanks’ signature games.
Let’s face it: here in Fairbanks, our favorite winter activities include sports, culture, community spirit and good old-fashioned competition. So it’s no surprise that when the International Committee of the Arctic Winter Games visited last year to measure the level of enthusiasm and support we had for the circumpolar…
The Northern Lights The Northern Lights (also known as Aurora Borealis) is a natural phenomenon on bucket lists across the world and is also synonymous with the Alaska experience. While the splendor of the Aurora Borealis truly cannot be described with words, it does at least provide writers with…
This year, the Fairbanks Curling Club will host the 2011 Junior Nationals, a competition for youth teams. If you’ve never heard of curling or know nothing about it, you aren’t alone. People usually associate curling as something you do to your hair or in the weight…
Come join the excitement as crowds cheer on some of the fiercest dog mushing teams in the world at the finish line of the 2011 Yukon Quest sled dog race. The 1,000-mile race at the top of the world pits man and canine against the elements between Whitehorse, Yukon and…
Forbes recently named Alaska’s biggest Interior city the fasted growing small town in the United States. Despite the recession, the population of Fairbanks increased by 13.7 percent between 2006 and 2009. Many attribute Fort Wainwright and Eielson military bases for contributing to the low, 6.5…
The staff at Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge has decked the halls for the holidays! The highlight of the decor is this 13′ tree in the center of the lobby. Fairbanks Princess Christmas Tree If you’re in Fairbanks, stop by to warm yourself up and enjoy some of our holiday spirit.
Visiting Alaska’s awe-inspiring scenery can be one of the most memorable experiences you’ll ever have. With such a vast array of natural beauty across the state, it is essential to explore as much of it as possible. If your Alaska vacation includes a trip to the Fairbanks Princess Riverside…