Ringing in their 16th year, the South Dakota Festival of Books is a weekend that allows local writers, best-selling authors, and book lovers to come together to talk all thing literature. Complete with workshops and special screenings, 605 compiled a list...
Whether you’re willing to accept it or not, summer is slowly coming to an end. With that, block parties, yard games, and fun in the sun are coming to an end, too. What better way to celebrate one last...
Whether it’s a day trip or a pitstop off the interstate to release energy, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota in Brookings is a great place for parents and kids to learn through an entertaining environment (have you been...

Streaming Strengths

Briana Burgers originally set out to build her own brand of group fitness. Within a few short years, b.well brookings has become a connected fitness community welcome to all levels. The business started from a love of team energy. Burgers,...
Eponymous Brewing Company on Main Street in Brookings was alive with activity, laughter, and friends. Patrons called to each other from opposite sides of the dark wood trimmed bar. It was Friday, March 9, and the grand opening was...
Operating for years as Flavor Indian Cuisine in downtown Brookings, Flavor Indian & Asian Fare opened in its much larger (and prime) location on Main Avenue across from the post office and Nick’s Burgers. The corner spot was formerly home...

Kool Beans

Local coffee guru Kurt Osborne has recently taken his hobby to Main Street in Brookings with the opening of his coffee shop, Kool Beans. From cold brew that is comparable to Guinness, tap and all, to coffee cheese produced...

Come Visit: Brookings

The fourth largest city in South Dakota is growing faster than ever. With the Swiftel Center, McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center, South Dakota State University, and so much more, it was hard to pick just four stops for...

Falling for Food

Despite everyone’s differences and opinions, the one thing people love and have in common is food. It brings people together, because who doesn’t love food smothered with gooey cheese? Erin Zieske loves food so much she shares her dishes on...

Cooking Up Ideas

Rapid City kitchen supply company Someone’s in the Kitchen and Brookings kitchen store Carrot Seed Kitchen Co. are both local businesses with the perfect blend of culinary expertise and home-cooked experience. Both offer cooking classes, knife sharpening, online recipe blogs,...

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